Steve Short
The Speaker

steve short

Steve Shortpublic speaker, entertainer & magician

Steve Short is a highly acclaimed speaker, entertainer and magician. He travels the country as a speaker, performing magic at corporate events, weddings and promotional events and is much in demand.



tommy cooper

Tommy Cooper (1921 - 1984)comedian

I went to the doctor; he said "I'd like you to lie on the couch". I said: "What for?" He said: "I want to sweep the floor." .


Laurel &

laurel and hardy

Stan Laurel (1890 - 1965) &
Oliver Hardy (1892 - 1957) comedians

The world's most famous double act, Laurel & Hardy, started during the early Hollywood period of American cinema. Englishman, skinny Stan Laurel and the plump American, Oliver Hardy


& Wise

morecambe and wise

Eric Morecambe (1926 - 1984) & Ernest Wiseman (1925 - 1999)comedians

Using photographs and video clips Steve will bring to life the story of how these two great comedians met to become Britain's best ever double act.



harry houdini

Harry Houdini (1874-1926)magician and escape artist

Harry Houdini is probably the world's most famous magician and escapologist. Born Erik Weisz in Budapest in 1874 he moved to to The States with his family in 1878.



norman wisdom

Sir Norman Joseph Wisdom, OBE (1915 - 2010)comedian

Sir Norman Joseph Wisdom, was raised in extreme poverty and by the age of 11 he ended up in a children's home in Deal from which he ran away.



jasper maskelyne

Jasper Maskelyne (1902 - 1973) magician

Born of a family of magicians, Jasper Maskelyne was a successful stage magician in the 1930s and 1940s, who, during the last war, was alleged to have been drafted into MI9, a secret department of the British Military Intelligence.



david nixon

David Nixon (1919 - 1978)magician

David Nixon was the best known magician in the UK in the 1960s and 70s and one of the most popular personalities on British televison. Nixon was the inspiration for Steve Short's career as a professional magician.


Public Speaker   Entertainer
& Magician

Entertaining Comedy Talks

If you would like to book a fun filled talk, then look no further than professional speaker, Steve Short.

Steve has a number of entertaining talks on his "heroes of comedy". Each talk is lively and interesting and includes some magic. Each subject has a link with magic which Steve will perform.

Steve has entertained with these talks all over the UK and has entertained all over the world on the luxury cruise liners.

He has talked at Masonic events and Lions International and many other groups, both large and small.

As an entertainer and magician, Steve entertains as an after dinner speaker at events from private house parties to the top London Hotels.

Covering all of the UK including Lincoln, Harrogate, York, Hull, Sheffield, Beverley, Bridlington, Doncaster, Halifax, Huddersfield, Leeds, Bourne, Brigg, Grantham, Horncastle, Louth, Market Rasen, Spalding in fact all of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Lancashire and Norfolk.

comedy and magic

After Dinner Speaker

Steve Short is also a highly acclaimed after dinner speaker and entertainer.


Learn more about Steve Short, Magician


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Covering all of the UK including Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Lancashire and Norfolk


Recent books by Steve Short

David Nixon

david nixon magician

Johnny Hart

johnny hart book