Lee Thompson

Lee Thompson personal safety speaker at Great British Speakers

Lee Thompson is the ONLY UK pickpocket performer, headhunted and hired by Cirque du Soleil, Muggler follies Paris and Impossible live UK tour,

If you want to book a pickpocket for a wedding, corporate event or private party then he will not disappoint. Lee has a very strong representation in the corporate entertainment world. He also has many different costumes and can adapt to many different themes. As one of the best pickpocket entertainers in the business, you can be assured he will really impress your guests. Lee is the UK’s only pickpocket that was headhunted and hired to be the headline act by world-renowned Cirque Du Soleil. Lee’s world-class international comedy pickpocketing act has been performed live in front of 8 million people over 1700 shows in only 18 months for Cirque du Soleil KOOZA.  Lee has also pickpocketed members of The Royal Family, US Military, Police, Customs and Excise.

As a corporate speaker and an expert in the field of pickpocketing, Lee has been called upon to give demonstrations and lectures to security companies, The Magic Circle and at other staff training seminars. He recently was secured as pickpocket consultant and performer for National Geographic Scam cities. Cartier asked Lee to steal jewellery for staff training, and O2 Fraud and Security Events asked Lee to demonstrate his unique skills to their finest officers and investigators.The One Show asked Lee to pickpocket Matt Baker live on BBC1, Pickpocket consultant and performer on Police5, consultant and Pickpocket BBC Inside out.

He Pickpocketed Piers Morgan’s smartphone live on ITV good morning Britain,  wrote and created the Pickpocket sting for Getsafeonline.org, Most recently consulted on a Cohen brothers Hollywood blockbuster movie due for release 2018, Pickpocket live on the streets of London for Nationwide building society campaign.

He has performed in many situations all over the world with 25 plus years professional performance experience. Lee has an impressive CV under his belt and his ability to “deliver” makes him the World’s greatest pickpocket. Lee also writes and creates new shows and Public speaking events worldwide on a regular basis changing his act accordingly to the event or venue. Lee can theme to any era with custom-made movie quality costumes.

For your evening event, his stage pickpocket act is available in English, French, Spanish, German and Japanese. He shows can also be tailored to any theme. Plus Lee is also great for Mix and Mingle Pickpocketing and Close up Magic in any situation, although not recommended for the beach!

Lee Thompson: MIMC (Member of the inner Magic circle) with Gold Star, Highest award given by the president of The Magic Circle

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