David Penn (magician)
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David Penn is a corporate English magician from Northampton. He has been seen in the UK on four major TV series including The Sorcerer's Apprentice on BBC1, The Sorcerer's Apprentice Extra on BBC2, Freaky on Channel 4 and Astounding Celebrities on ITV1 . He reached the live finals of Britain's Got Talent on ITV1 - further than any other magician on any series of the show. He has been described in the Daily Telegraph as "one of the country's leading illusionists".
Penn became interested in magic after his grandfather showed him a trick that involved pulling coins from behind his ear.
He is known amongst magicians for Refraction, his re-working of the Ted Lesley wine-glass bending effect and his coin bending effect Coinvexed. He also appears every week with Craig Petty on the Wizard Product Review - the World's largest online magic review show which obtains over 30,000 YouTube views every week.
David has won both The Magic Circle Close-Up Magician Of The Year and the International Brotherhood of Magicians British Ring Close-Up Competition for his sleight of hand. He was also awarded British Champion of Illusion, The British Magical Champion and The Best of British award for his illusion show.
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