A group of seven illusionists are preparing for a tour of the Midlands in the hope of transforming the public's opinion of the world of magic.
They say they want to change the 'cheesiness' and inevitability often linked to magic.
Philip Escoffey is renowned for his tricks leaving audiences stunned and baffled often asking 'how did you do that".
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