Troy is a British television series which first started broadcasting on E4 on 11 February 2014. It is presented by magician Troy Von Scheibner, who performs magic to the public.[1] It made its American debut on Syfy 13 January 2015.

Troy
Presented byTroy Von Scheibner
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes10
Production
Running time60 minutes (inc adverts)
Production company(s)Zig Zag Productions Ltd and Motion Content Group
Release
Original networkE4
Original release11 February 2014 (2014-02-11) –
present
Chronology
Related showsDynamo: Magician Impossible
Tricked
External links
Website

On 15 December 2015, a special called Troy: Cyber Hijack was broadcast and featured Troy performing tricks and pranks involving technology.

EpisodesEdit

Series 1 (2014)Edit

No. Title Original air date
1"Episode 1"11 February 2014 (2014-02-11)
Troy proves that it pays to be nice and does speed dating with a difference.
2"Episode 2"18 February 2014 (2014-02-18)
Out on a weekender, Troy wreaks havoc at a football match, goes on a road trip to Bournemouth with his mates and creates a unique way to get across Tower Bridge.
3"Episode 3"25 February 2014 (2014-02-25)
In this episode, Troy parties at the Notting Hill Carnival and unleashes some trickery at his old workplace.
4"Episode 4"4 March 2014 (2014-03-04)
In this edition, Troy makes mischief at a boat party and stuns the crowd with his mind-reading powers.
5"Episode 5"11 March 2014 (2014-03-11)
Troy goes on a shopping spree like no other and causes utter confusion at a funfair.
6"Best Bits"18 March 2014 (2014-03-18)
A look back at the best bits from the series.

Series 2 (2015)Edit

In September 2014, it was confirmed that a second series would be broadcast in 2015.[2] It began on 8 March.

No. Title Original air date
1"Episode 1"8 March 2015 (2015-03-08)
Troy baffles people at The Natural History Museum and pulls off his spookiest tricks yet.
2"Episode 2"15 March 2015 (2015-03-15)
Troy introduces some of his passions via a visit to a table tennis club and a cinema and by stunning spectators on a go-karting trip.
3"Episode 3"22 March 2015 (2015-03-22)
Troy is back in Lewisham where he stuns some lads with a trick in the market and diners are treated to a meal they'll never forget in a Japanese restaurant.
4"Episode 4"29 March 2015 (2015-03-29)
Troy plays tricks in London on two unsuspecting music lovers in a record shop and in Barcelona where he wows football fans at FC Barcelona's stadium, Camp Nou.

BroadcastEdit

In Australia, the series premiered on GO! on 2 September 2015.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rashty, Sandy (11 February 2014). "Troy is big in magic circles, now catch him on TV". The Jewish Chronicle. Retrieved 8 April 2015.
  2. ^ Eames, Tom (1 September 2014). "Troy to return for series 2, Richard Ayoade to front new Channel 4 show". Digital Spy. Retrieved 8 April 2015.
  3. ^ Knox, David (1 September 2015). "Airdate: Storage Hunters, Ghost Town Gold, South Beach Tow, Troy, Tattoo Fixers". TV Tonight. Retrieved 1 September 2015.