London traffic: Mission Impossible for Tom Cruise

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London traffic: Mission Impossible for Tom Cruise
3rd December 2014

They don't make 'em like they used to: the Hollywood action hero may be used to doing all his own stunts, but crossing a road proved too much for Tom Cruise today.

The scientologist was filmed striding into London traffic, before being beeped back onto the pavement after a bus-driver decided to have none of it. 

Afterwards, the actor stood sheepishly on the pavement - but Anthony Baxter has a theory as to why.  

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