Don’t go expecting answers – and keep your eyes peeled on Twitter through the episode to see if anyone else can figure Brown’s methods out.
The only way we’ll have a chance of understanding how it works is if we all stick together.
For example, if you approach two people talking and they turn their torso to you but not their feet, they'd prefer you left them alone.
Similarly if you're talking to someone and their feet are pointing away from you, they want to escape.
Though he repeatedly speaks about the human need for narrative, Secret eschews any arc.
Derren Brown put a homophobic Twitter troll in his place with a short, sharp quick-witted response and we love him all the more for it.The illusionist was bombarded with a slurry of abuse from a former fan who had recently learnt of his (very public) sexuality.The eloquent Hossam Alyyy said Brown was a ‘freaking sick human being’ and that he was ’embarrassed’ he had followed a homosexual on Twitter.Through a series of "mind-reading" gambits he showcases his apparent powers of psychological manipulation while carefully earning the audience’s trust.He demonstrates his capabilities; he promises he will lie to us – and does exactly what he promises. )"Will delight anyone with an interest in the weirder things people think and they they think them" (Independent on Sunday) The definitive book by Britain's favourite illusionist...