Morgan & West

Magicians, time-travellers & all-round spiffing chaps

Reviews

Scottish Sunday Express

Four stars

A review of For Kids! by David Esson on 28 August 2016

Morgan and West are two time-travelling Victorian magicians, bedecked in period costumes and fine facial hair, intent on mesmerising children and adults alike. Their show was a colourful crescendo of noise and mayhem, with the double act more often than not trying to debunk their partner’s attempts at mystification. My 11-year-old son Keir reckoned their [...]

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The Edinburgh Reporter

A review of For Kids! by Keni O0Neill on 20 August 2016

Picking a good children’s show is tricky, even more so than with the others on offer throughout the Fringe brochure.  I’ve seen some good ones other the years, but I’ve also seen some of the biggest wastes of my money, the equivalent of Victoria Wood’s wriggly fingers sketch. My daughter is of an age that she helps picks the [...]

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Primary Times

A review of For Kids! on 15 August 2016

The 19th century’s most magical duo is back! Styled as an old fashioned magic show, Morgan and West offer ticks, illusions, and sight gags. Their performance last year was a highlight for us, and we’ve been looking forward to seeing them this year – they didn’t disappoint. From the moment you enter the theatre and [...]

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Edinburgh Festivals For Kids

Four stars

A review of For Kids! on 7 August 2016

Dazzling and extremely dapper – this time traveling Victorian magic duo have produced a fantastic show, perfectly pitched for the whole family to enjoy. Morgan and West are able to fully engage and captivate the audience from the moment of arrival – greeting you as you take your seats in the venue and calmly proceeding [...]

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The Stage

Four stars

A review of Parlour Tricks by Natasha Tripney on 21 January 2016

Looking very dapper in their frock coats, Victorian magicians Morgan and West are an extremely appealing double-act. Having created one of the very best kids’ shows of last year’s Edinburgh Fringe with their Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show for Kids and Childish Grown-ups! and having successfully fooled Penn and Teller back in 2011, they’re currently on tour [...]

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