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John Lenahan

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John Lenahan
BornJohn A. Lenahan
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

John Lenahan (b.1861) is an American corporate entertainer in Britain.


Lenahan went to Britain from his native Philadelphia in 1984 and by 2004 he starred in a prime time BBC1 show, Secrets of Magic. Other TV credits include his own BBC2 series, "Stuff The White Rabbit", presenting the travelogue "Open Road", playing the voice of the toaster in "Red Dwarf", and guest appearances on "Celebrity Squares". He also fronted the ITV network "HoaxBusters."[1]

In 1994, Lenahan was asked to resign from the Magic Circle for exposing the Three-Card Monte trick on the television show "How Do They Do That?" [2]


  • Time Out Street Magician of the Year

Books, Videos

  • Shadowmagic (novel)
  • The Prince of Hazel & Oak (novel)


  2. Magic Circular March 1994, page 99
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