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The Card Shark Show

19-21 Great Marlborough Street | The Theatre at The Courthouse Hotel London, London W1F 7HL, England
+44 20 8989 6973
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Quite A Card!

PLEASE NOTE: this review was written in September. Recently Steve, the stuntman behind the show... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2017
Sandy R
via mobile
Steve is a brilliant entertainer, and an even better card cheat!!!

I treated my partner, my brother and his fiance to this trip, and we all had an excellent evening... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
Hollnoo
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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19-21 Great Marlborough Street | The Theatre at The Courthouse Hotel London, London W1F 7HL, England
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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

PLEASE NOTE: this review was written in September. Recently Steve, the stuntman behind the show, was tragically killed performing a stunt in China. He was highly regarded in the film industry and had obituaries in major papers. He was a very friendly man too. RIP....More

Thank Sandy R
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

I treated my partner, my brother and his fiance to this trip, and we all had an excellent evening. The venue was ideal, small and intimate so you are really close to the action. There is also a live overhead camera filming Steve's hands through...More

Thank Hollnoo
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

Four of us went to the show and we were all enthralled by it. It's presented as a chronological history of cheating at cards, interspersed with video clips, great narrative from Steve and tricks that leave you gasping 'how did he do that'.

Thank PaulStenning2016
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic show, enticing and factual. A very different style of magic show. Absolutely loved every second of it.

Thank Lee T
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

An enjoyable evening in a very unique London Hotel (an old courthouse which still contains the original cells, off the bar area) The Card Shark is an East London chap, dressed like a 20's Chicago gangster, he wows you with sleight of hand card tricks,...More

Thank AnnaP992
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I thought this was going to be a magic show, but it's actually a mind-boggling demonstration and history lesson on the methods used by card cheats down the ages. Featuring filmed segments, live demonstrations with screen projection so everyone can see, and audience participation, the...More

Thank Sandy R
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Mmmmmm it wasn't what I was expecting and it left me feeling very deflated It's not an entertainment show , it's definitely not for kids - they'd be bored. I went with a friend my choice so I felt awful . The guy who put...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Hi We loved this show in london .full of energy from a talented magician I would recommend this show gem if you like magic steve had a nice style of magic and gambling tricks

Thank mikealan25
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

This guy will show you how easily you and your money can be parted by cardsharks who can make playing cards dance to their own tune. He also demonstrates mind reading; is it real or trickery? I'm not sure. There's also some history of cheating...More

Thank paulphear
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

As a professional magician, I had to check out this show. It was much more enjoyable than I expected as Steve takes you on an journey with history of card cheats demonstrating his card finesse as well as other things that defies logic. The gentleman...More

Thank Kiegan V
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