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Ed Byrne Faces the Final Forfeit in Last in Series of BBC One’s The Magicians

The sixth and final episode of BBC One’s The Magicians, which peaked at over six million viewers throughout the series, aired on Saturday, 11th February with a show stopping finale.

The grand final of the second series of the hit magic show hosted by Darren McMullen, saw World Champion of Magic and American illusionist Latimer, joined by street dancer and actor, George Sampson. In their live studio magic the pair delighted with a new take on George’s ‘Dancing in the Rain’ routine. Latimer and George took turns to shape water into solid balls and flowers before the dancer took to the stage and showed off his incredible skills under a shower of rain, conjured up by Latimer.

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The Magicians returns to BBC One

The hugely popular hit show The Magicians returns to BBC One in the New Year, with a show-stopping live new format, a dazzling new host and an astonishing line-up of magicians.

Following last year’s ratings success of over six million viewers, the 2012 series will be extended to six 75-minute programmes which will transmit live – which will see the first time a magic series has been transmitted live on the BBC in over 30 years.

In addition to the new format, The Magicians has an exciting new host in Scottish-born television host Darren McMullen, in his debut UK primetime presenting role. Read more & comment »