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John Maddox for Suspended Illusions Ltd.

Suspended Illusions designs, builds and integrates custom magic illusions, wire flying rigs and special effects for live performance. Their systems have been toured extensively throughout Europe and North America.


For the National: Ocean at the End of the Lane, Othello, Peter Pan and A Taste of Honey

In London’s West End: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (also on UK tour) and The Windsor’s: Endgame

Other productions include: Newsies at Troubadour Wembley Park; Henry V at the Donmar Warehouse; Brian & Rodger and Habeas Corpus at the Menier Chocolate Factory; Dystopian Dream, a collaborative piece choreographed by Wang Rameriz and music by Nitin Sawney at the Sadler’s Wells and on international Tour; and The Secret Life of Humans in London and New York

John has also created effects for Sigur Ros’ world tour, Nick Mohammed and several magicians.


(Updated October 2022)