Cirque Du Soleil Alumnus - pickpocket- Magician
Member of the Inner Magic Circle (MIMC) with Gold star the highest award possible, only 300 magicians world wide awarded MIMC by the president of The Magic Circle himself.
I’m Lee Thompson, A professional Theatrical Pickpocket for over 32 years.
The UK’s ‘ONLY’ pickpocket that was head hunted and hired to be the headline act by world renowned company Cirque Du Soleil.
In brief, I’ve also been booked to create and perform comedy pickpocket characters for the fine dinning theatre show Muggler Follies Paris and Impossible World Tour 2016.
Most recent I was hired as part of the immersive entertainment for Bombay Sapphire Gin, an Multi award winning show ‘The Grand Journey’ toured for 3 Months, 5 Countries, 6 Cities, 96 shows.
I have a very strong representation in the corporate entertainment world.
With an impressive CV under my belt and the ability to “Deliver” makes me the World’s greatest pickpocket, you can be assured I will really impress and entertain your guests.
Creating new shows on a regular basis and changing the act accordingly to the event or venue. I can also theme to any era with custom made movie quality costumes.
The stage pick pocket act is available in English, French, Spanish, German and Japanese. The show can also be tailored to any theme.
Perfect for trade shows, corporate events, Mix and Mingle Pickpocketing and Close up Magic in any situation, although not recommended for the beach!
And most recently consultant Pickpocket and performer in the new Cohen brothers HollyWood blockbuster movie Holmes and Watson 2019 .
Pickpocket BBC The One Show and Channel Five Police 5
Pickpocket for Cirque du Soleil World Tour 2008 / 2009 / 2010 / 2012 / 2013- 2017
Under cover Pick pocketing Social experiment for Nationwide Building Society
Celebrity Quotes after being Pick-pocketed by Lee Thompson.
“You’ve got Me watch!”
Matt Baker. live on The One Show
“I had No idea you had done that!”
”Piers Morgan live on ITV Good Morning Britain.
“Ha! Ha! Very good.. I genuinely didn’t feel that!”
Presenter Joe Crowley
Police 5 (on channel 5)