Conjuring up laughs at Lowry

Magician: Pete Firman
Magician: Pete Firman
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Two comics will light up the Lowry Theatre this weekend with quick wit and – in one case – sleight of hand and critically acclaimed routines.

Pete Firman is a magician who combines impressive illusions with razor sharp comedy.

He will open his national tour, Trickster, at the Salford Quays venue on Saturday night.

Firman has mesmerised television audiences having featured in the BBC’s prime-time programme The Magicians and Derren Brown’s 3D Magic Spectacular (Channel 4).

As well as regular appearances on TV, Firman has also astounded worldwide audiences, having featured at theatre shows and festivals internationally.

He will be followed at the same venue on Sunday night by Chris Martin, who debuts his brand new stand-up show Responsibilliness.

Martin has supported some of comedy’s biggest names, including Jack Whitehall and Russell Kane, as well as making guest appearances on TV and radio.

Both Firman and Martin’s shows begin at 8pm on the nights of Saturday, September 13 and Sunday, September 14 respectively.

Tickets for Firman cost from £18 (plus booking fee) and for Martin from £12.

For more information, visit www.thelowry.com