Lesley Piddington

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Lesley Piddington
BornLesley Pope
1925

Lesley (Piddington) Hazlitt (b. 1925) performed with her husband, Sydney Piddington (1918-1991), as the mentalism team called The Piddingtons.

Biography

She married Sydney in Australia while she was a radio-actress. They put together a telepathy act based on Sydney's experience and as The Piddingtons became a successful in Sydney and Melbourne on the radio and with live stage shows.

In 1949 they went to England where they became a success on BBC radio programs.

When she turned 47, Lesley meet Jack Hazlitt, who was 74 years old and they would spend more than twenty-one years together. She authored Jack's life story in her book "Just Call Me Jack" (2004).[1]

In 2003, a taped interview with her by Jim Steinmeyer was presented at the Conference on Magic History.

References

  1. http://www.abc.net.au/queensland/stories/s1335465.htm
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