Andrew Van Buren's
Satisfied Clients & Press Reviews

Tel: +44 (0) 1782 611954 - E-Mail: avanburen@aol.com


The Press Say

"Van Buren & Co really is one of the foremost speciality acts in the country. This top drawer illusion act displays high standards of presentation, glamour and sophistication within the framework of a smooth & well crafted performance."
Mark Ritchie Stage & Television Newspaper.

"One of the most remarkable speciality acts around"
Patrick Newley Stage & Television Newspaper.

"Now that good speciality acts are a rarity, what a joy to see the brilliant juggling & plate spinning talents of the young & dashing Van Buren jnr. A beautiful & spectacular act."
Peter G Foot, Editor Encore Theatre Magazine.

"Andrew Van Buren jnr adds real magic with a heart stopping plate spinning routine."
Alison Ferst Evening Gazette Billingham, Pantomime revue.

"Andrew Van Buren as Billy the Bailiff performs juggling & a breath holding trick twirling plates on sticks."

Darlington & Stockton Times, Cinderella Pantomime review.

"The Big finish was provided by Van Buren & company - 45 minutes of quick fire illusions, finishing with his unique vanishing motorbike & rider instantaneously, despite invigilators from the audience at all angles on stage. Amazing!"
Geoff Donald Abracadabra magic magazine

"Van Buren eschew the magic this time in favour of some expert high speed juggling & plate spinning bound to appeal to all ages."

Roger Holmes Stage & Television Newspaper.

"The show went up tempo with terrific juggling skills from Van Buren. He also included his plate spinning routine, A handsome couple with great skills very polished, who looked as if they were enjoying performing as much as the audience were enjoying watching. They left the stage to prolonged applause."
Scott Christian, Magic Circular Magazine.

"Proving a great hit & eye catching was illusionist Andrew Van Buren demonstrating the art of spinning dinner plates, keeping Royal Doulton plates spinning simultaneously whilst performing various juggling tricks."
"Gallery" Royal Doulton collectors club magazine.

"we were treated to some amazing illusions & I have to admit, I still cannot work out what he did with the female motor cyclist, now you see her, now you don't & we didnt!"
Clive Fuller Encore Theatre Magazine.




Satisfied Clients Say

"It was a pleasure to see a main arena attraction providing shows full of exciting quality entertainment & proffesionalism, Van Buren jnr & his assistants captivated & astounded the audience throughout their amazing illusion show."
Andrew Wood, Head of Recreation, Bradford Metropolitan District Council.

"A big thanks for a great season. It`s really refreshing to see quality that wows the crowd and ensures a memorable night."
Martin Abbott Entertainments Manager Prestatyn Sands

"The skills, dexterity & sheer showmanship were superb, especialy bearing in mind slightly cramped conditions! Thanks for a terrific evening."
Jan Grover, Gorard Dean & Partners Ltd Design Consultants

"The British National day in Saville was a huge success, I am most greatful to you for all your hard work. I would like to pass on the thanks of the Prince and Princess of Wales, all at the British Pavilion and not least me."
Major M. J. Parker, CVO, MBE.

"Everyone was delighted with the end result of the Ariston video, I would like to thank you for your wonderful performance, as I am sure you are well aware it was a very tight schedule and we wouldn't have done it without your patience, your talent but above all your sheer professionalism!"
Karen McGeoch, Producer / Director.

"Please accept my sincere thanks for a wonderful Portsmouth & Southsea Show. The attraction of a major magic & illusion show added to the established show format & provided us with nearly 84,000 people, over 5,000 up on the previous year. It is nice to work with a professional, & the illusions were truly amazing! Many thanks to you & your beautiful girls."
David Dilks Show Secretary Portsmouth & Southsea Show.

"Your professional approach is unrivalled."
Andy Hodgson, TV & Radio presenter.

"This year we booked Van Buren's Magic Show for the cabaret. They provided first class, professional entertainment and kept the children and adults in rapture throughout their act. I shall have no hesitation in booking them for future events or recommending them to other organisations"
Mike Jackson MBE.

"Thanks for an excellent show, This is the 3rd time I have used you and the show gets better and better . Well done and thanks again."
Andrew Davies Round Table.

"Thank you for your excellent contribution to our conference session. We both felt the presentation went extremely well and your great teamwork combined with a precision execution of the plate spinning act was an inspiration to us. May we take this opportunity to wish you every success in the future, it really was a pleasure working with you."
Jack Craine & Mike Allen Division sales Managers Camelot Lottery.

