Tony Middleton - known as 'Sonic' - is an international award winning magician, author, and a prolific producer of magic shows. He has pioneered the immersive magic show format in London, and paved the way for a new approach to presenting magic for the public.
Featured on Penn & Teller: Fool Us (ITV, CW) starring Jonathan Ross, and a finalist in The Magic Circle Stage Magician of the Year 2018, his book Performing Magic, with forewords by Paul Daniels and former president of The Magic Circle David Berglas, has received critical acclaim. Appointed Resident Magician for a year at the prestigious 5 star St Pancras Renaissance Hotel in 2013, he has performed from Rome to Rio de Janeiro including appearances at many of London's top establishments including The National Theatre, Savoy, Claridges, OXO Tower (private members club), National Portrait Gallery, The Natural History Museum, and London Zoo, to name but a few. From his background and training in theatre (MFA Directing, Birkbeck), he has directed and produced innovative magic shows at Riverside Studios, The Vaults and London's West End, and consulted on shows in Amsterdam, Sweden, and Las Vegas. He has also produced several sell out magic shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Along the way he has had the pleasure of meeting and entertaining celebrities including Sir Roger Moore, the Hairy Bikers, Jools Holland, Gary Barlow, Prunella Scales, Keith Floyd, and Will Carling.