The power of illusion

PUBLISHED: 10:24 29 June 2006 | UPDATED: 09:31 24 May 2010

A MASTERMIND illusionist will soon be showing off his psychological powers at The Playhouse, Weston. Paul Stockman will stage his two-hour show at the venue on

A MASTERMIND illusionist will soon be showing off his psychological powers at The Playhouse, Weston.Paul Stockman will stage his two-hour show at the venue on July 8.The first half of the evening will look at the powers of the human mind in a light-hearted and fun way. Members of the audience will be able to enjoy demonstrations that will amaze and astound them.The second half of the show will look at some of the stranger sides of the mind. Paul claims to have no psychic abilities and says he combines confidence and intuition to produce the startling effects in his shows.In previous shows he has even managed to get an audience member to bend a spoon and has revealed details of a volunteer's past life.Tickets, priced £10-12, are available from the box office on 01934 645544.

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