Page last updated at 09:12 GMT, Wednesday, 17 March 2010

TV contestants 'electrocute' rivals


A controversial TV documentary in France shows people who think they are taking part in a game show, administering what they believe are near-lethal electric shocks to their rival contestants.

Producers of the spoof game show wanted to see if people would act against their own principles when a reality TV host asked them to do something.

David Sillito reports.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2020 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific