Series 10 Episode 10 - The Long Good Thursday

Filming Locations

LUIGI'S RESTAURANT - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
12 BOND STREET, EALING, W5 5AA

Location found by: nry

At the start of this episode and featuring throughout is Luigi's failing restaurant. More recently this restaurant has been known as 'Zaytoon' and 'La Rueda'. The more recent shot shows 'Firezza' where 'KING Florist' is in the original.

Luigi's Restaurant in 'The Long Good Thursday' Luigi's Restaurant in 'The Long Good Thursday'

This street also features in #9.1 I'll Never Forget Whats'ername, #9.7 How To Succeed In Business Without Really Retiring and #9.8 The Roof Of All Evil.

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


CRANKY FRANKIE ESCAPES FROM HOSPITAL - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
HEATHERDEN HALL, PINEWOOD STUDIOS, PINEWOOD ROAD, IVER HEATH, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, SL0 0NH

Location found by: nry

At 01m47s we see Frankie escape via the roof of the hospital, which is part of the roof of Heatherden Hall.

Frankie escapes from hospital in 'The Long Good Thursday' Frankie escapes from hospital in 'The Long Good Thursday'

This location also features in #10.5 The Immaculate Contraption.

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Gerrards Cross (Chiltern Railways)


FRANKIE STEALS THE ESCORT 1 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
HAROLD ROAD/NORTH ACTON ROAD, ACTON, NW10

Location found by: jno

At 03m06s we see Frankie hotwire a Ford Escort at this location on the junction of Harold Road and North Acton Road. Acton Lane Power Station is in the background.

Frankie steals the Escort in 'The Long Good Thursday' Frankie steals the Escort in 'The Long Good Thursday'

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


COSA NOSHTRA ITALIAN RESTURANT - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
THE SIR MICHAEL BALCON PUB, 46-47 THE MALL, EALING, W5 3TJ

Location found by: Andy H

First seen at 05m38s is the Cosa Noshtra where Arthur is going into business with Luigi.

The Cosa Noshtra Italian Restaurant in 'The Long Good Thursday' The Cosa Noshtra Italian Restaurant in 'The Long Good Thursday'

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


FRANKIE STEALS THE ESCORT 2 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
NEWARK CRESCENT, ACTON, NW10

Location found by: jno

At 08m37s we see Frankie driving the hotwired Escort along this street, just one street away from where he stole it.

Frankie steals the Escort in 'The Long Good Thursday' Frankie steals the Escort in 'The Long Good Thursday'

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


ROSIE'S FLAT - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
OAK WAY/MAPLE AVENUE, ACTON, NW3

Location found by: nry

At 09m17s, Frankie arrives at his wife Rosie's flat to find the police waiting - a location that features throughout this episode.

Rosie's flat in 'The Long Good Thursday' Rosie's flat in 'The Long Good Thursday'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Acton Central (Overground)


FISHMONGER/ARTHUR COLLECTS THE FISH - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
T H CARR (MORE RECENTLY 'BLUE OCEAN FISH'), 139 PITSHANGER LANE/NR QUEEN'S WALK, EALING, W5 1RJ

Location found by: Andy H

At 09m36s Arthur arrives here to collect some fish and we only see a very brief shot of the interior of the shop.

Fishmonger's Shop in 'The Long Good Thursday' Fishmonger's Shop in 'The Long Good Thursday'

Arthur then meets fishmonger Phil at the back of the shop, just off Queen's Walk. Apparently, Arthur's car was delivered on a low loader for this particular scene as it was very rusty.

Fishmonger's Shop in 'The Long Good Thursday' Fishmonger's Shop in 'The Long Good Thursday'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Castle Bar Park


FINAL SCENES - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
CHELSEA EMBANKMENT/ALBERT BRIDGE, SW3

Location found by: nry

At 48m47s, the police convoy travels along Chelsea Embankment.

Final scenes in 'The Long Good Thursday' Final scenes in 'The Long Good Thursday'

It then turns left and we get an aerial view of Albert Bridge.

Final scenes in 'The Long Good Thursday' Final scenes in 'The Long Good Thursday'

This final location also features in #3.10 Broken Arrow.

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


Last updated : 3rd March 2016 by jno

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