Magician / Illusion Consultant
"Neil Henry, London's Mighty Sorcerer" Time Out
"Neil Henry is a Star" New York Times
"Neil is a cross between Rowan Atkinson and my ironmonger" Stephen Fry
Neil's reviews for NEIL HENRY'S MAGICAL MINDSQUIRM at 2015 Edinburgh included:
"**** Talented Henry is to magic what Tim Vine is to puns" Daily Record "*****" Mumble "***** A show truly worth seeing" Arts Award "***** He seems to be able to defy the laws of physics" one4review "***** Truly breathtaking" Whatsonstage "***** Henry does magic tricks that leave you open-mouthed" Edinburgh Reporter
Neil Henry is an Associate of the Inner Magic Circle, a magician and Magic consultant. Neil’s recent appearance on Britain’s Got Talent won him 4 “Yeses” from the Judges and prompted Simon Cowell to say “you make me believe in magic!”
His theatre consultancy has included the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of TITUS, Kenneth Branagh on The Winters Tale, Kenneth Branagh Season at the Garrick Theatre, West End Cinderella (Theatre Royal, Windsor) for Bill Kenwright Ltd, To Kill A Canary (Henley) Tin Pan Ali (NYMT) and Roald Dahl’s ‘The Witches” (Curve Theatre in Leicester). He is currently the illusion consultant for the Royal Shakespeare’s upcoming performance of Macbeth at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and The Barbican.
His own live shows Neil Henry’s Impossible, Neil Henry’s Magical Mindsquirm and Neil Henry : Mindwangler garnered ﬁve star reviews and sell out audiences in the last three years. Described this year by the Daily Record as “Talented Henry is to magic what Tim Vine is to puns” his “Magician Proposes” clip of his Alphabetty Spaghetti trick was viewed by over 75 Million online, and was reported on in Time Magazine.
Neil continues to make magic videos to entertain his 550,000 followers on his fan page on line and his videos have been viewed over 250 Million. He ﬁrst came to public prominence as a magician when commissioned by Samsung to design and perform the YouTube Camera Phone Challenge, and later performed at the Royal Variety Performance.
Award winning close up magician, known for performing magic with borrowed objects, Neil Henry is constantly in demand to perform his breathtaking magic and mentalism for world leaders and dignitaries, and has performed for Reuters, Harrods, Shaftsbury, The Crown Estate, The Olympic Committee, Sister PR, War Child, BBC Television, the National Lottery, ITV Television, McClaren (The Racecar company, not the buggy!) The Old Vic Company, Ascot Racecourse and had been asked to perform at many private parties including Colin FIrlth, Robert De Niro, Hugh Laurie, Ant and Dec, Harry Enfield, Ronnie Corbett, Richard Caring. and many more prestigious events, parties including for the Queen at the ROYAL VARIETY PERFORMANCE.
Neil has performed in many theatres around the world including the Cambridge theatre in the WEST END, London and City Center theatre on BROADWAY, New York, at corporate events, weddings, clubs, restaurants, theatres and private parties around the world. He first came to public prominence when commissioned by Samsung to design and perform the YouTube HD Camera Phone Challenge (see here: http://youtu.be/iX8iVo5vc8o).
He is also an Illusionist Consultant for Theatrical Productions around the world. He has most recently designed Magic Illusions for the RSC's MACBETH, for Kenneth Branagh on THE KENNETH BRANAGH SEASON, for Fiery Angel's WINTER'S TALE, THE WITCHES for Nikolai Foster at the Curve, for CINDERELLA for Bill Kenwright Ltd and TO KILL A CANARY for Peter Huntley Productions.