Biography


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Daniel’s success in showbiz began at the age of 14 when he won his first talent competition, since then he has never looked back. In fact Daniel has developed his talents in magic and illusion to such excellence that he was awarded the highly acclaimed title of “The British Magical Champion of Illusion” at the Blackpool Opera House in 2001. He is one of the very few members to enter the prestigious Magic Circle in London with an immediate degree of AIMC and on numerous occasions has been invited as a guest at the Magic Castle in Hollywood.

With his unique magic and illusion act coupled with his strong vocal and acting ability Daniel has appeared in numerous production shows throughout the country. He has performed in the presence of HRH Prince Andrew the Duke of York and Prince Albert of Monaco!

He has appeared alongside such greats as Sir Norman Wisdom, Jimmy Tarbuck, Bobby Davro, Joe Pasquale, Rick Wakeman,  in fact the list becomes endless.  Daniel has also appeared in many pantomimes playing ‘The Genie of the Lamp’ in ‘Aladdin’, ‘King Rat’ in ‘Dick Whittington’ as well as Dan Dandini and an Ugly Sister in ‘Cinderella’.

 

DSC_0077Recently Daniel has been performing his theatre show as far a field as Barbados and the Caribbean, Monte Carlo and the Mediterranean. All in the lavish theatres on board P&O’s prestigious cruise liners. Daniel has just finished his second year appearing as a special guest Star at the Babbacombe Theatre. Most recently, Daniel has performed in Aladdin at the Forum Theatre in Billingham.


Accomplishments

Winner of the Bussels Cup for Close up Magic – 1996
Associate Member of the Inner Magic Circle (with Silver Star) – 1999
British Magical Champion of Illusion – 2001
Awarded The Presidents Shield from the BSOM for achievement within the World of Magic-2002


A Selection of Completed Contracts

Two successful seasons for Royal Olympic Cruses -1993, 1997
King Rat in Dick Whittington – 1999/2000
Genie of the Lamp in Aladdin – 2000/2001
Completed a run as guest act with The Jimmy Cricket Show -2001
Top of the bill at the Magic Circle Christmas Show -2001/2002DSC_0166
Magical Adviser for pippin, Read grave Theatre – 2002
Ugly Sister in Cinderella – 2002/2003
Magical Adviser for Snow White -2002/2003
Played (Professor Bamboozle) Bamboozled touring production -2002
Played (Professor Bamboozle) Bamboozled touring production -2003
Two successful Cruises (Caribbean and Mediterranean) – 2004
Eastbourne Hippodrome Summer Review- 2005
Dandini in Cinderella Northampton- 2005/2006
Eastbourne Hippodrome Summer Review -2005
Eastbourne Hippodrome Summer Review -2006
Theatre Tour with One Night in Vegas – 2007 / 2008 / 2009 / 2010
Intensive Summer Tour of Southern England – 2011
Bedazzled (Produced / appeared in) – 2013 Summer Tour
Special Guest in The Babbacombe Theatres Summer Spectacular -2013 / 2014
Genie of the Lamp, Forum Theatre, Billingham – Christmas 2014 – 2015


Ships

Since Daniel performed his first season on cruise ships in 1993 his career has seen him on many prestigious cruise liners throughout the world. Daniels experince in this field has enabled him to specialise in tailoring his shows and sets to this specific market.


Holiday Centres

Daniel has been working holiday centres for over 20 years.
Various centres have kept him busy much as Butlins, Pontins, Haven, Warner’s, Weststar, British Holidays, The John Fowler Group, Park Dean and many more independent company’s.