Pete Firman (3 stars)

This article is from 2010.

Pete Firman

A cross between Paul Daniels and Vernon Kay

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).

Pete Firman

  • 4 stars

Entertainment from the comedian and magician, star of BBC 1's Magicians, bringing together weird tricks and a cocky performance.

Pete Firman: Jokes and Tricks

  • 3 stars

Prepare to be amazed and amused by Britain's leading comedy magician as he returns with 'the best tricks in the universe' (Independent). After sell-out shows in 2007-2009 Pete has established himself as one of Edinburgh's hottest tickets. Television: 'Dirty Tricks' and 'Derren Brown's 3D Magic Spectacular' (Channel4) and…

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