Illusionist

Illusionist Christopher Howell has built a reputation for his creative and diverse magic entertainment offerings for private and corporate events. In his blog posts below, you’ll see articles about a variety of topics about this line of his work. These include:

– Appearances on ITV for BGT Season 11 commercial.
– Interview with a magician in The Illusionists stage show.
– Magazine interview about illusionists in film.
– And more…

Old magic themed movie posters

Magicians in Film

The writer Sonny Arifien asked me to contribute to his blog Privilege of Legends. It explores the art of cinema and film as an art form. His latest post ‘Sleight of Hand: The Magic of Deception’ looks at how cinema grew out of the world of magic. It explores some ways how cinema has kept …

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BGT magician with ant and dec

Britain’s Got Magic

Magic has been especially popular on television the past few years. This month one of my magic acts shared some of the television magic fun with Ant & Dec on ITV. It was for Britain’s Got Talent. It’s one of the most-watched shows on British television. Magicians have gone through to the finals the past few …

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Kevin James magician saws man in half

The Inventor’s Magic

As I walked through the drizzly December morning in the once shishi Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens after my interview with Kevin James magician extraordinaire. I couldn’t help but think that a hundred years of entertainment history had come full-circle back to this moment. Over coffee Kevin told me that just down the road from where we …

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stage magician Norvil in variety show

A Stage Magician in a Variety Show

“Josephine and I ran through the backstage corridors of this beautifully ornate theatre. We guided ourselves by the exciting and powerful glimmer of the lights in the wings. Already there, we felt the audience’s roar resonate between the horseshoe shaped wooden balconies. The luscious red velvet curtain lifted to reveal our stage magician variety show …

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