John Archer

John Archer

A former police officer turned magician John Archer was named British Magical Champion of Comedy in 2000. He appeared in Sky's hidden camera series Undercover Magic and was a regular on the CBBC series Help! My Supply Teacher's Magic.

He also appeared on the ITV show Penn & Teller: Fool Us, hosted by Jonathan Ross, in 2011 becoming the first magician on the programme to successfully fool the judges.

But he is probably best known in comedy circles for being Tim Vine's regular support act.

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