London Magician

London magician Christopher Howell has built a reputation for his creative and diverse magic entertainment offerings for private and corporate events. He presents his work not only in London, UK but also internationally. In his blog posts below, you’ll see articles about a variety of topics relating to his performances. These include:

– Article about his Seance themed theatrical experience
– Technique advice for other performers
– Tips about stage fright from his expertise as a performer over many years.
– And more…

Christopher Howell stands in a derelict church at a table in candlelight

The Makings of a Séance

Last month saw the debut of my latest show: Séance: Conversations in the Dark. It was a big departure from any thing I’ve done before and proved to be a wild ride from start to finish. Before you read this, you might want to watch my séance show trailer video (bottom of the page). I …

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A Question of Character

In great films there must be a reason why we get sucked in to caring for something even as implausible as, say, a boy who befriends an alien. It’s probably the same reason why we can’t stop watching a TV series about a charismatic and ruthless couple hell-bent on becoming the U.S. president and first …

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Heatherwick design theory in olympic cauldron drawing

Designing a Moment

Thomas Heatherwick is one inspiring man. He’s a UK designer who uses a powerful secret weapon that we can all put to work. It will revolutionise whatever project – ‘creative’ or not – you’re working on today. It all hinges on a detail of the Heatherwick design theory. You’ll see what I’m on about in …

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Magician Christopher Howell sits for blog

Magic, in the Round

Since I’m a London magician, I guess you expect this blog to be all about magic.  Full disclosure:  it won’t be – not all of it at least.  You see, even as magicians go, I’m an oddball.  (And that takes doing, believe me!) Unlike for most, my story doesn’t start and end with magic.  Actually I’ve spent …

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