Chan-tatachán

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There’s only Juan!

Join Juan Tamariz along with television co-hosts Pedro Reyes and Alaska (María Olvido Gara) in this wildly whimsical magic series called, Chan-tatachán, which ran in Spain from 1992 to 1993. This show featured many different sets of magic for close-up, parlour and stage performances. In addition to his colourful and comic presence, Juan also performed close-up magic with celebrity guests and engage them in long discussions on what magic was about. The show also features stand-up comedy, juggling, variety acts and musical guests. 

May 15, 2018

In between longer segments, Juan Tamariz performs magic close up with his cohosts on Chantatachán.

Chantatachán was a program produced for Telemadrid in 1992-93. We would like to thank Juan Tamariz and Luis Piedrahita for making this content available.

May 15, 2018

An astonishing and suspenseful display of marksmanship as Hans Morretti aims a crossbow at his wife Helga.

Chantatachán was a program produced for Telemadrid in 1992-93. We would like to thank Juan Tamariz and Luis Piedrahita for making this content available.

 

May 15, 2018

Juan Tamariz performs close-up card magic with his co-hosts on Chantatachán. This piece, based on Marcello Truzzi's "Heads Up", originally performed with pocket change instead of cards.

May 15, 2018

A modern take on the most famous illusion in history — "Sawing a Woman Into Halves" — where the subject remains in full view throughout the performance.

May 14, 2018

David Williamson defies description. Nothing to read here. Move along.

While his "Cups and Balls" routine uses only two cups, as opposed to the traditional three, that is not the reason this routine is unusual.