Trips to Narnia

Cups of coffee

Bill Kenwright

UK Tour 2016/17
Russian 2018

Young Vic

★ ★ ★ ★ ‘A triumph.’ The Daily Telegraph

★ ★ ★ ★ ‘Scintillating.’ Evening Standard

★ ★ ★ ★ ‘Startingly powerful…leaves you reeling.’ The Times

★ ★ ★ ★ ‘Gripping.’ Time Out

Lyric Hammersmith - Christmas 2016

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ – The Times

★ ★ ★ ★ – FT

★ ★ ★ ★ – The Guardian

Lyric Hammersmith - Christmas 2015

“the literally magical ‘transformation’ scene, courtesy of some sleight of hand trickery by illusionist Richard Pinner”.

Claire Allfree – The Telegraph  ★★★★

Young Vic

Directed by Katie Mitchell

★ ★ ★ ★ Time Out  

★ ★ ★ ★ The Independent

★ ★ ★ ★ Financial Times 

 ★ ★ ★ ★ The Observer

★ ★ ★ ★  The Times

Northern Ballet

Directed & choreographed by David Nixon OBE

“Marvelous Feets of Magic”
The Sunday Times

Rose Theatre Kingston

★★★★ – The Stage

★★★★★ – The Upcoming

Here’s a Production that deserves a regular full house” – Time Out

but how does this help me?

Making an actor disappear, float or even burst into flames are just a few of the challenges that I have been tasked with over the years.

In fact one of the first shows I worked on contained the direction

“.. .changes in to an orange blob and floats out the window”

The actor in this case was Rupert Everet and the show was “Some Sunny Day” at the Hampstead Theatre.

It’s not just theatre that needs Bespoke Magic Solutions.  The same inovative and creative thinking can be applied to Business and Private clients needs too …

“We would like the car to appear over there”

… for example!


Persian New Year

20th March 2018

Challenge – Could I provide a studio safe solution for their cannon to fire on live TV to mark Nowruz

Solution – Yes I could.  The clip is what went out live and here is the flash in slo-mo just for fun –


Mobile World Congress, Spain

Highlight the dangers of Mobile identity theft.
Build awareness in the industry.

Key Messages:
Importance of strong passwords.
It’s too easy to “lose” information.
People are predictable.

3 different 10 minute Stand up shows of branded mind reading to be performed on the hour throughout the 4 day conference.

While I was there, I created a new effect to showcase the benefits of NFC technology.


Spiceworld IT Conference

Hold people at the Filemaker stand for long enough to start conversations.
Promote Key Messages.
Show that we are nice guys to work with.

Key Messages:
Updating of a solution across multiple devices instantly
It is now possible to build a solution on a PC or Mac, upload it to a server and have it accessible via web browsers (along with iPads and iPhones) in an incredibly short amount of time.

Richard created 15 minutes of bespoke branded magic to be performed at the busiest parts of the day including branded Playing cards. Also a special piece for camera as shown in the client’s video.

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