Lee Martin for Gag Reflex presents Britain’s Got Talent Finalist 2019 Ben Hart: Wonder. The UK’s Award-winning magician’s welcome return.
“UNBELIEVABLE! THAT WAS UNBELIEVABLE… REALLY… I’M SHOCKED” Simon Cowell
“THE LIVING EMBODIMENT OF MAGIC” David Walliams
“UTTERLY ENCHANTING” ★★★★ Daily Mail
Britain’s Got Talent 2019 finalist, West End star and multi award-winning magician Ben Hart is delighted to announce that he is heading back to the stage with his Wonder tour in 2022, taking to The Lowry stage on 24 January 2022.
“DELIVERS HANDSOMELY ON ALL FRONTS…A CRESCENDO OF COUPS THAT LEAVE YOU SERIOUSLY STUMPED FOR A RATIONAL EXPLANATION.” ★★★★ Scotsman
Expect Ben’s most mind-blowing and exciting magic in a show that shines a light on magic, life, the universe and the darkest corners of your imaginations. With the simplest of props, using the objects and minds of the audience, Ben Hart conjures an altogether new kind of magic.
“MAKES SCEPTICS BECOME BELIEVERS” ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
Funny, subversive, often dark and always amazing, Ben has established a reputation for always creating wonderfully alternative magic. At the age of 16 he was awarded the prestigious Young Magician of the Year award by the Magic Circle and is one of the youngest ever members of The Inner Magic Circle (with gold star) – the highest level of the famous Magic Circle. He was nominated for the Time Out and Soho Theatre Cabaret Award in 2013.
The star of Killer Magic, Ben Hart’s Life Hacks Hoax (both BBC3), Now You See It (BBC1), The One Show, Len Goodman’s Partners in Rhyme and countless other TV appearances in the UK and abroad (his work has taken him to America, Australia, across Europe, The Middle east, Asia and Africa). Ben has also performed as part of Impossible, one of the world’s biggest magic shows and performed in the West End for two consecutive years with the show.
When not performing magic, Ben invents writes and directs magic tricks and illusions for tv, theatre and film. His ideas have been performed by some of the top magicians working in the world and he has designed illusions for The Royal Shakespeare Company, The Old Vic, The Globe, The Hampstead Theatre. He was also the mind behind the acclaimed special effects in the west end productions of The Exorcist and Magic Goes Wrong and Bagdad Cafe at The Old Vic for acclaimed Director Emma Rice.
In 2021 Ben created 2 Metre Magic, a show to accommodate social distancing onstage and off and toured the UK extensively continuing to spread amazement against the odds and pioneering new magical techniques allowing audiences to be involved from a distance.
“EYE-BOGGLING…HIS SLEIGHT OF HAND IS EXTRAORDINARY” Time Out