Scarborough, North Yorkshire
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David Reid-Frow was born in Gainsborough in 1963. He was educated at Gainsborough Grammar School, New College Cardiff and
The University of Manchester.

Whilst an undergraduate he entertained the underprivileged children of Moss Side at the Students Union. Across Oxford Road, at the Athletic Union he represented the University at rugby league, as open head prop forward, gaining University Colours. At that time David, the club treasurer, balanced the books, now he takes different things into account when stilt walking. This balancing is one of the skills he displays and teaches to children at the Laugh & Learn Circus Workshop.
Vacation work presenting magic shows or Punch & Judy puppet pantomimes at school Christmas parties supplemented David's student grant. During term time Manchester night clubs employed him as a door attendant, slipping easily into the role with already owning the obligatory evening dress although would never have lost the trouser knees if had carried on only wearing the suit to perform close-up magic.

Today he's no longer found on doors, but on the dance floor, as disc jockey at dance parties, responsible for the sound and lighting, not the security of discos. He is a member of Equity, the actors' and variety artists' Union. Appearing on local radio, on television in "Wish You Were Here..." and often in "Heart Beat" besides providing entertainment in holiday centres,shopping precincts, theatres, schools, clubs and children's birthday parties. Involving magic as an educational medium, built on first hand experience obtained as a teaching assistant at Cardiff Gypsy School, David developed the cross curriculum Laugh and Learn programme, with shows on Reduce Reuse Recycle, Forces, Electricity, Road Safety, Dental Hygiene, Safety in the Home, Circus Skills, Puppetry and Magnets.

David decided to become a children's entertainer after graduating as a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Chemistry because both children and chemistry begin with a curly c.

Despite the fact that I was christened David Mark Reid-Frow I'm know by the performing name of Uncle Brian, the children's entertainer who is legendary for being the life of the party, in contrast to some cabaret stand-up comedians, Uncle Brian does not make fun of the audience, so has shows suitable for all ages from tiny tots to teenagers.

David Reid-Frow, the multi-talented professional performer who's performance skills are so diverse they are listed here alphabetically making child's play out of the one stop shopping selection for your own combination of kid's entertainment producing a perfect party package, covers the UK with 30 years experience from entertaining children as far north as a roadshow disco in Fraserburgh Aberdeenshire, as far south as Punch and Judy in Brighton Sussex and thousands of venues in between for reasonable prices.

However, the children's entertainer is able to provide a great deal in addition to the children's birthday packed with party dances and musical games of the funky fun disco. Any time kids need entertaining, the children's entertainer has the perfect package that's bang on for your big bash - from anniversary to balloon workshop, from christening to dinner dance, from educational show to festival, from graduation ball to hullabaloo, from inauguration to juggling workshop, from karaoke to launch, from meeting to night out, from one on one to powwow, from quiz night to rendezvous, from shindig to turnout, from union to variety, from weddings and Xmas to anything beginning with Z.

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Jackie beasley

Feb. 22, 2020

Fantastic afternoon both children and adults loved it. Would highly recommend him

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Karen Lobley

April 19, 2019

very good entertainer the children enjoyed it.

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Israa Daoud

June 20, 2017

Panctual, knows How to deal with kids and entertaining. Would definetly recommend

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Children's Entertainer

Any or all of the following:- Magic show & balloon models for all. Also included at no extra charge if required kids disco with lights, musical games, party dances and/or Punch & Judy puppet show and/or Clown Car and/or Pirate Ship with pirate costumes for the children and/or Santa Claus and/or Circus Skills Workshop. If it is a theme party, do let me know and I'll dress up in the appropriate costume. If required other puppets are available instead of Punch & Judy:- Three Little Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood, Chickin Lickin & Foxie Loxie, Frog Prince, Jack and the Bean Stalk, Pirate Captain Kidd, Humpty Dumpty and Little Miss Muffet, Three Billy Goats, Gruff Aesop's Lion & Mouse Fable, Robin Hood. Sorry for not replying sooner to the email I received from PopTop about your recent entertainment enquiry but I am available on that date . I've been a professional performer all my working life and can entertain at your event.
From: £200 per event

Close-up Magician

I provide mix and mingle close-up magic and also balloon modelling for a little light variety if required. I have been a professional magician all my working life, or you could say I've never had a proper job, a member of The Magic Circle Hull and The International Brotherhood Of Magicians . My attached photo was from when I was invited to entertain at a themed party. I am not suggesting I have to dress-up like that for every event. Look forward to hearing from you.
From: £200 per event


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Set List/Services

Airbrush Artist
Animated Robotic Characters
Aesop's Lion & Mouse Fable
Badge Machine Making Workshop
Balloon Modelling
Billy Goats Gruff
Chicken Lickin and Foxie Loxie
Chimney Sweep Character
Circus Workshop
Close-up Magician
Comedy Car
Costume Characters
Costune Hire
Eric & Ernie Elf
Enviromental Show
Face Painting
Father Christmas
Frog Prince
Giant Pub Games
Giant Rabbit
Haunted Castle
Hazel Witch & Curly Locks
Helium Balloons
Humpty Dumpty
Inflatable Marquee
Interactive Theatre
Jack and the Bean Stalk
Jungle Japes Safari Show
Little Miss Muffet
Little Red Riding Hood
Magic Workshop
Marmaduke Rabbit
Mix & Mingle Magician
PA System
Pirate Ship
Punch & Judy
Puppet Workshop
Promotional Events Presenter
Quiz Night
Radio Controlled Character
Roadshow Awning
Santa Clause
Stilt Walker
Story Teller
Three Little Pigs
Trenton Train
Wedding Reception Disco