Chris Cox is the only mind-reader in history to have played Broadway, London’s West End and Sydney Opera House. He is the star of CBBC’s ‘Chris Cox’s Mind Boggling Magic‘, BBC Three’s award-winning ‘Killer Magic‘, the worlds most successful live magic show ‘The Illusionists – Direct From Broadway‘ and headlines the hit West End show ‘Impossible.’ He’s a multi-award winning mind reader who can’t read minds. Not only that but according to The Guardian Newspaper he is ‘One of the most exciting entertainers in Britain’ with The Times adding “Stunning… leaves other magicians scratching their heads.’ But Chris tries to make sure that’s not the first thing people read about him!
‘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’ (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.
‘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 Cox for corporate entertainment mind reading or business keynotes 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 for more about after dinner mind reader entertainment.
"One of the most exciting entertainers in Britain […] the hottest ticket in town. Breathtaking and brilliant."
There’s no better way to experience Cox than to do it live in front of an audience. Chris’ critically acclaimed live performances have wowed over 750,000 worldwide and he’s the only mind-reader in history to have played Broadway, The West End and Sydney Opera House. He currently stars in the world tour of the worlds biggest and most successful magic show, The Illusionists. You can also catch Cox in the smash hit West End show Impossible, or his own multi award winning one man show, Fatal Distraction. Outside of performing on the biggest stages in the world Chris is always available for a select amount of corporate events, private functions, after-dinner speeches and keynotes. He’s a fantastic choice for any corporate entertainment you might want. You can find out more about Chris’s mind-reading for corporate audiences here.
"Gobsmacking mentalism – this man’s comedy mindreading will perplex and amuse."
‘One of the most exciting entertainers in Britain. Sure to be playing bigger stages here and abroad soon….The hottest ticket in town’ The Guardian
‘Genuinely baffling… very impressive’ ***** Mark Shenton, The Sunday Express
‘Loveably geeky, a truly talented performer with simply astonishing tricks. Astonishingly Impressive. Prepare to be amazed. He does tricks that would make Jesus proud. Very funny & remarkable’ **** Time Out
‘Stunning…. has other magicians scratching their heads.’ The Times ‘
A hyperactive Harry Potter who knows what you’re thinking.’ The New York Times
‘Gobsmacking mentalism – this man’s comedy mindreading will perplex and amuse.’ Evening Standard
“The most memorable bits come from Chris Cox, whose mass mind-reading acts are as funny as they are jaw-dropping.” Time Out Sydney
‘The show’s stand out star, Cox is a genuine comic talent and even if he can’t actually read minds, he can definitely hold a 1000 seat auditorium.’ WhatsOnStage
‘Astonishing bits of magic…simply brilliant…this is an act well worth seeing’ **** Paula Murray, The Express
‘Astonishing feats of jiggery-pokery from “the mind-reader who can’t read minds”; a kind of Derren Brown for the E4 generation, blessed with oodles of on-stage pep.’ The Independent
‘Mind Reading with a twist, it was breathtaking and brilliant.’ The Guardian on Fatal Distraction
‘He’s brilliant, he’ll blow your mind!’ Ricky Gervais
‘Chris Cox is excellent. Go see him if you can’ Jonathan Ross
‘Get out of my head, you’re incredible’ Liam Payne, One Direction
‘Extraordinary, forced me to reconsider my review star-rating policy, as five stars almost seems to miserly for this show…executed to perfection…stunning…so consistently astounding that the magical and remarkable became common place and customary…book your ticket immediately.’ ***** ThreeWeeks on Fatal Distraction.
‘Cox is so charming and disarming that in no time your disbelief is suspended and you are gasping in wonder at the deftness and elegance of his routines. The boy has enough energy to power the National Grid; How does he do it? He’s probably made a pact with Satan, but what the hell – this is top entertainment.”‘ ***** Venue Magazine on Fatal Distraction
‘Properly impressive…You’ll be gobsmacked. Astonishing. His demonstrations are so remarkable you are left thinking he couldn’t possibly have done them. You don’t have to be able to see into the future to predict a good future for him. Astounding… great entertainment,” Chortle
‘Enough mystification to make for a fully entertaining hour – masterful skill and technique – We are clearly in the hands of a master technician – MUST SEE!’ The Stage
‘I had to cover my mouth to conceal the fact it was hanging open in a mix of shock and excitement…a bewildering talent…a world-class act…a magnificent experience for anyone” ***** Fringe Guru on Fatal Distraction
‘A show that’ll change the way you think about your life. A mesmerising performance. One of the best shows I’ve seen in years’ **** The Edinburgh Evening News on Everything Happens For A Reason
"Loveably geeky, a truly talented performer with simply astonishing tricks. Astonishingly Impressive. Prepare to be amazed. He does tricks that would make Jesus proud. Very funny & remarkable"
"Genuinely baffling… very impressive *****"
"He’s brilliant. He’ll blow your mind."
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