Ali has written and starred in seven British television series including ‘Dirty Tricks’ (Channel 4) and ‘Monkey Magic ‘(Five), both nominated for the British Comedy Awards & the Golden Rose of Montreux,
‘Psychic Secrets Revealed’ with Derren Brown (Five) & ‘the Jerry @ Trick show’ with Jerry Sadowitz (Five).
“A sharp, irreverent magician” Daily Star
“Stunning tricks, truly awesome” Chortle
“Effortlessly funny” Daily Telegraph
“Supremely talented” Time Out
His irreverent persona and respected sleight of hand have made him one of the pioneers of the alternative magic scene. His 2010 live show, ‘Pieces of Strange’, was in the top 2% of best reviewed shows according to The British Comedy Guide. 2011 saw his third sell-out Edinburgh show, ‘Principles and Deceptions’, which was nominated for a 6 star award.
★★★★Mail on Sunday “ Genuinely astounding”
★★★★ Metro “Jaw dropping”
★★★★ Chortle “Awe-inspiring”
★★★★The Herald Scotland
★★★★ Fringe Guru
Ali Cook‘s latest film role is in Bob Hoskins feature ‘Outside Bet’. He has just co-written the feature film ‘Get Lucky’ in which he also stars (due for release with Universal Pictures 2013).
Penn & Teller:Fool us, ITV1.
The Slammer, CBBC.
Le Plus Grand Cabaret du Monde, France2.
The Invincibles, ITV1
Dirty Tricks, Channel 4.
Secret World of magic, Sky One
Monkey Magic, Channel 5
Psychic Secrets Revealed, Channel 5
Daniel- EPIC, F&me, Ben Hopkins
Jonno- THE WEDDING, Peter Andrew/ Ben Kelly
Kirby – GET LUCKY, Universal, Sacha Bennett
Stevie – OUTSIDE BET, Universal, Sacha Bennett
Harry Senior – THE TURTLE & THE NIGHTINGALE, HBO, Gershon Hinkson
Soldier – SAHARA, Paramount Pictures , Breck Eisner
Greg – STRIKLEM, NFT , Andrew Saunders/Stephen Frears
Laurence – THE ENCHANTER, ACP, Adrian Vitoria