The biggest magic show to hit the West End in years, Impossible is looking for two child performers between the ages of 8 -12 who love magic to join the magicians and illusionists in a starring role.

Producer of Impossible, Jamie Hendry said: “This is a rare opportunity for a budding magician to join a team of world-class illusionists on stage as they perform a range a death-defying stunts, and amazing tricks live in front of a West End theatre audience.”

The child will be opening the show, watching in awe as some of the very best magicians and illusionists take to the stage. While the child cast will need to be aged between 8-12, the playing age will be 7-8.

To apply, applicants most send a 30 second video about why they love magic and why they want to take part in Impossible. The video should be sent to by 12pm on Monday 6th July. The parents and guardians will also need to send a short email along with the video including the name, address, age and photograph.

A shortlist of 50 applicants will be then selected, when they will meet the creative director and producers in Central London during the week commencing 6th July. The selected performers will need to be available to rehearse and perform from 13th July to the 29th August.

This news comes as new images are released for the show, which will feature grand stage illusions and death defying escapology.

Jamie Allen at the launch of new West End show Impossible. Credit Helen Maybanks.

The line up of magicians and illusionists taking part in the show includes Jonathan Goodwin, Jamie Allan, Chris Cox and Ben Hart.

Impossible opens at the Noel Coward Theatre on Friday 24th July and will run until Saturday 29th August. For more information visit: