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89 relations: Adelphi Theatre, Alien abduction, Andrew O'Connor (actor), Atheism, BBC Four, Belief, Caricature, Cats Protection, Celebrity, Channel 4, Charlie McDonnell, Christian, Clerkenwell, Close-up magic, Cognitive psychology, Cold reading, Crooked House (TV series), Croydon, Daily Star (United Kingdom), Darwin Ortiz, Database marketing, Deal or No Deal (UK game show), Derren Brown's Ghost Train, Doctor Who, Documentary film, Evangelicalism, Evangelism, Faith healing, Friskney, Garrick Theatre, Greater London, Hypnosis, Ideomotor phenomenon, Ivan Massow, Jerry Sadowitz, Jersey, Jo Whiley, Joe Power (psychic), Kevin Bishop, Laurence Olivier Award, LeftLion, Lie detection, Lincolnshire, Magic (illusion), Magical thinking, Matt Lucas, Mediumship, Mentalism, Milton H. Erickson, Neuro-linguistic programming, ..., New Age, New Scientist, Objective Media Group, Ofcom, Paul McKenna, Psychic, Psychological manipulation, Richard Bandler, Richard Dawkins, Rose d'Or, Russian roulette, Séance, Sherlock (TV series), Simon Pegg, Simon Singh, Skepticism, Sketch comedy, Sleight of hand, Split screen (video production), Stephen Merchant, Subliminal stimuli, Supernatural, Television special, The Daily Telegraph, The Day of the Doctor, The Empty Hearse, The Enemies of Reason, The Guardian, The Magic Castle, The Straight Dope, The Wisdom of Crowds, Thorpe Park, Transworld Publishers, University of Bristol, University of Roehampton, Virtual reality, Whitgift School, YouTube, 8 Out of 10 Cats. Expand index (39 more) »

Adelphi Theatre

The Adelphi Theatre is a London West End theatre, located on the Strand in the City of Westminster.

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Alien abduction

The terms alien abduction or abduction phenomenon describe "subjectively real memories of being taken secretly against one's will by apparently nonhuman entities and subjected to complex physical and psychological procedures".

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Andrew O'Connor (actor)

Andrew Mark O'Connor (born 25 March 1963 in Stevenage, Hertfordshire) is an English actor, comedian, magician, television presenter and executive producer.

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Atheism is, in the broadest sense, the absence of belief in the existence of deities.

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BBC Four

BBC Four is a British television channel operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation and available to digital television viewers on Freeview, IPTV, satellite, and cable.

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Belief is the state of mind in which a person thinks something to be the case with or without there being empirical evidence to prove that something is the case with factual certainty.

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A caricature is a rendered image showing the features of its subject in a simplified or exaggerated way through sketching, pencil strokes, or through other artistic drawings.

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Cats Protection

Cats Protection, formerly The Cats Protection League, is a UK charity dedicated to rescuing and rehoming stray, unwanted or homeless cats and educating people about cats and cat welfare.

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Celebrity refers to the fame and public attention accorded by the mass media to individuals or groups or, occasionally, animals, but is usually applied to the persons or groups of people (celebrity couples, families, etc.) themselves who receive such a status of fame and attention.

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Channel 4

Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.

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Charlie McDonnell

Charles Joseph McDonnell (born 1 October 1990) is a British vlogger, musician, filmmaker, and author from Bath, Somerset.

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A Christian is a person who follows or adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.

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Clerkenwell is an area of central and north London, England.

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Close-up magic

Close-up magic (also known as table magic or micromagic) is magic performed in an intimate setting usually no more than ten feet (three metres) from one's audience and is usually performed while sitting at a table.

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Cognitive psychology

Cognitive psychology is the study of mental processes such as "attention, language use, memory, perception, problem solving, creativity, and thinking".

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Cold reading

Cold reading is a set of techniques used by mentalists, psychics, fortune-tellers, mediums, illusionists (readers), and scam artists to imply that the reader knows much more about the person than the reader actually does.

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Crooked House (TV series)

Crooked House is a supernatural drama mini-series which aired on BBC Four in December 2008.

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Croydon is a large town in south London, England, south of Charing Cross.

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Daily Star (United Kingdom)

The Daily Star is a daily tabloid newspaper published from Monday to Saturday in the United Kingdom since 2 November 1978.

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Darwin Ortiz

Darwin Ortiz (born 1948) is a magician, who is an authority on gambling and card manipulation.

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Database marketing

Database marketing is a form of direct marketing using databases of customers or potential customers to generate personalized communications in order to promote a product or service for marketing purposes.

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Deal or No Deal (UK game show)

Deal or No Deal is a British game show which was hosted by Noel Edmonds, based on the format which originated in the Netherlands that ran from 2005 to 2016.

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Derren Brown's Ghost Train

Derren Brown's Ghost Train is a dark ride at Thorpe Park in Surrey, England.

