Saturday, 7 July 2012

Doug Segal

"Doug is the most exciting of the new breed of contemporary British “Mind Readers” “Mind Magicians” or “Psychological Entertainers” but is probably best marked out as being the only one with a sense of humour."

Following on from his sell out show last year Doug is back with his show in Edinburgh this year called Doug Segal: How to read Minds and Influence People.  The show has been described as ‘A show that leaves people open mouthed with astonishment and on their feet’ by the Edinburgh Evening News.  The show last year very positive reviews some even rewarding it 5 stars.

His show starts on the 2nd of August at 19:00 and is running up until the last date of the festival on the 27th.
It is 14+ and is an hour long at the gilded balloon. 
Here is the overview from the edfringe website

‘Imagine if Derren Brown was funny' (Evening Standard). Last year's sell out hit returns! A mind reading show unlike any other! Learn to read minds, detect lies and more. Seen on BBC1 and BBC3. 'The UK's best kept entertainment secret' (Time Out). 'A show that leaves people open mouthed with astonishment and on their feet' (Edinburgh Evening News). **** 'The excitement you get when a show is catching fire' (Herald). ***** (What' ***** ( **** (Skinny). ***** ( **** ( **** (

According to his official website ‘’Doug is not a magician, clairvoyant or a hypnotist, everything he does is achieved though application of principles learned in his previous career spent working in Advertising Agencies: Persuasion techniques, statistics, insight into the way people think and make decisions, along with those two key advertising skills – Cheating and Lying.’’

To read more about Doug his website can be found here: 

Make sure to book tickets to see what is sure to be a fantastic show, book soon to avoid disappointment!

And don't forget to check back for more posts and reviews coming soon.

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