The Magic Circle Close-up Magician of the Year 2015 took place  on Monday and in an exciting a closely fought competition, the winner of The Devano Trophy and new holder of the title is Dr Will Houstoun MIMC.

Dr Houstoun said “I feel rather overwhelmed! Completing my Doctorate, and winning the competition all in the same day is a landmark moment in my life. Thank you to everyone who has helped me with both”

In second place and winner of the originality price is Noel Qualter MMC and in third place is James Freedman MIMC.

Congratulations to them all.