As a prominent London landmark, the London Eye (previously known as the Millennium Wheel) is often used in popular culture.


In filmEdit



  • 9 Songs (2004) A short scene takes place in a capsule of the London Eye.
  • If Only (2004) A scene that takes place in a private capsule of the London Eye.
  • 28 Days Later (2002) The Eye is seen, motionless, in the scenes of a deserted London in the early part of the film.
  • Flood (2007) The Eye is seen many times, First in the Opening Credits, Second in some scenes around the film, Third where The Flood is sweeping through London, When it's reach Westminster, Its Sweeped The Eye, Westminster Bridge and The Houses of Parliament. And then the final time when London is already flooded in the end of the movie.



  • Flushed Away (2006) The Eye can be seen as Roddy and Rita are floating over Kensington hanging from a plasic shopping bag parachute.

In televisionEdit


  • EastEnders Jim proposed to Dot in one of the capsules of the London Eye.
  • Neighbours In a 2007 episode, Karl proposed to Susan in one of the capsules.



Reality TVEdit

  • The Amazing Race In 2007 in Season 7, teams had to go to the top of the London Eye to search for a location with the help of binoculars.



Station identsEdit

  • One of the current series of BBC One idents features a stylised representation of the London Eye, used because the theme of the series is a circle representing 'One'.

In musicEdit


  1. One in the Eye for Flash Mob By Nicole O'Neil, This is London Last updated at 00:00am on 14.08.03

See alsoEdit