Pete is the UK’s leading comedian/magician who placed second in ITV1's The Next Greatest Magician and first graced our screens in FIVE's groundbreaking series 'Monkey Magic', later starring in BBC1′s prime-time Saturday night series 'The Magicians'. His unique blend of comedy and magic has seen him invited to perform on countless TV programmes, including 'The John Bishop Show' (BBC1), 'The Sarah Millican Television Programme' (BBC2), 'Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live' (BBC3) and 'The Magic Show Story' (ITV1) amongst many others. As an expert on magic and it's history, Pete has been called upon to write articles and speak on conjuring in all media., and in 2015, his BBC Radio 4 documentary 'Pete Firman's World of Magic' aired to critical acclaim.
He has authored ‘Tricks To Freak Out Your Friends’, a beginners magic book for the 21st century which was so successful in the UK that it was also released in the USA and is about to go into its second print run.
Pete has performed to sell-out audiences for 10 years in a row at the Edinburgh Fringe, as well as being invited to perform at Montreal's prestigious Just For Laughs festival. He has toured the UK with 5 solo theatre shows, most recently 'Trickster' in 2014.
"The best tricks in the universe" Independent
“The man from Middlesbrough sets the pace for comedy-meets-magic in the 21st century” The Times
"The new poster boy for British comedy magic" Telegraph
“The audience is caught between guffawing laughter and amazed gasps” The Guardian