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My New Magic Website Is Up And Running!

Welcome to Magic and More ...

 
 

POSTED BY DAVID PIBWORTH ON 16/05/2017 @ 8:00AM

Well, it's been a long time coming but it's totally been worth the wait. My new magic website is finally up and running. It's called Magic and More, which means there's more than just magic ...

My new magic website is up and running.

My new magic website is up and running.

Do have a look at it for me at www.magicandmore.co.uk. Apart from magic tricks, we do various props for theatre, mainly for the stage show of Allo Allo, and curiously - or perhaps not - the Fallen Madonna with the big boobies is one of our top sellers outside of magic.

We even export them to Australia and the USA. We have the canvasses made locally which are an added bonus as I like to deal locally if possible.

"The other prop that sells consistently are cigarettes for the stage."

Although an actor is allowed to smoke on stage under the exemption rules, one does have to get special permission to light up and, to be honest, it's far easier just to use prop ciggies as they're cheaper than real ones and can be used again and again. I suppose we've found what might be called a niche market, albeit a relatively small one.

So I'm looking for niche markets as they're fun and financially viable. I'll be updating the site all the time as we have a lot to get out there. I'll keep you informed on this, and other things I'm involved in so do keep going back to see what we have for everyone.

And I'm truly pleased that on the home page, we managed to find the old video of me doing the Tommy Cooper Bottle routine which was done a good few years ago and we thought was lost.

People love it, I love it and, of course, if you want to buy the Tommy Cooper 'Bottle/Glass ... Glass/Bottle' routine, you know who to contact. Yep, me. Do visit www.magicandmore.co.uk and let me know what you think.

Until next time ...

DAVID PIBWORTH


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More about David Pibworth ...

David is the owner of David Pibworth Productions (DPP) which provide corporate entertainment and also actors for corporate training and development.

Having worked in the Light Entertainment field for many years and produced shows for Al Murray & Joe Pasquale amongst others, David is in a position to advise on well-known comedy and musical acts. DPP also represent Ray Galton and Alan Simpson's scripts which include Hancock's Half Hour and Steptoe and Son.

He is the director of MK Theatre of Comedy who are very well known locally for their stage adaptations of classic comedy scripts such as Fawlty Towers, The Vicar of Dibley, Allo Allo and many others.

He is a long-standing member of Equity and the Directors Guild of Great Britain and has acted in, and directed, many productions over the years, mainly in Light Entertainment, but with occasional forays into Shakespeare etc. Every Christmas he is contracted as an Ugly Sister in Cinderella, currently with 'That's Entertainment' who also use him as a director.

He teaches eccentric magic for The Pauline Quirke Academy and MKTOC also run a youth drama school in Olney from the DPP offices.

David maintains his busy lifestyle is a surefire way to avoid being on any committees. He is married to Julie, and they have one daughter, Esther and live in Clifton Reynes, surrounded by dogs, cats and horses. They live so close to the church that David has instructed his daughter - when he dies and not before - to fire him over the wall from a circus cannon.


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