Ali has written and starred in seven British television series including 'Penn And Teller: Fool Us' (ITV1) 'Dirty Tricks' (Channel 4) and 'Monkey Magic '(Five), both nominated for the British Comedy Awards & the Golden Rose of Montreux, 'Psychic Secrets Revealed' with Derren Brown (Five) & 'the Jerry @ Trick show' with Jerry Sadowitz (Five).
His irreverent persona and respected sleight of hand have made him one of the pioneers of the alternative magic scene. His 2010 live show, 'Pieces of Strange', was in the top 2% of best reviewed shows according to The British Comedy Guide. 2011 saw his third sell-out Edinburgh show, 'Principles and Deceptions', which was nominated for a 6 star award.
As an actor, Ali's growing feature film credits include 'Outside Bet' with Bob Hoskins and 'Get Lucky' with Luke Treadaway. His latest film role sees him starring alongside Ian Somerhalder as an American secret service agent in Sci Fi thriller The Anomaly, in cinemas summer 2014.
Ali has written and produced his own short film 'The Enchanter: The Crime Fighting Magician' directed by Adrian Vitoria. He is currently writing on the screenplay for comedy drama Cassy and Jude for F&ME.
Penn & Teller:Fool us, 1 hour special, ITV1.
The Slammer, CBBC.
Le Plus Grand Cabaret du Monde, France2.
The Invincibles: 1 hour special, ITV1. Various sketch characters.
Dirty Tricks: 6 X 1 hour series, Channel 4. Lead performer and writer.
Secret World of magic: 6 x 1 hour series, Sky One. Lead performer and writer.
Monkey Magic Two: 7 x half hour series, Five. Lead performer and writer.
The Greatest Magic Tricks In The Universe Ever 6 x 1 hour series, Five. Lead performer and writer. A count down of the most awesome tricks of all time.
Psychic Secrets Revealed: a one-hour special and 6 x half hour series, Five. Lead presenter and writer. Investigated the psychology of deception and the Occult. Featured Derren Brown.
Monkey Magic Christmas special 1 hour, Five. Lead presenter and writer. Highlights from the first series.
Monkey Magic 7 x half hour series, Five. Lead presenter and writer. The ground breaking series that created the alternative magic scene.
Film acting credits:
Daniel - Epic, F&me, Dir: Ben Hopkins
Jonno - The Wedding, Dir: Peter Andrew/Ben Kelly
Kirby - Get Lucky, Universal, Dir: Sacha Bennett
Stevie - Outside Bet, Universal, Dir: Sacha Bennett
Yorkie - The Boy and The Bus, BBC Worldwide, Dir: Simon Pitts
Charlie - Circles- Spencer Hudson Films, Dir: Spencer Hudson
Harry Senior - The Turtle and the Nightingale, HBO, Dir: Gershon Hinkson
Soldier - Sahara, Paramount Pictures, Dir: Breck Eisner
Lead/Greg - Striklem, NFT, Dir: Stephen Frears/Andrew Saunders
Lead/Laurence - The Enchanter, ACP, Dir: Adrian Vitoria
Lead/Jack - The Bus Stop, MTV Europe, Dir: Mario Cavelli.
Lead/Giles - Missing Eunice, The Second City, LA, Dir: Mike Ross