Magician of the Week - Jamie Allan

Jamie kept busy during lockdown and introduced the world to his new show iMagician.

An online entertainment magazine show about magic. It was co-hosted with Adam Hempenstall, Natalia Love and Tommy Bond.

iMagician

The show comprised of interviews, news and regular articles like Bad Trick of the Week. They are still available to watch online.

The shows last around one hour and the initial run was 10 episodes.

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After a break, the show was back briefly and from now on, we may be treated to a new episode as and when news and interviews prevail. Keep an eye on the iMagician FaceBook page for updates when shows are happening.

Jamie is known as the iMagician and has an extensive background performing magic in theatres, cruise ships and on TV. A lot of his work is now in the US and works Las Vegas.

His current project is Illusionarium (Magic Maze) and was recently casting. A website is now up and running here and is a labyrinth of rooms exploring different eras of illusion. The event starts on the 23rd of January.

Social media links follow at end of profile.

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Bio:

Jamie Allan fuses magic with high technology. As the UK’s original technology magician, Jamie first showcased his iMagic on ITV’s ‘This Morning’ in 1995 when he was just a teenager. Since this time he has been performing and designing incredible modern illusions with iPads, holograms, laser beams, and social media. He also holds the accolade of being the most televised British illusionist of the last decade.


Jamie is THE market leader for theatrical technical magic. He created the term “iPad Magician” but unlike similar artists, Jamie’s team program their own software and work with cutting edge technology such as Augmented Reality, 3D video mapping, 4D lasers and even drones. This alongside the highly original illusions creates a theatrical experience that is unrivalled by anybody else in the world. Jamie Allan is THE iMagician.

Jamie recently performed his signature iPad illusion “Digital Art” to close the BBC One Show live to millions of viewers, an illusion he repeated Live on ‘Grand Cabaret Du Monde’, ‘BBC Breakfast’, ‘The Slammer’ and ‘Penn and Teller: Fool Us’. He has been seen as a star mentor on ITV1 in the prime time show ‘Get Your Act Together’. He appeared as the special guest star on ‘Michael McIntyre’s Big Show’. He was a winner of ITV prime time show ‘The Next Great Magician.’

In theatre, Jamie has starred in the West End show ‘Impossible’, and toured the UK three years running with his award winning production ‘iMagician’, which opened at the Garrick Theatre in London’s West End in 2015. In 2017, he was chosen by his peers to headline the world’s largest magic convention in front of 3500 magicians. Jamie’s magic is so unique he is the first magician to ever perform the entire second half of the show. In the same year, he was bestowed the highest honour of The Magic Circle; invited by the President, he became one of the very few members of The Inner Magic Circle. Jamie joined the ranks of Harry Houdini, David Copperfield and Derren Brown in this exclusive and historic society.

In 2018/19 Jamie’s” iMagician Its Magic Beyond Belief” at the Harris Theater broke records for the sales for a magic show.


Website:

https://imagicianlive.com/ FaceBook:

https://www.facebook.com/JamieAllaniMagician/

Twitter:

https://twitter.com/jamieallanmagic?s=21


YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/c/JamieAllaniMagician

Instagram:

https://instagram.com/imagicianlive?igshid=1swb17q3l54of