Film & TV Work
The UK Bungee Club has facilitated over 150 seperate television appearences.
Our integrity and experience has led us to become first choice for media production companies in the UK and abroad.
The UK Bungee Club can provide insurance, risk assessments, method statements and advice on camera positions, POV shots, locations and storyboards.
Recent TV work includes the following -
Towards the end of 2011 the UK Bungee Club was approached by a TV production company and asked to assist in a performance of a stunt for a television programme called The Magicians.
The programme saw a number of magicians over six weeks perform a variety of tricks and illusions with celebrities. The show, which aired on Saturday evenings on BBC One, has just completed its second series and has enjoyed positive reviews throughout the series.
The stunt that UK Bungee... More Details
This October UK Bungee had the enjoyment of working with the DareDevil as they put three arents’ fears to the test courtesy in order to win a once in a lifetime prize.
The Daredevil, a new programme commissioned by CBBC, dares a child’s family and friends to carry out a range of activities based on their likes, dislikes, fears and phobias for the chance to win an unforgettable prize.
UK Bungee was approached by CBBC when the Daredevil dared three family members from three different... More Details
UK Bungee recently enjoyed another TV appearance, this time with the Discovery Channel’s Breaking Magic.
Breaking Magic is a new television series aired on the Discovery Channel USA and Discovery Channel International. The tv show sees a group of international magicians perform a variety of tricks and illusions in front of a live audience. The unique aspect of the show is that once the trick has been performed, the show explains the science behind the magic, revealing the details... More Details
UK Bungee's final TV appearance of 2012 saw UK Bungee work with the extremely popular TV show Don't Tell the Bride.
Famous for allowing the groom to plan and organise a £12,000 wedding without any input from the bride, Don't Tell the Bride has been a hige success since it's launch in 2007.
UK Bungee was asked to be a part of a special episode called Don't Tell the Bride Christmas Revenge. This episode saw a twist in that the bride's finally took revenge on their partners for their unusual... More Details
Every wondered what it must be like to be a bird of prey diving from 160ft into a river to catch fish?
The ONE Show approached the UK Bungee Club with the following small request:
To float several large foam fish on the Tees River, while their presenter bungee jumps from the Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge and attempts to catch one.
The context of the show was following the skills of the Ospreys as they dive into rivers catching fish.
“A lot of planning went into this stunt but it still... More Details
UK Bungee Club facililated the bungee jump performed by actor John Thompson of Cold Feet fame on the show Famous and Fearless. Chris Evans and Clare Balding present the Channel 4 show from 2 January 2011 that pushes celebrities to their limits in a series of extreme sports challenges.
See the video link here
A completly unique and bespoke project for the Top Gear Live team; car bungee jumping was the brief...
Can it be done?
In front of a live audience?
In Johannesburg in a couple of months time?
With a presenter in the car?
Roll forward to March 2011; UK Bungee have designed and helped build a bespoke platform to hold the car and new bungee cords had been made with a successful test completed in the UK. The South African crane company was sourced, the car and rig air freighted... More Details
Following the success of the Top Gear Live car bungee earlier this year in Johannesburg the team decided that it would be the perfect way to introduce the Top Gear Live Stunt Show to Russia. So off to Moscow it was for James and Andy from the UK Bungee Club along with the Top Gear Live team, the rig and the trusty Nissan Micra sporting its new Top Gear branding.
The stunt was staged in Moscow’s Red Square. With the iconic back drop of the Kremlin and St Basil’s Cathedral 100,000 people... More Details
The UK Bungee Club was approached by Endemol to work on Channel Five’s Big Brother 2011. With a few options open to the Big Brother Team such as a bungee jump, a winch-out and a catapult from the garden, it was decided that a bungee jump directly above the garden would form an excellent addition to the contestants ‘YES’ challenge.
Given the shape of the BB House, access and external space, the crane for the stunt had to be positioned 34 meters away from the garden – requiring... More Details
Last month UK Bungee was approached by Wonderbra to assist with a product launch that would see a competition winner bungee jumping in front of a cleavage on a giant Wonderbra photo. Oh and the press that would be present, meaning that the stunt would have to be perfect on the first attempt.
UK Bungee began identifying if this was possible as the stunt would require an extreme amount of precision and accuracy. It was concluded that this was definitely something that the... More Details
Last month we got a call from ITV to do a 70 metre catapult for their brand new Saturday night TV show 'Red or Black', at Battersea Power Station, next week...oh and it is going to be David Hasselhoff!
After designing and producing a bespoke full body harness and working out the technical aspects of this breath taking stunt, we were heading down to Battersea Power Station, hard hats in hand and nerves of steel to send the legendary Hoff sky high.
The Hoff was wired up to 6 detonators and X Factor... More Details
Soccer AM's Max Rushden bungee jumps as part of the shows Christmas Day special opening scenes. The idea was to get Max as low as possible, about 1m off the airbag, so he could drop into shot for the filming below.
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David Seaman and Gavin Henson set a new Guinness World Record by completing the highest game of catch in the UK ever. The purple balls, provided by the Cadbury Spot v Stripes campaign, plummeted to ground level from a massive 102.5 meters.
Both contestants had several failed attempts as the balls we progressively dropped from higher levels. Seaman was the first to take the record, representing the Stripes, but was consequently matched by Henson, a spot, on his final chance. Big Bang Promotions... More Details
A game show in which contestants are eliminated in a variety of crazy and outrageous ways.
UK Bungee were approached to provide and help facilitate the bungee aspect of the game show which required all contestent to be stood on a trapdoor attached to a bungee chord around 100ft in the air. Following questions from the presenter the losing contestent was released with the contestet plummting into a poolof water below. The producers required that participants entered the water to chest... More Details
Following a bungee incident with a British holiday maker in Thailand GMTV contacted the UK Bungee Club about reporting on what safety aspects people performing bungee jumps should look out for especially abroad.
The UK has very stringent health and saftey checks and therefore the UK Bungee Club was an ideal choice to demonstrate the activity
The Abyss @ Magna being a permanent indoor bungee jumping facility provided an ideal venue for presenter Jonathan Swaine to talk through... More Details
BBC Radio 1 listeners raise more than £1million for Comic Relief, Vernon Kay who was presenting Chris Moyles breakfast show at the time and the Breakfast team had been undertaking challenges to encourage more donations
One such challenge included Vernon abseiling down Twickenham Rugby Stadium which the UK Bungee Club organised and facilitated. The UK Bungee Clubs experience with rigging and rope work in addition its ability to locate and access suitable locations made this a very simple... More Details
Fearne Cotton and Ben Shephard presented a brand new entertainment extravaganza for the Sky1 autumn schedule. Featuring amazing record attempts, celebrity guests and death-defying stunts!
Outline Productions approached The UK Bungee Club regarding the pilot for this show. The brief was to come up with ideas for breaking a world record that could be flimed in London and undertaken by the presenters Fearne Cotton and Ben Shephard. After research the UK Bungee Club came up with the idea of a catapult... More Details
On December 17, 2007, the UK Bungee Club bungee jumped American news anchor Anne Curry off the world famous Transporter Bridge to raise money for charity. Her jump was shown on the NBC news Today show at about 8:13 am Eastern time and went out live to 8 million people. See footage of the jump here More Details
High profile TV appearances between 1990 and 2000 have included the following
Paul McKenna Show
Brian Connolly Show
Harry Enfield and Chums
The Sooty Show
11 O clock Show
Chelsea Flower Show