Paul Kieve was interviewed by Alec Gamble for children’s book website Write Away on the publication of Paul’s Hocus Pocus. The wide-ranging discussion covers a great deal of Paul’s stage work including Lord of the Rings, And Then There Were None, the history and philosophy of magic and his work with Daniel Radcliffe.
Paul Kieve is a professional illusionist whose consulting work for both stage and screen has contributed to changing how magical special effects in productions are approached. His work for the stage production of “The Invisible Man” holds the world record for the most effects in one show. His current projects include the Harry Potter film series and Phantom of the Opera.Alec Gamble talked to Paul about the publication of his new book, Hocus Pocus, due out in paperback this month. (more…)