York: Speaker, Entertainer & Magician
AFTER DINNER TALKS IN York
Entertainer, after dunner speaker and magician Steve Short regularly gives his Popular Zoom talks which include some amazing magic - as all his subjects have a link to magic - even Laurel and Hardy, Morecambe and Wise and Norman Wisdom have had some magic moments!
Steve's amusing and magical talks are illustrated with photos and video clips.
for an aFTER DINNER SPEAKER & Entertainer in York. Call Billy on: 07803 125180
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.
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Popular Zoom talks
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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." .