Cruickshank enters through a side door. He's doing Movember for "prostrate" cancer, he explains and cracks a few jokes about "the dead cat underneath my nose". For many it is their first encounter with a medium, so he explains the set-up: "There's you guys, there's me, and there's them. All three of us are going to have to liaise. If they muck us around, it's just their personality coming through."