Master magician Richard De Vere finally got to the point while demonstrating his latest trick. But 21-year-old Richard suffered from a stabbing pain to the back and torn clothes as his impaling illusion went wrong four times when his assistant tried to spin him round on the steel spike to complete the magic. Richard was practising for the British Magician Grand Prix championship in Blackpool Pleasure Beach's Horseshoe Bar
Master magician Richard De Vere finally got to the point while demonstrating his latest trick. But 21-year-old Richard suffered from a stabbing pain to the back and torn clothes as his impaling illusion went wrong four times when his assistant tried to spin him round on the steel spike to complete the magic. Richard was practising for the British Magician Grand Prix championship in Blackpool Pleasure Beach's Horseshoe Bar

Fylde in the 80s: 24 photos memories to take you right back

This week we are bringing you photographs from 33 years ago, in 1989.

By Naomi Moon
Wednesday, 23rd March 2022, 3:45 pm
Updated Thursday, 24th March 2022, 12:52 pm

If you have old images you would like to share with us, email them with a description to: [email protected]

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