Customer feedback

"I introduced myself to Mike and told him what I was looking for as a novice and he was extremely helpful to me and has been ever since. In fact, I firmly believe that my magic progressed much more quickly as a result of calling into the studio. I thank Mike for that."

David Taylor, Leamington Spa.


"He is a great guy who always puts the customer first. I have called upon his expertise and advice on many occasions and he is always happy to answer any queries I have. All I can say is Thank You Mike."

Sheprendo, Oxford.


"Remember popping in there in 2009, was gobsmacked!! They broke the mold when they made that shop.. :)"

Garry Sprackling, Derbyshire.


"Just got back from a family visit back in Bournemouth and I just wanted to remind everybody of the Fantastic Magic shop that Mike runs down in Boscombe. As a child I used to dream about being let loose in a Toy shop with money to burn. Now as an adult I get those same feelings when I walk into a Magic shop.

Mike Danatas shop is in a class of its own. I don't believe that there is another one like it. It is filled with goodies from floor to ceiling. Mike is a real gent and a clever Businessman. My Daughter and wife are in awe of Mike and his shop and he also kindly gave our Daughter a little something which is now taking pride and place on her bedroom wall.

I believe every Magician should make at least one Pilgrimage to his bournemouth shop every year. It is one of The wonders of Bournemouth. It even beats the Nuddy Beach over at Studland. Thank you Mike, see you soon."

Joe Marchen, Worcester.


Mike has always been a gent! He is, and always has been, kind, courteous and a fountain of Magic & Show Biz knowledge. And he is a great performer as well! I have known him for X years since I first bought a couple of things from him when he was 'Mr. Magic'.

We have corresponded, spoken about once on the phone but never met--yet! Years ago he shared a great secret with me which enabled me to 'perfect' my favourite effect--The Floating Ball. He even specially made up the stronger 'necessary' I needed for the large Don Wayne Floating Ball model for my Dante show in 1980.

"I have always respected him and count him amongst my few really Best Friends in the business.

Long may he reign.

The late Allen Tipton