Series 2 Episode 7 - The Beer Hunter

WAITING FOR ARTHUR & YORKIE - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
NEEDHAM ROAD (VIEW FROM ARTESIAN ROAD), W11

Location found by: jno

In the first scene of this episode we see Terry parked up waiting for Arthur and Yorkie to come out of Enrico's restaurant opposite. Moments later the police arrive and awaken Terry to ask for his driving licence.

Needham Road W11 Needham Road W11

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Closest Station: Notting Hill Gate (Central/Circle/District Line)


HOTEL RIA YORKIE'S HOTEL - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
ST STEPHEN'S GARDENS/CHEPSTOW ROAD, W2

Location found by: nry

At 8 minutes, Terry takes Yorkie back to his hotel and returns there the next morning to find he has gone. More recently, this hotel has been known as the Hotel Tria.

Yorkie's Hotel in 'The Beer Hunter' Yorkie's Hotel in 'The Beer Hunter'

Around 24 minutes, Arthur and Terry wait opposite the hotel and Terry goes there for a second time to uncover the mystery of the night porter.

Yorkie's Hotel in 'The Beer Hunter' Yorkie's Hotel in 'The Beer Hunter'

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Closest Station: Westbourne Park (Circle/Hammersmith & City Line)


YORKIE WAKES UP & LOSES HIS TROUSERS/RENEE'S HOUSE - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
TUDOR COURT NORTH, WEMBLEY, HA9

Location found by: jno

At 16 minutes, Yorkie wakes up in Renee's bed at this location, to discover his trousers have ended up with a dustman.

Yorkie's loses his trousers in 'The Beer Hunter' Yorkie's loses his trousers in 'The Beer Hunter'

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Closest Station: Wembley Central (Bakerloo Line)


TRACKING DOWN THE TAXI DRIVER 1 - THE SCHOOL - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno and John Chandler of http://wandsworthians.org.uk
WANDSWORTH BOYS SCHOOL (NOW SAINT CECILIA'S), SUTHERLAND GROVE, SW18 5JR

Location found by: roasty

At 27m48s, we see an exterior shot of the school location where Arthur and Terry go to look for the teacher. Sadly this school was completely demolished by 2001. A website now exists for former staff and pupils of the school at the address shown above.

Finding the referee in 'The Beer Hunter'
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Finding the referee in 'The Beer Hunter'
2001
Finding the referee in 'The Beer Hunter'
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Closest Station: Southfields (District Line)


TRACKING DOWN THE TAXI DRIVER 2 - PLAYING FIELDS - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
MEMORIAL PAVILION, ROEHAMPTON VALE NR VALE CRESCENT, SW15 3PQ

Location found by: nry

At 27m50s, the action switches to a rugby match being played at this location, seconds away from Friars Avenue above.

Finding the referee in 'The Beer Hunter' Finding the referee in 'The Beer Hunter'

After causing a diversion Arthur and Terry return to their car outside the nearby 'Richardson Evans Pavilion'.

Finding the referee in 'The Beer Hunter' Finding the referee in 'The Beer Hunter'

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Closest Station: Southfields (District Line)


TRACKING DOWN THE TAXI DRIVER 3 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
CARLTON DRIVE, WANDSWORTH, SW15 2BN

Location found by: Eastway

At 32m43s after leaving the rugby ground, Arthur & Terry continue their quest to find the taxi driver driving here. This exact same location is seen again just after 40 minutes.

Tracking down the taxi driver in 'The Beer Hunter' Tracking down the taxi driver in 'The Beer Hunter'

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Closest Station: East Putney (District Line)


TRACKING DOWN THE TAXI DRIVER 4 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
RAYNERS ROAD, WANDSWORTH, SW15

Location found by: jno

At 33m06s Arthur & Terry turn left from St John's Avenue into Rayner's Road - here you can see the Cortina that was previously behind them is now already parked on the left of the street.

Tracking down the taxi driver in 'The Beer Hunter' Tracking down the taxi driver in 'The Beer Hunter'

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Closest Station: East Putney (District Line)


TRACKING DOWN THE TAXI DRIVER 5 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
DEODAR ROAD, WANDSWORTH, NR PUTNEY BRIDGE, SW15 2NJ

Location found by: nry

At 35m13s, while Terry checks out the taxi driver, Arthur sits in his car and is tormented by kids playing football. This is moments away from the series 3 Winchester Club.

Arthur waits for Terry in 'The Beer Hunter' Arthur waits for Terry in 'The Beer Hunter'

Terry then returns to the car and informs Arthur the taxi driver is working a wedding.

Arthur waits for Terry in 'The Beer Hunter' Arthur waits for Terry in 'The Beer Hunter'

As well as being the location of Series 3 Winchester Club , Deodar Road also features in #3.6 Another Bride, Another Groom and #3.7 The Birdman Of Wormwood Scrubs.

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Closest Station: East Putney (District Line)


TRACKING DOWN THE TAXI DRIVER 6 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by euston
HOLLAND PARK AVENUE/ROYAL CRESCENT, W11

Location found by: euston

After leaving Deodar Road, Arthur and Terry leave Holland Park roundabout, drive along Holland Park Avenue and turn left into Royal Crescent.

Driving to the church in 'The Beer Hunter' Driving to the church in 'The Beer Hunter'

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Closest Station: Shepherd's Bush (Central Line)


TRACKING DOWN THE TAXI DRIVER 7 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by euston
ROYAL CRESCENT/ST ANNS VILLAS, W11

Location found by: euston

At 36m32s (after the first clip of the wedding), we see another brief scene of Arthur and Terry turning left from Royal Crescent into St Anns Villas.