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Doctor Who

Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963.

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Documentary film

A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record.

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Evangelicalism, evangelical Christianity, or evangelical Protestantism, is a worldwide, crossdenominational movement within Protestant Christianity which maintains the belief that the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ's atonement.

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In Christianity, Evangelism is the commitment to or act of publicly preaching of the Gospel with the intention of spreading the message and teachings of Jesus Christ.

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Faith healing

Faith healing is the practice of prayer and gestures (such as laying on of hands) that are believed by some to elicit divine intervention in spiritual and physical healing, especially the Christian practice.

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Friskney is a village and civil parish within the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Garrick Theatre

The Garrick Theatre is a West End theatre, located on Charing Cross Road, in the City of Westminster, named for the stage actor David Garrick.

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Greater London

Greater London is a region of England which forms the administrative boundaries of London, as well as a county for the purposes of the lieutenancies.

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Hypnosis is a state of human consciousness involving focused attention and reduced peripheral awareness and an enhanced capacity to respond to suggestion.

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Ideomotor phenomenon

Ideomotor phenomenon is a psychological phenomenon wherein a subject makes motions unconsciously.

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Ivan Massow

Ivan Julian Massow (born 11 September 1967) is a British financial services entrepreneur, gay rights campaigner, and media personality.

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Jerry Sadowitz

Jerry Sadowitz (born 4 June 1961) is an American-born Scottish stand-up comic and card magician.

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Jersey (Jèrriais: Jèrri), officially the Bailiwick of Jersey (Bailliage de Jersey; Jèrriais: Bailliage dé Jèrri), is a Crown dependency located near the coast of Normandy, France.

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Jo Whiley

Johanne Whiley (born 4 July 1965) is an English radio DJ and television presenter.

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Joe Power (psychic)

Joe Power is a British author and television and stage performer who claims to mediate communication between spirits of the dead and living human beings.

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Kevin Bishop

Kevin Brian Bishop (born 18 June 1980) is an English comedian, actor, writer and star of The Kevin Bishop Show, which he co-wrote with Lee Hupfield.

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Laurence Olivier Award

The Laurence Olivier Awards, or simply the Olivier Awards, are presented annually by the Society of London Theatre to recognise excellence in professional theatre in London at an annual ceremony in the capital.

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LeftLion is a printed and online culture and listings magazine which covers Nottingham, with a specific focus on the local music and arts scene.

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Lie detection

Lie detection is an assessment of a verbal statement with the goal to reveal a possible intentional deceit.

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Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in east central England.

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Magic (illusion)

Magic, along with its subgenres of, and sometimes referred to as illusion, stage magic or street magic is a performing art in which audiences are entertained by staged tricks or illusions of seemingly impossible feats using natural means.

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Magical thinking

Magical thinking is a term used in anthropology and psychology, denoting the fallacious attribution of causal relationships between actions and events, with subtle differences in meaning between the two fields.

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Matt Lucas

Matthew Richard Lucas (born 5 March 1974) is an English comedian, screenwriter, actor and singer, best known for his work with David Walliams in the television show Little Britain, as well as for his portrayals of the scorekeeping baby Georgie Dawes in the comedy panel game Shooting Stars, both Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee in Alice in Wonderland and its sequel, Alice Through the Looking Glass, and Nardole in the tenth series of long-running British sci-fi drama Doctor Who.

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Mediumship is the practice of certain people—known as mediums—to purportedly mediate communication between spirits of the dead and living human beings.

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Mentalism is a performing art in which its practitioners, known as mentalists, appear to demonstrate highly developed mental or intuitive abilities.

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Milton H. Erickson

Milton Hyland Erickson (5 December 1901 – 25 March 1980) was an American psychiatrist and psychologist specializing in medical hypnosis and family therapy.

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Neuro-linguistic programming

Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is an approach to communication, personal development, and psychotherapy created by Richard Bandler and John Grinder in California, United States in the 1970s.

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New Age

New Age is a term applied to a range of spiritual or religious beliefs and practices that developed in Western nations during the 1970s.

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New Scientist

New Scientist, first published on 22 November 1956, is a weekly, English-language magazine that covers all aspects of science and technology.

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Objective Media Group

Objective Media Group (OMG), previously known as Objective Productions, is a media company that produces shows in Comedy, Comedy Drama, Entertainment, Factual Entertainment and Magic.

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The Office of Communications (Y Swyddfa Gyfathrebiadau), commonly known as Ofcom, is the UK government-approved regulatory and competition authority for the broadcasting, telecommunications and postal industries of the United Kingdom.

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Paul McKenna

Paul William McKenna (born 8 November 1963 in Hackney, East London) is a British hypnotist, behavioural scientist, television broadcaster and author of self-help books.

