‘A hyperactive Harry Potter who knows what you’re thinking.’ The New York Times
Chris is a unique force in the world of mind reading and has made over 750,000 people laugh and be amazed worldwide on international tours, Broadway and in 3 London West End seasons. Amongst others he’s played The Neil Simon Theatre (Broadway), Noel Coward Theatre (West End), Shaftesbury Theatre (West End), Shakespeare’s Globe (London), Sydney Opera House, Manila Araneta Coliseum and South Africa’s Grand West Arena. He’s just finished starring on Broadway in ‘The Illusionists – Magic Of The Holidays‘ and is now on his second US tour with the show.
He’s received rave reviews for his starring role in the world tour of ‘The Illusionists – Direct From Broadway‘ (Broadway, London’s West End, Australia inc Sydney Opera House, USA, South Africa & Mexico Tours) and for his headlining role in the smash hit magic show ‘Impossible’ at the Noel Coward Theatre (London’s West End, Dubai Opera, Singapore, Manila & Beirut). He has a string of accolades under his belt for his 5 sell out one-man Edinburgh Fringe shows, 4 solo UK Tours, 2 extended sell out runs at the New Zealand International Comedy Festival and has been awarded 2 Edinburgh Fringe Awards, Venue Magazine’s Best Comedy Show award and a heap of 5 star reviews. Chris will be starring in The Illusionists in London’s West End during Summer 2019.
‘Genuinely baffling… so very impressive’ ***** The Sunday Express
Chris Cox is a self-proclaimed mind reader who can’t read minds who is making a huge name for himself as a funny, confident and charismatic performer, full of energy, warmth and charm. Chris delivers incredible mind-reading stunts with a silly and mischievous sense of fun that leaves audiences astounded, amazed and thoroughly entertained. Using a mongrel hybrid mix of witty chit chat, magic, psychology, body language, influencing, devilish good looks… and lying, he will make you think that he knows what you’re thinking.
‘A truly talented performer, lovable, geeky & astonishingly impressive’ ***** Time Out
As well as starring in his own series ‘Chris Cox’s Mind Boggling Magic’ and ‘Killer Magic’ (BBC 3) he has recently been on your screens with One Direction reading their minds at the ‘BBC Music Awards’. He’s also appeared with Heston Blumenthal in ‘Heston’s Recipe For Romance’ (Channel 4); ‘The Today Show’ (NBC), ‘The Project’ (Ten Australia), ‘Now You See It’ (BBC One), ‘How Magic Changed TV’ (Channel 5), ‘The Secret Of Star Wars’ (BBC iPlayer); ‘The Mentalist Revealed’ (Channel 5), ‘Dick & Dom’s Funny Business’ (BBC 2) and ‘Little Howard’s Big Question’ (BBC 1) not only that but he’s also part of a BAFTA nominated team as the man who brought magic to bbc.co.uk’s ‘Merlin’ and he’s the magic & illusions assistant for ‘Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Parts One And Two’ (West End).
Chris has performed at ‘Shakespeare’s The Globe’; ‘Latitude Festival’ and the ‘Reading & Leeds Festivals’. He’s created magic for ‘Barnum’ (Menier Chocolate Factory),’Dan & Phil’s Amazing Tour Is Not On Fire’ (London Palladium, Dolby Theatre LA, World Tour & YouTube Red) & Dan & Phil Interactive Introverts’ (2018 World Tour); for Heston Blumenthal and ‘The Fat Duck‘ where Chris is a creative consultant and was invited by Richard Branson to perform for Virgin Atlantic’s inaugural flight to Cancun.
Outside of magic he was the writer and producer of Hugh Jackman’s ‘Wolverine The Musical’; ‘The Matt Edmondson Show’; ‘Dan & Phil’s Guide To Happiness’ and ‘The Story Of Tim Minchin’ all for BBC Radio 1. Other than writing for stage, TV and Radio he also writes for ‘You & Your Wedding’; ‘Cosmopolitan’; ‘The Times’; ‘The Independent’; ‘Mr & Mrs Smith’ and ‘Virgin Atlantic’. Ricky Gervais said Chris is, ‘Brilliant, he’ll blow your mind’ and he is never wrong.
Other celebrity fans who have experienced Cox include Jonathan Ross, Dan & Phil, Richard Branson, Heston Blumenthal, The Saudi Royal Family, The Jordanian Royal Family, Charlotte Crosby, Matt Edmondson, Nick Grimshaw, Simon Cowell, David Walliams and Tim Minchin.
‘Gobsmacking – this man’s comedy mindreading will perplex and amuse.’ Evening Standard
Despite all his live work, celebrity mind reader Chris Cox is also available to read minds and perform exclusively at your private event, party or product launch as an after dinner or keynote speaker. Chris has provided incredible and unique corporate entertainment throughout the globe for a multitude of prestigious companies all of which have been left awe-struck and amazed by his talents. If you want to enquire about booking Chris for your event you can get in touch via the contact page and we’ll tell you how he can make your event magical and unforgettable, or check out the booking page.