Paul Zenon



Paul Zenon is a comedy magician with a 40 year track record of pioneering activity in the entertainment business; a popular host or cabaret entertainer in the corporate market

Paul has been at the forefront of the entertainment industry appearing in around forty countries while hosting corporate and private events and performing in theatre tours, comedy clubs, festival and fringe shows, as well as featuring in several hundred network TV programmes as performer, presenter, actor and expert. 

His TV appearances range from several Children's BBC and ITV series (Tricky Business, Tricks n Tracks and What’s Up Doc?) to four one-man, one hour Channel 4 and ITV specials, as the pioneer of the Street Magic genre; his contemporaries Derren Brown and Dynamo have both cited him as a major influence. Paul has made around 150 appearances over 15 years as special guest in Dictionary Corner on Channel 4’s Countdown, and appeared most recently as expert and actor in the BBC/History documentary History’s Greatest Mysteries - Houdini’s Lost Diaries.

He is the recipient of numerous awards in the fields of both magic and comedy, and the author of three best-selling books: 100 Ways to Win a Tenner (bar bets and scams), Paul Zenon’s Dirty Tricks (revenge-style practical jokes) and Street Magic (a complete guide for the amateur magician).

Paul is a long-term cast member and Ringmaster of the international Olivier Award-winning cabaret circus show La Clique (now in its 20th year), and recently acted as consultant for the play Bess - the other Houdini. 

As an actor and member of Brighton Shakespeare Company, roles have included Bardolf, a witch and Lennox, and he made a cameo appearance as Tony Roxx in the 2022 comedy horror musical feature film Powertool Cheerleaders Vs the Boyband of the Screeching Dead. Paul played Abanazar in the recent season of Aladdin at the Theatre Royal, Windsor, which broke box office records over its 97-show run.  




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