Magic and laughs from illusionist

Pete Firman
Pete Firman

Comedy magician Pete Firman, who appeared on the BBC’s The Magicians programme, is coming to two county venues.

His show Trickster is at Royal & Derngate in Northampton, on Thursday, November 6, and The Core at Corby Cube on November 7.

Pete’s combination of magic and comedy has resulted in numerous TV appearances including spots on The Sarah Millican Television Programme and Channel 4’s Comedy Mash-Up.

As well as being an illusionist, he has also written books including Tricks to Freak Out Your Friends, which is a beginners magic book, which was released in the UK and the USA.

Pete has performed in the UK and internationally, including shows at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, which is by invitation only.

He has toured the UK with four solo theatre shows, most recently the successful Hoodwinker in 2013 .

Tickets are priced £16 (concessions £14) at Royal & Derngate and £15.50 (concessions £13.50) at The Core, and can be booked by calling 01604 624811 or 01536 470470 or by visiting the theatres’ websites at or

This performance is recommended for ages 16 and above.