Derren Brown: Trick of the Mind

Derren Brown: Trick of the Mind is a television documentary. The subject matter is the mysterious power of the mind. Derren Brown is featured in this documentary. He uses his abilities to exercise the powers of his mind to entertain and enlighten the audience. He utilizes such techniques and hypnotism and misdirection to highlight his examples of his powers. He also includes psychological mentalism and showmanship to illustrate his points.

There are many who believe the mind has vast powers. Many of these people will see what they wish. This documentary takes a talented professional and films him in his quest to bring to light the true powers of the mind.

Channel 4
3 Seasons, 30 Episodes
June 2, 2011
Cast: Derren Brown

Derren Brown: Trick of the Mind Full Episode Guide

  • Derren ventures into Monaco, the gambling capital of Europe, to test his card skills and perform a fantastic memory feat.

  • 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).

  • Derren executes a breathtaking routine across the canals of Venice. Back on home territory, Derren summons Robbie Williams to a remote, abandoned location in the East End for a spot of…

  • 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 -…

  • 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?

  • Derren is in the Valley of Fire, Nevada, where he makes the sun disappear, and then shows viewers how he did it. Psychic readings take a global twist when Derren conducts the same…

  • In the last episode of the series Derren takes a trip to Glastonbury, the heart of English new-ageism, for a spot of mischief-making.

  • It's the turn of the Scots to be astounded by Derren's skills as he predicts the movements of a large crowd in Princes St, Edinburgh.

  • Derren weaves his magic on the locals in Canterbury. Childhood memories get the spooky treatment, with DJ Jo Whiley the latest celebrity to succumb to Derren's mind control...

  • Derren visits Whitby in Yorkshire and baffles the local population with a trick involving a human deck of cards, and Mo Mowlam is subjected to a mind-reading routine.

  • Derren visits Blackpool and 'scams' the locals while asking for directions. And it's the turn of Jonathan and Jane Ross to fall under Derren's spell, with a card trick that defies…

  • Derren travels around the country, starting at the village made famous by The Prisoner, Portmeirion in Wales. Simon Pegg is the astounded celebrity guest.

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