An exchange of skills between Lin Manuel Miranda and Derren Brown

Derren met up with Lin Manuel Miranda and the cast of Freestyle Love Supreme to play a quick round of everyone’s favourite family pastime ‘I hope I don’t stab myself in the hand with a 7-inch nail hidden inside this paper bag’.

(If you want to see the video Derren shows them where he gets it very painfully wrong in rehearsal, you can watch it on twitter here)

LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan and Derren

Derren travelled up to ABC Studios in Manhattan’s Upper West Side to drop in on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan and muck about a bit with their exquisitely-coiffed craniums.

Derren Brown is star-struck by Glenn Close

It’s not quite the Fight Club sequel you were perhaps hoping for, but when Derren asks Glenn Close to hit him as hard as she can, well, see for yourself…

Derren Brown plays mind games with the cast of Hamilton

In between shows one afternoon, Derren went along to the Richard Rodgers Theatre on West 46th Street to mess with the minds of the cast of Hamilton…

I got George Washington to push a needle through his hand – which I never thought I’d say…”
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Derren Brown on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

Derren stopped by Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center, New York City, to play his own special version of ‘Guess Who?’ with Jimmy Fallon and Questlove.

He also showed them how he reads minds and influences people (as well as maybe revealing someone’s secret massive crush on national television).

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