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The Men Who Jump Off Buildings, Channel 4 | reviews, news & interviews

The Men Who Jump Off Buildings, Channel 4

The Men Who Jump Off Buildings, Channel 4

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The ace of base: Dan Witchalls is one of 'The Men Who Jump off Buildings'

There may be many benefits to living at the top of the Erno Goldfinger-designed Trellick Tower in north Kensington – the extensive views across London, perhaps, or the knowledge that one is inhabiting an iconic example of Brutalist architecture. Less obvious is the chance to earn a quick 50 quid for allowing Dan Witchalls to jump off your balcony.

There may be many benefits to living at the top of the Erno Goldfinger-designed Trellick Tower in north Kensington – the extensive views across London, perhaps, or the knowledge that one is inhabiting an iconic example of Brutalist architecture. Less obvious is the chance to earn a quick 50 quid for allowing Dan Witchalls to jump off your balcony.

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