Derren Brown: Apocalypse

Before the Mayan calendar flips to Doomsday, Space asks viewers “what if the world ended tomorrow?” From BAFTA Award-winning psychological illusionist Derren Brown, Derren Brown: Apocalypse uses a compelling blend of suggestion, psychological tricks, and experiments to construct an elaborate and shocking stunt to convince one person that the planet has been devastated by a catastrophic meteor strike.

The subject at the centre of the experiment is left to believe that he is one of a mere handful of survivors. The gripping two-part special airs back-to-back on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 9 p.m. ET exclusively on Space. Continue reading »