Locations are presented in the order they first appeared in this episode. Where locations are returned to during the narrative, or are linked in the narrative (i.e. roads leading to a specific destination) we have grouped them together here for the sake of tidiness. Timings given are based on UK DVDs with 'PAL speed up'.


"The Wentworth-Howe Mansion"

THE EDGWAREBURY HOTEL
BARNET LANE
ELSTREE
HERTFORDSHIRE WD6

Identified by:
Anthony McKay and Annette Hill

(00:01) Establishing shot of the house.
 

Also appeared in:
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)
- 'The House on Haunted Hill'
Saber of London
- 'The Missing Hours', 'Cheating Cheaters' and 'Ordeal of Fear'
The Man from Interpol - 'Soul Pedlars'
H.G. Wells' Invisible Man - 'Picnic with Death'
Danger Man - 'The Vacation'
The Avengers - 'You Have Just Been Murdered', 'The Curious Case of the Countless Clues' and 'Wish You Were Here'
Department S - 'A Ticket to Nowhere', 'The Perfect Operation' and 'The Mysterious Man in the Flying Machine'
The Persuaders! - 'A Death in the Family'
The Protectors - 'The Numbers Game', 'The Bodyguards' and 'Chase'
The Adventurer - 'Somebody Doesn't Like Me'
The Professionals - 'In the Public Interest'
Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense - 'Mark of the Devil'

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(00:13) A car pulls up outside the gate (on Edgwarebury Lane).
 

Other television appearances:
Thriller
- 'A Coffin for the Bride'
EastEnders
- in 1987, 1991 and 1992
Shrinks
The Detectives
Chandler and Co. - 'Odd Job'

Films:
Sons of the Sea (1940)
School for Scoundrels (1960)
Hide and Seek (1963)
Night Must Fall (1964)
The Liquidator (1966)
The Devil Rides Out (1968)
Mosquito Squadron (1969)
Endless Night (1971)
Not Now Comrade (1976)
Hawks (1988)

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(05:09) Jeff arrives at the house and is observed by Beeches.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(14:56) Shot of a police car parked outside the house.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(23:53) Beeches runs away from the house to avoid arrest as Laverick arrives in his car.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Altered

Access: Public

(23:56) Laverick pulls up outside the house in his Humber Hawk Series IV car.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(27:05) Police drop off Beeches at the side of the house and continue to the front door.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(32:04) View from the back window of Beeches mowing the lawn.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Altered / Recognisable

Access: Public

(32:22) Rear lower terrace - Beeches stops his lawnmower and lights his pipe as he walks to the aviary.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(33:19) Establishing shot of the house.

(36:10) Establishing shot of the entrance to the house with Laverick's car parked outside (very similar to 14m56s, slightly wider shot).

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public



"The House Grounds"

(2A)
EDGWAREBURY LANE
off BARNET LANE
ELSTREE
HERTFORDSHIRE WD6

Identified by:
Anthony McKay and Annette Hill

(01:01) Gimbal climbs over the fence into the wooded perimeter of the house grounds.

Spotters' Note: These are the grounds of a property off Edgwarebury Lane and not the grounds of the Edgwarebury Hotel.
 

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Altered

Access: Public / Garden Private

(2B)
PERIMETER WOODLAND
ELSTREE STUDIOS
SHENLEY ROAD
BOREHAMWOOD
HERTFORDSHIRE WD6
 

(01:00) Gimbal strolls into the grounds.
 

Spotters' Note: This and other such sequences in Who Killed Cock Robin? are described as "Studio Lot: Section of trees and bushes" in the episode's camera script. They were filmed in the wooded area to the south east of the studios.

THEN...

(01:08) Gimbal surveys the house and the aviary in order to kill one of the birds.

THEN...

(24:37) Gimbal watches the aviary from the woods.

THEN...

(24:37) Gimbal watches the aviary from the woods.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public



"Laverick's Office"

LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS
HOLBORN
LONDON WC2

Identified by:
Wyn Roberts, May 2001

(02:50) Establishing shots of the area of the solicitor Laverick's office.
 

Also appeared in:
H.G. Wells' Invisible Man -
'The Locked Room'

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public (House Private)

 

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public (Houses Private)

 

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public (Houses Private)

 

Certain information reprinted with permission from the excellent A Guide to Avengerland website.
Our grateful thanks to Anthony McKay for his kind co-operation and many years work in location hunting.

We are also indebted to the researches of Vanessa Bergman and members of RAHDAS,
the former Randall and Hopkirk Appreciation Society.

Section compiled by: John Holburn, Anthony McKay, Alan Hayes and Vince Cox
Blu-ray grabs by:
Geoff Dodd
Modern photos:
Vince Cox, Alys Hayes and John Holburn
'Also appeared in' and certain location information:
Anthony McKay

Please note that Blu-ray grabs have been regraded to highlight details of the filming locations
and are therefore not representative of the actual look of the Blu-rays (which are graded appropriately!).

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