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How Magic Changed TV (2017)

TV Movie | 90 min | Documentary

The story of magic on TV, the challenges of performing illusions in front of the television cameras, the performers who inspired some of the most successful modern magicians and the celebrity magic fans.
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Sep 17, 2017 (United Kingdom)

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Mel Giedroyc
Herself - Narrator (voice) Herself - Narrator (voice)   See fewer
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David Berglas
Himself - Magician and Mentalist Himself - Magician and Mentalist   See fewer
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David Blaine
Himself - Magician (archive footage) Himself - Magician (archive footage)   See fewer
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Derren Brown
Himself - Mentalist Himself - Mentalist   See fewer
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Andrew Collins
Himself - Writer and Broadcaster Himself - Writer and Broadcaster   See fewer
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Ali Cook
Himself - Magician Himself - Magician   See fewer
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Tommy Cooper
Himself - Magician (archive footage) Himself - Magician (archive footage)   See fewer
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David Copperfield
Himself - Magician (archive footage) Himself - Magician (archive footage)   See fewer
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Chris Cox
Himself - Mind Reader Himself - Mind Reader   See fewer
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Barry Cryer
Himself - Writer and Comedian Himself - Writer and Comedian   See fewer
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Martin Daniels
Himself - Magician and Paul Daniels's Son Himself - Magician and Paul Daniels's Son   See fewer
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Paul Daniels
Himself - Magician (archive footage) Himself - Magician (archive footage)   See fewer
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Simon Drake
Himself - Illusionist (archive footage) Himself - Illusionist (archive footage)   See fewer
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Dynamo
Himself - Magician (archive footage) Himself - Magician (archive footage)   See fewer
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Pete Firman
Himself - TV Magician Himself - TV Magician   See fewer
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Ian Freeman
Himself - Trustee for The Royal Variety Charity Himself - Trustee for The Royal Variety Charity   See fewer
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Ben Hanlin
Himself - Magician Himself - Magician   See fewer
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Anita Harris
Herself - David Nixon's Co-Host Herself - David Nixon's Co-Host   See fewer
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Harry Houdini
Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
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Gloria Hunniford
Herself - TV Presenter Herself - TV Presenter   See fewer
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Penn Jillette
Himself - Magician (as Penn & Teller) Himself - Magician (as Penn & Teller)   See fewer
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Richard Jones
Himself - Magician and Britain's Got Talent 2016 Winner Himself - Magician and Britain's Got Talent 2016 Winner   See fewer
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Mark Lawson
Himself - Journalist and Broadcaster Himself - Journalist and Broadcaster   See fewer
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Laura London
Herself - Magician Herself - Magician   See fewer
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Richard McCourt
Himself - TV Presenter (as Dick and Dom) Himself - TV Presenter (as Dick and Dom)   See fewer
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Debbie McGee
Herself - Paul Daniels's Wife and Assistant Herself - Paul Daniels's Wife and Assistant   See fewer
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Stephen Mulhern
Himself - TV Presenter and Magician Himself - TV Presenter and Magician   See fewer
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Richard Valentine Pitchford
Himself - Magician (archive footage) (as Cardini) Himself - Magician (archive footage) (as Cardini)   See fewer
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Teller
Himself - Magician (as Penn & Teller) Himself - Magician (as Penn & Teller)   See fewer
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Troy
Himself - TV Magician Himself - TV Magician   See fewer
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Michael Vine
Himself - Derren Brown's Manager Himself - Derren Brown's Manager   See fewer
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Richard Watsham
Himself - Commissioner for UKTV Himself - Commissioner for UKTV   See fewer
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Dominic Wood
Himself - TV Presenter (as Dick and Dom) Himself - TV Presenter (as Dick and Dom)   See fewer
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