Richard Jones is just magic

Richard Jones - Escape

Friday, 8th March 2019, 2:34 pm
Updated Friday, 8th March 2019, 2:38 pm

Castleford Phoenix Theatre, on Thursday, April 25 at 7.30pm

Imagine walking in to a capsule where your daily life fades away behind you and you’re part of an exclusive audience watching something that’s more than just a magic show. Imagine that you could be transported into a world where every boundary you’ve imagined in your mind could be broken? Richard Jones was the winner of ITV’s 10th Britain’s Got Talent competition in 2016 - the only magician ever to achieve this feat. The 28-year-old from Leytonstone, London is a trained British Army soldier and has also become one of the world’s greatest magicians. Richard has travelled to every continent wowing audiences with his captivating performances and first-class show. And when Richard arrives at Castleford’s Phoenix Theatre with his new show Escape, he has something very different in store for fans – this time, he’s attempting something called ‘meaningful magic’.

That’s not just your normal set of tricks, but a programme by which to live your life. “I decided it was time to shake things up for this tour and I wanted to combine techniques from my normal magic shows with new techniques of self-help that I’ve been developing,” said Richard. “I’m confident in the notion that I could change the way audience the minds of my audience work forever with a series of mind methods that can cure a whole host of issues and insecurities. “I can’t wait to unleash this new side of me to the public and get out there to start potentially changing lives.”

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His show includes the classic mind-blowing tricks from Britain’s Got Talent that led judge Simon Cowell to say “You Sir - are a wizard. That has to be magic” and Prince Charles to later enthuse ... “Absolutely Mind Boggling!” This show really is something unique and unmissable.

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