World’s greatest magic show hits county

Theo (Stuart Brennan) Houdini
Theo (Stuart Brennan) Houdini
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Blackpool is one of only a dozen UK locations staging the world’s greatest live magic show when it comes to the resort on Friday.

The Winter Gardens is used to hosting the annual magic convention and international gala show but The Illusionists: Witness The Impossible features seven of the finest magicians on the planet on one stage.

From Dan Sperry’s shock illusions to comedy magician Jeff Hobson to escapologist Andrew Basso – who performs the Houdini-inspired underwater escape live on stage – it is a show aimed at all the family.

It has already toured the world and been seen by 73,000 people across just 17 days in Sydney and Mexico City alone.

The show has since toured South America and comes to the UK direct from Dubai.

It’s at Blackpool Opera House Friday September 27.

Box office: 0844 856 1111.