Paul Kieve is the mastermind behind the illusions in Matilda: The Musical. Kiev has created original magic for more than 100 live productions all over the world-some which include Alice in Wonderland and Arabian Nights. Paul has also worked in films such as Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Paul has consulted with magicians such as Derren Brown and Penn and Teller. Kieve has received the Maskelyne Award for services to British Magic and is a Gold Star member of their Inner Magic Circle. Kieve has also been awarded the Creative Fellowship of the Academy of Magical Arts Hollywood.