Sooty

14 January 2022

Sooty is the only non-human member of The Magic Circle. He was created in 1955 by Harry Corbett and was given the black ears and nose so he would stand out on black and white television. Sooty, and his sidekick Sweep, were always giving Mr Corbett a hard time; squirting him with a water pistol or smacking him in the face with a custard pie. Sooty would perform magic tricks, complete with a wand. Still going strong today with the guiding hand of Richard Cadell in every respect, Sooty has given pleasure to millions of children – and grown-ups. We are proud to have him live here.

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