Series 2 Episode 5 - Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here

Filming Locations

JOEL BRAY TV SHOW STUDIO/DISCO - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
SKINDLES HOTEL, MILL LANE, MAIDENHEAD, SL6

Location found by: jno

At the start of this episode Jackie Collins and Willie appear on 'The Joel Bray Show' which is filmed at this location.

TV Studio location in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here' TV Studio location in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here'

At 10m24s Willie takes Terry to this disco location which according to original paperwork is again Skindles Hotel in Maidenhead. This location also features in an episode of 'The Professionals' called 'Runner'.

Disco location in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here' TV Studio location in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here'

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Closest Station: Maidenhead (First Great Western)


WILLIE REYNOLDS TRAINING CAMP/ROCKTON CENTRE GYM (EXTERNAL SCENES) - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
BLYTHE HOUSE, BLYTHE ROAD, HAMMERSMITH, W14

Location found by: nry

First seen at 06m06s and featuring extensively throughout this episode is the gym set up as Willie Reynolds training camp.

The gym location in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here' The gym location in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here'

All external scenes for the gym were filmed here, near the archway at Blythe House exactly where Terry drives Debbie to the strip club in #1.8 Come in T-64, Your Time is Ticking Away.

The gym location in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here' The gym location in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here'

Blythe House also features in #1.8 Come in T-64, Your Time is Ticking Away, #1.10 The Dessert Song and was also the location of Arthur's series 2 lockup.

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Kensington Olympia (District Line)


WILLIE REYNOLDS TRAINING CAMP/ROCKTON CENTRE GYM (INTERNAL SCENES) - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
REPTON BOXING CLUB, THE BATH HOUSE, CHESHIRE ST, LONDON E2 6EG

Location found by: nry

First seen at 06m08s and featuring extensively throughout this episode. All internal training scenes were filmed here.

The gym location in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here' The gym location in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here'

This location also features in #6.8 A Little Bit Of Give & Take and #11.6 Till Debt Do Us Part.

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Bethnal Green (West Anglia route)


TERRY HITS THE BRAKES - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
BLYTHE ROAD, NR GATE C ENTRANCE TO BLYTHE HOUSE, HAMMERSMITH, W14

Location found by: nry

At 08m45s Terry hits the brakes on the van at a stop sign here, as Willie tells Barney he thinks Terry looks like "a bit of a powder puff".

Terry hits the brakes in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here' Terry hits the brakes in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Kensington Olympia (District Line)


TERRY COLLECTS RUTH - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
RUSSELL ROAD NR KENSINGTON HIGH STREET, W14

Location found by: peterod

Just after 16 minutes, Terry collects Willie's wife Ruth from the airport terminal.

Terry collects Ruth in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here' Terry collects Ruth in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here'

The same location also features in #1.3 The Smaller They Are where Scotch Harry steals the money.

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Kensington Olympia (District Line/Overground)


TERRY & RUTH RETURN FROM THE AIRPORT 1 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
CHISWICK HIGH ROAD/KING STREET NR ST PETER'S SQUARE, HAMMERSMITH, W4 1

Location found by: jno

Just after 17 minutes, Terry and Willie's wife Ruth drive from the airport via Chiswick High Road. Here Normand and Continental can clearly be seen in the background. The VW garage was still there in 2009 but has now been demolished.

Returning from the airport in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here' Returning from the airport in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Stamford Brook (District Line)


TERRY & RUTH RETURN FROM THE AIRPORT 2 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
BURLINGTON LANE, CHISWICK, W4

Location found by: jno

At 17m48s Ruth decides to sit in the front of the van and we can clearly see a view of Burlington Lane approaching the Hogarth Roundabout.

Returning from the airport in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here' Returning from the airport in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Stamford Brook (District Line)


WILLIE'S MEWS HOUSE - THEN & NOW - Pictures by Felix De Burgh
44 MONTROSE PLACE, SW1

Location found by: Felix De Burgh

Featured throughout this episode is the house that Willie and Ruth are staying at while they are back in London.

Wille's Mews House in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here' Wille's Mews House in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here'

Many changes here with the house now divided into two flats and The Caledonian Club (shown below) on Halkin Street almost unrecognisable.

Wille's Mews House in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here' Wille's Mews House in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Hyde Park Corner (Piccadilly Line)


TERRY & WILLIE TRAINING - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry and jno
PRIMROSE HILL NR CAMDEN, NW1

Location found by: nry

After Terry convinces Willie to get his act together, the two decide to train together.

Training in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here' Training in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here'

They do this overlooking the city from Primrose Hill.

Training in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here' Training in 'Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here'

The same location also features in #6.7 Minder On The Orient Express and #8.7 A Bird In The Hand Is Worth Two In Shepherd's Bush.

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Hyde Park Corner (Piccadilly Line)


Last updated : 12th February 2016 by jno

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