Do not take it too seriously. When I looked through some Newsgroup postings, I saw the following post:
From:Derren Brown (email@example.com)
Re: UK Magic Teacher wanted
Yup, I'll teach you - I've been professional for 10 years as a close-up
magician, pickpocket and hypnotist and have a lot of major TV work lined up
for this year. I'm based in Bristol - if that's any good, get in touch.
Smorth@cresta.demon.co.uk wrote in message
>I am looking for magic schools or teacher in the UK. Can anyone help -
>I am particularily interested in close up work.