Number 110 - 3rd August 2002


The British Ring of the International Brotherhood of Magicians now have their own website The site includes information about the society, past competition winners, membership details, all the latest info on its up-coming Eastbourne Convention in September (24th - 29th) and more. This year's line-up is truly international. From Argentina: Henry Evans. From Canada: Richard Forget. From the USA: Paul Cummins, Danny Cole (photo), Steve Bedwell, Tom Jones & Rachel Wild and Fielding West. From Europe: Cyril Harvey, Roberto Giobbi, Sergio Brasca, Dominique Duvivier, Mathieu Bich, Rafael, Visiona, Eriksson & Laver, Antje Pode and Jo Hansen. And from the UK: John Fisher, Duncan Trillo, Mr Woo the Wizard (Terry Herbert), David Grist, Keith Cooper & Carol, Peter Greenwood, John Wade, Vanessa Toulmin, Hugh Nightingale, Clancy Clown, Mel Myland’s Puppets and Lynn Thomas. The website has a printable registration form and hotel information... book now! 3.8.02


Paul Zenon's show Off the Street, On the Road opened in Edinburgh at the Assembly Rooms on George Street on Friday. Show time is 10.30pm every night through until August 26th. Paul is seen here levitating Jonny Vegas on his stag night just a few days ago - that's no mean feat! To book tickets for Off the Street, On the Road telephone: 0131 226 2428 or 0131 226 0000. Or visit the official Edinburgh Fringe website: 3.8.02


Funny man Danny Buckler is featured in Magic Profile for August. Danny has teamed up with Mandy Muden to present 'Two Funny Magicians' at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this Summer. See What's On for details. Danny is seen here regurgitating five decks of playing cards - what a guy! 3.8.02


Summer dates are in for Joe Pasquale, see What's On Joe has appeared in no less than three Royal Variety Performances and has endured injuries including a broken toe, a slipped disc, a broken hand, third degree burns and concussion... not all on the same night. His version of the classic "vanishing radio" is the best ever as witnessed by thousands of magicians earlier in the year at the Blackpool convention. 3.8.02


Mystique, Blackpool's long-running "illusion" show is on throughout the Summer. See What's On for dates. 3.8.02


Jerry Sadowitz - is appearing in two different shows in Edinburgh this year. In 'stand-up' mode at the Assembly Rooms for two nights and in 'magic' mode with More Card Tricks and Close-Up Magic at The Smirnoff Underbelly for eleven nights - see What's On for full details (magicians aren't welcomed, but try and sneak in). Or visit: 3.8.02


The Ilford Magical Society present Before Your Very Eyes on Sunday 29th December at 7.30pm. All seats £8. Venue: Queen's Theatre, Millet Lane, Hornchurch, Essex RM11 1QT. Box office telephone: 01708 443333. More details nearer the time. 3.8..02


Lynn Thomas, aka The Great Velcro, lectures at the Downtown Magic Club, Ashford, Kent on September 9th and can also be seen at the British Ring Convention later on in the month. See What's On for details. 3.8.02


The Psychology of the Psychic - Sounds like an interesting read: "Two psychologists examine the patterns of thought that allow individuals to believe in psychic abilities and the tricks that psychics can use to convince them." To order from MagicWeek in association with Click Here 3.8.02


Jay's Journal of Anomalies Covers: Conjurers, Cheats, Hustlers, Hoaxsters, Pranksters, Jokesters, Imposters, Pretenders, Side-Show Showmen, Armless Calligraphers, Mechanical Marvels, and Popular Entertainment! It has also been one of our best sellers (via For more information, or to order a copy, Click Here • Keep an eye on the Magic Dealers for all the latest magic, that's it for this week, see you next week, Duncan. 3.8.02