TONY ROBERTS
STAND UP COMEDIAN // AWARD-WINNING MAGICIAN 
// INTERNATIONAL STREET PERFORMER
 

Shows

tony roberts - card magic

tony roberts - card magic & more for kids!

street theatre

NOMINATED: Best Cabaret Award Brighton Fringe, 2015

SOLD OUT: Adelaide Fringe, 2016

WINNER: Edinburgh International Magic Festival Competition, 2013


Cheeky, salacious stand-up and sophisticated sleight of hand take centre stage as Tony Roberts shares his incredible skills and stories, in equal measure. Utterly hilarious and mesmerising, Tony holds the cards and the audience in the palm of his hand. Featuring a big screen to amplify the illusion action live from the card table, come have your heart stolen by this Covent Garden street escapologist by day, story-wielding grifter by night.


‘literally leaves the audience gasping’ ★★★★★ Mumble Comedy

‘absurdly clever card trickery’ ★★★★ Edinburgh 49

'an excellent show by man who knows his craft’ ★★★★1/2 Short Com

'genuinely awe-inspiring...talented as a comedian’ ★★★★ The Advertiser


See our Tour Dates below for seasons on sale now!

BRIGHTON FRINGE WORLD PREMIERE:

31 MAY, 2017 AT BRIGHTON SPIEGELTENT - on sale now!


Join Covent Garden’s cheekiest street performer, award-winning magician Tony Roberts for mind-blowing card magic and more! There’ll be laughs, mayhem and classic conjuring for kids and parents. Recommended for 8+ years.


‘This is the kind of show that makes children wish to grow up to be magicians, and adults wish they’d had the chance.’ ★★★★ Edinburgh 49

Regularly performing in London’s Covent Garden and Southbank Walk, Tony Roberts comedy escapology show is a favourite with London crowds. Climbing into the head of a tennis racket and wrapped in 20” of boat anchor chain, Tony’s charm and whit are all part of this daring escape. Tony has performed the show around the world at Festival and street pitches including Auckland International Buskers Festival, Adelaide Fringe, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe and many more.


‘the modern-day Houdini, Roberts attracted one of the biggest crowds of the day and deserved the attention’ ★★★★ NZ Herald

stand-up comedy

Tony Roberts started performing stand-up clubs in NZ, before becoming a full-time performer. From his early days in comedy, Tony Roberts got involved in the industry and was one of the founding members of the NZ Comedy Guild, and went on to appear on TV NZ Pulp Comedy showcase. In 2003, Tony produced his first solo hour of comedy, Laid Back & Laughing, in the TV2 Auckland International Comedy Festival. Tony Roberts has kept performing stand-up, at comedy clubs in the UK, Australia and NZ.


Recent stand-up spots include: Festival Club - Melbourne International Comedy Festival, The Very Big Laugh Out - Federation Square MICF, Best of Fest - Assembly Festival Edinburgh Fringe, Bacchanalia - Gilded Balloon Edinburgh Fringe, Another F***ing Variety Show - Pleasance Dome Edinburgh Fringe, Cabaret Nova - C Venues Edinburgh Fringe, The Breakfast Club - Gilded Balloon Edinburgh Fringe, Comedy Allsorts - Kasador Assembly Festival Edinburgh Fringe, Bacchanalia - Rhino Room Adelaide Fringe, Phat Cave - GUD Adelaide Fringe, Fringe Club - Adelaide Fringe , Hospital Hilarity - Adelaide Fringe,

Various UK Locations - Mirth Control, Top Secret Comedy Club - Soho London


‘continuous stream of extremely funny stories ... which had everybody in fits of laughter from start to finish. Some of the patter got a little risqué, but Roberts does it in such a cheeky way that even your maiden aunt would not take offense.’

Broadway World