While Bailey Balloons passenger rides are now operated by Virgin Balloon Flights, we will continue to offer our filming, television and media services through Clive and Jo.
More information will be available here soon
Here’s a rundown of some of our ‘best bits’ on TV over the years.
We are often asked by the BBC and ITV to film for their news channels.
We recently flew with Sir David Attenborough at high altitude over the Swiss Alps to film his introduction for the new BBC series, Planet earth II. The filming was one of the only ‘on location’ filming Sir David did for the series, you can read more about his experience and watch the trailer here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QI053M7tgUY.
Last year we flew a highly rated top DJ Hot Since 82 filmed playing his new album ‘Recovery’ live from our balloon along with his decks! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_f2-Zz7Q6I
In addition we also worked on an ITV drama series, McDonald and Dodds which went out in November 2021.
Presenter Rob Bell flew with Clive Bailey for the second episode in the Channel 5 series, Bridges – all about the Clifton Suspension Bridge. Clive’s expert Piloting skills gave the programme some great views of Brunel’s bridge from the Anana balloon.
We also completed three separate very successful ‘Balloon Weeks” for the One Show on BBC One using their own One Show balloon. We helped them achieve this very simply and cost effectively, filming from locations all over the country. Call us on 0127 5611066 to find out how we can help you achieve the very best from filming with us.
We have filmed with many celebrities adding to their programmes or helping them to get a point across, including with Jamie Oliver for his latest series of Jamie’s Great Britain.