"The new poster-boy for British comedy magic."
"He is the funniest and by far the most accomplished performer on the New Magic scene…funnier than most comedians and more magical than Dumbledore on a good day. This guy is a complete star."
Pete Firman is the UK’s leading comedian/magician and a TV regular. Recent appearances include The Generation Game (BBC1), The Next Great Magician (ITV1), Tonight at the London Palladium (ITV1), Let’s Sing & Dance for Comic Relief (BBC1) and Tommy Cooper Forever (ITV1).
Pete first graced our screens in Channel 5’s groundbreaking series Monkey Magic and later starred in BBC1′s prime-time Saturday night series The Magicians. His unique blend of comedy and magic has seen him invited to perform on countless prime-time TV programmes, including The John Bishop Show (BBC1), The Sarah Millican Television Programme (BBC2), The One Show (BBC1), This Morning (ITV1), Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live (BBC3) and The Magic Show Story (ITV1) amongst many others.
His BBC Radio 4 documentary Pete Firman’s World of Magic, aired to critical acclaim and he has given several interviews for TV retrospectives, including How Magic Changed TV (Channel 5), 50 Greatest Magic Tricks (Channel 4) and When Magic Tricks Go Horribly Wrong (Channel 5). Pete’s skills as a magic consultant are also in demand, most recently on the Edinburgh production of Five Guys Named Moe.
Live performances have taken him all over the world and his one-man shows have entertained sell-out audiences for 10 years in a row at the Edinburgh Fringe and on several UK tours. He’s been invited to perform at Montreal’s prestigious Just For Laughs Festival, Hollywood’s famous Magic Castle and London’s home of mystery, The Magic Circle.