"Thank you very much for all your help & advice on The Moment of Truth. I hope you'll agree it all went very well. Please keep in touch if you have any other task ideas for the future"
Chris O Dell, Producer, London Weekend Television, Cilla Black's Moment of Truth.

"Your show is a great credit to you, I am so pleased that you have agreed to be part of our show again in the year 2000, 2001 & 2002. Many thanks once again and I look forward to meeting you again soon."
Bill North, Chief Leisure Services Officer, Borough of Macclesfield Cheshire.

"Thank you very much for the excellent show!"
Catherine Stathers, St Chad's College, Social Committee.

"Thank you for all your extreme hard work in helping to make the pantomime such a success"
Duggie Chapman, Theatre Impresario

"Thank you again for all your time and effort"
Bruce Whitney Low, Producer, BBC Radio 4.

"Andrew Van Buren, is the plate spinning expert!"
Cilla Black.

"It would be remiss of me not to write and thank you for the part you played in a very successful show, Many thanks."
Councillor J.P. Jackson, Mayor of St Helens.

"Your act was extremely well received & your attitude & professional approach was greatly appreciated, I look forward to working with you again in the near future."
Martin Nazaruk, Agent.

"He is the UK's number one plate spinner"
Richard Bacon TV Presenter.

"You've turned plate spinning into an art form!"
David Barnes, Showbusiness Impresario.

"We were most impressed that you actually exceeded our expectations, your professional attitude was great, the exhibition was very successful, this was due in part to your enthusiasm, we do hope that we may be able to work together again in the future."
Trevor & Pauline Farncombe, Arena Show & Event Training.

"Thank you for your fabulous contribution to our entertainment's programme at this years St Helens show. I realise that professional performances such as these do not happen by chance and that months of hard work and planning goes into your act, this was very much appreciated. I do hope that we have the opportunity to work together again in the future and look forward to this prospect."
Lorraine Simpson, Events Officer St Helens Metropolitan borough Council.

"Thank you once again for all the time and effort you put into making your game such a success. You put on an excellent show, and helped the contestants make a good go of it, much to the enjoyment of the audience, and I expect to the viewers at home! The Generation Game production team were all very pleased, and we're looking forward to working with you again."
Howard Davidson, Researcher BBC TV Jim Davidson's Generation Game.

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"Van Buren & Co really is one of the foremost speciality acts in the country. This top drawer illusion act displays high standards of presentation, glamour and sophistication within the framework of a smooth & well crafted performance."
Mark Ritchie Stage & Television Newspaper.

"One of the most remarkable speciality acts around"
Patrick Newley Stage & Television Newspaper.

"Now that good speciality acts are a rarity, what a joy to see the brilliant juggling & plate spinning talents of the young & dashing Van Buren jnr. A beautiful & spectacular act."
Peter G Foot, Editor Encore Theatre Magazine.

"Andrew Van Buren jnr adds real magic with a heart stopping plate spinning routine."
Alison Ferst Evening Gazette Billingham, Pantomime revue.

"Andrew Van Buren as Billy the Bailiff performs juggling & a breath holding trick twirling plates on sticks."

Darlington & Stockton Times, Cinderella Pantomime review.

"The Big finish was provided by Van Buren & company - 45 minutes of quick fire illusions, finishing with his unique vanishing motorbike & rider instantaneously, despite invigilators from the audience at all angles on stage. Amazing!"
Geoff Donald Abracadabra magic magazine

"Van Buren eschew the magic this time in favour of some expert high speed juggling & plate spinning bound to appeal to all ages."

Roger Holmes Stage & Television Newspaper.

"The show went up tempo with terrific juggling skills from Van Buren. He also included his plate spinning routine, A handsome couple with great skills very polished, who looked as if they were enjoying performing as much as the audience were enjoying watching. They left the stage to prolonged applause."
Scott Christian, Magic Circular Magazine.

"Proving a great hit & eye catching was illusionist Andrew Van Buren demonstrating the art of spinning dinner plates, keeping Royal Doulton plates spinning simultaneously whilst performing various juggling tricks."
"Gallery" Royal Doulton collectors club magazine.

"we were treated to some amazing illusions & I have to admit, I still cannot work out what he did with the female motor cyclist, now you see her, now you don't & we didnt!"
Clive Fuller Encore theatre magazine.


 

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Telephone +44 (0)1782 611954 Or via e-mail avanburen@aol.com