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Netflix orders some magic with Derren Brown specials

Netflix has signed a worldwide distribution deal with Vaudeville Productions for three specials with magician Derren Brown.

Derren Brown-porrait-1The series will kick off with Derren Brown: The Push on 27 February. It features Brown’s controversial experiment in which he exposes the psychological secrets of obedience and social compliance.

The other two specials are a televised version of his live show Derren Brown: Miracle and a brand new special, where the details are currently unrevealed.

Andrew O’Connor, executive producer for all three shows, said today: “We are excited that Derren’s fans all over the world will now be able to see his shows on Netflix.”

The deal sees Brown’s profile in the US continue to grow. Alongside the three specials, the psychological illusionist, plans to bring his critically acclaimed live stage show Derren Brown: Secret back to New York in 2018 and to tour the US nationally in 2019.

In the UK, the illusionist is known for his Channel 4 specials.