Richard Young

London and the South

Close-Up and Table Magic for Corporate Events, Weddings & Parties.


Richard Young is A Member of The Inner Magic Circle with Gold Star, the highest degree available within The Magic Circle. He is an award winning magician who performs all over the UK at private functions, weddings and corporate events. His form of entertainment is guaranteed to create the perfect talking point for your guests and add that "something" extra to make it a memorable time for every person attending your event. Highlights of Richard's career include many TV appearances and theatre performances, he was on the popular 'Penn & Teller: Fool Us' TV series twice and ITV1's 'The Next Great Magician' series. He has also appeared on TV in America on the NBC series Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon. Richard regularly performs at over 200 events a year and is recommended by some of the best venues in the UK including The Ritz London and even Ramond Blanc's Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons recently voted the best hotel in the UK. In addition to Live performances Richard also creates original online video content for magic. Alongside his trusty sidekick Strange, Richard recently helped create and star in a YouTube video which has been viewed over 30 million times in which he performs a Las Vegas style illusion in the background of a Live Sky News Broadcast from outside the Houses of Parliament. The video can be viewed here Richard is one of the headline performers on the internationally touring magic show which has completed 5 national UK tours and also 3 North American Tours. In 2018 the show completed its first arena show to a sold out audience at The Brighton Arena. It then returned to the USA over the summer and did shows in 2000+ seat theatres in Boston, Houston, Philadelphia and Detroit. Over Christmas the show completed a 3 week run in Toronto, Canada breaking box office records for the venue, The Bluma Appel Theatre. In addition to being a world class Close-Up Magician, Richard is also one half of the Stage Illusionist double act Young & Strange. You can view their website here: The above highlights were all special, however Richard spends most of his time working for real people in the real world at real events such as weddings, corporate events and private parties. Richard offers some of the most competitive prices available for a full time professional entertainer and member of The Inner Magic Circle with Gold Star (M.I.M.C.) Please visit Richard's full website for more information and to receive a quotation for your event.