Richard Rigby is a lanternist of 45 years standing.

Together with his wife Jan, Richard presents bespoke magic lantern shows far and wide though chiefly in Eastern England. He has been involved in various TV programmes including Mr Selfridge, Great British Railway Journeys and BBC2’s The Repair Shop.

Although they like to cover their transport costs, Richard and Jan do not charge a fee for their performances but invite hosts and/or audiences to donate to The Sick Children’s Trust, a charity with which they are closely associated.

For enquiries please contact Richard via the Magic Lantern Society website


Other lanternists performing in U.K.


The Magic Lantern Society does not guarantee that any performance you arrange will match your requirements and recommends that you agree your needs in detail with any potential lanternist. Any resulting contract or arrangement to provide a show will be between the organiser and the lanternist only and will not involve the Magic Lantern Society in any way.

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