Inspired by the CIA's top secret Stargate Project, Derren Brown conducted a nationwide experiment in remote viewing, the ability to see and describe an object that is hidden from view. The curator of the Science Museum was asked to paint a simple picture on a canvas, which she then covered over and placed on display in the Science Museum for one week, where visitors could draw what they thought was on the canvas. Brown repeated this with an audience in the museum and viewers at home.
In The Assassin, Derren Brown, a master of hypnosis, investigates if someone could be hypnotised into killing a celebrity. Is this really possible? And which celeb will it be?.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.
Derren Brown was out to expose the tricks behind so-called faith healers, who claim to cure churchgoers of all manner of illnesses whilst casually asking for their credit card details and then laughing all the way to the bank. Essentially, this show began by exposing, how the ‘faith healers’ ripped off churchgoers and then spent an hour and a half getting a diving instructor to repeat the process in America.