Paul Dawson - Scoop Magic

Lancashire
Verified bookings: 61
Reviews: 56
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Price from: £395

Scoop is a multi-talented magician who can perform either in close-up situations or in a cabaret or stage environment. His stage show combines conjuring with comedy, juggling, mind control and danger to create a truly unforgettable experience. His close up performances guarantee giggles and gasps as the impossible happens right under your nose or even in your own hands.

Scoop honed his skills during nine years as resident jester and magician at Camelot Theme Park and Park Hall Hotel in Lancashire performing for crowds ranging from small handfuls up to 3,000 people from small children to cocktail parties and everything in between. He now performs at attractions, holiday parks, weddings and corporate events all over the country.

Scoop has entertained the England, and Manchester City football teams as well as the stars of Emmerdale, Coronation Street and Hollyoaks and his performances have featured on programmes for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4. He has also worked all over the UK and beyond for companies such as Brittany Ferries, Center Parcs, Hilton Hotels UK, Haven, Manchester United, O2 and HSBC alongside entertainers like pop star Ella Henderson, comedians Rob Brydon and Jason Manford and fellow magician Dynamo. He has even performed for The Magic Circle and produces and stars in his own theatre shows.

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Sally Briers

June 14, 2020

Fabulous! I got this for my wife’s 40th just as something a bit different because of lockdown. Great show which I could invite friends and family along to via zoom. Paul is a great showman and the close up magic was super. Everyone enjoyed it and My wife said it made her day feel special. Thank you

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Mrs Debbie Sherriffs

June 1, 2020

Struggled to find ways to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday in lockdown? Paul was a fabulous find though, it was so easy to set up! Funny, entertaining interactive magic show that all your family and friends can enjoy together, highly recommend. Well done Paul x

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Marcin Zarnowski

May 28, 2020

Brilliant show, great entertainer. I had my doubts about an online crowd but Paul nailed it. My team was very pleased.

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James Stewart

May 25, 2020

Brilliant preformance and very professional. Great magic, truly amazing. Made my wife's birthday truly memorable.

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Sia Gbembo

May 18, 2020

Very entertaining and performed some really cool tricks! The whole family, of various ages, thoroughly enjoyed.

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Shimon Gillis

May 12, 2020

Fantastic!
Thank you for a really great show!
Great communication!

Services From Paul Dawson - Scoop Magic

Paul Dawson - Scoop Magic
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Corporate Cabaret / Stage Show

Hi, thanks for your interest in my show. My cabaret and stage performance is a unique 45 minute mix of magic, juggling, comedy, mind-control and danger! Members of the audience will become stars of the show as they participate in illusions and death-defying stunts. I can involve any members of the audience you wish such as a managers, office characters or even CEOs and the top brass! I have performed my show at all kinds of venues for companies such as Tesco, McDonalds, Manchester United, HSBC and Samsung and it is always met with gasps, laughter and enthusiastic applause. I have even appeared on programmes for the BBC ITV and Channel 4.
From: £595 per event
Paul Dawson - Scoop Magic
(56)

Wedding Cabaret / Stage Magic

Hi, thanks for your interest in my show. My cabaret or stage show is a unique 45 minute mix of magic, juggling, comedy, mind-control and danger! Members of the audience will become stars of the show as they participate in illusions and death-defying stunts. I can involve any members of the audience you wish such as a best-man and chief bridesmaid, any children who may be attending or even the bride and groom themselves. I have performed my show at all kinds of venues, from large theatres and arenas to small pubs and clubs and it is always met with gasps, laughter and enthusiastic applause. My performances have even featured on programmes for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4.
From: £495 per event
Paul Dawson - Scoop Magic
(56)

The Mystery Room

Hi, thanks for your interest in The Mystery Room, a unique way to thrill your guests! Everyone will be given tickets for a specific time-slot in a secluded area where a small group at a time will experience an eerie 20 minutes they will never forget. Intricate gambling cons, impossible illusions and freaky physical stunts are just some of the things that await in the mystery room. When they leave they are given strict instructions not to divulge anything they have just witnessed and to take their experience to the grave… or at least wait until everyone’s seen the show!
From: £995 per event
Paul Dawson - Scoop Magic
(56)

Cabaret / Stage Show

Hi, thanks for your interest in my cabaret show, a unique 45 minute mix of magic, juggling, comedy, mind-control and danger! Members of the audience will become stars of the show as they participate in illusions and death-defying stunts and I can involve any members of the audience you wish. I have performed my show at all kinds of venues, from large theatres and arenas to small pubs and clubs and it is always met with gasps, laughter and enthusiastic applause. My performances have even featured in programmes for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4.
From: £495 per event
Paul Dawson - Scoop Magic
(56)

Sideshow

Hi, thanks for your interest in my sideshow. Have you ever wanted to witness someone hammering nails up their nose? How about stopping their pulse, or shoving needles through their arm? If you have then you’re sick…and I've got just the show for you! This 45 minute show is not for the faint of heart as I push my body to its limits and beyond for your entertainment, featuring freaky physical feats, stupidly sick stunts and insanely impossible illusions that will have your hands covering your eyes and your heart in your mouth.
From: £495 per event
Paul Dawson - Scoop Magic
(56)

