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Doug Segal

“Imagine if Derren Brown were funny” The Evening Standard

“Well if this was the 14th Century, I’d be piling up firewood and kindling and preparing to burn Doug Segal alive. Fab show”Al Murray

Doug Segal is an exciting new kind of entertainer combining comedy with seeming feats of mind reading & mind control.

He has been described by TimeOut magazine as “the UK’s best kept entertainment secret”.

The Metro newspaper said “one of the funnier more entertaining mental illusionists”.

The Skinny called him “Britain's top comedy mind reader”
He has won awards for the Best Cabaret Brighton Fringe 2012, and the Three Weeks Editors Award for being one of the ten best things (out of 2,700) at Edinburgh Fringe 2012.

Other live performances include:
Three sell out UK tours.
A successful run in the main house of The Leicester Square Theatre
A coveted spot on the sold out 2012 Big Comedy Gala in Edinburgh's 2,000 seater EICC alongside  Greg Proops, Sean Hughes, Boy With Tape on His Face and Joe Lycett.
Two sell out nights headlining the comedy and cabaret section of The Hull Freedom Festival 2012 and headlining the penultimate night of The Quartz Arts Festival.
A sold out tour of Switzerland.
Three sell out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Awards:
ThreeWeeks Editor’s Award: Edinburgh Fringe 2012,
Best Cabaret Act: Brighton Fringe 2012
Runner Up Best Cabaret Act: Brighton Fringe 2013

TV Credits:
He has appeared on BBC One’s New Years Eve show with two live 10 minute spots with Natasha Kaplinski & Claire Balding. The audience of 9.5 million live viewers is a record for any

performer of this type in the UK and a worldwide record for live performance.

He has also appeared on BBC3’s Mischief with the presenter, Becca Wilcox.

He predicted the results of the 2012 Olympics on BBC Scotland and has appeared on BBC One’s The Slammer.

Doug is a regular guest on Holland’s highest rated chat show Jensen! on RTL5.

 Press quotes:

His ability to manipulate the masses is simply brilliant”  ««««« The Scottish Sunday Express

"The sort of excitement you get when a show is catching fire”  The Herald

“It’s a skill that drops jaws and draws gasps from the packed venue"  «««« Edinburgh Evening News

“A canny comedian”  «««« The Sunday Mail

“Simply astounding” ««««« The Public Reviews

 “Seems to defy a rational explanation”    «««« Broadway Baby

“All the enthusiasm of a floppy eared spaniel”   «««« ThreeWeeks

“Entertaining throughout, this is a man destined for big things” «««« Festival Journal

“Impressive display of the power of suggestion”  «««« Edinburgh Spotlight

The buzz continued all the way down the stairs from people desperate to discuss how he pulled it off”             ««««« Fringe Guide

“The highlight of my day”    Neil Gaiman

“Doug Segal turned me into a mentalist. It was possibly the most extraordinary experience of my life…being up there on the stage with him, able to see everything, and knowing that it is not “real” psychic ability, only made what he does and however he does it even more mindbogglingly impressive.”  Kate Copstick - The Scotsman