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Jonathan has had a lifelong fascination for vaudeville showmen and stunt artists, and he is determined to revive their amazing techniques for a twenty-first century audience.
In tonight’s final episode, and after years of preparation and rehearsal, Jonathan pulls off the biggest and most dangerous stunt of his entire life before the world’s media. He must escape from a strait-jacket while hanging upside-down on a burning rope from the London Eye, the world’s largest cantilevered observation wheel. He has just 90 seconds to free himself and reach safety before the rope snaps.
Then, a woman is stunned to find herself re-enacting the legend of William Tell, when Jonathan fires a crossbow bolt at an apple on her head from 100 feet away. The tiniest deviation in his aim could be fatal.