Through hypnotism and telepathic mind control, a sinister music maestro controls the singing voice, but not the heart, of the woman he loves.
Svengali tells the story of Dixie, a postman from South Wales, and a music fanatic. All his life he’s dreamed of discovering a great band and then one day, trawling through YouTube, he finds them… ‘The Premature Congratulations’. He hunts them down and offers them his management services. They are young, arrogant, sexy and utterly magnificent. Putting their demo on a cassette tape, Dixie heads out onto the streets of London…
An old singer coaches a young woman whom he believes will be the next singing sensation. As she starts off with her career, their bond gets stronger. An adaptation of George L. Du Maurier's novel "Trilby"
A man hypnotizes a young woman into being an opera singer.
Derren Brown attempts to extract secret confessions from the audience, playing unforgettable mind games and revealing the wonder of Svengali – an automaton allegedly created in the image of its owner's dead son. Was it used in early Victorian magic shows, or is it another of Brown's eerie games?
Satirical sitcom on the music industry.
Based on the novel Trilby by George du Maurier.
A hypnotist cat charms a sweet young mouse femme-fatale into luring all the mice in town into his cellar, with intent of eating them. But, with his super-senses hitting on all cylinders, the super-hero mouse, Mighty Mouse, zooms in and puts an end to the dastardly scheme.
An evil hypnotist puts a beautiful woman under his spell.