Watch Derren Brown’s Apocolypse Online Now!

9 Nov

Originally posted on Understanding and Embracing Diversity:

 

One of the UK’s most famous magician/TV personality, Derren Brown has teamed up with Channel 4 to create one of the most entertaining two-part shows I have ever seen, named Derren Brown’s Apocalypse. In this series, Derren and his team led Steven Brosnan to believe that the world is about to end. Steven was fed false information about a meteor that was about to strike the world through tweets, news coverage and TV advertisements- all manufactured by Derren Brown and his team, with the help of Steven’s family (the show reminded me of The Truman Show- trailer below). Steven then rode a bus with his brother- also one of Brown’s accomplice- with the belief that he was going to a gig by The Killers. The bus stopped due to some problems and they witnessed explosion after explosion. After being hypnotized by Brown, Steven woke up in what looked like a…

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4 Responses to “Watch Derren Brown’s Apocolypse Online Now!”

  1. learningneverstops November 9, 2012 at 10:41 pm #

    Thank you for reblogging! What did you think of the programme?

    • grimace73 November 9, 2012 at 10:51 pm #

      I loved the first one, but the second was a bit of an anticlimax. I just think that it could have ended with a bit more ooomph! so to speak! There was just something lacking. I’m not a fan of Mr Brown, but am a huge zombie fan, so all in all it was ok!
      Thanks for letting me reblog your article with the program links, I promised my readers a link to watch both parts when I could get hold of them! Great article!!

      • learningneverstops November 9, 2012 at 11:01 pm #

        No worries! I am not a fan of Derren Brown either, but I liked the concept behind Apocalypse- although I never bought the whole hypnotic/NLP shenanigans on the show. I didn’t like the ending either- it seemed rushed and less thought out compared to the first episode. But hey, it’s still a good watch!

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