Derren Brown: The Specials

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    Russian Roulette Live

    This stunt is dangerous and was performed by professionals. It should never be copied. Derren Brown performs a highly dangerous feat - Russian Roulette, live.

    This stunt is dangerous and was performed by professionals. It should never be copied. Some strong language.This episode is subtitled50 mins
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    Seance

    Derren brings together 12 members of the public to re-create a seance, and uses his skills and showmanship to challenge some of the most prevalent myths of spiritualism

    Strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled52 mins
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    Messiah

    Derren Brown takes his debunking mission to America. In a country where he's unknown, he demonstrates how easy it is to dupe people into believing five impossible things (almost) before breakfast.

    A thought-provoking and controversial look at beliefThis episode is subtitled49 mins
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    The Gathering

    Be prepared for plenty of Derren Brown's brand of magic and mind-games in a specially made recording of a live show shot in a mystery location with an invited audience

    Strong languageThis episode is subtitled53 mins
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    The Heist

    Can Derren persuade any of his group of responsible, middle-management businessmen and women to steal £100,000 in an armed robbery?

    Strong languageThis episode is subtitled49 mins
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    The System

    Derren Brown invents a system to beat the bookmakers and predict the outcome of six horse races, ultimately convincing a participant to place their life savings on one final race

    Strong languageThis episode is subtitled48 mins
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    How to Control the Nation

    Derren attempts to control the nation and literally stick viewers to their sofas

    This episode is subtitled48 mins
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    How to Be a Psychic Spy

    Derren conducts a nationwide experiment in remote viewing - do psychic powers exist?

    This episode is subtitled49 mins
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    How to Beat the Casino

    Derren tries to beat the roulette table - with help from an unsuspecting viewer

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Hero at 30,000 Feet

    Derren helps a member of the public face their fears to go on an amazing journey. Will they rise to his life-changing challenge?

    Strong language and adult themesThis episode is subtitled55 mins
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    Behind the Mischief

    Derren allows TV cameras unprecedented access into his private life to meet his family, friends, closest collaborators and celebrity fans, from Stephen Fry to Matt Lucas

    Strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled49 mins
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    The Assassin

    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?

    This episode is subtitled48 mins
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    The Gameshow

    Derren asks if we all have the capacity for evil and whether being part of a group affects our sense of right and wrong

    Strong language and adult themesThis episode is subtitled53 mins
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    The Guilt Trip

    An unwitting participant is placed at the centre of an elaborate, hidden-camera murder mystery. Can Derren convince him to admit to murder?

    Strong languageThis episode is subtitled47 mins
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    The Secret of Luck

    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

    This episode is subtitled48 mins
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    Apocalypse, Part 1

    Derren unleashes an audacious plan to convince one person that a catastrophic meteorite strike has devastated the planet and zombies roam the land. In 2020, viewers voted it Derren's greatest stunt.

    Strong language and gory scenesThis episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Apocalypse, Part 2

    In this concluding episode, the unwitting participant continues his adventure in a post-apocalyptic world inhabited by the infected, as he hurtles towards the thrilling climax of his own horror story

    Strong language and scenes of goreThis episode is subtitled48 mins
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    Fear and Faith, Part 1

    The first part of a two-part event, Fear and Faith is an extraordinary film looking at what happens when people have the experience of fear removed through the use of a powerful new drug

    Strong languageThis episode is subtitled48 mins
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    Fear and Faith, Part 2

    In the finale of Fear and Faith, Derren looks at the psychology of religious belief, performs a satanic rite and attempts to give an atheist a religious conversion

    This episode is subtitled48 mins
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    The Great Art Robbery

    Master illusionist and showman Derren Brown plans to pull off the perfect crime. He's made a bet with renowned art collector Ivan Massow that he can steal a painting from right under his nose.

    Adult contentThis episode is subtitled72 mins
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    Pushed to the Edge

    Derren investigates the powers of social compliance via Chris Kingston, a 29-year-old member of the public who is unaware he's being filmed or manipulated at a distance

    This episode is audio describedStrong languageThis episode is subtitled70 mins
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