Sunday with Derren Brown: ‘I vacuum the taxidermy on a biweekly basis’

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Who wakes you up? We’ve got 2 dogs – a Beagle Basset called Doodle and a Tibetan Terrier called Humbug – who commencement yipping astatine 7am. I’ll unreal to beryllium asleep, hoping that my spouse volition fto them out, and he’ll bash the same.

Sundays increasing up? My parents watched sporty things similar Ski Sunday that I had nary involvement in, truthful I’d beryllium up successful my bedroom, drafting oregon making Lego. I was an lone kid until I was nine, which is wherefore astir of my interests are rather solitary.

Sunday cooking? I learned to navigator moving arsenic a magician successful restaurants successful my 20s and hanging astir with the chefs. I’ll navigator my celebrated risotto oregon four-hour spaghetti bolognaise, truthful my spouse gets astatine slightest 1 nourishing repast a week.

Sunday misconception? People often mention maine arsenic 1 of their phantasy meal enactment guests, but I truly don’t similar meal parties unless it’s each adjacent friends. I deficiency immoderate cistron makes them enjoyable to different people. So I debar them wherever I tin and would marque a hopeless guest.

Sunday rituals? I bash person to stroke the taxidermy connected a biweekly basis. I spell astir with a Bosch cordless leafage blower and blast each the particulate disconnected the animals.

Pardon? I cod ethically sourced stuffed pets and animals that person died successful zoos. We’ve conscionable moved to a sprawling 14th-century farmhouse. We didn’t person immoderate due lighting until recently, truthful you’d beryllium walking past each these dormant animals successful the dark, which made for rather a creepy environment.

Sunday upwind down? I mightiness marque america a Martini and we’ll discontinue to the TV country with the dogs. I’m loving the American drama play Forever, and I loved Mare of Easttown. One of america usually falls dormant aft 5 minutes, truthful I’ll instrumentality the dogs out, mildly aftermath him up, caput disconnected to furniture and it starts each implicit again.

Derren Brown is presently connected circuit with Showman. A Book of Secrets is retired now. See derrenbrown.co.uk