Pete Firman: Jiggery Pokery (3 stars)

Magic routines with an enjoyable line in potty-mouthed sarcasm

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This article is from 2011.

Pete Firman: Jiggery Pokery

Photography | Steve Ullathorne

This comic magician takes his tricks seriously. From the opening escape out of a locked box through various sleight-of-hand illusions to the climactic guillotining of an audience member, Firman proves himself to be a very capable conjurer. But he also embellishes and undercuts his magic routines with an enjoyable line in potty-mouthed sarcasm.

Pleasance Dome, 556 6550, until 28 Aug, 8.30pm, £12–£14 (£10.50–£12.50).

This article is from 2011.

Pete Firman: Jiggery Pokery

  • 3 stars

After sell out shows in 2007/08/09/10, everyone's favourite comedic conjuror returns with 'the best magic tricks in the Universe' (Independent). Expect amazing feats that defy logic, a fast and furious delivery of gags and more tricks up his sleeve than Scotland has bagpipes! As seen on Dirty Tricks and 'Derren Brown's 3D…

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