Derek Lea has been performing and coordinating stunts for around 30 years, his credits include: Titanic, Saving Private Ryan, Bond, Harry Potter and Fifth Gear. During his career he has dealt with many injuries and in this Podcast he recalls how he survived a life threatening injury and describes the surreal way he saw the world for two weeks as he was fighting for his life. We hope you enjoy.
Derek Lea: He didn't save Private Ryan, he sank with the Titanic and told James Bond to 'P Off'.
The Stunt Pod
Today folks we talk to DEREK LEA of The British Stunt Register. A talented actor and motocrosser who turned to stunt work in 1993 and performed stunts on major UK TV shows such as REBUS & TOUCH OF FROST and his well known face pops up in TITANIC, SAVING PRIVATE RYAN, GOLDENEYE, THE MUMMY and many more major blockbusters. We talk about his career from a dodgy beach salesman in Spain to being TOP GEAR STUNTMAN and will go down in history as the only man to tell JAMES BOND to 'piss off' in QAUNTUM of SOLACE. Derek forged a career not many performers can boast of as he was regular cast to act and perform the stunt. To see Dereks career have a look at IMDB here: IMDB Derek Lea And his website here: www.dereklea.co.uk