Magician / Illusionist Consultant
"Neil Henry, London's Mighty Sorcerer" Time Out
"Neil Henry is a Star" New York Times
"Neil is a cross between Rowan Atkinson and my ironmonger" Stephen Fry
Neil's reviews for NEIL HENRY'S MAGICAL MINDSQUIRM at 2015 Edinburgh included:
"???? Talented Henry is to magic what Tim Vine is to puns" Daily Record "?????" Mumble "????? A show truly worth seeing" Arts Award "????? He seems to be able to defy the laws of physics" one4review "????? Truly breathtaking" Whatsonstage "????? Henry does magic tricks that leave you open-mouthed" Edinburgh Reporter The Times Newspaper Edinburgh Festival supplement Front Page Pick
Award winning close up magician, known for performing magic with borrowed objects, Neil Henry is constantly in demand to perform his breathtaking magic and mentalism for world leaders and dignitaries, and has performed for Reuters, Harrods, Shaftsbury, The Crown Estate, The Olympic Committee, Sister PR, War Child, BBC Television, the National Lottery, ITV Television, McClaren (The Racecar company, not the buggy!) The Old Vic Company, Ascot Racecourse and had been asked to perform at many private parties including Colin FIrlth, Robert De Niro, Hugh Laurie, Ant and Dec, Harry Enfield, Ronnie Corbett, Richard Caring. and many more prestigious events, parties including for the Queen at the ROYAL VARIETY PERFORMANCE.
Neil has performed in many theatres around the world including the Cambridge theatre in the WEST END, London and City Center theatre on BROADWAY, New York, at corporate events, weddings, clubs, restaurants, theatres and private parties around the world. He first came to public prominence when commissioned by Samsung to design and perform the YouTube HD Camera Phone Challenge (see here: http://youtu.be/iX8iVo5vc8o).
His "Magician Proposes" video was viewed by 75 MILLION on YouTube in 2015, as he proposed to his girlfriend using the Alphabetty Spaghetti trick. The world's press covered the viral video event, and it was covered most notably by Time Magazine.
He is also an Illusionist Consultant for Theatrical Productions around the world. He has most recently designed Magic Illusions for Kenneth Branagh on THE KENNETH BRANAGH SEASON for Fiery Angel (WINTER'S TALE), THE WITCHES for Nikolai Foster at the Curve, Leicesrter, for CINDERELLA for Bill Kenwright Ltd and TO KILL A CANARY for Peter Huntley Productions
|21/10/16||The Stage||Neil Henry: ‘I don’t think for a minute that I’ve nailed it’|
|21/10/16||Huffington Post||Edinburgh Fringe Festival Comedians Mark Watson, Nish Kumar, Jess Robinson, Neil Henry and John Hastings LIVE At The Pleasance|
|08/07/15||Sunday Express||Neil Henry's Magical Mindsquirm|
|17/08/14||whatsonstage.com||Neil Henry's Impossible (Edinburgh Fringe)|
|12/08/14||The Edinburgh Reporter||Neil Henry Impossible Edinburgh Fringe Review *****|
|10/07/14||Kevin Wilson||Best Magician in England - Neil Henry's Impossible|