Series 1 Episode 8 – Come In T-64, Your Time Is Ticking Away

Filming Locations

OPENING SCENE – THEN & NOW 

SHALFLEET DRIVE/WAYNFLETE SQUARE, W11

In the opening scenes of this episode we see the taxi driving into Waynflete Square from Shalfleet Drive.

Opening Scene from 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Opening Scene from 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

The driver then leaves the cab to look for his fare, when the two youths Billy & Greg set fire to his cab.

Opening Scene from 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Opening Scene from 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

We then see a shot from the flats looking towards the street.

Opening Scene from 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Opening Scene from 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

CANDY CABS – THEN & NOW 

LATIMER PLACE NR LATIMER ROAD, NORTH KENSINGTON, W10

A recurring location in this episode is the ‘Candy Cabs’ base where Arthur is the silent partner in the business.

Candy Cabs in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Candy Cabs in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

DES’S GARAGE – THEN & NOW 

TREADGOLD STREET, W11

Around 8 minutes, we are first introduced to Des’s Garage in this episode when Arthur and Des present the taxi to Terry.

Des's Garage in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Des's Garage in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

HAVELOCK TAVERN PUB – THEN & NOW 

MASBRO ROAD/IRVING ROAD, W14

This location is first seen at 10m21s when Barry collects the two thugs Billy & Greg that give him a pasting. At 27 minutes, Arthur and Terry meet at this pub, after Arthur has managed to track Billy & Greg down.

The Havelock Tavern Pub in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

The Havelock Tavern Pub in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

As Terry & Arthur leave the pub to wait for Billy & Greg, you get a clear view of Masbro Road at which point you can see Mr Mukerjee’s corner shop from #1.7 The Bengal Tiger.

The Havelock Tavern Pub in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

The Havelock Tavern Pub in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

BARRY GETS A BEATING 1 – THEN & NOW

ST ANNS ROAD/ST ANNS VILLAS/RIFLE PLACE, W11

At 11m30s, Barry taxis the two thugs at this location and we catch a brief glimpse of St Anns Villas from the window of his cab.

Barry gets a pasting in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Barry gets a pasting in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

At 12m39s, they are still on St Anns Road as they tell Barry their destination is just around the next corner, next to Mortimer House/Rifle Place – redevelopment here means this area is almost unrecognisable today.

Barry gets a pasting in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Barry gets a pasting in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

BARRY GETS A BEATING 2 – THEN & NOW 

OLAF PLACE NR HUNT CLOSE/ST ANNS ROAD, W11

At 12m50s, Barry and the two thugs reach their final destination and it is here that Barry is attacked.

Barry gets a pasting in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Barry gets a pasting in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

BILL & GREG MAKE A CALL – THEN & NOW

WESTWICK GARDENS/NETHERWOOD ROAD, W14

At 17m15s after Barry has had his spanking, Billy & Greg make a call here to the person who is asking them to sabotage the taxi company.

Making a call in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Making a call in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

TERRY DRIVES BARRY HOME FROM HOSPITAL – THEN & NOW 

HIGHLEVER ROAD/NORTH POLE ROAD, KENSINGTON, W10

At 17m40s, after Arthur and Terry have taken Barry to hospital after his beating by the two thugs, Terry does the honourable thing and gives him a lift home.

Terry gives Barry a lift in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Terry gives Barry a lift in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

They are seen driving along Highlever Road and turn left past the shops on North Pole Road.

Terry gives Barry a lift in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Terry gives Barry a lift in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

BARRY’S HOUSE – THEN & NOW

WHITCHURCH ROAD, W10

Barry’s house is located in Whitchurch Road. The site has now been completely demolished and looks nothing like it did in Minder.

Barry's House 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Barry's House 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

Only one house at the end of the street remains (Barry’s neighbour) and can be seen on the left from the second set of shots.

Barry's House 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Barry's House 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

TERRY STARTS TAXI DRIVING 1 – THEN & NOW 

BROMPTON ROAD, KNIGHTSBRIDGE, SW3

Just after 23 minutes, Terry starts minicabbing. Here we see his cab drive along Brompton Road past the Princes Court building.

Terry starts taxi driving in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Terry starts taxi driving in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

TERRY STARTS TAXI DRIVING 2 – THEN & NOW 

BASIL STREET, SW3

At 23m46s Terry’s first pick up is on Basil Street at a taxi rank outside Harrods.

