Arthur Coghlan and Helen

Arthur's Background
Helen's Background
Amazing Escapes
Secrets Revealed
Press Clippings Galore
Charity Concert


Arthur Coghlan and his daughter, Helen, have been entertaining audiences for many years. Their show is full of comedy, audience participation and world-class magic and illusions.

Their escapes are amazing and always leave the spectators completely astounded.

Arthur designs and builds all of his own illusions and, because of his incredible successes, Arthur is much sought-after for his role as consultant and advisor.

We invite you to find out more about Arthur, Helen and the escapes that have Arthur recognised as "the Greatest Escape Artist Australia has ever known".

Arthur Coghlan and his daughter, Helen.


July 2018

Helen fools Penn & Teller on their hit TV show Fool Us in Las Vegas. Here's a link to the YouTube clip.

October 2015
Arthur and Helen are organising 'Music, Magic & Mirth - Variety Spectacular' for October 10th, 2015.

All proceeds from this concert will go to Variety Children's Charity and also to Brain Cancer research.

These leading performers will keep you entertained in this 2-hour show and please note they all are donating their time for these worthwhile charities.

October 2012.
At 80 years of age, Arthur plans to come out of retirement for an escape in the Sydney Harbour.

May 2010
Arthur was given the honour of magically producing a new book from the Gold Coast City Council entitled 'Now and Then' at their book launch. This book takes us down memory lane and includes The Magic Castle.

October 2009
Arthur, who was a regular on "The Don Lane Show" thanks the man who "made his career" and remembers him fondly. (Article from the Courier Mail 23/10/09.)

June 2009

"Vaudeville is Back - The Good Old Days" morning melodies charity concert held on Tuesday, June 9 was such a huge hit that planning is already underway for next year's concert!

(Click here to see this year's flyer.)

February 2009
Arthur and Helen performed in a charity show at the Southport Sharks to help raise funds for the Victorian Bushfire Appeal.

May 2008
It's official! Arthur has been voted one of the top 30 icons of the Gold Coast.

March 2008
"Local Legends Variety Spectacular 2008" deemed a huge success. Read the story and see the photos. (More)

October 2007
Arthur's brand new book "The original escapes of Arthur Coghlan" which reveals the secrets to his famous escapes, was released at Cannon's 5th Annual Escapes Convention in Ontario, California. (More)

October 2007
At the same convention, Arthur was the recipient of the 2007 prestigious "Silver Cuffs Award". (More)

© Arthur Coghlan 2015