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Barry and Stuart are two Scottish BAFTA nominated magicians whose work has been seen on television and on stage around the world.

Their multi award-winning mix of dark humour and subversive, mind-bending magic has earned the irreverent double act the title of 'Best Comedy Illusionist' at the 'World Magic Awards.'

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  • Clever and funny and mesmerizing.

    British Theatre Guide

  • Massively impressive, wickedly entertaining and deliciously devious.

    Time Out

  • Darkly brilliant, Barry and Stuart are pure magic.

    The List

  • This mystical duo is a must-see show.

    Edinburgh Spotlight

  • So engaging and charming that you’re sad to see them leave.

    British Comedy Guide

  • Mystifying tricks… simply breathtaking.

    The Skinny

Videos

The B.S. Poltergeist Hoax

  • The Happenings: haunted town

Barry and Stuart are on a mission to make the town of Whitstable, England, believe it’s at the centre of ghostly activity. The sleepy coastal town with a population of just 29,000 is famous for its oysters, pubs and pebbled beach, and now Barry and Stuart aim to add a poltergeist to the list. The duo gets tens of thousands of hits when they release a viral video that showcases the fictitious town ghost, ?Mr. Nearing,? in action.

Demon Possessed Tongue

Déjà Stu

  • the happenings: alien invasion

Barry and Stuart attempt to trick the residents of Stamford, England, into believing they are under an alien attack. To convince the public that extraterrestrials have been watching them for years and are finally ready to make contact, Barry and Stuart go undercover as filmmakers and paranormal researchers. They plan an alien abduction and work to convince residents that the extraterrestrials brainwashed their animals.

Shape Shifter

  • The Happenings: sixth sense

Barry and Stuart devised a cunning plan to make the residents of Athens, Ga., believe their town is the most psychic in America. Upon their arrival, they stage an illusion in which Barry crushes a motorist’s car using just the power of his mind ? and it goes viral on the Web. Next, Barry goes to a comic book store, hoping to convince customers that they have their own, superhero-like psychic powers.

 

 

More Videos

Watch the internet’s favourite Barry and Stuart clip, voted one of the 50 greatest magic tricks of all time, with 9.8 million hits and counting.

See it here 

  • This is magic with a hard edge.

    The Guardian
  • As much sketch comedians as magicians.

    LA Weekly
  • A hugely inventive and ultra-modern take on stage magic.

    The Guardian

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