Trevor recreates the magic lantern shows that would have been common in Sussex 120 years ago.

His shows are individually tailored to suit each audience and include comic stories, dissolving views, Victorian melodrama, temperance tales, animated hand painted slides (including the famous Man Swallowing Rats), religious subjects, Victorian photographs of the South coast and the spectacular chromatropes. He can also talk, if required, about the history of the lantern and lanternists.

For enquiries please contact Trevor via the Magic Lantern Society website


Other lanternists performing in U.K.


The Magic Lantern Society does not guarantee that any performance you arrange will match your requirements and recommends that you agree your needs in detail with any potential lanternist. Any resulting contract or arrangement to provide a show will be between the organiser and the lanternist only and will not involve the Magic Lantern Society in any way.

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