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Chris on Air!

BBC Leicester presenter Chris Baxter challenged one afternoon guest, a magician, to see whether he would be able to levitate him on air. Did Chris float on air? Click here to find out.

Could it be magic? Well one presenter had an interesting guest to find out how true that phrase really is.

BBC Leicester's Chris Baxter asked his afternoon show guest, magician, Sean Hayden, from Harborough, to help him float in thin air, in other words, levitate him.

Sean took up the challenge and did what Chris asked!

Chris says it was one of the most bizarre experiences of his life.

Chris Baxter and Sean Hayden

Chris Baxter and Sean Hayden

Listen: Interview with Sean Hayden

Chris started off the interview by explaining he's always been fascinated with magic, it's in blood. His grandfather was a magician too.

Sean then told Chris how he managed to turn his hobby into a full-time profession.

He says: "I was always interested in magic, since I was in primary school."

Chris spoke to Sean about his recent television appearance on the Paul O'Grady show.

Sean described it was an amazing experience, and told Chris he has manage to land himself a few more television appearances since then.

So what's Sean working week like? asks Chris.

He explains that aside from appearing at corporate events, he also perform tricks at wedding and other functions.

"I can make the groom float in the air", explains Sean.

Chris Baxter and Sean Hayden

It's magic!

Chris also got to experience what that sensation felt like.

Just before the levitation, Sean warned him: "I'm going to make you float in the air, and I'm going to make it happen for you."

And he actually did!

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