A brand-new series is coming to Channel 4, hoping to take support for Stand Up To Cancer to new heights. Don't Look Down is a five part series following a group of famous faces as they take on the ambitious challenge of an incredible high wire walk 300 feet above one of London’s most iconic landmarks.
Paddy McGuinness hosts the series alongside leading a team of well-known personalities who will attend a summer training camp in the Austrian Alps, tutored by the world’s foremost experts in high wire walking. Over six weeks, our celebs will be coached to conquer their fears as they face a series of physically and mentally demanding training exercises and tasks designed to transform them from total beginners to those capable of scaling the heights.
Paddy McGuinness said: “I’ve done all kinds of shows, but this is definitely the most nerve racking! I’m so excited to be hosting Don’t Look Down, which is undoubtedly going to be the challenge of a lifetime for everyone involved. I can’t wait to get cracking and see whether I can lead the team to find the nerve to take on this ridiculously high and very difficult walk. They’re not going to be in for an easy ride, but it’s all for such a brilliant cause and I hope we raise loads of money for Stand Up To Cancer. I’m now off to practice on the washing line.”
At the end of training, comes the big moment - can the celebrities conquer the high wire which has a distance of 1,000 feet, 300 feet above London? All they must remember is the key advice: Don’t Look Down!