Derren Brown: Trick of the Mind

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Derren Brown demonstrates his unique powers of psychological illusion, misdirection and showmanship

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Derren Brown demonstrates his unique powers of psychological illusion, misdirection and showmanship

Series 3 Summary

In the third series of Trick of the Mind, Derren Brown deploys his fusion of magic, suggestion, psychology, misdirection and showmanship in startling and stylish new forms.

  • Episode 1

    Derren makes the sun disappear in Nevada, and then reveals how he did it. Psychic readings take a global twist when Derren conducts the same experiment on people in Hollywood, Barcelona and London.

  • Episode 2

    Derren meets Dame Kelly Holmes at a North London running track. The nation's favourite runner can certainly run, but can she hide from Derren as he attempts to get inside her head?

  • Episode 3

    It's thirsty work as Derren finds himself in the company of a water diviner in the Nevada Desert. Then it's back to London to challenge passers-by to a game of noughts and crosses - blindfolded.

  • Episode 4

    Derren executes a breathtaking routine across the canals of Venice. Back home, he summons Robbie Williams to a remote location in the East End for some trance-induced body piercing.

  • Episode 5

    Derren travels to Vienna where he performs a perplexing effect on the iconic giant Ferris Wheel (a landmark featured in Orson Welles' The Third Man).

  • Episode 6

    Derren visits Monaco, the gambling capital of Europe, to test his card skills and perform a fantastic memory feat. Back home, he tries to make an amputee feel sensation in his missing limb.

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Derren Brown demonstrates his unique powers of psychological illusion, misdirection and showmanship

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Derren Brown: Trick of the Mind

Prepare for the seemingly impossible as Derren manipulates an entire orchestra into 'playing to his tune'. Also, in a homage to The Invisible Man, Derren…

4Music 9.50pm Wed 26 Nov