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We Made It: Stuntwoman Tracy Caudle | reviews, news & interviews

We Made It: Stuntwoman Tracy Caudle

We Made It: Stuntwoman Tracy Caudle

Forget Evel Knievel: a well-crafted stunt is more about precision than daring

Car knockdowns are stock-in-trade for stuntwoman Tracy Caudle

With a raft of high-quality digital effects available, real stunts might seem a little old-fashioned.

In truth, the art of the stunt is alive and well: according to veteran performer Tracy Caudle, not only is it often cheaper to film the real thing, but “a computerised fall never looks quite right.” She has filmed scenes for TV and film, and with credits including Skyfall, Shaun of the Dead, Midsomer Murders and Doctor Who, chances are you’ve seen her fall to her death, crash a car or come to grisly grief one way or another, many times over.

Read the full article about Tracy Caudle on the site of our partners Bruichladdich

Read other articles in We Made It, our series on craft in partnership with Bruichladdich

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