Derren Brown: Underground

The 'magical genius' comes to the Corn Exchange 

The enigmatic Derren Brown brings his latest show to the Cambridge Corn Exchange this month, promising a “spellbinding experience of showmanship and magical genius”. Underground, which runs 17-19 August, brings together some of the most impressive stage work from his career so far. 

And what an unendingly fascinating career it’s been for this world-renowned illusionist. Notable stunts from Brown’s colourful CV include creating a video game which put participants into a catatonic trance, a televised game of Russian roulette, a live séance, mass hypnotism and – controversially in 2016 – using social coercion to convince members of the public to push a person off a roof to their apparent death. We can’t wait to see what he’s got in store for us in Cambridge…