Troy w/t (6 x 60′) – 24 year old Troy Von Scheibner is of German and Jamaican heritage and grew up in South London. At the age of 13 he decided to join The Young Magicians Club, where later he was awarded “young close-up magician of the year” aged only 15. This series will showcase the young magician’s skills by performing incredible stunts in front of the eyes of the unsuspecting public. The series will combine elements of street magic and close up studio illusions, with each episode culminating in one spectacular stunt.
Using hidden cameras to capture the genuine reaction of people he encounters in his everyday life Troy will get under their skin without them even knowing they are taking part in a magic performance.
Channel: Channel 4
Producer: Zig Zag Productions / GroupM Entertainment
Source: Channel 4 press release