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The Impossible Zoom Experiment

Melbourne magician (and global magic superstar) Dom Chambers has teamed up with his ‘America’s Got Talent’ alumni Eric Chien (FISM World Champion) to create an innovative new Zoom Magic Show called ‘The Impossible Zoom Experiment’. With Dom...
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David Blaine’s new show – Ascension

With David Blaine set to do his first major stunt in over a decade – you can view the trailer here: he is popping up all over the media this week to promote the show:   This week he announced his first major live event in a decade called “Ascension” which will take...
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Penn & Teller at home

While Las Vegas is closed, Penn & Teller have kept very busy by creating a unique version of their TV show from home. This is their first special, tomorrow we’ll share their second episode. Enjoy!    
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VIDEO – Early Paul Daniels

The David Nixon Show was a television tradition from 1972 to 1977. When he died in 1978 Thames Television searched for a successor and Paul Daniels made television history with his show running from 1979 to 1994. Here is a clip of Paul Daniels making an early appearance on David...
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VIDEO – The David Nixon Show

Many of you will have heard Tim Ellis talk about watching The David Nixon Show on TV every night after school back in the 1970s, but very few of you will have ever seen a single episode as they are very hard to come across. Here, for your pleasure, is a classic episode from 1975....
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VIDEO – Dai Vernon Classic Routine

Dai Vernon, ‘The Professor’, is arguably the most revolutionary and influential magician of all time. Courtesy of Fantasma Magic we are able to see his legendary routine ‘Symphony of The Rings.’     A potted history of Vernon from Wikipedia:...
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VIDEO – Lucy Darling Full Show

“In a time of massive event cancellations, self-quarantines, and social distancing, there is little performers can do to help except try to keep morale up. I hope this will make you smile and forget about your worries for an hour or so. Grab a drink and pretend you are here...
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VIDEO – Magic on AGT

Winston Fuenmayor, a 21-year-old illusionist from Venezuela, combined his marvelous sleight of hand and card tricks into a dazzling and stunning performance on a recent episode of America’s Got Talent. Winston revealed that he was a shy kid growing up and that magic had...
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Cosentino is trapped in the jungle!

  AIM Member and Official Patron of the Melbourne Magic Festival, Cosentino, has just been announced as the latest intruder in the TV reality show ‘I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here’. “I was an outsider at school, got into entertainment to be part of...
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Catch Cosentino on Neighbours Cup Day!

The one and only Cosentino makes a guest appearance on Australia’s beloved TV institution NEIGHBOURS this Tuesday in a super special Cup Day episode. Make sure you tune in so you don’t miss a trick! And don’t forget, Cosentino has started his regional tour of...
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Dom Chambers is in the finals of America’s Got Talent

Just 9 years ago Dom Chambers emerged on the Melbourne magic scene winning both the Stage and Close Up titles in the Australian Junior Championships of Magic. Since then, he has gone on to produce his own solo shows at the Melbourne Magic Festival and take his shows to other...
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You won’t believe what he does with the last beer!

Dom Chambers, former Australian Junior Champion of Magic, has finally exposed himself to the world by auditioning for America’s Got Talent. Judging by the judges reactions, and the 49,000 positive comments his YouTube clip (which has almost 2.5 million hits in just one day)...
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Penn & Teller over 30 years ago

In 1985 Penn & Teller made their first ever television special for the American PBS network. With their ever growing popularity thanks to their hit show ‘Fool Us’, we thought you might like to see some of their earlier work.  
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Magic For Humans – on Netflix NOW!

The latest TV magic series to hit our screens is arguably the best ever produced. Justin Willman has created an incredible mix of charm, whimsy, and absolutely astonishingly fresh magic. More importantly, he has created magic you can care about. The six episode series has just...
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Old School Derren Brown

Here’s a great clip from one of Derren Brown’s earliest shows – how does he do it?  
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