A magician was a practitioner of magic, either on the stage or ceremonial.

Pulling rabbits out of hats was a trick often performed by stage magicians. (TV: The Sontaran Stratagem, COMIC: The Hat Trick)

Nehra was the magician for a maharaja. He felt threatened by the arrival of the Second Doctor, who he thought was a rival magician. (PROSE: The Steward's Story)

Li H'sen Chang was publicised as a "master of magic and mesmerism". His success was due to the mental powers Magnus Greel bestowed on him. (TV: The Talons of Weng-Chiang)

The 19th century stage magician John Nevil Maskelyne taught the Fourth Doctor sleight of hand. (TV: The Ribos Operation)

Erasmus Darkening was an alien scientist who posed as a magician and alchemist while stranded on Earth in the 17th century. (TV: The Eternity Trap)

Chang used alien science to pose as a magician for his cover while abducting humans for experimentation back on his home world. (PROSE: And Now for My Next Trick...)

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