Derren Brown: The Experiments

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A four-part series featuring an inventive and jaw-dropping  mixture of stunts, magic, illusion, suggestion and thought-provoking entertainment, combined with psychological insight

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A four-part series featuring an inventive and jaw-dropping mixture of stunts, magic, illusion, suggestion and thought-provoking entertainment, combined with psychological insight

Series 1 Summary

Derren Brown attempts to explore the darker side of what makes us tick as human beings and, in one show, teach us how to completely change our fortunes.

Featuring Derren Brown's unique combination of ingenious and mind-blowing psychology, suggestions, stunts and thought-provoking entertainment, The Experiments sees him pushing the boundaries of size and scale in order to take a deeper look at human behaviour and reaction.

  • Episode 1

    In The Assassin, the first show in the series, Derren Brown investigates hypnosis and asks if someone could be hypnotised into killing a celebrity. Is this really possible? And who will be the celeb?

  • Episode 2

    In The Gameshow, the second show in the Experiments series, Derren asks if we all have the capacity for evil and whether being part of a group affects our sense of right and wrong

  • Episode 3

    In The Guilt Trip, the third show in the Experiments series, an unwitting participant is placed at the centre of an elaborate, hidden-camera murder mystery. Can Derren convince him to admit to murder?

  • Episode 4

    In the final show of the series, Derren asks what makes some people lucky while others attract misfortune, as he and Dawn Porter try to convince an entire town that a local statue has special powers

Derren Brown: The Experiments synopsis

A four-part series featuring an inventive and jaw-dropping mixture of stunts, magic, illusion, suggestion and thought-provoking entertainment, combined with psychological insight

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