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She transitioned to Letitia in her 30s, finding a route through drag pubs, the Porchester Drag Balls and Friend TV/TS Group. She decided to go into showbiz, but couldn’t sing, so she took up magic under the stage name of Fay Presto.
She has been a great success, and has performed for all senior royalty and many rock stars and actors.
She was the subject of a 1994 BBC profile, Illusions of Grandeur. In 1998 she was voted ‘Party Entertainer of the Year’ by Tatler Magazine. In 2001, she played herself in the ITV soap opera, Emmerdale. One of the few women members of The Inner Magic Circle.
She was on the board of the transsexual rights organization Press for Change.
- Kris Kirk and Ed Heath. Men In Frocks. London: Gay Men's Press. 1984: 78.
- George Sally (dir). Illusions of Grandeur. BBC TV 40 mins 1994.
- Sasha Slater. “Kitchen Sink Drama: Fay Presto” The Express Saturday Magazine. 30 Oct-05 Nov 1999. Online at: www.pfc.org.uk/pfclists/news-arc/1999q4/msg00037.htm.
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