Private engagements include five parties for HM The Queen, including the only private party celebrating her Golden Jubilee; two parties for HRH The Prince of Wales, including his 50th birthday at Highgrove; Millennium night at the Savoy Hotel in London and private parties for Professor Stephen Hawking, Paul Getty and Sir Paul McCartney.

Richard has performed all over the world, from The Magic Castle in Hollywood to The Wembley Stadium in London. His routines have been featured on television in Japan, Columbia, France and the United Kingdom with his writing winning him The Silver Rose of Montreux.

“Our guests loved him. He was such a pleasant person to have, as well as a fabulous magician. He really made the party a great hit – some of the guests said it was without doubt the best party my father had ever held.”

Lucy Hawking

Daughter of Professor Stephen Hawking

“Richard, sincere thanks for your special contribution to the above evening, many people had never seen that level of craft before their very eyes. I have been inundated with gratitude from our friends that attended. You are a star and that was a star performance. Thank you!”

Ivor Beeks MBE

President, Wycombe Wanderers F.C.

“Richard McDougall is a rare treat. A sleight of hand wonder, a genius level comedian, an inspiring speaker and lecturer, an original creator, a show-stopping entertainer. Richard is an artist in every sense of the word. He’s someone who cares deeply about magic and how the art is perceived by the audience, and it shows in his work. He’s been something of an underground legend in England and a personal hero of mine for many years. I’m so happy he’s now making himself available to magic conventions and festivals so my friends around the world can finally see what I (and many others) have been raving about.”

David Williamson


“His ability to enhance the hospitality experience as he engages with our guests and amazes them with his incredible magic is remarkable. We regularly receive feedback from our guests about how the experience has added a special touch to their day and been a talking point with their guests for days to come.”

FA at Wembley Stadium

“Richard is one of those rare triple-threat performers. Watching his stage act is like attending a master class in the art of misdirection. What appears to be the ultimate in simplicity is actually the result of years of thought and expert sleight of hand. His lecture should be mandatory viewing for any magician who performs onstage. Anyone, from amateur to professional,will benefit from putting Richard’s theories into practice.”

Mike Caveney


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HM Queen Elizabeth II HM Queen Elizabeth II
Stephen Hawking Stephen Hawking
Sir Paul McCartney Sir Paul McCartney
HRH Prince Charles HRH Prince Charles
Sting Sting
Sir John Paul Getty Sir John Paul Getty
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IHS Markit
Department of Health
Imperial College London
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