Brendon Peel

Media Statement: “Performer gets shot in the head by crossbow bolt at National Arts Festival”

Performers Brendon Peel & Li Lau AKA “One Crazy China” share their side of the story & address several errors published in the media regarding the recent incident in which Lau was injured by a [...]

“What Was Your First Magic Trick?”

Everybody has to begin somewhere and for magicians and illusionists, it’s no different. 3 magical entertainers recall the first magic trick they learnt to perform and how it led them into a performing career.

“Spooky side of magic explored” – HeraldLive

"The art of illusion takes a seasonally scary twist on Wednesday, October 31 when Brendon Peel and Li Lau present Cabaret Magic: A Halloween Special at the Savoy Theatre."

Referee’s Match Report: “Magic vs Mentalism” on 9 October 2018

For centuries there has been the constant debate amongst conjurers, namely “which is better: Magic or Mentalism?” On Tuesday 9 October 2018, Magic.Africa decided to put an end to this debate. "Match referee" Greg Gelb reports.

Magic vs Mentalism : a show that shows the difference

Magic is magic is magic, right? Well, yes and no. At Café Roux Cape Town on Tues 9 Oct 2018 you’ll get the chance to get a closer look at – and gain a better understanding of - two significantly separate disciplines when veteran Marcel Oudejans pits his years of visual illusion and sleight of hand skills up against the mentalism and mind-reading of the award-winning Brendon Peel.

Mentalist Brendon Peel To Astound Audiences With His ‘Hocus Pocus’ South African Tour

From table magic beginnings in his hometown of Port Elizabeth to international stages, award-winning mentalist Brendon Peel is currently touring his latest solo show, Hocus Pocus, around South Africa in 2018.

Season 7 Of Monday Night Magic Pops Up At Artscape This Spring

The number seven is believed to be lucky in many cultures and it is indeed a special one for Monday Night Magic, which returns for its seventh season on October 1, 2018. This time around, the pop-up theatre will be in a new location – the Opera Bar at the newly-renovated Artscape Theatre Centre on Cape Town’s Foreshore.

Herald LIVE: “Minds click for sheer escapism”

Herald LIVE: "Mentalist Brendon Peel and escapologist Li Lau are putting their brains – and Li’s body – on the line in Carnival Sideshow and Other Magical Things at the Masonic Hall Back until Monday."