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A psychic is a person who claims to use extrasensory perception (ESP) to identify information hidden from the normal senses, particularly involving telepathy or clairvoyance, or who performs acts that are apparently inexplicable by natural laws.

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Psychological manipulation

Psychological manipulation is a type of social influence that aims to change the behavior or perception of others through abusive, deceptive, or underhanded tactics.

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Richard Bandler

Richard Wayne Bandler (born February 24, 1950) is an American author and trainer in the field of self-help.

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Richard Dawkins

Clinton Richard Dawkins (born 26 March 1941) is an English ethologist, evolutionary biologist, and author.

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Rose d'Or

The Rose d'Or (Golden Rose) is an international awards festival in entertainment broadcasting and programming.

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Russian roulette

Russian Roulette (русская рулетка, russkaya ruletka) is a potentially lethal game of chance in which a player places a single round in a revolver, spins the cylinder, places the muzzle against his or her head, and pulls the trigger.

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A séance or seance is an attempt to communicate with spirits.

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Sherlock (TV series)

Sherlock is a crime drama television series based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes detective stories.

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Simon Pegg

Simon John Pegg (né Beckingham; born 14 February 1970) is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer.

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Simon Singh

Simon Lehna Singh, (born 19 September 1964) is a British popular science author, theoretical and particle physicist whose works largely contain a strong mathematical element.

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Skepticism (American English) or scepticism (British English, Australian English) is generally any questioning attitude or doubt towards one or more items of putative knowledge or belief.

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Sketch comedy

Sketch comedy comprises a series of short comedy scenes or vignettes, called "sketches", commonly between one and ten minutes long.

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Sleight of hand

Sleight of hand (also known as prestidigitation or legerdemain) refers to fine motor skills when used by performing artists in different art forms to entertain or manipulate.

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Split screen (video production)

In film and video production, split screen is the visible division of the screen, traditionally in half, but also in several simultaneous images, rupturing the illusion that the screen's frame is a seamless view of reality, similar to that of the human eye.

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Stephen Merchant

Stephen James Merchant (born 24 November 1974) is an English writer, director, radio presenter, comedian, and actor.

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Subliminal stimuli

Subliminal stimuli (the prefix sup- literally "below, or less than", while the prefix sub- literally "up to"), contrary to supraliminal stimuli or "above threshold", are any sensory stimuli below an individual's threshold for conscious perception.

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The supernatural (Medieval Latin: supernātūrālis: supra "above" + naturalis "natural", first used: 1520–1530 AD) is that which exists (or is claimed to exist), yet cannot be explained by laws of nature.

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Television special

A television special (often TV special, or rarely "television spectacular") is a stand-alone television show which temporarily interrupts episodic programming normally scheduled for a given time slot.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.

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The Day of the Doctor

"The Day of the Doctor" is a special episode of the British science fiction television programme Doctor Who, marking the programme's 50th anniversary.

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The Empty Hearse

"The Empty Hearse" is the first episode of the third series of the BBC television series Sherlock.

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The Enemies of Reason

The Enemies of Reason is a two-part television documentary, written and presented by evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, in which he seeks to expose "those areas of belief that exist without scientific proof, yet manage to hold the nation under their spell", including mediumship, acupuncture and psychokinesis.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Magic Castle

The Magic Castle, located in the Hollywood district of Los Angeles, California, is a nightclub for magicians and magic enthusiasts, as well as the clubhouse for the Academy of Magical Arts.

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The Straight Dope

"The Straight Dope" was an online question-and-answer newspaper column published from 1973 to 2018 in the Chicago Reader and syndicated in eight newspapers in the United States.

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The Wisdom of Crowds

The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations, published in 2004, is a book written by James Surowiecki about the aggregation of information in groups, resulting in decisions that, he argues, are often better than could have been made by any single member of the group.

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Thorpe Park

Thorpe Park is a theme park located between the towns of Chertsey and Staines-upon-Thames in Surrey and Greater London.

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Transworld Publishers

Transworld Publishers Inc. is a British publishing house in Ealing, London that is a division of Penguin Random House, one of the world's largest mass media groups.

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University of Bristol

The University of Bristol (simply referred to as Bristol University and abbreviated as Bris. in post-nominal letters, or UoB) is a red brick research university located in Bristol, United Kingdom.

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University of Roehampton

The University of Roehampton, formerly Roehampton Institute of Higher Education, is a public university in the United Kingdom, situated on three major sites in Roehampton, south-west London.

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Virtual reality

Virtual reality (VR) is an interactive computer-generated experience taking place within a simulated environment, that incorporates mainly auditory and visual, but also other types of sensory feedback like haptic.

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Whitgift School

Whitgift School is an independent day school with limited boarding (120 boys) in South Croydon.

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YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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8 Out of 10 Cats

8 Out of 10 Cats is a British television comedy panel game produced by Zeppotron (a subsidiary of Endemol UK) for E4.

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