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.

This stunt is dangerous and was performed by professionals. It should never be copied.

First shown: Sun 5 Oct 2003 | 50 mins

Russian Roulette Live

Derren re-creates a seance and challenges some of the most prevalent myths of spiritualism

First shown: Mon 31 May 2004 | 52 mins


Derren Brown sets out once again to demonstrate just how easy it is to dupe people

First shown: Fri 7 Jan 2005 | 49 mins


Be prepared for plenty of Derren Brown's brand of magic and mind-games

First shown: Sun 29 May 2005 | 53 mins

The Gathering

Can Derren persuade responsible businessmen and women to steal £100,000?

First shown: Wed 4 Jan 2006 | 49 mins

The Heist

Derren invents a system to beat the bookmakers and predict the outcome of six horse races

First shown: Fri 1 Feb 2008 | 48 mins

The System

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

First shown: Fri 18 Sep 2009 | 48 mins

How to Control the Nation

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

First shown: Fri 25 Sep 2009 | 49 mins

How to Be a Psychic Spy

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

First shown: Fri 2 Oct 2009 | 47 mins

How to Beat the Casino

Can a member of public face their fears and rise to Derren's life-changing challenge?

First shown: Wed 8 Sep 2010 | 55 mins

Hero at 30,000 Feet

Derren allows TV cameras unprecedented access into his private life

First shown: Sat 8 Jan 2011 | 49 mins

Behind the Mischief

Could someone be hypnotised into killing a celebrity?

First shown: Fri 21 Oct 2011 | 48 mins

The Assassin

Do we all have the capacity for evil? Do group dynamics affect our sense of what's okay?

First shown: Fri 28 Oct 2011 | 53 mins

The Gameshow

Derren investigates what it would take for an innocent person to admit to a murder

First shown: Fri 4 Nov 2011 | 47 mins

The Guilt Trip

Derren and Dawn Porter try to convince an entire town that a statue has special powers

First shown: Fri 11 Nov 2011 | 48 mins

The Secret of Luck

Can Derren convince one person that zombies roam this devastated land?

First shown: Fri 26 Oct 2012 | 47 mins

Apocalypse, Part 1

The unwitting participant continues his adventure in this post-apocalyptic world

First shown: Fri 2 Nov 2012 | 48 mins

Apocalypse, Part 2

What happens when people have the experience of fear removed by a powerful new drug?

First shown: Fri 9 Nov 2012 | 48 mins

Fear and Faith, Part 1

Derren explores the psychology of religious belief

First shown: Fri 16 Nov 2012 | 48 mins

Fear and Faith, Part 2

Derren has bet a renowned art collector that he can steal a painting from under his nose

First shown: Fri 13 Dec 2013 | 72 mins

The Great Art Robbery