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Southwark Bridge shut for Sacha Baron Cohen film stunt

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Southwark Bridge was shut to traffic on Saturday whilst a stunt was filmed for Sacha Baron Cohen's new movie.

Southwark Bridge shut for Sacha Baron Cohen film stunt
Sacha Baron Cohen's stunt double on Southwark Bridge
Southwark Bridge shut for Sacha Baron Cohen film stunt
The scenes filmed on Saturday involved a number of actors playing police officers
Southwark Bridge shut for Sacha Baron Cohen film stunt
The bridge was sprayed with water throughout the day to simulate rainy conditions
Southwark Bridge shut for Sacha Baron Cohen film stunt
Southwark Bridge shut for Sacha Baron Cohen film stunt
Southwark Bridge shut for Sacha Baron Cohen film stunt

The movie Grimsby – also known by the working title The Curse of Hendon – is about football hooligans and binge drinkers.

Baron Cohen's character in the movie was played by a stunt double for the car sequence filmed on Saturday.

In the movie, Baron Cohen's character drives a car backwards across Southwark Bridge at high speed.

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