We hope everyone had a great New Year. For our first Talk Magic of 2022, Craig Petty kicked off the series by inviting Jasper Blakeley onto the show. He's here to talk about his career in depth, how he created some of the most well known characters, along with breaking down his infamous Midnight Show.
Talk Magic With Jasper Blakeley | The King Of Characters Talks Kockov, Theatre Shows & MORE
Jasper Blakeley is a full-time professional close up magician and cabaret magician. As a trained actor and performer, Jasper entertains and brings a fresh, original approach to close up magic and cabaret magic. Having worked with both major blue-chip companies and private clients, Jasper has established himself as one of the most diverse magical performers in the UK.
International, award-winning close up magician and cabaret character magician, lecturer and published magical creator. Jasper is the only person in the world licensed to perform real live Russian Roulette using four revolvers. As a close up magician and cabaret magician, Jasper has released two international best selling instructional dvds on mind reading and continues to create original close up magic and cabaret magic for a host of performers. Jasper performs mainly as himself but is also known as the Russian-esque comedic mind reader 'Kockov'.
He talks about the infamous Midnight Show at The Tyneside Magic Convention and how performing in character has helped his career as a performer and a magician. He also talks about his theatre in Wales called 'A Small Space'. He even does a virtual tour around the theatre so you can see every area of the theatre and how it works. He also gives some amazing advice performing, building a business, standing out as a performer and more.
This is an incredible interview which you really don't want to miss. You can watch the full interview on Magic TV below. Or stay tuned to see this interview go live on The Talk Magic Podcast.