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The Naked Magicians make West End debut at Trafalgar Studios
Fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival the world's funniest and cheekiest magic show heads to London.
It has been announced that The Naked Magicians will make their West End debut at Trafalgar Studios 1 from Wednesday 31 August until Saturday 24 September 2016, with an official opening on 1 September 2016.
Coming direct from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and on the back of sold-out shows in Australia, Asia, USA, Canada and New Zealand, it is described as "the world's funniest and cheekiest magic show" and is set to take London by storm.
"Featuring magic, mirth and more than a touch of mayhem, these two hot and hilarious magicians say abracadabra and take magic to a whole new level. Without sleeves or pockets, The Naked Magicians' saucy magic is both baffling and entertaining; you won't believe your eyes!"
The production, which is strictly for 18 years and above, is produced by Lunchbox Theatrical Productions in association with Samuel Klingner Entertainment.
The cast includes Christopher Wayne and Mike Tyler. Wayne is a "proud owner of a freakishly long tongue and an entertainment resume as impressive as his broad climbable shoulders". He was the first Australian magician in TV history to have his own television series "More Than Magic", which aired in Australia, New Zealand, England and USA.
Taylor is a magician, mentalist and comedy hypnotist who blends illusion, humour and sleight-of-hand to create a unique experience on stage. A former competitive swimmer in the National Championships and Pan Pacific Games, Mike is the complete package - funny, athletic, sexy and good with his hands!
Speaking about the London announcement, Mike Tyler said; "I'm so excited to be bringing the world's naughtiest magic show to London. I've heard lots about the summer weather in the UK and given we've been in Indianapolis in the USA recently where it was almost 90 degrees Fahrenheit; audiences in London might find they see a slightly shorter show!"
Christopher Wayne said; "We're often asked where we came up with the idea for The Naked Magicians, we'd both had successful careers doing regular magic for years and then the film Magic Mike was released. People started making jokes to us like 'how big is your wand' and 'can you make your clothes disappear' and we realised that no one had ever made a naughty magic show - Abracadabra a show was born, complete with birthday suit! We can't wait to show London our magic wands!"
The production will also feature a guest comedian to warm up the audience, and will run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival directly before the London run.
Tickets for The Naked Magicians will go on sale today.