Russ Appleby - Magician

Close up magician Russ Appleby is one of the country’s leading entertainers. By combining stunning sleight of hand, psychological subtlety, an appealing charm and quick wit he creates truly amazing moments for you and your guests. A member of both the world famous Magic Circle and Equity, he has been performing since the age of 4.

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Close-up Magic

Close up magic uses no lighting, stage, smoke or mirrors. It is a personal magic show using personal items such as coins, notes, rings and bottles. Russ uses everyday items to fascinate and entertain; specialising in audience participation he gets people involved and makes the magic happen in their hands.

Wedding Emcee

The future of weddings is here. Russ is your contemporary wedding toastmaster. Relieving all the stress of the day, he keeps everything running to schedule, makes all the important announcements & creates a unique experience for your guests that will be remembered forever. One day all wedding will be this amazing!

Wedding Magic

Having a close up magician at your wedding can make it even more memorable for you and your guests. Whether it’s during the photos, between courses at the wedding breakfast or at the evening reception, close up magic creates a unique talking point. Russ has performed at countless weddings and can tailor the entertainment to suit your needs.

Corporate Magic

Whether it’s an awards dinner, product launch or trade show Russ can make your corporate event into a social extravaganza. He’ll read your mind, he’ll make things appear, disappear and change completely. From Audi to Lloyds T.S.B. and everything in between, Russ has provided top class, stylish entertainment which sees him return year on year.