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Trivia (13)

Is a fan of Taxidermy.

Has one brother, Dominic, who is nine years younger.

Lives in Marylebone, London.

Attended Whitgift School, Croydon.

Studied Law and German at Bristol University.

Other than his main work, he is also an artist who paints caricatures of famous people.

Has a parrot named Rasputin.

His show, Something Wicked This Way Comes, won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Entertainment Show 2006.

A principle demonstrated at one of his stage shows, of how the distraction of counting ping-pong ball transits prevents one from noticing the guys in gorilla suits entering the edge of vision, was used in a Mayor of London 2008 awareness campaign advert that alerted motorists to the need for looking out for unexpected cyclists.

Is the patron for The National Parrot Sanctuary and its registered Charity - Parrot Line.

Owned a parrot called Figaro for ten years, that went to live at The National Parrot Sanctuary in Friskney, Lincolnshire, UK, before passing away.

Had two dogs as a child called Tammy and Lucy.

Used the song "Can you Feel It?" by the Jackson 5 to make a point about Anchoring as part of his "Heist" Trick. Years later, Amazon used the same song on a TV Advert.