John A Neiass "The Friendly Cheat"
 The Exceptional Magical Entertainer & Card Cheat

Presenting a multi award winning intimate close up magic & unique card  cheating acts for your entertainment and pleasure.

The perfect solution to ensure that your special event will be a

memorable one.

Close up magic is intimate entertainment that's performed at your very own table or for your group. It's flexible and it's ideal for;


Weddings, Engagements, Private Parties, Formal Functions, Casino Nights, in fact any kind of social event.

For clients looking for something different John performs his card cheating act. This is especially suited for Casino nights or any function that requires magic with a difference performed in a formal setting.

If you have ever wondered what card cheats can achieve,

now is your chance to find out, UP CLOSE!

In addition to performances at Private Funtions, Holiday Parks etc. his corporate clients have included; Butlins, Debenhams, Nat West Bank, Royal Marines (CTCRM Lympstone), W S Atkins, Brent Hotels Group, Royal Mail, Royal Marines Association, The Masons, The Rotary Club, A & S Pavings

& H M Forces Worldwide.

He's also performed at the world famous Raffles Hotel, Singapore and the British High Commission Singapore.


  • Over thirty years experience

  • Member of The Exonian Magic Society

  • Member of Equity

  • Public Liability Insurance


Based in Crediton, Devon and can perform within 100 mile radius or further by arrangement.