Richard Wiseman: The world's greatest card trick and other mysteries

Duration: 40 mins
Ages: 12+
Tickets: £7 / £6 CONC/ £6 CHILD

  • Thur 28 Dec 16:00
  • Fri 29 Dec 13:00 & 16:00

The world’s greatest card trick was invented in 1942. Over the years it has been performed by many famous magicians, amazed and astounded millions of people, and made Winston Churchill late for Parliament. In this intimate show, a small group of people join magician Professor Richard Wiseman as he reveals the unknown genius behind the trick, demonstrates other jaw dropping mysteries from the mind of this master magician, and celebrates the invention of the impossible. Expect erudite entertainment, a peek into the secret world of magic, and, of course, a performance of the world’s greatest card trick.

★★★★★”Psychologist and magician Professor Richard Wiseman has published over 100 academic papers, written several popular psychology books (including The Luck Factor and 59 Seconds) that have sold over 3 million copies worldwide, and created YouTube videos that have attracted over 800 million views. He is one of the most followed psychologists on Twitter, and has worked with David Copperfield, Penn and Teller, and Derren Brown.”

★★★★★ “Elizabeth Loftus (Past President, Association for Psychological Science) recently described Richard as ‘one of the world’s most creative psychologists.’ In 2023 Richard’s On Your Mind Podcast reached No.1 in Apple Podcast’s Science charts, and he was recently given the Royal Society’s prestigious David Attenborough Award for work.”

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