In his former stage name of Alex-Leroy, Royle established a top class reputation as a Close-up and Stage Magician in his own right and also as an adviser to other top magical names.

The first copy of his first book “Original Magic” released in 1991 was snapped up by Paul Daniel’s and one of his greatest magical achievements was devising the non mechanical and non electronic version of the “Impaled” illusion which was used by Simon Drake of “Secret Cabaret” fame on his UK Tour and as part of Iron Maiden’s “Raising Hell” Internationally televised concert!

Now for the first time, Royle is releasing some of his tried, tested and proven to work in the real world of “Close-up Magic” secrets as follows:


On this training video which can be supplied in VHS/PAL, NTSC, SECAM or DVD formats (you’ll need a player compatible with DVD-R) Royle will teach you in a simple step by step manner seven routines from his working repertoire and also how to make an ingenious forcing gimmick which will enable you to instantly perform 100’s of other amazing tricks. Amongst the many items taught on this tape are:


An excellent “visual” penetration effect using a borrowed pen, a beer mat and an elastic band which is easy to perform and is a reputation making effect!


Royle’s way of performing Roy Walton’s “Oils & Queens” whereby 4 red and 4 black cards are shown, 2 red and 2 black are placed in the spectators hand and you are left with two black and two red in your hands. A flick of the fingers and now you show your four cards to be the four reds, the blacks having gone from your hand! Just as everybody thinks they know what is going to happen next, you show that rather than joining the other black cards in the spectator’s hand, all of the blacks have completely vanished and they are now holding the four kings!


Royle’s handling for the trick where you show the four kings clearly and slowly and then place the red Kings between the spectators palms and then just a few seconds later magically make them change places so that you now hold the red Kings and the spectator is now holding the blacks, this one blows their minds every time Royle performs it!


Royles handling for Alex Elmsleys classic “Twisting The Aces” effect, whereby one by one 4 cards take it in turns to turn face up in a face down pile, the more slowly you do this the better it looks and the more they’ll believe they are seeing things!


Royle teaches you an entire Cups & Balls routine using vending machine cups and ordinary everyday items. The routine is full of magical surprises, penetrations, vanishes and appearances with a surprise kicker at the end. What’s best is this routine will teach the new student invaluable information on misdirection and timing as it is applied to magic!


A variation on the cups and balls theme using a glass covered with a napkin or sheet of newspaper. The ball vanishes and reappears under the cup many times before changing to something entirely different and then amazingly the glass is visually pushed through the centre of the tabletop and heard to fall to the floor as it makes its way through the top of the table.


A small packet of playing cards is shown and the Joker for example is shown to be on top, no matter how many times you place the joker underneath the cards it keeps jumping instantly back to the top. Then the gag is revealed and all the cards are shown to be Jokers, but wait a minute with a click of the fingers they suddenly turn into a Perfect Poker Hand a royal flush of 10, J, Q, K and Ace of Spades!


Royle teaches you how to make a simple DIY card-forcing gimmick, which will go undetected by the public and even by some knowledgeable magicians. This gimmick can be used for 100’s of tricks and Royle explains how to use it to perform a Card Through Window, Chosen Card on Spectators Seat under their bum and Card in Wallet, Bottle or Trouser effect which will get you thinking of many uses for this wonderful gimmick.


During the course of being taught these items, you’ll also learn the French Drop (for vanishing coins and other small items), The Elmsley Count, Hammond Count and Jordan Counts which are used in many other card magic effects. The Double lift, The Optical Count and loads of information on misdirection and how to use timing effectively during your magic. Both beginners and experienced magicians alike will find much of value on this tape. All this can now be yours sent post free for just: £24-95



To a logical patter story about gambling Four Red Backed Queens are shown front and back, suddenly large black crosses appear on their backs and then the cards change to having blue backs with black crosses on them, suddenly they change back to red backs and then all four cards are shown to have become Jokers before the routine ends with all the cards magically vanishing! Devised by Royle this routine uses a variant on a well-known sleight, which is explained along with the set up, how to make the necessary cards easily at home, patter and full working routine within the pages of this fourteen-page A4 printed manuscript. A bonus effect “Stapled” is also explained whereby spectators signed card, which is stapled between two others magically, comes free of its bonds! And as a special free bonus Royle also explains an amazing mental effect using just 8 cards and explains how to make his Cigarette through Matchbox gimmick. Sent post free anywhere in world for just - £12.95


We are proud to offer you a complete course in David Blaine style “Street Magic” which will also enable you to perform as a “Close-Up” magician in restaurants, at parties and in numerous other venues which are lucrative to perform in.

