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Amethyst - Illusionist/Escapologist

Amethyst - Illusion/Escapology

Daniel Hunt and Annette Claire are Amethyst International Escapologists and Illusionists. Together they have starred alongside some of the countries top performers and producers such as Freddie Starr, The Chuckle Brothers and The Grumbleweeds. Amethyst have also had the honour of performing for the world famous ‘Magic Circle’, the ‘British Magical Society’ and the ‘International Brotherhood of Magicians – British ring’.

Amethyst are highly acclaimed as one of the countries most unique and impressive acts of the 21st century, touring the UK and overseas with their spectacular shows. They have performed in some of the most prestigious venues and on some of the largest super liners around the world.

The duo have created two completely different shows, their first combines magic and illusion with song and dance. Their second features large scale, death-defying escapes, many of which have been designed for their show in America.

Amethyst also hold magic workshops entitled ‘The Wizards’ Workshop’ which are available for adults and children alike, these have been developed to encourage skills such as concentration, imagination and dexterity.

‘In the footsteps of Houdini’ has proved to be their most popular lecture to date which involves a brief history of Houdini’s life; included is archive footage of the famous escapologist, intertwined with lock picking techniques and methods of escapes.

Amethyst have become well known for their daring recreations of Houdini’s cell escapes; their most challenging escape to date was from the Castle Museum in York, where the famous highwayman Dick Turpin spent his last night alive. They have also accepted many other challenging feats, such as hanging 90ft in the air from a burning rope whilst bound in a strait jacket and various underwater escapes