Over the centuries British seaside towns have continually adapted to meet the requirements of visitors. So too have the entertainment opportunities for magicians, the tricks they are able to do, and the places in which they do them. It might be at fairs, on the beach, and increasingly in indoor venues ranging from lowly to grand. Roy traces these developments in words and pictures and on the way meets many well-known, and not so well-known, magicians.
|Date||Copyright 2020. First presentation likely to be in 2022.|
|People||Alan Shaxon and Anne, Arthur Askey, Billy Scott Coomber, Clarkson Rose, Co-Optimists, Cyril Fletcher, David Nixon, Dickie Dickinson, Ernest Sewell, Harold Taylor, High Jinx, Jon Gresham, Masoni (Eric Mason), Mrs Thomasin Farrer, Norman Wisdom, Paul Daniels, Professor Dalbert, Roy Field, Safire, Sandy Powell, Stanley Holloway, Stanley Watson and Diane, Tommy Cooper, Topper Martyn, Wayne Dobson, Will Catlin|
|Ref no||N2337 Talk22|