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I like to explore the mysterious unknown shadowy places between ideas and worlds.

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Neil Kelso is a Scottish multi-disciplinary artist. His work brings together magic, music, and storytelling to explore the invisible connections between us all. 

His work includes Theatre Shows, Cabarets, Corporate and Private Events, Published Books, and Consultancy.


Neil Kelso has been invited to talk about his work at UNESCO in Paris, The Royal Institution of Great Britain, and The Copernicus Science Centre in Warsaw. 


Current Projects:

Sounds Impossible: Created and Performed by Neil Kelso, this innovative magic show explores the fascinating power of sound to move us and transform the world around us in unexpected ways. "Neil Kelso is a member of The Magic Circle and a remarkable pianist who explores outstanding magic through the medium of all forms of music. One of the best shows to see." - The Herald

Click here to book tickets for 26th May: Sounds Impossible at Cowes Fringe

Click here to book tickets for 4th & 5th July: Sounds Impossible at Hoxton Hall


Dead on Time: Neil Kelso is the Writer & Director of the acclaimed immersive mystery which takes place onboard the Venice Simplon Orient Express and Belmond British Pullman's legendary vintage trains. Featured in Forbes Magazine, The Sunday Times, and nominated "Best Immersive Show" by Broadway World.

Click here to read Dead on Time reviewed in BroadwayWorld

Click here to book tickets for Dead on Time on Belmond British Pullman

The Beguiling Hour: Presented by Miss Betsy Rose at London's iconic Crazy Coqs, this famous show transports the audience back to a golden age of burlesque, cabaret, and variety in the most beautiful 1930s cabaret venue in the heart of London's West End.

Click here to book tickets for The Beguiling Hour at Crazy Coqs

Previous Collaborations Include:

These Trees Are Made of Blood (Arcola Theatre), Plue (Joe Garbett & Elinor Lewis), Queerstory the LGBTQIA+ Musical (Alexander Luttley & Maxim Melton)  and Magical Honey (Sanskruti Dance).

Neil Kelso: A Brief Biography

Neil Kelso (he/him) is a uniquely multi-disciplinary artist who blends magic, music, and storytelling.  


At age 17 he won the Portsmouth International Music Festival as a virtuoso classical pianist and expert accompanist, and he is a member of the prestigious Magic Circle. He originally trained at L’Ecole de Cirque de Bruxelles and at The University of Bath.


He is a critically acclaimed performer, writer and director who travels the world performing shows on famous pianos including: presenting a musical show on the piano onboard the legendary Venice Simplon Orient Express Train, performing a recital on Rachmaninoff’s piano, performing a comedic piano recital onboard a cruise-ship in the middle of the Bermuda Triangle, and he regularly appears at the famous Crazy Coqs in London’s West End.  His show “Sounds Impossible” was Mervyn Stutter's “Pick of the Fringe” at Edinburgh Fringe and was described as “one of the best shows to see” by The Herald.  Neil Kelso is bilingual in Fluent English and French.

Neil Kelso is also an expert Marksman, a published specialist on Tarot and Occultism, and an experienced Sailor. He holds BSc(Hons) from University of Bath in International Management and French.  He is a member of Equity, The Magic Circle, and Mensa. He has been invited to present his work at UNESCO in Paris, The Royal Institution of Great Britain, The Copernicus Science Centre in Warsaw, Cambridge University, and several other global centres of excellence. 

Image: Neil Kelso at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, sharing examples from his work.

Neil Kelso is based primarily in London and Paris, and travels worldwide.


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