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Funny and fascinating stories from those working in the magic, comedy, circus and variety industry.

Talking Tricks with Kane & Abel Kane & Abel

    • Performing Arts

Funny and fascinating stories from those working in the magic, comedy, circus and variety industry.

    RICHARD FILBY

    RICHARD FILBY

    Richard Filby joins us to discuss the London opening of his full evening variety show The Richard Filby Spectacule.
    Richard talks about what led to him finally getting his show off and running above a vintage clothes shop in London, breaking his foot the night before he was last set to open a show and his life and career as a full time street performer in Covent Garden.
    We also chat about his early beginnings in Australia, juggling, card throwing, magic, comedy and all the other amazing circus skills he posses.   

    • 52 min
    TALKING MIRACLES: JESUS CHRIST

    TALKING MIRACLES: JESUS CHRIST

    We gear up for Christmas by talking the miracles of Jesus with Christian magician Mark Watson. Mark gives us the full story behind Jesus's iconic miracles and his lesser known ones, plus how they have inspired magicians from Paul Daniels and Penn & Teller to Barry & Stewart and Criss Angel and Dynamo. 
    Find out the true meaning of Christmas and learn about these miracles. 

    • 55 min
    TIERNAN DOUIEB // GENERAL ELECTION PREVIEW

    TIERNAN DOUIEB // GENERAL ELECTION PREVIEW

    Tiernan Douieb joins us to talk being a political comedian and preview the upcoming British General Election. 
    Tiernan tells us what led to him becoming a political comedian, discusses touring as the support act for Frankie Boyle and gives his predictions for this week's General Election.
    He also tells us everything we need to know about the GE and the party leaders.   

    • 37 min
    BRACE YOURSELF ... IT'S TOM BRACE

    BRACE YOURSELF ... IT'S TOM BRACE

    Tom Brace joins us to discuss embarking on a 30-day UK headline tour, finding the perfect blend of magic show to be fun for all the family but not 'too kiddy' and getting his start in magic with a sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
    We also talk close-up magic gigs in London, disastrous opening nights, the best and worst way to hand out flyers and how to fail your Magic Circle entrance exam.
    Also, after the conversation takes a turn towards football, we reveal our starting eleven football teams made up of magicians.  

    • 1 hr 20 min
    THE AMAZING JONATHAN DOCUMENTARY

    THE AMAZING JONATHAN DOCUMENTARY

    Kane & Abel are joined by fellow magicians to discuss the incredible The Amazing Jonathan Documentary following its preview screening at 98 UK cinemas and live Q&A session with Director Ben Berman conducted by Louis Theroux on November 19th 2019.
    Neil Kelso and Chris Cook chat with Laurence Abel about what we find out about The Amazing Jonathan during the documentary that was supposed to follow his final year after being diagnosed with a chronic heart disease. We also talk about whether or not the whole 'dying thing' was a prank, the ethics behind such a documentary and the key take home points.
    The film has an ending you will not see coming but you can listen to this podcast without fear of spoilers.  

    • 35 min
    CHRIS COOK

    CHRIS COOK

    Chris Cook joins us to discuss trusting a real audience member with a real arrow to finish his show, his Tedx Talk, what makes a good trick and his highs and lows from more than half a decade at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
    Chris also reveal what led to him being named Wedding Magician of the Year and how a near death experience led to him taking magic more seriously.
     

    • 1 hr 5 min

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