Magic Shows in London 2020/21

As the COVID measures are relaxed, and theatre performance is allowed to start, we have compiled a list of the current and upcoming magic shows in London.

Magic & Mind-Reading

Classic conjuring and mind-reading makes a come-back in this intimate theatrical event that will leave you gasping in astonishment and cheering with delight - and let's face it, we could all do with a little good cheer right now. Inspired by the opulent Golden Age of Magic, these shows hark back to the parlour shows of the 1900s. Our award winning magicians will do the impossible without even touching you. 

Featuring Tony Middleton 'Sonic' - Headliner of The Magic Hour & Resident Magician at the Sheraton Grand Park Lane, and Edward Hilsum, British Champion of Magic & winner of The Magic Circle Stage Magician of the Year (Sept - Nov 2020)

'He makes you believe in real magic' - DYNAMO

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Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

No interval.

Strictly limited to 30 seats during Covid-19

Performances at 7pm & 9pm, ever week on Saturday nights.

Tickets £65/50

Suitable for families (ages 10+)

Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus

Location: Le Meridien Piccadilly W1J 0BH

The Magic Hour

The Magic Hour is London's longest running and most successful parlour magic show. Established in 2013, it ran every week until Covid-19 forced the closure of performances in March 2020. It will open its doors again in October 2020.

Enter the drawing room of the historic 5 star Sheraton Grand Park Lane for an intriguing evening of magic, illusion and mind-reading like no other. Awarded the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame Award, and TripAdvisor Travellers Choice 2020, it has received critical acclaim and sold out performances since its inception.

'An intimate evening of old school magic' - METRO

'Spell-binding Sleight of Hand' - Evening Standard


'the best thing I have done in London so far!'

- Curious London Blog, 5 stars


'A perfect cocktail of theatre and magic, Victorian tradition and modern sensibility.'

Remote Goat, 5 stars

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Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes including an interval

Strictly limited to 30 seats during Covid-19

Performances at 8pm, every week on Friday nights.

Tickets £65 premium /£50 General Admission

Suitable for families (ages 10+)

Nearest Tube: Green Park

Location: Sheraton Grand Park Lane, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 7BX

West End Magic

West End Magic is a regular show at the Leicester Square Theatre showcasing magic & variety. It is a family friendly show, and includes magicians, illusion, comedians, and jugglers. Also featuring Oliver Tabor.

“This slick, funny and energetic showcase of some of the best magic in the country left us with open jaws and wide eyes….Amazing. Incredible. Awesome” - Little Vikings

Current performances in 2020: Sat. 17th October 

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Magical Bones: Black Magic

Following his Edinburgh Fringe run, Magical Bones, featured in the stage show Impossible takes to the road with his much-anticipated debut solo UK tour. Direct from appearances on BBC1’s BAFTA Awards, ITV1’s This Morning and Sky’s Around The World In 80 Tricks, join one of the most explosive names in street magic today as he effortlessly combines  sleight of hand with break-dance moves in a unique show.

Current performances in 2020: Friday 9th October

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Magic Goes Wrong

Mischief and Penn & Teller team up for the next installment of the 'Goes Wrong' series - this time it's about magic.

The original Mischief company play a group of magicians presenting a charity event. As the accidents spiral out of control, so does their fundraising target!

Written by Penn Jillette, Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields and Teller.

Magic Goes Wrong will open again 18th November 2020.

Now booking until 10 January 2021.

Penn & Teller are co-creators of the show and won’t be appearing on stage. 

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The Gentleman Cheater

When the cards start burning his hands, every trick becomes a new challenge. Do you enjoy close up magic? You will love playing against him! Come and have fun in an interactive show. The cheater, an enriching experience, but he never loses. Christian Gambin, a stunning magician.Christian Gambin, award winning magician, World FISM and French Magic Champion, plays for the first time in London West End. Expert in close-up magic and a stunning magician. The nearer you are, the less you can see! Come and see his sleight of hand and let’s the dream come true…The most intimate show in London !

Current performances: (Friday nights) 25th Sept, 30th Oct, 27th Nov, 18th Dec.

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The Ned

Close-up magic is regularly scheduled at The Ned in it's restaurants and bars featuring Fay Presto, Roberto Forzoni, Zap & Natalie Balooniverse.


Current performances: Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays 

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Ben Hart - 2 Metre Magic

Renowned magician and Britain’s Got Talent finalist, Ben Hart, performs his most intimate magic show yet in an evening of “close-up magic”.


A rare chance to witness up-close Ben’s acclaimed sleight-of-hand, set against a backdrop of hilarious repartee, stories of wonder and moments of deep astonishment.


Expect impossible magic with the most ordinary of items as Ben manipulates nature, your minds and the very fabric of reality. 

Current performances in London: 16th October

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The Magic Circle

A visit to the Magic Circle headquarters to watch magicians performing live is a great alternative way to spend the evening. Public performances are held throughout the year and range from Close-Up with the Magic Circle to a tour of the museum.

Current performances: From September 2020.

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