Stephen Daniel Mulhern is an English television presenter, entertainer, magician and showbiz personality. Mulhern gained his interest in comedy and magic from his father, who would teach him a trick right before bedtime when he was 11 years old. The family would spend their summer holidays at Butlin's Minehead in Somerset, where Mulhern began performing in public. He became the youngest member of The Magic Circle, which brought about an appearance on Blue Peter in a piece about Harry Houdini. Mulhern was later suspended from The Magic Circle for revealing a magic trick on Finger Tips, a children's TV show. The suspension was eventually lifted. After leaving school, he created a magic show under the title Stephen's Mega Mad Magic Show. He spent two summers working as a Butlins Redcoat in Minehead, got winter jobs at Hamleys and Harrods where he met Princess Diana all while also auditioning for television appearances.Turned down at age 18 by Michael Barrymore for My Kind of People, he won another television talent show called The Big Big Talent Show which was hosted by Jonathan Ross, and as a result, in 1997 while aged 20, was invited to take part in the Royal Variety Performance at the Victoria Palace Theatre, performing in front of HM Queen Elizabeth II.