Fay Presto is unquestionably the UK's most successful female close-up magician. Voted The Magic Circle Close-up Magician of the Year 2012 and a former Tatler 'Party Entertainer of the Year', Fay has been personally invited to entertain Her Majesty The Queen on no less than six occasions, as well as performing for every other senior member of the Royal family.
A Gold Star Member of The Inner Magic Circle, Fay’s powerful personality-based magic and ability to connect with an audience has set a standard within the magic industry.
In the world of show business Fay has performed for the likes of Sting, JK Rowling, Madonna, Tom Hanks, Michael Caine, Eric Clapton, Sir Elton John, Sir Cliff Richard, Sir Paul McCartney, Dustin Hoffman, Billy Connolly, Jude Law and Sean Penn to name but a few. Corporate clients include 10 Downing Street, Mirimax, Arthur Anderson, Aston Martin, Tesco, Zenica Pharmacuticals, Citalia, Asprey, Bulgari, HomeBase, Shell, WestLB, Coca Cola and Yahoo.
Television appearances include Wogan, History of Magic, Heroes of Magic, Emmerdale (as herself, something that at the time had only ever been done by HRH The Prince of Wales in Coronation Street.), Talking Telephone Numbers, Paul Daniels’ Secrets, The Late Late Show (Gae Byrne), Stuff The White Rabbit, This Morning, James Whale, Trick on 2, Dinner Dates and The Car's The Star.
The BBC's 40 Minutes documentary 'Illusions of Grandeur' showing Fay in all aspects of her home and professional life, produced one of the most positive responses that the BBC has ever had from the public and is considered one of the best ever in the series. It has been repeated twice here and shown everywhere from Europe to Australia.
Fay Presto has been the resident magician at famed Langan's Brasserie in London's Mayfair for over 25 years and, when not entertaining at corporate or private events, can be seen wowing and amazing diners at a number of other top London restaurants.