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Ben Hanlin joins The Illusionists at the Shaftesbury
TV magician Ben Hanlin will join the world’s best-selling touring magic show The Illusionists: Witness the Impossible for a two week period from 14 to 28 November 2015 (not 19 November) at the Shaftesbury Theatre as the show runs in London for the very first time.
The production begins previews on 14 November with an official opening on 16 November 2015. It is currently booking to 3 January 2016.
He will join the full cast of magicians which now includes: James Raven (The Magician), Andrew Basso (The Escapologist), Kevin James (The Inventor), Colin Cloud (The Deductionist), Ben Blaque (The Warrior), Den Den (The Manipulator), David Williamson (The Trickster).
The production, which has been seen in 71 cities across 17 countries, is described as a "fast-paced and wildly entertaining show, featuring seven of the world’s greatest magicians, full of hilarious magic tricks and death-defying stunts".
Produced by Simon Painter, Tim Lawson, Road Show Entertainment LLC, Stuart Galbraith and MagicSpace Entertainment, the production has been conceived by Simon Painter and is directed by Neil Dorward.
Ben Hanlin is one of the UK’s most successful young magicians currently appearing in his own ITV2 show for a third series.