Ben Hanlin is one of the UK’s most successful magicians. The Brummie is co-writer and star of ITV2’s prime time hidden camera show Tricked where he has captured audiences with his – occasionally shocking – magic and boy next-door character. Tricked won ‘Best Entertainment Programme’ at the renowned Broadcast Digital Awards and was a ratings hit!
Known for his unique pranks, Ben’s mischievous magic has persuaded famous personalities to believe he had invented a time machine, has convinced an actress to believe that she had seen a ghost and prompted a UK boy-band to watch as one of their members fell off a cliff-top from a moving trailer.
With bags of television already under his belt. Ben has featured on Celebrity Juice, The Apprentice, Xtra Factor, West End’s The Illusionists and he performed a trick to over 2,000 stunned people at Live at the Palladium to a standing ovation.
Ben rose as a YouTube sensation, making the Magic Boy Finds series through his own channel. Using social media to hunt down celebrities he performed his fresh style of magic to Nicole Scherzinger, David Hasselhoff, Michael Mclntyre, Frank Skinner and many more.
Ben continues to perform at events across the globe, from close up intimate shows to large-scale stage tricks and illusions. His warm, cheeky style makes him an instant hit.
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