A cross between Paul Daniels and Vernon Kay
This article is from 2010.
Firman’s old-school spectacle of party magic, wit and mock-sorcery is droll, if not dumbfounding. The comic-wizard’s deadpan hang-up with ‘mystery’ might align Alan Partridge with the Magic Circle (an exotic range of tricks and props includes The Flying Orb of Humberside), but his greatest ruse is conjuring a cross between Paul Daniels and Vernon Kay, while still being charming.
Pleasance Dome, 556 6550, until 30 Aug, 7.10pm, £12–£14 (£10.50–£12.50).