Vincent Gambini

The Chore of Enchantment

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The world is in turmoil. Can magic provide the much-needed solace for these difficult times? Vincent Gambini is not so sure. Struggling with “magician’s block”, Gambini unveils the arduous job of a conjurer, tasked with creating a sense of wonder in a world disillusioned by global events. Combining deadpan reflections with jaw-dropping sleight-of-hand magic, this new show plays expertly with our understandings of deception, artifice and theatrical make-believe.

‘Takes apart the clockwork mechanics of wonder in ingenious style’ **** Fest Mag

‘Thoughtful, playful and multi-layered… will make you question how we watch and what we see’ **** The Guardian

Important information

Post show talk: Free to all ticket holders. The talk will be hosted by Daniel Brine, Norfolk & Norwich Festival Director

Duration: c. 1 hour 10 minutes

Vincent Gambini

The Chore of Enchantment



Concessions: D/deaf or disabled, Full-time students, Go 4Less cardholders, Jobseekers, Over 60s, Under 18s 10% off tickets within certain price bands

Under 26: £7.50

Group rate: Book nine tickets and get the tenth ticket free

Essential companions: Any audience member requiring an essential carer/companion can get one free ticket. Relevant discounts or concessions still apply to the paid ticket.

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12 May

07:30 pm

Masthead image: © Hugo Glendinning

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