Driving to the church in 'The Beer Hunter' Driving to the church in 'The Beer Hunter'

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Closest Station: Shepherd's Bush (Central Line)


TRACKING DOWN THE TAXI DRIVER 8 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
EDITH ROAD, W14

Location found by: Eastway

As Arthur and Terry head for the church they drive along here.

Driving to the church in 'The Beer Hunter' Driving to the church in 'The Beer Hunter'

This is a piece of stock footage and the same clip can also be seen in #2.2 Whose Wife Is It Anyway?. Edith Road also features in #1.2 Bury My Half At Waltham Green. and #1.11 You Gotta Have Friends.

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Closest Station: Barons Court (District/Piccadilly Line)


TRACKING DOWN THE TAXI DRIVER 9 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
ADDISON AVENUE/ST JAMES'S GARDENS, W11 4QS

Location found by: jno

At 37 minutes, Arthur & Terry head towards the wedding at St. James's Gardens. Arthur turns right into St James's Gardens.

Driving along Addison Avenue in 'The Beer Hunter' Driving along Addison Avenue in 'The Beer Hunter'

After they have successfully stopped the car, the groom decides to pick a fight with Arthur in the street.

Picking a fight in 'The Beer Hunter' Picking a fight in 'The Beer Hunter'

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Closest Station: Shepherd's Bush (Hammersmith Line)


DORA TRAVELS TO LONDON -  THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
M1 MOTORWAY (SOUTHBOUND), 17 MILES FROM LONDON, NR B462 HARTSPRING LANE, BUSHEY, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD23

Location found by: jno

At 36m07s, Dora is seen on the bus heading towards London - as she asks a youth to quieten his radio they pass a road sign indicating they are 17 miles from London.

Heading towards London in 'The Beer Hunter' Heading towards London in 'The Beer Hunter'

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Closest Station: Watford North (Abbey Line)


GETTING TO YORKIE 1 - ARTHUR CALLS RENEE - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
CORNER OF PUTNEY BRIDGE ROAD/DEODAR ROAD, WANDSWORTH, NR PUTNEY BRIDGE, SW15 2NJ

Location found by: nry

At 40 minutes, after contacting the taxi driver, Arthur calls Renee to enquire about Yorkie - as Arthur returns to his car, the sign alongside reads 'Deodar Road'.

Arthur makes a call in 'The Beer Hunter' Arthur makes a call in 'The Beer Hunter'

As well as being the location of Series 3 Winchester Club , Deodar Road also features in #3.6 Another Bride, Another Groom and #3.7 The Birdman Of Wormwood Scrubs.

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Closest Station: East Putney (District Line)


GETTING TO YORKIE 2 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
UPPER RICHMOND ROAD/CARLTON DRIVE, WANDSWORTH, SW15 2BN

Location found by: nry

At 40 minutes, after Arthur's phone call to Renee, Arthur & Terry are seen turning into Carlton Drive on the way to collect Yorkie.

Collecting Yorkie in 'The Beer Hunter' Collecting Yorkie in 'The Beer Hunter'

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Closest Station: East Putney (District Line)


GETTING TO YORKIE 3 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
CARLTON DRIVE, WANDSWORTH, SW15 2BN

Location found by: Eastway

Moments later they take a left bend in Carlton Avenue as they head back to Upper Richmond Road. This same location also features earlier as Arthur & Terry head to the home of the taxi driver.

Collecting Yorkie in 'The Beer Hunter' Collecting Yorkie in 'The Beer Hunter'

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Closest Station: East Putney (District Line)


COACH ARRIVES IN LONDON - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
M1 JUNCTION 1/NORTH CIRCULAR ROAD, NW2

Location found by: Eastway

At 41m11s, Dora's coach finally arrives at the outskirts of London.

The coach arrives in London in 'The Beer Hunter' The coach arrives in London in 'The Beer Hunter'

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Closest Station: Brent Cross (Northern Line)


SWAPPING DRIVERS & TROUSERS - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
DEODAR ROAD/MERIVALE ROAD, WANDSWORTH, NR PUTNEY BRIDGE, SW15 2NJ

Location found by: nry

At 42 minutes, Terry, Arthur & Yorkie stop at this location so that Terry can drive and Arthur can give his trousers to Yorkie before he meets his wife.

Swapping drivers & trousers in 'The Beer Hunter' Swapping drivers & trousers in 'The Beer Hunter'

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Closest Station: East Putney (District Line)


VICTORIA COACH STATION - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
164 BUCKINGHAM PALACE ROAD, SW1W 9TP

Location found by: jno

At 41m47s, Yorkie's wife Dora arrives at this location.

Victoria Coach Station in 'The Beer Hunter' Victoria Coach Station in 'The Beer Hunter'

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Closest Station: Sloane Square (District/Circle Line)


LEAVING THE COACH STATION - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
EBURY STREET, SW1W

Location found by: jno

At 44m18s, they all leave the coach station and emerge here where Dora asks Yorkie where he's been all this time.

Leaving Coach Station in 'The Beer Hunter' Leaving Coach Station in 'The Beer Hunter'

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Closest Station: Sloane Square (District/Circle Line)


THE WARRINGTON PUB - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
93 WARRINGTON CRESCENT, MAIDA VALE, W9 1EH

Location found by: jno

The final scenes of this episode take place in this pub which has changed very little over the years and also features extensively in The Sweeney episode 'Night Out'.

The Warrington Pub in 'The Beer Hunter' The Warrington Pub in 'The Beer Hunter'

The inside of this pub location also features in #8.10 Too Many Crooks.

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Closest Station: Warwick Avenue/Maida Vale (Bakerloo Line)


Last updated : 11th August 2015 by jno

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