- Location: Wales
- Clip Details: James in 'Help My Supply Teacher Is Magic' - Promo
- Clip Page URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=F2bWPnYzbUE
- Gender: Male
- Act Content: Family-friendly
- Height Category: 6ft03-or-over
- Build: Slim
- Playing Age: 26-35
- Appearance: Caucasian-Fair
- Nationality: Welsh
- Accents: Welsh
- Website: http://www.objectivetalentmanagement.com/
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/jameswent1981
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- Training: University
- Musical Instruments: Guitar (Performance & Teaching)
- Skills: Performance - Music (Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts), Magic (Card Tricks, Mind Reading); Technical - Music Technology; Academic - Qualified Teacher;
- For all enquiries phone: 020 7202 2300
Please mention ComedyCaster when you call.
“Highly recommended for a thoroughly entertaining evening” – Steve Dalton OBE
James is a Cardiff based magician, musician, and presenter, who specialises in close-up entertainment throughout the UK. With many years of performing experience, James will ensure your audience experience the impossible, in a manner that is personable, humorous, unpretentious and truly amazing.
With a background in performing and teaching music, James Went has recently turned his hand to the world of magic. Mixing his skill in sleight of hand with more modern ‘psychological’ techniques, he creates a unique experience for his audiences all over the UK.
As well as his corporate and private performances, James’ knowledge of deception has more also been put to use consulting on numerous projects for Film and TV.
His TV appearances include ‘TV’s 50 Greatest Magic Tricks’ FIVE and the new CBBC series ‘Help! My Supply Teacher’s Magic’.
James being interviewed:
(Guest on Roy Noble’s show for BBC Radio Wales)
James on guitar:
(James was guitarist for the band ‘Ten Man Wide’)
2012: TV’s 50 Greatest Magic Tricks – FIVE
2011: Help! My Supply Teacher is Magic – CBBC
2011: Bullet Party (Consultant) – Big Blind Media
2011: Card Solutions of Solomon (Consultant) – Big Blind Media
2011: Skip Switch Project (Consultant) – Big Blind Media
2011: Three Dee (Contributor) – Vanishing Inc.
2010: Skip Switch Project (Consultant) – Big Blind Media
2010: The Master Push Off (Contributor) – Vanishing Inc.
2010: Three Pieces of Silver (Contributor) – Vanishing Inc.
2009: Killer Close Up Magic (Consultant) – Big Blind Media
2009: Killer Gaft Magic (Consultant) – Big Blind Media
2009: Encased (Consultant) – Full 52
2009: Radio Rental (Consultant) – Full 52
2009: Methods In Magic (Contributor) – Big Blind Media
2009: Prevaricator (Contributor) – Vanishing Inc.
2009: Bullets After Dark (Consultant) – Big Blind Media
2011: Emotional Reaction (PsyKik Booklet) – Liam Montier
2010: Selected Daley (Celtic Cabal eBook) – Peter Duffie
2010: Holy Thoughts (Project Zero DVD) – Full 52
2009: Dr Strangelove (Frier eBook) – Cameron Francis
“James completely bewitched us with his magic and mind reading at our annual dinner. His magic was slick & impressive and his sense of humour and magnetic personality kept everyone captivated. Highly recommended for a thoroughly entertaining evening.” – Steve Dalton OBE, Managing Director Sony UK
“James Went is an incredibly talented magician, who also happens to be a sickeningly gifted musician and composer. Trouble is, being such a nice guy, it is impossible to hate him too!” – Steve Cantwell, Magician & Managing Director Big Cat Entertainment
“Awesome teacher! Great guitar player! He talks to you as a person, which I find all the music department do, whereas other departments are just there to teach you, and not help you come on as a person.” – http://uk.ratemyteachers.com/
‘From the classroom to Derren Brown’s apprentice – Welsh teacher’s magical journey’ – Wales Online
‘Lecturer swaps music for magic in spellbinding show’ – Coleg Gwent Online
‘Former Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts student James Went gets role on kids’ TV magic show’ – Liverpool Echo
‘Tredegar teacher to become TV magician’ – South Wales Argus