Tony Roberts is an experienced stand-up, MC street performer and magician born in Australia, raised in NZ and based in the UK. Tony’s iconic storytelling style, belies his deft slight of hand, producing baffling illusions, while charming his audience with laughter. Understated and ingenious, captivating and hilarious.
Tony’s comedy escape street theatre show, UN Chain Your Dreams, has taken him around Australia and the world, playing festivals including the Edinburgh Fringe, Auckland International buskers Festival, Adelaide and more.
Tony Roberts has performed seasons of his card magic comedy shows, Shuffle Me Straight, Late Night Ace High and Tony Roberts is a Gambler at the Adelaide Fringe (2010,2011,2012), St Kilda Laughs Festival (2009), Adelaide Caberet Fringe Festival (2009,2010), and Garden of Unearthy Delights (2011,2012).
In addition to producing seasons and street performing, Tony Roberts has performed at functions and events for clients including the Dublin Titanic Museum, Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum, and in cabaret variety at the Edinburgh Fringe at the Gilded Balloon and Bongo Club, and UK comedy clubs through Mirth Control and at the Top Secret Comedy Club, Soho.
Winner – Edinburgh International Magic Festival Competition 2012
Winner – The Four Nations International Magicoff 2013
★★★★★ “Seriously Awesome” – Talk Fringe
★★★★ “Roberts drew one of the biggest crowds of the day and justified the attention”
“Magic like this is hard to come by…..one smok’in night’s entertainment” Fringe Benefits
“Be both amazed and amused” – The Advertiser
“Captures the audience’s hearts and minds” – The Advertiser
“Ingenious card tricks that will leave you scratching your head for hours” – The Advertiser