Some lovely applause around the tables at Sophie and Matt's Wedding in the Grand Hotel, York. I was forced to improvise my performance to accommodate a severely bruised left thumb after a fall during badminton on Friday. I was rather worried at first about what I'd be able to do. I couldn't wrap up the  thumb in plaster as then I would lose the sensitivity I needed for some of the card tricks so I left it un-bandaged, bruises and all.

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