You’ll learn how to perform all of David Blaine's most famous effects including “The Arm Twisting Illusion” – “The Card Through Window” – “The Balducci Self-Levitation” and practically every effect he has ever performed on his TV specials to date!

In total you learn how to perform 42 of Blaine's most popular effects using objects such as Cards, Coins, Wrist Watches, Cigarettes, String, Ash, Dice, Sponge Balls, Soda Cans and many other everyday objects.

You’ll also find a section on this CD-ROM which teaches you no less than 14 Professional mind blowing card effects and all the sleight of hand moves necessary to perform them which are ideal for use as Close-Up, Strolling or Street Magic effects!

Next You’ll find 11 Professional Coin Magic effects which again are useful for many performing environments and once again you’ll learn all of the various coin sleights necessary to perform these effects.

That’s just the tip of a huge iceberg as this amazing CD-ROM contains lots of other magical secrets and amazing information, and don’t forget that using the techniques you’ll learn by performing these tricks will also enable you to perform lots of other Professional Card & Coin magic effects as you’ll already know how to perform the necessary coin and card sleights.

When you consider that this CD-ROM which is in html format and works on your computer contains the secrets to performing a total of 67 professional close-up and street magic effects this CD-ROM represents excellent value for money as you’ll be paying less than 50p for each secret and routine you learn!

Yes that’s right the entire CD-ROM jammed packed full of amazing secrets, enough to start a career in close-up magic can be yours sent post free for just: £31-95


(How To Be An Alternative or Mainstream Comedian)

Whether you just want to add a little humour to your presentations or lectures, or your magical, hypnotic or psychic shows, this publication is the one for you. Within this hilarious text, you are taught how to become an alternative or mainstream comedian! As a bonus, this also includes a complete 30 minute comedy routine using Royle's new method of the "5 Card Repeat" magic effect. You’ll learn how to deal with Hecklers, unexpected situations and how to deliver jokes in such a manner that they make the maximum possible impact on your audience and as such get you the biggest number of laughs! Whilst there is more than enough information within the pages of this manual to enable the reader to get started in a career as a Comedian, we would recommend that anyone who ever intends to do any form of public performance, show and/or lecture gets this manual as the contents will help you improve your presentation tenfold! This mini course is supplied on a CD-ROM in Word & PDF formats for just: £19-95



Hypno-Tricks is a complete course in Pseudo Hypnosis enabling the reader to learn how to present an entire act of apparently genuine Stage Hypnotism without using any Stooges and without ever hypnotising anyone! The people who volunteer will believe they have been Hypnotised for real as will the audience watching you perform these amazing and amusing feats!

Best of all these closely guarded secrets and techniques will work on anybody, anyplace, anywhere, anytime and even on the worlds biggest sceptics! For that reason the routines and demonstrations which are explained in a simple, yet highly detailed step by step manner are considered to be reputation makers and used correctly could help you to earn an absolute fortune and gain much valuable Free Media Publicity for your Magical Acts and talents.

Indeed with a little thought there is enough material in this course to present a complete show which, as it uses no genuine Hypnosis and nobody is ever placed into Trance could be performed anywhere without the need for Licences and in such a manner that your Equity Public Liability Insurance would cover you as nobody is placed into any form of Trance!

Many of these routines can be performed during the course of your Close-Up Magical Act and indeed most of them may be performed completely impromptu making them invaluable to add to your repertoire.

All of this information is supplied on CD-ROM in both Word & PDF formats, can be presented as apparent Hypnosis or Magical Mind Power and will be sent to you post free anywhere in the world for just: £39-95.


If your serious about learning Close-Up Magic then we have an offer for you that’s too good to miss!

For a strictly limited period we’re offering you the chance to get all five magical training products detailed on this page together at the same time at a massively reduced special introductory price of just: £77

You’ll be sent post free anywhere in the world all of the items listed on this page and will also be sent 100% FREE OF CHARGE well over a dozen (12+) explosive books on Sales, Advertising & Marketing your business in order that you are able to make maximum money in minimum time with the greatest of ease and with the minimum of investment!

One of these Free Books (Expert Internet Marketing Secrets Revealed) is worth many, many times the cost of this entire training course alone! And to top it all you’ll find lots of other Free Marketing Books, Manuals, Courses & Information supplied to you on another quality CD-ROM at no extra charge – which will help you to promote your services as a Close-Up magician with ease!

All of this amazing information can now be yours for just: £77-00!


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