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Captain Gags Magic

Specialising in swabbing decks, shivering timbers and recovering buried treasure.

About Captain Gags


     "Ahoy there me hearties!"... 




From the moment your party hears those words, get ready for a rip roaring roller coaster ride of fun as Captain Gags, Barnacle Belle and their merry crew of furry, feathered, finned and finicky friends take you on a voyage of the Seven Seas and back!   With more audience participation than you can poke a sword at, The Captain will have your kids marvelling and talking about your party for minutes, possibly hours after!  

Imagine the delight on your special Matey's face as they perform a magical miracle in front of all their family and friends, wearing their very own pirate patch, and using their very own *Magical Wand.  

Captain Gags will arrive in a flurry of noise, colour, fun and excitement, and leave you with awesome memories, grrrreat souvenirs, and a wee bit of a mess.

Captain Gags' land lovin' alter ego, Don, has had a fascination with world class magic and pranks ever since being a wee kipper.

   For their daughter's 2nd birthday, and after some prompting from his wife, Captain Gags was brought ashore and now presents a 40 minute show, happily staying for birthday cake, posing for happy snaps, and even presenting the adults with some baffling magic routines afterwards.  

  Still serving  Adelaide's chapter of the International Brotherhood of Magicians for over10 years as Secretary, Vice President and President, currently VP.


Fresh from sell-out shows at the GC with MAGIC ON THE EDGE for Adelaide Fringe 2017 and 2018.

  Onstage with The Beards in the Spiegeltent at the Adelaide Fringe 2014.

 Captain with The Captain and Captain with old mate StarBear from Anglicare.  

If you see Don out about, don't be shy and ask for a pic, just as this happy couple did.    


Thanks to Katie Spain and Bianca De Marchi for words and pics from The Advertiser

 With Paul Makin at The Bombshelter for the Today Tonight Halloween special. 



The Bearded Urban Illusionist, Official Glendi Magician, November 2016.

  For those times when a Magical Pirate just won't do, try the Bearded Urban Illusionist for all your corporate, roving, family events.  

   Well, what are you waiting for? Book now me hearties!



 *Magical wand may, or may not be magical.