The BEST Episodes of Derren Brown Investigates

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Apr 7, 2021

Network: Channel 4

Derren Brown looks at some extraordinary claims from around the world, documenting a medium, a ghost hunter and a psychic expert who claims to make the blind see.

The Man Who Contacts the Dead

#1 - The Man Who Contacts the Dead

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired May 10, 2010

Illusionist Derren Brown sets out to discover whether some of the more extraordinary claims from around the world are true, beginning by exploring the world of a Liverpool-based psychic medium. Joe Power claims he can communicate with the dead, and alleges that one of the many people he has made contact with is John Lennon.

star 9.30
47 votes
The Ghost Hunter

#2 - The Ghost Hunter

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired May 31, 2010

Derren investigates the world of Lou Gentile, a top American ghost hunter who for the last 20 years has been helping the haunted and possessed of America.

star 7.96
97 votes
The Men With X-Ray Eyes

#3 - The Men With X-Ray Eyes

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired May 17, 2010

Derren Brown finds out if extraordinary claims from around the world are actually true. Derren investigates the Bronnikov method, which claims it enables people to see without using their eyes. He travels to Holland with a woman who has been blind since 1995 to test the method's plausibility.

star 7.77
13 votes