Browse Will's shop, or use the following links to quickly find a particular product. DVDs: Modern Magic. Books: The Notebook and Hellis in Wonderland. Downloads: Penguin Live Lecture, Murphy's Live Lecture and FREAK.


Modern Magic

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Modern Magic features over twenty routines with cards and coins as well as more than a dozen new moves and flourishes: a decade's worth of Will Houstoun's finest magic. Over three DVDs you will learn some of the effects that made Will the youngest ever European Champion of Close-up Magic, which won him The Magic Circle Close-up Magician of the Year 2015 and based on which he has been booked to lecture and perform around the world, including multiple appearances at The Magic Castle and The Magic Circle.

Featured on the DVDs are several items that Will uses when he is performing professionally. For example, Order and Chaos is his closer for every show — a performance piece with cards that will astonish any audience. Moving to coin material, Bouncing Shadows is Will's handling of perhaps the most magical coin trick there is — an effect he has performed on national television multiple times. As a bonus Will also teaches a selection of novel moves and flourishes — RSF and RSP are particularly deceptive handlings of a peek and a force from a ribbon spread whilst Flipper is a simple yet effective one handed aerial cut. Never before has so much of Will's best magic been released to the magic community. No important details have been missed. Running for over five hours and split over three DVDs Modern Magic is a truly comprehensive guide to Will's magic.

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[Will] is a really fine magician with some serious chops… this is a remarkable collection that serious students of close-up magic will enjoy for quite some time. - Genii Magazine


Penguin Live Lecture

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Will has lectured at magic clubs around the world and now, thanks to the Penguin Live Lecture series, you can have him lecture for you in your own home. During the lecture you will learn the most up to date handlings for a selection of his favourite effects, including both effects he performed for Jim Carter on The Next Great Magician in the above video and some previously unpublished ideas. Will only has a limited supply of download codes for the lecture so order your copy today!

A tremendously skilled, intelligent and thoughtful lecture; with a wonderful streak of dry humour throughout. - A Penguin Customer

I've seen quite a few Penguin Live lectures and I think this was perhaps the very best. - Another Penguin Customer


Murphy's Live Lecture

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Will has lectured at magic clubs around the world and now, thanks to the Murphy's Live Lecture series, you can have him lecture for you in your own home. Over the course of two-and-a-half hours you will hear about some of Will's work as a consultant on Hugo, his participation in the Breathe Magic programme, and see a selection of effects from his DVD set, Modern Magic and his books, Hellis in Wonderland and The Notebook.

From the visually unbelievable, to the studied history and psychology of magic, Will's got you covered. - Murphy's Magic


The Notebook

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Hidden in the depths of The Magic Circle, London was a long forgotten notebook, written around the second half of the eighteenth century by an unknown author. It's handwritten pages contained over 81 different tricks, sleights and subtleties with cards. What makes this book different to other known magic books from the time is that it's believed to be one of the first books on magic that was written with the intention that magicians would be able to study and learn from it. This means that a large number of the items it contains feel surprisingly modern. Many would fit perfectly alongside magic created in the twenty-first century, despite the fact they are over two hundred years old. Will even performs some of the effects in his show Dr Houstoun's Conjuring!

Will has painstakingly transcribed the original, hard to read handwriting and provides this alongside facsimile copies of the pages. Additional notes are also included that will aid in the understanding of the text as well as biographies of all the performers mentioned in the original text. A dating section explains the features of the text that allow the completion date of a two hundred year old, anonymously written, undated document to be estimated.

The Notebook is written and published by Will Houstoun as a high quality, 128 page hard bound book with a dust jacket. If you would like your copy dedicated to you just say so in the PayPal comments.

The entire project is a treat – an inexpensive adventure in time travel for any reader with some imagination and a passion for card magic and, perhaps, an interest in its history. Climbing into its pages, we get to spend some time enjoying our shared passion with another enthusiast, who, far more like us than different, happened to be doing his tricks a couple of hundred years ago. If that isn't magic, I don't know what is.
- Genii Magazine

Card-trick aficionados and magic historians will be grateful that Will Houstoun has unearthed and published this centuries-old curiosity. Houstoun has done historians and card-magic lovers a great service by publishing The Notebook… - MAGIC Magazine


Hellis in Wonderland

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Although Professor Hellis performed in venues such as The Royal Polytechnic Institution and The Brighton Aquarium, gave lessons to magicians such as Professor Hoffmann and Dr Holden, and was admired by no less than David Devant, little has been written about him. Hellis in Wonderland changes that, allowing you to read and study Hellis's magic exactly as Hellis taught it. The content is based on a hand written notebook from Peter Lane's collection, written by Hellis and an unknown student, that describes the magic that Hellis taught in his lessons. Very likely it is the same material he taught Professor Hoffmann and Dr Holden, and which so impressed Devant. At last, one hundred and thirty seven years after the lessons were given and one hundred and fifteen years after the teacher died, you can discover why Hellis earned such a reputation in his day.

Hellis in Wonderland is a high quality hard bound book with a dust jacket and gold foil blocking to the front and spine. It is over four hundred pages long and includes a sixteen page colour section featuring reproductions of Hellis items. The first edition is limited to five hundred copies individually signed and numbered by the author. If you would like your copy dedicated to you just say so in the PayPal comments.

Along with his previous annotated work, The Notebook, this volume establishes Will Houstoun as a new champion of magic's past. - MAGIC Magazine

Mr Houstoun has once again succeeded in presenting to us a truly unique work that replenishes our history. - Magicol Magazine


FREAK

FREAK: Digital Download: £11.00 - CLICK HERE

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FREAK is a very different trick to anything you have ever seen before. It is a complete impromptu body magic routine in which the little finger is bent and snapped in a variety of seemingly inhuman ways. You won't believe any written description so take a look at the video above. FREAK is a professionally filmed instructional DVD that will tech you everything you need to know to perform the routine, including all the subtleties and finesse that make it look so peculiar. If you would like your copy signed just say so in the PayPal comments.

FREAK is one of my most used tricks and my go-to effect if someone stops me and asks to see something. - Dynamo

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