(St. Anne's, England: 13th September 1906 - 5th November 1985)
Pen name of William Thomas Pritchard. Learned magic as youth from Neil's The Modern Conjurer. Journalist until retired in 1969. Designed crossword puzzles for Daily Telegraph 1970-84. Semi-pro magician, specializing in mentalism.
Wrote The Riddle of Chung Ling Soo (1955, 223pp); Identity Parade (1955, 11pp); Sealed Vision (1956, 66pp); Everybody's Book of Magic (1956, 183pp; repr as Famous Magic Secrets, [n.d.], 141pp); 101 Magic Secrets (London: Jun 1957, 158pp; US ed 1957); This is Magic (1958, 204pp; repr as Secrets of the Conjurer's Craft, [n.d.]); and Feature Magic for Mentalists (1975, 151pp).