Chris Cross was born in Newcastle and started performing magic at a young age. As an entertainer and showman he is in turn: Magician, Street Entertainer, Contortionist & Escapologist. He has the necessary gift of the gab and is a self-publicist of note, calling himself the Royal Magician having performed for several members of the Royal Family. He remains a Newcastle based entertainer but says he has performed for everyone, everywhere. He also programmes some local Variety and Sideshow events across the North East and is another artist working the connection between circus and magic.