Series 2 Episode 4 - A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back

Filming Locations

STRIP CLUB - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
OLD COMPTON STREET, W1

Location found by: nry

Around 11 minutes, Arthur and Terry give Debbie a lift to work. Watch carefully as you can clearly see the address of the building on the sign above the windows.

Strip Club in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Strip Club in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

As they drive off we see a view of what is now Charing Cross Road.

Strip Club in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Strip Club in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Leicester Square (Piccadilly/Northern Line)


ARTHUR ACQUIRES SOME COUNTRY ATTIRE AT MOSS BROS - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
22-25 BEDFORD STREET (MORE RECENTLY 'TESCO' COVENT GARDEN), WC2E 9EQ

Location found by: peterod

At 12m50s, intertwined with scenes from the strip club, we see Arthur trying on some country attire at this shop. Moss Bros moved from this site in 1989 only to return to a location directly opposite in 1991.

Country attire in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Country attire in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Leicester Square (Piccadilly/Northern Line)


TERRY WAITS AND THEN FOLLOWS DEBBIE - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
ED'S EASY DINER/MOOR STREET, W1

Location found by: nry

At 15 minutes, Terry waits for Debbie to leave the strip club at this location on the corner of Old Compton Street.

Waiting for Debbie in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Waiting for Debbie in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

He then follows her along Moor Street to the phone boxes on Charing Cross Road where they have a chat.

Waiting for Debbie in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Waiting for Debbie in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

The same location features in #9.3 Uneasy Rider.

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Closest Station: Leicester Square (Piccadilly/Northern Line)


DEBBIE'S FLAT - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
BEDFORDBURY, WESTMINSTER, WC2N

Location found by: nry

At 15m40s, after Terry following Debbie results in nothing, the pair return to her flat directly afterwards.

Debbie's flat in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Debbie's flat in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

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Closest Station: Leicester Square (Piccadilly/Northern Line)


DRIVING TO THE COUNTRY - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
M25 WESTBOUND, JUNCTION 6

Location found by: nry

At 17m13s, Arthur's jag pulls off here as they head to the countryside for the first time.

Driving to the country in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Driving to the country in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Godstone (Southern Trains)


FINDING THE TRUCK - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
FRENCH STREET NR JUNCTION OF B2026, HOSEY HILL, WESTERHAM, KENT, TN16 1PL

Location found by: jno and nry

At 17m48s, Arthur & Terry wonder if they should turn left or right. This is just along the road from the location that features the policeman on his bicycle later on.

Collecting the bull in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Collecting the bull in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

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Closest Station: Hurst Green (Southern Trains)


COLLECTING THE BULL - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
HOLE LANE, EDENBRIDGE, KENT, TN8 6SL

Location found by: jno and nry

At 21m53s, Arthur & Terry turn this corner as they attempt to locate the field where the bull is.

Collecting the bull in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Collecting the bull in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

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Closest Station: Edenbridge (Southern Trains)


DELIVERING THE BULL 1 - ABANDONED FARM BUILDINGS - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
TANDRIDGE LANE, OXTED, SURREY, RH8

Location found by: nry

At exactly 28 minutes we see Brown waiting at an old farm on Tandridge Lane, where only a wall now remains.

Delivering the bull in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Delivering the bull in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Godstone/Hurst Green (Southern Trains)


DELIVERING THE BULL 2 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
SOUTHLANDS LANE, NR TANDRIDGE LANE, OXTED, SURREY, RH8

Location found by: nry

At 28m10s, after Arthur & Terry collect the bull, Arthur drives it to the farmers. Terry follows behind in the Jag and they travel along this lane.

Delivering the bull in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Delivering the bull in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

At 28m20s, we see the lorry and the Jag turn a corner from Southlands Lane into Tandridge Lane to the abandoned farm above.

Delivering the bull in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Delivering the bull in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Godstone/Hurst Green (Southern Trains)


DRIVING BACK TO LONDON - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
HOSEY COMMON ROAD (ALONGSIDE WEST COTTAGE NR HOSEY HILL), B2026, WESTERHAM, KENT, TN16 1PP

Location found by: jno and nry

At 29m56s following the handing over of the bull, Arthur & Terry pass a junction where Hosey Common Road meets Mapleton Road.

Driving back to London in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Driving back to London in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

Moments later and still on the same road, Arthur tells Terry that word spreads quickly down the rural grapevine as they pass an odd looking tree.

Driving back to London in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Driving back to London in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Godstone/Hurst Green (Southern Trains)


DRIVING BACK TO THE COUNTRY 1 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
HAMMERSMITH BRIDGE, HAMMERSMITH, SW13 9EA

Location found by: peterod

Just before 38m, after Arthur and Terry realise they have been conned, they head back to the country along Hammersmith Bridge.

Hammersmith Bridge in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Hammersmith Bridge in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

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Closest Station: Hammersmith (Hammersmith & City/District/Piccadilly Line)


DRIVING BACK TO THE COUNTRY 2 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
A306/CASTELNAU NR CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST OSMUND/WASHINGTON ROAD, SW13 9RT

Location found by: nry

In the next scene Arthur & Terry are further back on the same road heading in the same direction towards Hammersmith Bridge. Here Terry tells Arthur he's not going back to nick for a poxy 300 quid.

Driving back to the country in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Driving back to the country in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Hammersmith (Hammersmith & City/District/Piccadilly Line)


DRIVING BACK TO THE COUNTRY 3 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
COMMON ROAD/QUEEN'S RIDE, RICHMOND UPON THAMES, SW13

Location found by: jno and nry

Just before 39m35s, Arthur spots a policeman on his bike and we catch a split second glimpse of the street sign 'COMMON ROAD' through the window of Arthur's Jag.

Arthur & Terry spot the Policeman in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Arthur & Terry spot the Policeman in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

Although they turn left at this point, the scene with the policeman on the bike has been edited in and is a different location (see below). As they continue driving we catch another split second glimpse of Van Buren Cottage on Queen's Ride (a white Mercedes parked in the driveway), again through the window of Arthur's Jag.

Arthur & Terry spot the Policeman in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Arthur & Terry spot the Policeman in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Barnes (South West Trains)


ARTHUR SPOTS A POLICEMAN - DRIVING BACK TO THE COUNTRY 3 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
FRENCH STREET/JUNCTION OF B2026, HOSEY HILL, WESTERHAM, KENT, TN16 1PL

Location found by: nry

At 39m39s, we see this view from the front of Arthur's car of a policeman on his bike.

Arthur & Terry spot the Policeman in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Arthur & Terry spot the Policeman in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

In the next scene Arthur hides his face and tells Terry "It's on top!" as the car reaches the junction itself.

Arthur & Terry spot the Policeman in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Arthur & Terry spot the Policeman in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Hurst Green (Southern Trains)


MEDHURST'S FARM - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
PERRYSFIELD FARM, GIBBS BROOK LANE, OXTED, RH8

Location found by: nry

Around 40m30s, Arthur and Terry drive to Smith's Farm (real name William Medhurst) to confront him and Brown about the stolen bull.

Medhurst's Farm in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Medhurst's Farm in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

Here Terry threatens the farmers unless the bull is returned and discovers Arthur has not been honest with financial arrangements.

Medhurst's Farm in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back' Medhurst's Farm in 'A Lot Of Bull And A Pat On The Back'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Hurst Green (Southern Trains)


Last updated : 12th February 2016 by jno

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