Posted by in VARIOUS THOUGHTS on August 18, 2014 .

Just some personal and irreverent thoughts from our guest contributor, Ricky White.


Why does British TV dislike Magic so much?


OK, I can hear all those cries of, ‘What about Dynamo, Troy, Ben Earl, The Illusionists’, The Magicians, Fool Us and so on? And that’s my point exactly. In all of those cases, the TV presentation took priority over the Magic and that’s what gets right up my nose.


Dynamo is a great bloke, I’ve met him, I’ve read his autobiography and I watched those very early TV programmes where he showed a glimpse of what a truly skilled and talented magician he is. Sadly the style of TV shows recently...