Bucks man the subject of Derren Brown's 'Apocalypse'

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A YOUNG volunteer from Bucks was the star of illusionist Derren Brown’s latest Channel 4 show last night – apparently being convinced that he had woken up in a zombie wasteland.

In part one of ‘Apocalypse’, Steve Brosnan was introduced as a 21-year-old who lives with his parents and has a dead-end job.

According to his social networking profiles, Steve is from Chalfont St Peter and went to school at Chalfonts Community College.

Derren Brown said the show would be an opportunity to give him a second chance at life and make him realise how important his family are.

The setup involved Brown hacking into Steve’s mobile phone, installing cameras at his home and feeding him information about an imminent meteor shower about to hit earth.

After several days the ‘disaster’ strikes and Steve is shown waking up in an abandoned hospital [or film set to the viewer] to find that he is one of a small group of survivors – played by actors.

And in scenes which closely resemble the Danny Boyle film 28 Days Later, many other survivors have been left in a blood-soaked, zombie-like state due to a supposed virus.

Brown promises that a psychologist and medical team are keeping tabs on Steve throughout, and said there is a subtle hint embedded in Steve’s mind that will stop him ending up in constant fear of such an event happening for real.

What did you think of the show? Leave your comments below.

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5:11pm Sat 27 Oct 12

jondonnis1980 says...

It's not genuine or they'd need security everywhere to make sure he didn't cave anyone who's "infected" head in.
It's not genuine or they'd need security everywhere to make sure he didn't cave anyone who's "infected" head in. jondonnis1980
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5:48pm Sat 27 Oct 12

listerps2 says...

jondonnis1980 wrote:
It's not genuine or they'd need security everywhere to make sure he didn't cave anyone who's "infected" head in.
A friend was one of the infected - 100% genuine. They had provisions in place for all situations.
[quote][p][bold]jondonnis1980[/bold] wrote: It's not genuine or they'd need security everywhere to make sure he didn't cave anyone who's "infected" head in.[/p][/quote]A friend was one of the infected - 100% genuine. They had provisions in place for all situations. listerps2
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6:20pm Sun 28 Oct 12

Tim Baber says...

The thing to study and look for from now on, is whether Derren Brown or his subject stay at arms length from Monarch Programming. Derren has little ticks, little nods of his head, and given his choice of profession, he must have been exposed to Monarch Programming which selects US ALL, without a Health and safety apparatus to keep us secure. Google it. Google "How tall was Mengele" see the shadows so you can stay unaffected by the real holocaust chosen for us by our real Masters. Or something. Tim Baber.
The thing to study and look for from now on, is whether Derren Brown or his subject stay at arms length from Monarch Programming. Derren has little ticks, little nods of his head, and given his choice of profession, he must have been exposed to Monarch Programming which selects US ALL, without a Health and safety apparatus to keep us secure. Google it. Google "How tall was Mengele" see the shadows so you can stay unaffected by the real holocaust chosen for us by our real Masters. Or something. Tim Baber. Tim Baber
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