Olly Day is firmly established as one of East Anglia’s finest and most well-loved entertainers.
His enthusiasm on stage is infectious, whether he’s performing some hilarious audience participation with his comedy magic, or singing some of his favorite Big Band and swing songs.
Olly has spent the last 12 years at the end of the pier, headlining the Cromer Christmas show. As well as starring alongside Nigel ‘Boy’ Syer in the summer laughter show at the Princes Theatre Hunstanton and appearing in ‘Summer Showtime’ which is the longest running summer season in the country, at the Pavilion Theatre Gorleston.
"Quick-witted and multitalented, Olly Day is a fabulous magician and superb vocalist.’ Olly Day is brilliant. It’s time we shared this East Anglian talent with the rest of the country’" - EDP review.
Olly’s showbiz career began in Norwich when he was a spotty youth, age 14, entering lots of talent shows with his comedy magic act. He did very well and went on to win the grand final of the ‘Search for a Star’ in Great Yarmouth in 1981.
He has performed in Panto with Christopher Biggins, as an extra on the ‘Telly box’ in ‘Allo Allo’ and ‘Tales of the Unexpected’ as well as standing in for Sir John Hurt as his comedy double on stage at Cromer in the feature film ‘Im in love with Alma Coogan’.
Olly has been worked with Heist Films on a ‘Mini Movie’ of his own, called ‘The Magician’ He is thrilled with the results, it was nominated for the Royal Television Society awards. You can see it at - www.heistfilms.co/the-magician
He is also well known to generations of children in Norfolk for his ‘Road safety Magic show’, which he has been performing in Norfolk’s schools for the past 30 years. Well over 270,000 children have now seen the show.
He recently celebrated his 1,300th school performance. Olly says, “it’s a show that I’m very proud of, it’s a very important and serious message. Its great to have a hall full of children, filled with magic and laughter” He is also working on a new magic show to support Children’s mental health and wellbeing for an anti-bullying charity he is patron of, GR8asUR, which will be touring Norfolk’s schools next year.
Olly regularly sings with the Jonathan Wyatt Big Band, also, as part of the Cromer picnic concerts, Olly had the great pleasure of singing with the world-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra
You can visit Olly’s website at www.ollyday.com