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Don’t miss this opportunity to join Derren Brown in conversation with Isy Suttie at Union Chapel as they discuss Derren’s new book, A Book of Secrets. From sadness and loss to moments of true happiness, get ready to discover Derren’s compassionate and comforting ideas about how we can best navigate our lives.

From childhood to now, A Book of Secrets shows Derren at his most personal, following him as he faces the challenges of stress, loneliness and what it truly means to take control of one’s life during moments of uncertainty.

Explore the ideas of some of humanity’s greatest thinkers while asking important questions:is there a difference between happiness and living well? And is it better to focus on self-improvement or our interactions with humanity? Experience Derren in conversation and discover the answers for yourself at this exclusive event, followed by an audience Q&A!

Derren Brown began his UK television career in December 2000 with a series of specials called Mind Control. Since redefining the genre of magic for intelligent, modern audiences, he has become synonymous with the art of psychological manipulation. His TV shows have become must-see events and he annually tours the UK with sell-out performances. On top of this, he is the bestselling author of Happy and four other books.

Isy Suttie is an award-winning comedian and actress who is probably best known for playing Dobby in Peep Show. Her other TV credits include Great Night Out and Shameless, and she has also written for and appeared in several BBC Radio shows, including Isy Suttie's Love LettersThe Mitch Benn Music Show and Out to Lunch.

Don’t miss your chance to buy a reduced copy of A BOOK OF SECRETS as part of your ticket. The book is only available to purchase online ahead of the event.

  • A Book of Secrets

  • THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

    'Enlightening, thought-provoking and illuminating. Derren Brown asks questions about the world, and his intelligent curiosity benefits us all.'

    ELIZABETH DAY


    In A Book of Secrets, internationally bestselling author Derren Brown shows us that it is in those
    moments when we are faced with adversity that we can find life's most lasting rewards.

    In thirteen fascinating chapters, Derren takes us on a personal journey - to the scene of a childhood humiliation, to lonely evenings on tour, to being paralysed by shyness at a dinner party, to navigating middle age and to finding love.

    Sharing moments of anger, frustration, loneliness and loss, Derren reveals how it's possible to find consolation and compassion. Even in our most challenging times we can find meaning and grow.

    'Derren Brown is a mine of wisdom, humanity and kindness - everything we need to sustain and nourish ourselves.'
    ALAIN DE BOTTON

    ***** 'This is the most I've seen Derren lay himself bare'
    ***** 'Funny, moving and always, always meaningful'
    ***** 'Derren's best book to date and the best book I have read this year'
    ***** 'Everything you need in this is a gem. I can't wait to read it a second time'

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