Richard Young

Close-Up and Table Magic for Dinners, Weddings & Parties

Oxfordshire and The South


Richard Young 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 'Fool Us' TV show, hosted by Jonathan Ross and ITV1's 'The Next Great Magician' series. Richard completed a successful month long run at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2014 performing in the largest venue on the famous Free Fringe. Richard has recently been booked personally by Jeremy Clarkson of Top Gear fame and The McLaren Formula 1 Team.

In 2013 the council of The Magic Circle promoted Richard to AIMC level of membership, this is the highest level of membership of The Magic Circle achievable through performance examination.

In December 2014 Richard was chosen to be one of only 5 featured magicians in The Magic Circle Christmas Show at the Headquarters in London over the Christmas period.

In addition to Live performances Richard also creates original online video content for magic. In 2016 alongside his trusty sidekick Strange, Richard helped create and star in a YouTube video which has been viewed over 20 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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqD_1TFhJdw

Richard is also one of the headline performers on the nationally touring magic show www.championsofmagic.co.uk which did a run in London's West End in the summer of 2016 and tours nationally in the Spring on 2017.

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: www.youngandstrange.co.uk

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 Magic Circle. Please visit Richard's full website for more information and to receive a quotation for your event.

Oxfordshire and The South

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