Biography: With a voice that wouldn’t be out of place on Radio 4 and a classic approach to magic, Jay Gatling is a classical magician with a contemporary edge. Oozing with charm and elegance, Jay’s performance will transport you back to the golden age of magic where solid silver rings link and unlink, cards and coins vanish impossibly at the fingertips, and tables are made to defy gravity and dance around the stage. If he’s speed solving a Rubik’s cube or reading your mind, this master of the impossible is sure to astound and amaze; creating unforgettable memories.
“Entertaining, thrilling and thoroughly enjoyable. I would highly recommend Jay . . . for a superb night’s entertainment.” – Dave Paveley, North Wales Honda
Jay is a member of Equity, as well as the North Wales Magic Circle, and the British Ring of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. He caught the magic bug at the age of 10, and continued to follow this path for many years, honing and advancing his skills. His professional career began in 2008 when he was given the opportunity to perform in a classic seaside variety show; he performed in the show for six years, each year being brought back by popular demand. Since then he has travelled around the country amazing and astounding with his personal brand of magic. He has performed for many large outdoor events and festivals with his street show and close-up magic, and has entertained for multiple corporate clients such as Asda, Honda, Warner Leisure Hotels and ITV. Whilst on stage he has performed in numerous variety shows, at holiday parks, theatres and private functions across the country. His act has won awards on both national and local levels; these include the prestigious Dittia Shield for Manipulation and the Theo Speaker Cup, awarded to him by the International Brotherhood of Magicians.
- Mix and mingle walk about close-up magic. Flexible and engaging entertainment brilliant for any event.
- Parlour and Stage shows. From small groups at parties to full theatre shows. Jay has the perfect performance for you.
- Compère/host. Friendly show host, featuring magic tricks between acts
- Outdoor Events. Walk-around magic, street shows and balloon modelling