Before Your Very Ears!
Grant Gordon explores the rich history of magic on radio.
Archive features include Sid and Lesley Piddington and their mind-reading act, the great Sidani confounding Kenneth Horne, Uri Geller bending keys, John Wade sawing Barry Wordsworth in half, David Berglas's magical carpentry and Jack Delvin escaping from a lift in Bush House.
Contributors include magicians Darryl Rose, Paul Zenon, Ali Bongo and Derren Brown. Darryl Rose performs a new radio trick for listeners involving the R4 website.