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john archerJohn Archer

John has spent the last 20 years entertaining audiences all over the British Isles, the last 6 years in a full time capacity. He has won the International Brotherhood of Magicians 'Tom Harris Cup' for Comedy, the 'Alistair Wand', the Theo Speaker Cup and has been awarded the 'Ken Dodd Presidents Trophy' for 'Best New Magical Comedy Entertainer' in 1998. In February 2001 John took part in The British Magical Championships and was awarded 'British Magical Champion of Comedy'. In November 2002 at The Magic Circle Awards Banquet John was awarded The Carlton Comedy Award for 'Outstanding use of Comedy and Magic'.

TV Credits:

  • Give us a Clue - BBC1 The Sketch Show ITV Series 1 and 2 - (Writer) Alter Ego ITV (Writing and appearing with Jon Cullshaw)
  • Whittle - Ch5 (Writer)
  • Not the Jack Docherty Show - Ch5 (Writing and appearing)
  • It's a Knockout Christmas Show '99' Ch5
  • Stand up Live - Live TV
  • Dutch Milk Advertisement - Dutch TV
  • PENN & TELLER - TV show
  • Britian's Got Talent - semi-finals 2019

John appeared at the Edinburgh festival during 1998 and 1999 in his own show and together with comedian friend Tim Vine. He also appeared in, and co-wrote an alternative pantomime 'Hoodwinked' which was performed at the Edinburgh festival in 1999. John will lead part or all of your evening with comedy, illusion and a Gospel presentation

In 2019 John got through to the semi-finals of Britain's Got Talent.