Paul Dabek

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An eclectic mix of jaw-dropping sleight of hand, enchanting illusion and quick-fire comedy, presented with an impish sense of mischief from this critically acclaimed performer. Paul Dabek delves into his box of tricks with a quick wit and theatrical flair that will leave you spellbound! His sell-out 2 hour one-man show “Nothing up my sleeve!” has toured the UK to great acclaim.

Paul has been awarded The Magic Circle’s ‘Young Magician of the Year’ and The International Brotherhood of Magicians British Shield. ‘

“Paul Dabek is quite simply superb!”
(The Stage)

Paul’s Q & A

You and your afternoon tea?

“Breakfast is my afternoon tea (I’m not a morning person!)”

The sizzle in burlesque?

“I love the creativity that exists in burlesque, being from more of a variety background I love the use of exciting gimmicks, props and costume…. the scantily clad dancing girls aren’t half bad either!!!”

Strawberries or Lemons? Pink or Red?

“Lemons… swiftly made into fresh lemonade, preferable with a dash of rum!”

Musicals or Film Noir?

“Gotta be Musicals, I learnt my stagecraft in musical theatre and it’s my guilty pleasure..I’m a tits and teeth kinda guy!”


“I love to listen to music to find inspiration or failing that a Tim Burton movie.”

What are you best known for?

“Probably my Shadowography or Hand-shadow act, It’s an old art-for thats been around for many years and yet I’m only one of a handful (pardon the pun) of people that do it.”