Master of Manipulation

Britain’s most notable illusionist may be a confirmed atheist, but he grew up as a Christian. Martin Saunders asks: Is Derren Brown a dark and dangerous influence on modern culture, or is he shedding vital light on areas of deception – including those within the Church?

A member of the public is persuaded to make an assassination attempt on comedian Stephen Fry. A studio audience is transformed into a baying mob through...

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