Wednesday 21 March 2018

Ian O'Doherty: You think he would have twigged this coming. . .

Anyone who has ever been to see a psychic perform at a theatre will tell you that their tricks are all quite obvious.

It's called 'cold reading' and as anyone who has ever seen the brilliant Derren Brown will tell you, once you get the hang of it, then the hoax is really rather simple and seriously exploitative of the weak-minded and vulnerable.

But I must admit to having a certain twinge of sympathy for English psychic Pete Antoniou.

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