Ali Cook – Principles and Deceptions

Ali Cook – Principles and Deceptions
Gilded Balloon

Ali Cook is a magician, and his show has been selling out as word has spread.  He impresses with a snappy start, as he sets fire to a cage; throws a curtain over it; removes the curtain and there sits his glamorous assistant.  This is a fantastic family show with lots of illusions which will not be found at your average show.

I objected to Cook’s use of live goldfish in his show, which despite his great slight of hand I could see in both his right hand and his mouth. I’m a huge fan of illusion and magic, and therefore I could see how Cook conducted most of his tricks. Saying that, his slight of hand was top class and the average magic-lover would not be able to discern Cook’s secrets.  He peppered his performance with a mix of cheeky and corny jokes, and went into detail about the history of magic including  performing the only trick that Houdini couldn’t work out.

Cook is flashy, quick and original and will carve a name for himself as one of magic’s elite! Get in before this show sells out!