Phil Jay is one of the most experienced close-up magicians available to the corporate and private market. phil has performed at over 7000 events worldwide since becoming a full time professional magician back in 1989.
Performer Profile Phil Jay International Award Winning Close up Magician
Phil Jay has been a full-time professional, close-up magician since 1989. He does not show tricks, he performs original close-up magic in his own unique style. It is this that has brought him unparalleled success. Phil has been booked by private and corporate clients to work internationally alongside performers such as Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Sir Elton John, Enrique Iglesias, Status Quo and a variety of top performers from around the world. Besides working extensively throughout the UK, Phil Jay has been flown to Australia, America, Cuba, Dubai, Monte Carlo, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Holland etc. By Private and Corporate clients to perform his unique magic at functions, trade shows, weddings and gala dinners.
A selection of Phil’s clients over the years.
HM The Queen, 3Com, 3M, Admiral Insurance, Astrium, Baker Tilley, Boss, British Telecom, British Airways, Computer Associates, Credit Trade, CBI, Deutsche Bank, Dell, Estee Lauder, Eversheds, F1 Group, Friends Provident, HSBC, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Jaguar, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Leading Hotels of the World, Luxaflex, Marks and Spencer, Mercedes Benz, Novartis, Porsche Cars, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Prudential, Siemens, Sony, Stapleford Park, The Orient Express, Ventiv Health, Vodafone, Zurich. Phil Jay has also performed for Members of the British Royal Family-The Sultan of Brunei and numerous dignitaries and heads of state from around the World also celebrities including Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Tom Jones, Sir Elton John, Sir Terry Wogan, Ant and Dec, Robbie Williams, Jamie Theakston, Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones Andy Garcia, Marilyn Manson, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, etc.
Quotes from Clients and Organisations
“Phil, The Queen enjoyed herself immensely, which was proved by her not leaving until after midnight. Your enormous talent contributed immensely to the success of the evening”. Lady Elizabeth Anson
“We have all seen magicians in the past. However, without exception, every single person has commented on the skill of Phil Jay and how he performs his tricks or rather illusions in such an entertaining manner. Phil Jay is in a different class, above all others, truly breathtaking. The resulting comments from those attending mainly focused on phrases such as "I still can't believe my own eyes" to "how on earth did he do that right in front of me". So as you can see all were truly impressed. The comments can only come from these people due to the professionalism that Phil Jay showed in terms of the work he did on the evening. I have no hesitation what so ever in recommending Phil”
Dianne J Howarth IBM software, channels marketing operations manager.
“Today I have been bombarded with congratulatory letters and notes. They all mention you and how impressed and entertained everyone was with your act. Thank you once again for the superb performance, which can only be described as ‘fantastic’. You really made the difference between a pleasant evening and a night to remember”. Anne Stevens Finance Group Resource Manager IBM.
“The magic was fantastic - no-one could believe what was happening on the night, and no-one could stop talking about it for days afterwards!” Ruth Kirkman, Marketing & Communications Manager BT.
“In Close up Magic Phil Jay heads the list of the top dozen in the UK. He is not only highly skilful, but is the epitome of a top-class performer and an example to any aspiring magician”. The Stage Newspaper.
“On the way out of the theatre after your show’s the comments were all extremely positive and full of praise for both your showmanship and your presentation. You exuded so much energy and fun into your work that I was extremely proud to have you working in The Magic Castle. I will be more than happy to see you back amongst your many fans soon again”. Billy Mc Comb Vice President The Academy of Magical Arts, Hollywood California USA.
Phil Jay - International, Award-Winning Close up Magician, Author, Lecturer, and Magical Advisor. His ideas have been performed on TV by various magicians in the UK and also by David Blaine, the New York Street Magician. Phil first Royal performance was (November 2002) for HM The Queen and Prince Philip at the only private party held for the Royal Family and their closest friends to commemorate the Golden Jubilee. Since that day Phil has been a firm favourite with the Royal household and has now been booked to perform for HM The Queen and other members of The Royal Family eighteen times his latest Royal performance was in June 2017
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