Paul Dawson AKA Scoop is a speciality magician who can perform either in close-up situations or in a cabaret or stage environment. He can combine conjuring with fire performing, juggling, freak show and geek stunts and escapology, he is also able to compere and host. He was resident jester at Camelot Theme Park and Park Hall Hotel in Lancashire for nine years performing for crowds ranging from small handfuls up to 3,000 people from small children to drunken hen parties and everything in between. Paul now performs at holiday parks and corporate events all over the country.
Paul relishes at the opportunity to amaze and amuse his audience with everything from sleight of hand to big illusions as well as apparently dangerous stunts, all with a light hearted, cheeky chappy presentation. He has material suitable for all ages which is full of comedy, so giggles and gasps will be guaranteed from young and old.
Paul has performed for the England and Manchester City football teams as well as the stars of Emmerdale, Coronation Street and Hollyoaks. He has also worked for ITV both as a magic consultant alongside David Jason and as a hand double in Emmerdale for Joe Gilgun (Eli Dingle) and his performances have featured on the BBC's The One Show, The Four O'clock Club and Don't Tell The Bride as well as Peter Kay's Britain's Got The Pop Factor. Paul also worked all over the UK and beyond for companies such as Cosmos Holidays, Brittany Ferries, Center Parcs, Hilton Hotels UK, Haven, Park Resorts, O2 and HSBC alongside entertainers like Spellbound, Dynamo, Rob Brydon and Jason Manford.
Paul has also done numerous shows for charities, including Help For Heroes and Cancer Research UK as well as performing at many weddings, parties, trade shows and corporate events. He has even performed for The Magic Circle and produced and stared in his own theatre shows.
If a combination of humour and amazement is what you want then Scoop’s the one to provide it!