Beyond Magic With DMC

Beyond Magic With DMC

Synopsis

DMC explores the dark and often disturbing world of sorcery and witchcraft, among the oldest forms of magic. Entering a world where people believe the laws of nature can be subverted and the undead brought back to life DMCs ideas of what magic can achieve are pushed to their extremes.

Episodes

Season 1
  • Torn Apart Special

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    In this episode DMC (Drummond Money-Coutts) magician, illusionist and card shark, reattempts a major feat of escapology that almost cost him his life two years ago. This time, however, he recreates it on an epic scale whilst exploring the physical, mental and psychological disciplines required in the dangerous world of Escapology. The episode culminates with the stunt itself, filmed before a live audience. DMC is tethered by two nautical ropes to a pair of accelerating seven-ton trucks and must free himself from a pair of handcuffs, and the ropes binding him to the trucks, before they pull tight and, literally, tear him apart.

  • Deadly 50:50

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    This time DMC explores the world of mentalism - magic of the mind - and how alleged supernatural powers like telekinesis, telepathy and prediction produce some of magic's most powerful effects. His journey ends with the most risky mentalism stunt he's ever attempted.

  • Walking Through Walls

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    DMC explores the world of illusion where perspective and perception converge to fool the brain into perceiving an alternative reality - what the eye perceives the brain believes. Taking inspiration from one of magics classical modern masters, DMCs journey builds to a recreation of one of the most famous , illusions of all time undertaken with his very own, unique and baffling twist.

  • Defying Gravity

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    In this exciting episode DMC explores the world of Asian inspired magic. His journey takes him to Singapore where he performs astounding tricks in honour of the greats of Asian magic before attempting a sublime, jaw dropping tribute before a live audience.

  • Crossfire

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    In this episode, DMC explores a vital component of any magicians repertoire, deception. Taking inspiration from magics application in the theatre of war, he performs astounding tricks, proving that what you see isnt always what you get, before shooting his way to a jaw-dropping finale.

  • Burning Man

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    DMC explores the dark and often disturbing world of sorcery and witchcraft, among the oldest forms of magic. Entering a world where people believe the laws of nature can be subverted and the undead brought back to life DMCs ideas of what magic can achieve are pushed to their extremes. Taking inspiration from the witchcraft he uncovers in Mexico, his journey builds to a dark and sinister performance that takes the ancient idea of controlling death and gives it an astonishing modern, magical twist.

  • The Sting

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    In this episode DMC (Drummond Money Coutts) explores the overlapping worlds of the magician, the gambler and the cheat - worlds rife with control, greed, and high emotion. DMC explores the techniques they have in common before merging his skills as a cheat and magician in a daring heist, designed to fool his audience and allow him a clean getaway.