Stunts & News Jacking

making mischief

Working on the principle that sometimes it's easier to ask forgiveness (rather than permission) we've pulled off some audacious stunts, hoaxes and guerilla marketing for brands.

Lukas Film

To launch Rogue One: A Star Wars Story we staged a series stunts across town with Storm Troopers.

more about it here

Pimm's

We delivered the biggest April Fool's stunt of 2016 for drinks brand Pimm's.

more about it here.

Paddy Power

We've devised and managed a whole range of high profile campaigns focussed around the main events of the sporting and entertainment calendar including The Brits, The World Cup, The Ryder Cup, Euro 2012, The Olympics and Cheltenham Festival.

In 2014 we teamed up with Prof Stephen Hawking to solve the riddle of England's World Cup struggle.

Channel 4

We staged an eyebrow-raising fashion stunt to promote new series of online short programmes on 4OD. (more about it here)

We helped stage Britain’s first live TV ad - an ambitious sky-diving stunt which would be the curtain raiser for a new Honda campaign. 

More about it here.

The Producers

Launched a new touring production of the Mel Books The Producers musical by upstaging the opening morning of the UKIP Party conference with a troupe of dancing 'Nazis' and a 16 tonne World War II tank.

more about it here.

NBC Universal

We helped Syfy launch Sharknado - by taking over a fishmonger's for the day. 

More about it here.

Dynamo 

We have worked with the illusionist on some of his  most famous stunts - including his stroll across the River Thames. 

More about it here.

Sainsbury's

London’s iconic Westminster Bridge becomes a catwalk during rush hour to unveil Sainsbury’s new TU swimwear collection ahead of a major TV advertising launch.

William Hill

Creating a splash for William Hill we revealed the world’s first Harris Tweed suit designed specifically for a race horse ahead of this year’s Cheltenham Festival.

We arranged for giant teddy bears to be delivered to the Palace to celebrate the arrival of the royal baby.

more about it here

Fiat 

A dedicated Welshman created the world’s longest online advert by hand painting Fiat 500 with nail varnish. The endeavour was streamed into Fiat dealerships around the country. More info here.

BBC Worldwide

To mark the opening of the Doctor Who Experience at Olympia we unleashed the Cybermen on the capital. 

More info here.

The Flake 99 Hat

A custom-made, Flake 99 hat provides an irresistible photo opportunity at the world famous Ascot Ladies Day. 

More about it here.

Tesco

As part of our ‘newsjacking’ brief for Tesco’s Digital Entertainment arm, blinkbox, we set up a special helpline for Ryan Gosling fans distressed at news that he would be taking a break from acting. 

MTV

We gave the traditional ‘Welcome to Wales’ road signs a witty makeover to mark the new series of MTV's hit reality show The Valleys. 

More info here.

Tyrrells

Ahead of the General Election we created a range of Election Crisps for Tyrells at Selfridges. 

More info here.

Sky

To promote Naked Office, on Sky, some bold brand ambassadors shed their traditional promotional uniforms and took to mass transit in the name of attention. And attention they got.

The Poke

Taylor Herring have been working alongside Britain's biggest comedy site The Poke  since the site launched 2 years ago. As they prepared to launch their new YouTube channel we launched the biggest viral mash-up hit of the year - an autotuned version of  Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg's tuition fees apology speech.

UKTV Watch

A series of paranormal videos released on YouTube and alien events in Bristol, were later revealed to be part of an elaborate marketing stunt by UKTV’s entertainment channel, Watch. More details here.

Hailo

We unveiled the new road signs that Hailo black cab drivers would like to see on city roads in the UK.

Escape From The London Eye

Taylor Herring were asked by UKTV to promote one of their most exciting talents, escapologist Jonathan Goodwin, ahead of the launch of his TV show on Watch. In collaboration with Objective Productions, we set about organising the daredevil’s latest death-defying stunt with the London Eye as the backdrop. More about it here.

The World's First Breast Milk Ice Cream.

We worked with The Icecreamists to promote their first London store opening with a recipe that would attract global attention. More details here.

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