Great news musical theatre fans. Chris Cox is working alongside Harry Potter Magic Designer Chris Fisher in creating some moments of magic for the musical Barnum in London's prestigious Menier Chocolate Factory. Find out more about the show at https://www.menierchocolatefactory.com/
Featuring six of the world’s most mind-blowing magical acts, IMPOSSIBLE is the breath-taking spectacular thrilling audiences worldwide. Fresh from its record-breaking second summer in London's West End, IMPOSSIBLE continues to tour the world with headline act Chris Cox and finally comes to Manila for the holiday season this December 25 to January 3. Fusing death-defying stunts, technological trickery, grand stage illusions and close-up magic in a fast-paced breath-taking performance, IMPOSSIBLE reinvents the biggest illusions in history in the greatest magic show on earth. Audiences should prepare to be mesmerized and baffled as IMPOSSIBLE brings together six world-class performers showing off a stunning range of magical artistry. IMPOSSIBLE’s World Tour includes: Magical Bones: South London street conjurer and break-dancing master Magical Bones is considered the world’s best hip-hop magician. Starting out in the music industry as a dancer for the likes of Madonna and the Black Eyed Peas, Bones has since turned his attention to wowing the public with expert sleight-of-hand, and there’s no doubt the tricks up his sleeve will stump any seasoned skeptic. Ali Cook: Master of multiple magical trades, Ali Cook is a daring escapologist, sleight of hand expert, stage illusionist and performer of thought control. His highly innovative live shows have lead Ali to be awarded the highest accolade The Magic Circle has to offer with his promotion to Member of the Inner Magic Circle with Gold Star. Ali is a pioneer of the alternative magic scene and he has written and starred in various television series including: ITV’s Penn And Teller: Fool Us; BBC 1’s Now You See It; Channel 4’s Dirty Tricks (Nominated for the British Comedy Awards); Sky One’s The Secret World of Magic and Channel 5’s award-winning Monkey Magic and Psychic Secrets Revealed with Derren Brown. Chris Cox: Clear your mind before award-winning mind reading specialist Chris Cox gets his hands on it! Chris stars in BBC3's Killer Magic, bewildering audiences with his unique mind reading talent. He’s the man behind the magic at Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck restaurant; he has flummoxed audiences including One Direction’s Liam Payne and Jonathan Ross on stages across the country and continues to control minds in his multi-award winning tour Fatal Distraction. Ben Hart: Ben invents unique magic which pushes the boundaries of film, theatre and television and tests the limits of illusion, including decapitation, vanishing and levitation. At the age of 16, he won the Magic Circle's ‘Young Magician of the Year’ Award and his most recent show Belief? sold out to astonished audiences. He starred in BBC 3’s Killer Magic, where his unique and unorthodox approaches amazed audiences across the country and has recently been seen wowing BBC’s The Voice coaches. Josephine Lee: Josephine Lee is the world’s leading female illusionist. Josephine has thrilled and enchanted audiences with death defying escapes and grand illusions having recently appeared on The Next Great Magician and Britain’s Got Talent for ITV. She is also the fastest in the business, breaking the world record for the most number of illusions performed in 5 minutes with the world-renowned Hans Klok - an accolade held to this day. Bello Nock: Bello is America’s favorite comic Daredevil. TIME magazine included Bello in their list of “America’s best artists and entertainers” and he recently wowed the judges on America’s Got Talent. His shows have played to sold-out crowds in Madison Square Garden and his first self-produced theatre show was nominated for a prestigious Drama Desk Award. Bello’s unique blend of endearing comedy and jaw-dropping daredevil stunts make him one of the most exciting live performers in the world today. Young or old, Bello always provides his audience with the gift of laughter and inspiration. Jamie Hendry (Producer): “We were overwhelmed by the welcome that London audiences showed IMPOSSIBLE last year and hot on the heels of our success in different parts of the world. We are delighted to be bringing our spectacular World Tour now to Manila.” Winston Llamas (Promoter, Wilbros Live): “Wilbros Live is thrilled to bring the world’s greatest magic show IMPOSSIBLE to Manila. This is a must-see live spectacular for the whole family this coming holiday season.” Tickets at affordable prices: P1800, P1500, P1200, P800, P500 and P150 (plus ticketing charge). Tickets are available beginning Saturday, October 7 at all TicketNet outlets or online via TicketNet.com.ph. For ticket reservations, call 911-5555 or 374-9999.
Chris will be starring in 'How Magic Changed TV' on Channel 5 in the UK at 9pm on Sunday 17th September. He'll be featuring in the show alongside Penn & Teller, Derren Brown, David Blaine and Dynamo. Be sure to tune in. Check out http://www.channel5.com/show/how-magic-changed-tv/ to watch it online.
Chris was asked by UniLad and PokerStars to do some of his hilarious mind-reading. So because he's a nice guy he agreed too and the results went viral with over 2 MILLION VIEWERS! Have a look yourself
On Monday 7th Aug at 9pm you can see what Chris got up to when creating magic with Heston Blumenthal for The Fat Duck. Inside Heston's World airs on Good Food HD at 9pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Keep your eye out for Cox!