Series 3 Episode 1 - Dead Men Do Tell Tales

Filming Locations

AIRPORT/COLLECTING THE BODY - THEN & NOW - Pictures by David Oates and jno
LONDON STANSTED, BASSINGBOURN RD, STANSTED, ESSEX, CM24 1QW

Location found by: Archimedes

This location is the first scene at the start of this episode as Joseph Chambers body is delivered. At 16m16s Arthur & Terry are at the airport collecting the body.

Arthur & Terry collect the body in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales' Arthur & Terry collect the body in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales' Arthur & Terry collect the body in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales'

The middle shot taken by David Oates in the mid to late 70s shows the two hangers in the background long before Stansted underwent major redevelopment.

Location on Streetmap.co.uk (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Stansted Airport


MONTY & MRS CHAMBERS DRIVE TO THE FUNERAL DIRECTORS - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
MITCHAM ROAD, TOOTING, SW17

Location found by: jno

At 02m11s Monty Wiseman and Mrs Chambers are seen driving to the funeral directors at this location, passing the old Granada Cinema/Bingo Hall and 'The Antelope' pub along the way.

Driving to the funeral directors in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales' Driving to the funeral directors in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales' 

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Tooting Broadway (Northern Line)


KNOX BROS FUNERAL DIRECTORS - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
184 MITCHAM ROAD, TOOTING, SW17 9NJ

Location found by: nry

At the start of the episode Monty Wiseman accompanies Mrs Chambers here where he informs her there are a few formalities to sort out.

Knox Bros Funeral Directors in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales' Knox Bros Funeral Directors in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales'

Just after 14 minutes Arthur and Terry return to the location and wonder if it is open. We then catch a glimpse of the other side of the road.

Knox Bros Funeral Directors in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales' Knox Bros Funeral Directors in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Tooting Broadway (Northern Line)


INCAPABLE BUMPS INTO PASSER-BY - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
BURNABY STREET/UVERDALE ROAD, SW10

Location found by: nry

Shortly after Wiseman mentions 'Incapable' to his minder Randolf, we see Incapable leaving this location where he bumps into a female passer-by.

Incapable bumps into passer-by in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales' Incapable bumps into passer-by in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales'

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


DRIVING TO FUNERAL DIRECTORS/BRINGING THE BODY BACK TO TERRY'S PLACE - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
GUNTERSTONE ROAD, SW10

Location found by: nry

At 12m16s we see Arthur and Terry en route to the airport via the funeral directors to collect the body in Arthur's Jag, TAN 488M. In this scene they turn the corner from Glazbury Road into Gunterstone Road - not far from Terry's flat in this series.

Driving to the airport in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales' Driving to the airport in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales'

Just after 31 minutes, after Monty and Randolf have visited Arthur at his lockup, the three return to Terry's flat. They drive along this same street with the coffin on the roof of Arthur's car.

Driving to Terry's place in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales' Driving to Terry's place in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales'

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


INCAPABLE THROWS A BOTTLE OFF A BRIDGE - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
ALBERT BRIDGE, ALBERT BRIDGE ROAD, SW3

Location found by: nry

At 13m15s we see Incapable throwing a bottle off Albert Bridge.

Incapable throws the bottle in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales' Incapable throws the bottle in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales'

This location also features in #3.10 Broken Arrow and #10.9 Bring Me The Head Of Arthur Daley.

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


DRIVING BACK THE BODY 1 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by Swainy and jno
B183, STATION ROAD, TAKELEY, BISHOP'S STORTFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE CM22 6SB

Location found by: jno

At 18m45s Arthur, Terry and Meadhurst drive the body back to London, the camera positioned on a humpback bridge with the 'Four Ashes' pub just visible in the background.

Driving the body back in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales' Driving the body back in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales' 

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Stansted Airport


DRIVING BACK THE BODY 2 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
PARSONAGE ROAD, TAKELEY, BISHOP'S STORTFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE CM22 6SB

Location found by: jno

At 19m03s Arthur & Terry have moved back along the same stretch of road and are driving towards the 'Four Ashes' pub in the above shot.

Driving the body back in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales' Driving the body back in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales' 

Here Terry asks Arthur how much he is getting from the 500 quid. This driveby scene is filmed all the way along the same piece of road as we see the houses opposite.

Driving the body back in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales' Driving the body back in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales' 

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Stansted Airport


NANCY'S SQUAT - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
49 ROEHAMPTON LANE, SW15 5LT

Location found by: nry

At 23m45s Terry arrives here to see his girlfriend Nancy.

Nancy's squat in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales' Nancy's squat in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales'

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


TERRY & NANCY TAKE A WALK - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
EMBANKMENT, WANDSWORTH, SW15

Location found by: peterod

Just after 29 minutes, after visiting her at her squat, Terry and Nancy take a walk here.

Terry & Nancy take a walk in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales' Terry & Nancy take a walk in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales'

This location also features in #3.2 You Need Hands and #9.6 Gone With The Winchester.

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


MORTLAKE CREMATORIUM - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
KEW MEADOW PATH, RICHMOND, TW9 4EN

Location identified by: George Cole OBE

The final scenes of the episode are filmed here. Due to the nature of this building, very little has changed.

Mortlake Crematorium in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales' Mortlake Crematorium in 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Maps (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Kew Gardens (District Line)


Last updated : 12th February 2016 by jno

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