Paul Kieve

Paul Kieve (Illusionist)

Theatre includes: Groundhog Day (& Old Vic), Matilda, Ghost the Musical (& West End), Pippin, Finding Neverland, Side Show (Broadway); The Witches, The Invisible Man, The Lord of the Rings, Zorro (West End); Macbeth (Manchester International Festival).

Dance includes: Alice in Wonderland (English National Ballet/Royal Ballet).

Television includes: Cranford, Saturday Night Takeaway, Heroes of Magic, BBC History of Magic.

Film includes: Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban, Hugo.

Live events include: Dynamo (Seeing is Believing – International tour); David Blaine (2017 American tour); Kate Bush (Before the Dawn – Live Show); Batman Live (World Arena tour); Holiday on Ice (European tour); Mickey & the Magician (Disneyland Paris); Beauty & the Beast (Disney Dream).

Awards include: Gold Star Member of the Inner Magic Circle; Creative Fellowship at the Academy of Magical Arts; The Magic Circle Maskelyne Award for Services to British Magic; New York Drama Desk award for Outstanding Set Design (Ghost the Musical).

Paul has created original effects for over 100 international live productions. His work with Derren Brown includes four West End shows, two television specials and as a consultant on his ‘Ghost Train’ at Thorpe Park. His book ‘Hocus Pocus’ has been published in 11 languages. Paul is an Associate Artist at the Old Vic.