Number 35 - 24th February 2001

 

An Audience with Paul Daniels goes on tour in just a few days - Paul Daniels answers your questions, tells of some of his favourite experiences, talks about the world of show business, and mixes in his own style of magic. Two hours of fun and laughter. From March 1st. See What's On for tour dates. 24.2.01

 

Genii, The Conjurors' magazine, has a 15 page spread in the new March issue on the making of Lance Burton's Young Magicians Showcase which is about to be screened in the States on the Fox Family Channel. England's Andi Gladwin appears on the show. It is refreshing to see a magic magazine devoting so much space to magic's future. There is also an interview with Lance Burton where he discusses how he got started in magic. You can subscribe to Genii online at: geniimagazine.com 24.2.01

 

Christer Nilsson emails from Sweden to invite MagicWeek readers to visit The Swedish Magic Archive. It features all kinds of magic memorabilia, from all over the world. How about a Magic Circle Festival Poster from the Scala Theatre, 1959, with Gogia Pasha topping the bill? Click Here to visit the site. 24.2.01

 

MagicWeek advertisers MagicTricks.co.uk are one of the first online retailers in the country to accept SplashPlastic, a new type of prepaid card which is great for anyone wanting to make online purchases without a credit card. Details can be found at www.splashplastic.com 24.2.01

 

The Magic Circles' Young Magicians Club will be staging a one day convention specifically for young magicians, tentatively titled The YMC Junior Day, at the Centre for the Magic Arts, London, on Sunday October 21st 2001. The format is still being worked on but with the range of facilities that the CMA has to offer I am sure that this will be an excellent day. As soon as we have details of lecturers and performers we'll let you know. 24.2.01

 

The Quick Trick Show starts a new series on Monday. Presented by Stephen Mulhern, produced by Anthony Owen, with Pat Page and Ali Bongo 'on board.' Weekdays on ITV at 4.15pm for the next three weeks, from Monday 26th February. 24.2.01

 

Wayne Dobson appeared on Trisha on Tuesday morning on ITV in a show entitled 'Child Stars!' Young magicians Matthew, Deckland and Mark presented a short routine each, and Wayne offered advice and help. 24.2.01

 

Dover Publications, Inc. are trying to get in contact with Paul Clive, author of Card Tricks Without Skill (Faber, 1959). Any information would be greatly appreciated, Email jgrafton@doverpublications.com. Magic DVD's are bound to make a big impact on the way magicians study magic over the next few years. ELMagicShop.com have a number in stock already. Comedy Stage Hypnotist and Magician Dave Rawson will be performing all over Ibiza for a fourth year this Summer. If you're going to Ibiza for your holiday then visit his website stagehypnotist.co.uk which will have details of venues on a week by week basis, once the season gets underway. Keep an eye on TV Magic - there's more magic over the weekend. I'm off to the Blackpool Convention - see you next week when I'll be reporting on the Gala Show, and maybe, if I'm feeling brave, the competition. Duncan. 24.2.01

 

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