Dynamo: Magician Impossible
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|Dynamo: Magician Impossible|
|Directed by||Simon Dinsell (2011, 2013)
Mark McQueen (2012)
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||4|
|No. of episodes||17 (inc. 1 Christmas special)|
|Executive producer(s)||Dan Albion
|Producer(s)||Ananth Bhargav Sarma G
|Running time||45 minutes (approx.)|
|Production company(s)||Phil McIntyre Television
Inner Circle Films
|Distributor||UK Gold Services Ltd.
Universal Networks International
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Original release||7 July 2011– 25 September 2014|
Dynamo: Magician Impossible fly on the wall documentary series which follows the life of English magician-illusionist Steven Frayne, better known as Dynamo. The show is produced by Phil McIntyre Productions and Inner Circle Films for UKTV channel Watch and Universal Networks International. In 2012, the show was shortlisted at the 17th National Television Awards for Best Entertainment Programme but lost to Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow.
The four-episode first series aired from 7 July 2011 until 28 July 2011, with a fifth episode on 28 December 2011. On 1 February 2012, Watch renewed Dynamo: Magician Impossible for a second and third series. The second series premiered on 5 July 2012 and lasted another four episodes, ending on 26 July 2012. The third series aired on 11 July 2013 and concluded on 1 August 2013. On 19 December 2013, it was confirmed that three episodes from the show's first series would air on BBC One in 2014. Repeats are also shown regularly on Dave. On 12 August 2014 it was announced that the fourth and final series of the show would begin airing in the UK on 4 September.
|Series||Start date||End date||Episodes|
|1||7 July 2011||28 July 2011||4|
|28 December 2011||11|
|2||5 July 2012||26 July 2012||4|
|3||11 July 2013||1 August 2013||4|
|4||4 September 2014||25 September 2014||4|
|1||London||7 July 2011||1.09||1|
|2||London||14 July 2011||1.39||1|
|3||Miami||21 July 2011||1.38||1|
|4||Los Angeles, London||28 July 2011||1.44||1|
|1||London, Bradford||5 July 2012||1.93||1|
|2||Rio de Janeiro||12 July 2012||1.83||1|
|3||Arizona, Las Vegas, Los Angeles||19 July 2012||1.79||1|
|4||London||26 July 2012||1.39||1|
|1||New York City||11 July 2013||1.19||1|
|2||Ibiza||18 July 2013||0.99||1|
|3||South Africa||25 July 2013||1.13||1|
|4||London, Sheffield||1 August 2013||1.40||1|
|1||California||4 September 2014||0.65||1|
|2||India||11 September 2014||0.46||2|
|3||Paris, London||18 September 2014||1|
|4||Manchester, London, Bradford||25 September 2014||1|
|United States||BBC America|
- "Watch closely - before this show vanishes". Daily Mail. 7 July 2012. Retrieved 29 December 2012.
- "Watch walks on water with two new series of Dynamo: Magician Impossible". uktv.co.uk. Retrieved 29 December 2012.
- "What's new - BARB". Retrieved 24 September 2014.