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It Couldn't happen here - locations

#1 Post by Tom Angel » Fri 21 Nov 2008, 6:43 pm

Re: 1987: Chris and Neil are winding up a three-week stint in South London and Clacton filming It Couldn't Happen Here

Does anyone know which South london locations were used?
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#2 Post by Flaffer » Fri 21 Nov 2008, 7:48 pm

O've got a feeling the B&B Chris runs out the door of is in Streatham. I only know this cause I used to live there, although I may be wrong
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#3 Post by One of the crowd » Fri 21 Nov 2008, 9:35 pm

Sure the nightclub @ the end is in Uxbridge.
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#4 Post by donjuan » Sat 22 Nov 2008, 1:15 pm

At Paddington station, army soldiers stand guard around and there is a limo waiting for Neil and Chris.!

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#5 Post by nikkib » Sun 21 Dec 2008, 9:39 pm

Tom Angel wrote:Re: 1987: Chris and Neil are winding up a three-week stint in South London and Clacton filming It Couldn't Happen Here

Does anyone know which South london locations were used?
This is in a main road in Clacton near the seafront!!

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#6 Post by herts101 » Sun 24 Feb 2019, 10:23 am

Spent the day in Clacton-on-Sea on Friday. Had completely forgotten this was the filming location but immediately recognised it! This is where Neil buys a postcard!Image


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#7 Post by PETHEAD72 » Mon 25 Feb 2019, 8:05 pm

Oh how i would live to visit clacton-on-sea!
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#8 Post by leesmapman » Mon 25 Feb 2019, 10:07 pm

IMDB also states Horsted Keynes station, Bluebell Railway, West Sussex as a location

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#9 Post by agent doris » Wed 13 Mar 2019, 10:40 am

Credits on I like it here, wherever it is...
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#10 Post by DJ Pat » Fri 15 Mar 2019, 12:43 am

I thought Kings Cross station was used
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#11 Post by ZiggyPSB » Fri 15 Mar 2019, 5:30 am

DJ Pat wrote:
Fri 15 Mar 2019, 12:43 am
I thought Kings Cross station was used
I thought it was Paddington.
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#12 Post by DJ Pat » Sun 17 Mar 2019, 2:15 am

The footage of the trains emerging from the tunnel just before Chris is on the platform is Kings Cross

Oh hang on, I'm thinking of the Kings Cross video from 'Projections'

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#14 Post by daveid » Mon 10 Jun 2019, 9:14 am

beastman wrote:
Mon 10 Jun 2019, 8:48 am
Might give Clacton a miss now:

https://www.essexlive.news/news/essex-n ... st-2959410
I suspect the Pets brought the only vague glamour to the place since the Victorian era. Now only famous for Brexit supporters and slimy molluscs in aspic, though the two are interchangeable.

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#15 Post by Gabby » Mon 10 Jun 2019, 2:15 pm

beastman wrote:
Mon 10 Jun 2019, 8:48 am
Might give Clacton a miss now:

https://www.essexlive.news/news/essex-n ... st-2959410
I've visited several on the best and worst seasides listed there. I wholeheartedly agree with the outcomes, but I think it's a bit sad that the once great Victorian seaside spots are now ranked among the worst. 100+ years of development in those and we're yearning for the beaches that are more remote and unadulterated. How long before those become the top 10 worst in the UK? Another 100 years? :(

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