Mark James


Comedy Magician

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Mark James has worked professionally for over a decade, on land and at sea in over 40 countries worldwide. He combines expert sleight of hand magic with comedy, juggling and other vaudevillian variety skills to create a unique and amazing show.

He provides ‘audience warm up’ for many of your favourite TV shows such as The Xtra Factor & The Voice, A Question Of Sport, Celebrity Tipping Point, Don’t Ask Me Ask Britain, Culinary Genius USA and more! Mark regularly performs at The World Famous Magic Castle Hollywood, House Of Cards Nashville and Chicago Magic Lounge as well as providing magic on The Orient Express. Mark also had a resident weekly show at Viva Blackpool, on Tuesday’s & Wednesday’s throughout the summer season called Sideshow Tricks. Now he predominantly tours the UK with his new show Modern Magic. He can be seen in theatres around the UK on selected weeks throughout the year.

Mark’s magic has been widely recognised by his peers. In February 2020 he flew to Ohio to give his second lecture for Penguin Magic USA. In 2016 he performed and lectured at the world’s largest magic convention in Blackpool, UK.

Mark’s show is a non stop laugh riot that will have you on the edge of your seat and giggling like a child. It’s completely clean too. Mark is also a current and active member of the The Magic Circle. It’s the most prestigious and well regarded magical society in the world. Since forming in 1905 it’s members have included the best performers in magic such as Wayne Dobson, Paul Daniels and David Copperfield. Mark is proud to be a member and is privileged to be one of only a few elected on reputation and without audition.

Mark’s past & present clients include –
Fred Olsen Cruise Line, Debenham’s, BBC Radio, Bristol Hippodrome, Magic Castle Hollywood, UK Productions, Manchester United FC, Haven Holidays, Park Resorts, Butlin’s, Viking Line, CMV Cruises, The Voice, Camelot Theme Park, Potter’s Holidays, Ibero Cruises, Orient Express, Warner Leisure Hotels, Thompson’s Family Resorts, Xtra Factor, First Choice Holidays, Ribby Hall Holiday Village and Buzz Club Comedy amongst a whole host of football clubs, comedy venues, holiday companies and private clients.


Your show was wonderful. You’re amazing! - Scarlett Johansson

Keeping It Live Magazine

A very funny man with a huge personality

Dove Cameron (The Descendants & Disney)

You have a wonderful charisma!

Dick Van Dyke

This boy is marvellous

You are cool


Performance Times

1 x 45 Minutes
1 x 60 Minutes
2 x 30 Minutes

Line Up Styles


Available for

Cruises & Flyouts
Holiday & Leisure Parks

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