Corporate Close-Up Magic

Hi, thanks for your interest in my close-up magic, let me help you make your event a success! Do you want it to be remembered for more than a few days? Do you want to get everyone relaxed and mingling? Do you want great entertainment with minimum fuss or expense? Or maybe you just want to attract more people to your trade show stand or more publicity for your product launch? My close-up magic provides all of these things. You will be getting a performer who has more than 17 years professional experience, whose performances have featured on programmes for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4. You get all this value for about the same price as a decent DJ!
From: £495 per event
Paul Dawson - Scoop Magic
(56)

Online Kids' Magic Show

Magical mayhem and hilarious hijinks to delight even the biggest kid! If you want to make your child's birthday special even in lockdown or if you want to keep your little ones occupied and awaken their imaginations then this 30 minute fun and interactive show from Poptop's premier magician is for you. The show can be enjoyed by all of your child's friends and family on their favourite devices without them having to leave home.
From: £50 per event
Paul Dawson - Scoop Magic
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Online Magic Show

Poptop's premier magician presents 30 minutes of illusions, comedy, mentalism and dangerous stunts live and interactive on your laptop or chosen device. Beat those lockdown blues, take a break from bingeing box sets and invite up to 100 of your friends and family to join you for some first-class magical entertainment without leaving their homes. This is the show that Scoop tours all over the UK especially adapted for the internet.
From: £100 per event
Paul Dawson - Scoop Magic
(56)

Close-Up Magic

Hi, thanks for your interest in my close-up magic, let me help you make your event a success! Do you want to ensure it runs smoothly with no dead time? Do you want it to be remembered for more than a few days? Do you want to get everyone relaxed and mingling? Do you want great entertainment with minimum fuss or expense? My close-up magic provides all of these things. I will ensure that you and your guests get to witness the impossible right under your noses or even in your own hands! It is the perfect ice breaker and I guarantee I will get everyone talking, laughing and cheering which creates a fun lively atmosphere for any event. They will also still be talking about it for days after they have seen me and it is something they will never forget. You will be getting a performer who has more than 17 years professional experience, whose performances have featured on programmes for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4. You get all this value for about the same price as a decent DJ!
From: £395 per event
Paul Dawson - Scoop Magic
(56)

Wedding Close-Up Magic

Hi, thanks for your interest in my close-up magic, let me help you make your wedding amazing! Do you want to ensure it runs smoothly with no dead time? Do you want it to be remembered for more than a few days? Do you want to get everyone relaxed and mingling? Do you want great entertainment with minimum fuss or expense? My close-up magic provides all of these things. I will ensure that you and your guests get to witness the impossible right under your noses or even in your own hands! It is the perfect ice breaker and I guarantee I will get everyone talking, laughing and cheering which creates a fun, lively atmosphere for any wedding. Your guests will also still be talking about it for days after they have seen me and it is something they will never forget. You will be getting a performer who has more than 17 years professional experience, whose performances have featured on programmes for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4. You get all this value for about the same price as a decent DJ!
From: £395 per event
Paul Dawson - Scoop Magic
(56)

Online Magic Workshop

Do you want to start a new hobby, learn something to amaze your friends or just keep the kids occupied with something different? Poptop's premier magician Scoop will get you started by teaching you a few easy tricks using objects found around the house as well as teaching you how to make magic your own magic props. The workshop is live and interactive so Scoop will be able to give personal tuition to help everyone learn the tricks perfectly. It will also be recorded and this will be sent to you afterwards as a souvenir and so you can look back at the instructions while practising. The show is 30 minutes long and suitable for ages 5 and up.
From: £50 per event
Paul Dawson - Scoop Magic
(56)

Online Kids' Disco & Games

30 minutes of party dances and games that can be enjoyed by up to 100 children at a time on any device. This means your child can have an unforgettable party with all their friends without breaking lockdown rules.
From: £50 per event
Paul Dawson - Scoop Magic
(56)

Online Close-Up Magic Show

Poptop's premier magician presents 30 minutes of mind-blowing sleight of hand using everyday objects and small props. The impossible will happen right in front of the webcam, completely live with no clever edits or camera tricks to help you celebrate even during the lockdown, or just to give you a break from bingeing box sets. This can be enjoyed either one-to-one or by up to 100 people at a time, with all viewers able to see each other and interact with the show.
From: £50 per event
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FAQs

  • Do you do open-air acts?

    Yes

  • How long is the act?

    My cabaret show is 45 minutes long but can be shortened or lengthened to an hour if necessary. I usually do two hours of close up magic visiting different groups of people throughout that time but this can be adjusted depending on the number of people.

  • What type of magic do you perform

    Close up (table hopping or mix and mingle), cabaret or stage. All performances are suitable for families or adults.

  • Will your magic suit my event?

    I have experience performing at a wide variety of events so whatever your event I'm sure we will be able to come up with something suitable.

  • How many people will you perform for?

    Any amount but the performance type and length will depend upon the number of people.

Set List/Services

Close-up magic
Parlour show
Cabaret show
Stage show
Mystery room