Colin McLeod

REVIEW – It’s All In The Mind, Colin McLeod, Edinburgh Magic Festival


By Chiara Pannozzo “I’m a Mentalist!” Words said with confidence as Colin McLeod took a captivated audience through his spectacular show, ‘It’s All in the Mind’ at the Camera Obscura tonight. With a venue entirely fitting for this particular spectacle, the audience recoiled a little as Colin’s use of the word ‘mentalist’ has negative associations […]

EVENT – Edinburgh International Magic Festival, 1st – 8th July 2011

Tickets now on sale for the second Edinburgh International Magic Festival    As if by magic, the sun was shining on Edinburgh today as the Festival Theatre played host to the sort of people who could make that happen. Magicians and aficionados alike gathered this morning for the launch of this year’s Edinburgh International Magic Festival, […]

REVIEW – International Magic Festival Gala, Lyceum Theatre.


   By Elliot Bibby  From dancing brush handles to quick-change artists, the Edinburgh Magic Festival drew to a close with a spectacular gala show last night in the Royal Lyceum Theatre. The 2-hour performance showcased the talents of six performers and two socks entertaining the packed theatre.  Compered by the very funny Gavin Oattes, it […]

REVIEW – Colin McLeod, I Know, Augustine Church


Colin McLeod is a rising star in the mind reading world and he has achieved so much for someone the tender age of 23.  Hailed as the new Derren Brown, Colin has travelled the world performing his show, but the Edinburgh International Magic Festival sees him return to Edinburgh,  giving people a rare opportunity to experience his skills, live.   My friend and […]

FEATURE – Edinburgh International Magic Festival seance at Mary King’s Close

It’s a kind of magic The last time we visited Edinburgh’s fascinating Mary King’s Close, we were in the company of paranormal investigators and psychic mediums. Last night, we were accompanied by mind readers and magicians, as part of the launch of the Edinburgh International Magic Festival. So, were the magicians able to conjure up […]