The Next Great Magician

February 2nd 2017

Pete recently made two guest appearances on ITV1’s brand new primetime series ‘The Next Great Magician’. Hosted by Stephen Mulhern and Rochelle Humes, the show features guest performers from all over the world. You can see his second appearance below.

Tommy Cooper Forever

January 12th 2017

Pete recently completed filming for a brand new documentary on comedy legend Tommy Cooper. The programme entitled ‘Tommy Cooper Forever’ will air on ITV later in 2017 and traces Tommy’s life and career though archive footage and interviews with friends, acquaintances and fans.

Here’s a sneaky peek between takes of Pete playing with one of Tommy’s actual magic props.

(Video from Pete’s Instagram)

triX TOUR

August 6th 2016

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JUST ANNOUNCED!

Pete will be on tour later this year, beginning at the Edinburgh Festival in August! From September he’ll be travelling around the UK with his NEW SHOW!

Tickets are now on sale for all Fringe and tour shows. Click here.

PETE FIRMAN – TriX

‘The UK’s leading comedy magician’ (Time Out) returns to the Fringe to celebrate a decade of sell-out shows.

Star of BBC1’s The Magicians and guest on BBC2’s The Sarah Millican Television Programme and BBC1’s The John Bishop Show.

Expect Pete’s trademark blend of crowd-pleasing comedy and jaw-dropping magic, it’s a show not to be missed!

★★★★★ – Time Out    ★★★★★ – The Mirror

★★★★ – Metro              ★★★★ – The Independent

‘The man from Middlesbrough sets the pace for comedy-meets-magic in the 21st century’ – The Times

‘The new poster-boy for British comedy magic’ – The Telegraph

‘Seamless blending of quality magic and stand-up comedy. It is a joy to watch’ – Edinburgh Festivals Magazine

BBC Breakfast

August 5th 2016

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Catch Pete on ‘BBC Breakfast’ on BBC1 around 9am on Friday 5th August. He’ll be talking about his brand new Edinburgh Festival show, ‘TriX’.

Weekend on ITV1

July 30th 2016

 

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Catch Pete on ITV1’s ‘Weekend’ Sunday 31st July. Other guests are Tamsin Greig and Brian Blessed.

Chop Chop

March 4th 2016

A short clip from an appearance on BBC1’s The One Show. Heston Blumenthal had no idea what was going to happen and I love the reaction of Chris Evans and Alex Jones! Enjoy.

Welcome!

January 28th 2016

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Happy new website!

Welcome to my new online home. Here you can find information about me, TV clips, live show dates and up to the minute news items, like this one! Have a look around, treat yourself. Before you go don’t forget to sign up to my mailing list, that way I can send you news on live shows and TV appearance before they’re announced.

Thanks for stopping by.

Edinburgh Success

September 2nd 2015

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Pete has just completed his 9th Edinburgh Fringe Festival. His sold out show played to thousands of Fringe goers over the 25 performances and was well received by audiences and critics alike.

“Pete Firman: Super Duper is a brilliant magical performance that will guarantee you an amazing night of bewildering illusions and breathless laughter.” – Broadway Baby

“…awe inspiring magic tricks that take place over the hour: as they are skilfully executed, the audience sit in suspense and display visible shock.” – Ed Fest Mag

“He had me all the way through the show with my jaw wide open, and the hour flew by.” – I Talk Telly

“As masters of comedy magic go, look no further than Pete Firman…A slick and loveable performer, with an hour of exceptional tricks that just zips by.” – The Skinny

“Not only were his tricks awesome but also so was his stage presence, he commanded the sold-out show with wonder.” – Arts Award Voice

Over the course of the Festival Pete appeared on BBC Radio 2’s ‘Arts Show’, STV’s ‘Edinburgh Festival 2015’ and BBC2’s ‘Sue Perkins’ Big Night Out.’ He also made number 12 on The Independent’s list of the top 50 jokes of the Edinburgh Fringe and was given the ‘thumbs up’ by the one and only Derren Brown.

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Edinburgh Fringe 2015

July 10th 2015

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JUST ANNOUNCED!

Pete will be returning to the Edinburgh Festival in August 2015 with a BRAND NEW show! Tickets are now on sale here.

Pete Firman – Super Duper

After sell-out performances in 2014, ‘the UK’s leading comedy magician’ (Time Out) returns with an astonishing new show.

Star of BBC One’s The Magicians and guest on countless television programmes, including BBC Two’s The Sarah Millican Television Programme, BBC One’s Celebrity Mastermind and Channel 4’s Comedy Mash-Up.

Expect Pete’s trademark blend of crowd-pleasing comedy and jaw-dropping magic, it’s a show not to be missed!

★★★★★ – Time Out    ★★★★★ – The Mirror

★★★★ – Metro              ★★★★ – The Independent

 

‘The man from Middlesbrough sets the pace for comedy meets magic in the 21st century’ (Times)

‘The new poster boy for British comedy magic’ (Telegraph)

‘Impressive, well-executed illusions delivered with the same speed and lightness of touch as his surgically-precise one-liners’ (List)

 

Pete Firman’s World of Magic

July 9th 2015

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Pete recently hosted a BBC Radio 4 Extra documentary on magic and it’s history. Hear it here on BBC iPlayer.

“Comedian and magician Pete Firman enters the world of illusion to bring together a compilation of archive programmes exploring the fascinating and secretive world of professional magic. From the early illusionists of the Victorian age right up to the modern masters David Blaine and Derren Brown, Pete explores the amazing range and breadth of conjuring.”