Terry starts taxi driving in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Terry starts taxi driving in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

TERRY STARTS TAXI DRIVING 3 – THEN & NOW 

SOUTH TERRACE/13 THURLOE SQUARE, SW7

At 24m19s Terry drops off his second passenger at this location, the address visible from the pillar outside. As he counts his money, he is given a parking ticket.

Terry starts taxi driving in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Terry starts taxi driving in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

TERRY TOPS UP HIS OIL – THEN & NOW 

ASHBURNHAM ROAD, CHELSEA, SW10 0PG

At exactly 25 minutes Terry is topping his oil up here when he is asked by a policeman if he owns the car.

Terry tops up his oil in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Terry tops up his oil in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

DEBBIE’S FLAT/DRIVING DEBBIE TO WORK 1 – THEN & NOW 

MILSON ROAD, W14

At 25m36s, Terry drives to Debbie’s flat to pick her up and take her to work. They drive along Milson Road.

Debbie's Flat in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Debbie's Flat in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

DRIVING DEBBIE TO WORK 2 – THEN & NOW 

MASBRO ROAD/IRVING ROAD, W14

At 28m09s, Terry and Debbie are driving here when Terry gets a message from Kevin to meet Arthur at the pub. When Terry enquires “Which pub?” he is actually driving right alongside the pub that Kevin is talking about – see above for ‘The Havelock Tavern’.

Driving Debbie to work in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Driving Debbie to work in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

DRIVING DEBBIE TO WORK 3 – THEN & NOW

OXFORD GARDENS/WALLINGFORD AVENUE, W10

At 28m25s, Terry and Debbie are driving along this road on the way to Debbie’s work doing artistic poses.

Driving Debbie to work in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Driving Debbie to work in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

DEBBIE’S CLUB/COURTYARD – THEN & NOW 

REAR OF BLYTHE HOUSE, BLYTHE ROAD, W14

At 28m30s Terry and Debbie arrive at the rear of the club where Debbie works – the building there being an outside toilet block.

Debbie's club in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Debbie's club in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

As Debbie makes an offer Terry can’t refuse, we see a view of the outer buildings of Blythe House behind her through the cab window.

Debbie's club in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Debbie's club in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

This location is very close to the police station location seen in #2.13 Caught In The Act, Fact.

TERRY CHASES GREG – THEN & NOW 

IRVING ROAD/FAROE ROAD, W14

At 30m30s, after Terry confronts Greg and Billy outside the pub about vandalising Candy Cabs, Greg runs off along Irving Road and we soon see Terry catch up with him on Faroe Road.

Terry chases Greg in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Terry chases Greg in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

Moments later Terry catches up with Greg outside a school which has been known more recently as Faroe Road studios.

Terry chases Greg in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Terry chases Greg in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

TERRY HEARS ARTHUR PANICKING OVER THE RADIO – THEN & NOW 

LATIMER ROAD NR LATIMER PLACE/SNARSGATE STREET, NORTH KENSINGTON, W10

At 37m37s after Kevin walks out on Arthur at Candy Cabs, Terry hears Arthur struggling to cope over the radio as he drives past 296 Latimer Road.

Terry hears Arthur over the radio in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Terry hears Arthur over the radio in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

This location is just around the corner from the Candy Cabs office. At 38m08s Terry is still on Latimer Road and has reached the junction with Snarsgate Street.

Terry hears Arthur over the radio in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Terry hears Arthur over the radio in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

BILLY & GREG RELEASE THE HANDBRAKE – THEN & NOW

CLARENDON CROSS/PORTLAND ROAD/CLARENDON ROAD, W11

At 40 minutes, Terry returns to Candy Cabs to help Arthur out who is on his own as a result of Kevin leaving with a headache. Regular drunk customer Katie then gets a lift from Terry and while en route she tells him she needs a cigarette. Terry stops at this location to buy some for her, where Billy & Greg release the handbrake on his cab.

Billy & Greg release the handbrake in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Billy & Greg release the handbrake in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

Magically, as the cab rolls away it eventually comes to a stop at this location in Portland Road, one block away from where it started – what an incredible car!

Billy & Greg release the handbrake in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Billy & Greg release the handbrake in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

 

When the cab comes to a stop, Terry chases after Billy & Greg, and while Greg gets away Terry gets hold of Billy at this location behind number 60 on Clarendon Road.

Billy & Greg release the handbrake in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

Billy & Greg release the handbrake in 'Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away'

These final two pictures are directly next door to the final slow motion scene in #6.7 Minder On The Orient Express.