Phil Jay is a full-time professional, close-up magician.
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 Jay has been booked by private and corporate clients to work internationally alongside performers such as Whitney Houston, Sir Elton John, Enrique Iglesias, Status Quo, Sir Cliff Richard 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, Monte Carlo, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, and Holland by private and corporate clients to perform his magic at Functions, Trade Shows and Gala Dinners.
Recent Clients. 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.
Also performed for: Members of the British Royal Family-The Sultan of Brunei and numerous dignitaries and Heads of State from around the World. Celebrities Sir Paul Mc Cartney, Robbie Williams, Ant and Dec, Sir Terry Wogan, Jamie Theakston, Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones Andy Garcia. Quotes from Clients and Organisations.
“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.
“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 country. He is not only highly skilful, but is the epitome of a top-class performer and an example to any aspiring magician wishing to enter this market”. The Stage and Television Today.
“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 Magic Castle” 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 Jay performed ( 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.
With more recent performances for HM The Queen and other members of The Royal Family Phil Jay has now performed a dozen times for Members of Royal Families.