Sideshows & Psychics!

Mr & Mrs Alexander : Sideshows & Psychics!


Written & performed by

Lizzie Tollemache & David Ladderman

Directed by

Mike Friend

Original music composed by

Robbie Ellis

Magic Advisor

Mike Hines

The Most Notorious Couple in New Zealand Entertainment History!



Mr Alexander makes objects disappear! Mrs Alexander reads minds! Audiences gasp at their heart-stopping finale, THE POSSUM TRAP!

Meet the most notorious couple in colonial showbiz!



Marvel at the astonishing MAGNETIC WOMAN, be dazzled by Mr Alexander’s HYPNO-TIC ILLUSION and be baffled by the blindfolded PSYCHIC DETECTIVE as Lizzie Tollemache and David Ladderman (winners of the World Buskers Festival Critics’ Choice Award) follow the rise, fall and peculiar disappearance of the famous



It's a play... with magic, mind reading and sideshow stunts woven into the story. Celebrate the hucksters, mediums and scam artists of the past with the show that NOW Toronto called “Gripping theatre, full of laughs and thrills, surprises and delights.”

OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE 2014 Ottawa Fringe Festival



“…Fringe Perfection”


Onstage Ottawa


“…a magical show, and one not to be missed”


Canadian Broadcasting Corporation


“…Gripping theatre, full of laughs and thrills… Don’t miss it.”


NOW Toronto


“…Ladderman and Tollemache play the title characters with  a wonderful blend of illusion, mentalism and storytelling oozing with charm… Get your tickets early.”

Charlebois Post


“The tricks are so good, and so expertly performed…. This leads up to an effect so intense that Tollemache and Ladderman shocked the opening night audience to gasp and hold their breath in terror.”

Apt 613


"With hilarious audience participation and a brilliant use of improv, these performers not only wove an intriguing story but performed feats and tricks that left us in awe. They play off each other perfectly…"

Mooney On Theatre


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