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Special lecture – John Lenahan
20 February @ 19:30 - 22:00
We are delighted to welcome John Lenahan to our club for a special lecture on February 20th. This is one lecture you don’t want to miss!
John came to Britain from his native Philadelphia for a short trip and has never quite made it back.
2004 saw him starring in a new primetime BBC1 show, Secrets of Magic. His own BBC2 series, Stuff The White Rabbit, achieved record ratings for the slot. Other TV credits include presenting the travelogue Open Road, playing the voice of the toaster in Red Dwarf, and guest appearances on everything from TFI Friday to Celebrity Squares. He also fronted HoaxBusters, an ITV network show lifting the lid on scams and hoaxes.
John has performed onstage all over the world, from Beijing and Dubai to Dublin. He has toured alongside Jack Dee, Victoria Wood, Lenny Henry and Michael Ball.
Besides all this, Lenahan is one of the most successful corporate entertainers in the country. Apart from his show-stealing cabaret, he has made kitchens appear, taught Bank of England staff to juggle, read thousands of minds and levitated a 20-pound Toblerone bar. He was the first person on record to perform magic live over the Internet, for BT.
John’s novels: Shadowmagic , The Prince of Hazel & Oak and Sons of Macha are now avalable in one omnibus -The Shadowmagic Trilogy – published by Harper Collins and is out in paperback iBook, Nook and Kindle formats.