Richard Essien, also known as Magical Bones, is the most exciting talent to have emerged from the magic industry in recent years. Born and raised in South East London, the magician and dancer has been entertaining audiences across the globe for over 10 years.
Richard started out his professional career as a hip-hop dancer, nicknamed ‘Bones’ because of his hard-hitting dance style. An exceptionally skilled break-dancer and a gifted showman, he has gone on to establish himself as one of the most respected figures within the UK hip hop scene. He has worked with some of the biggest names in the music industry including Madonna, Black Eyed Peas, Alicia Keys and Plan B.
Now focusing primarily as a magician, he has fused his love of hip-hop culture with his passion for the art of magic to create a unique blend of innovative magic, which he describes as a ‘soulful experience of astonishment’.