Peter Warlock (magician)

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For the composer, see Peter Warlock.
Peter Warlock (magician)
Born England United Kingdom born 1904
Died 1995
Cause of death
natural causes
Nationality British
Occupation semi-professional magician
Known for magic

Peter Warlock (born Alec William Bell; 1904–1995) was a semi-professional magician and publisher of the British magic magazines "Pentagram" (1946–59) and the "New Pentagram" (1969–89).[1]


In 1960, he became the honorary president of the Paisley Magic Circle.[2] Peter Warlock was also asked to accept the Honorary Life Presidency of the Blackpool Magic Club after the death of Edward Victor.[3]

Warlock's daughter Elizabeth Warlock is a magician as well.


  • Self Contained Milk Pitcher
  • Ringcord
  • Out of the Loop
  • Giant Size Triple Tubes
  • Silk Filter
  • Adhesive Glass
  • Cream of the Jest
  • Atomic Silk
  • Ring and Rope Release

Published works[edit]

  • The Best Tricks With Slates (1942)
  • Patterns for Psychics (1947)
  • P.T. Selbit: Magical Innovator (with Eric Lewis; 1989)
  • Buatier de Kolta: Genius of Illusion (1993)

See also[edit]


Further reading[edit]

  • One Hundred by Warlock by Elizabeth (2005)

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