Series 8 Episode 1 – The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur

Filming Locations

ARTHUR DRIVES TO TERRY – THEN & NOW

TALGARTH ROAD, NR HAMMERSMITH BROADWAY, W6

At 10m34s, we see Arthur’s car for the first time in this series as he drives his along Talgarth Road to visit Terry.

Driving to Terry in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Driving to Terry in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

 

TERRY’S FLAT/RAY’S FLAT – THEN & NOW 

NORTH COMMON ROAD, EALING, W5 2QB

At 10m48s, following the party, Arthur goes around to Terry’s flat expecting him to be there for the very last time.

Terry's/Ray's Flat in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Terry's/Ray's Flat in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

 

TERRY’S MOTHER IN LAW – PAT NORRIS’S HOUSE – THEN & NOW 

MALVERN AVENUE, HARROW, HA2 9HG

At 15m32s, Arthur goes around to Terry’s mother-in-law, Pat Norris’s house to look for him and puts 40 readies through the letter box in back wages.

Terry's mother-in-law's house in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Terry's mother-in-law's house in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

 

Moments later Pat Norris arrives at her house, number 171, as Arthur can’t believe that Terry would live somewhere so ‘nouveau gauche’.

Terry's mother-in-law's house in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Terry's mother-in-law's house in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

 

ARTHUR ASKS MORLEY FOR HELP – THEN & NOW 

PRIORY COMMUNITY CENTRE, 387 ACTON LANE, W3 8

At exactly 19 minutes we see a shot of Arthur’s Jaguar parked outside this police station.

Police station in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Police station in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

This location features throughout The Ray Daley Years. The NOW shot is from 2012. This site was demolished in 2014 and replaced by the ARK Priory Primary Academy.

ARTHUR DROPS RAY OFF TO GO TO BRUSSELS – THEN & NOW 

BUS STATION, BUTTERWICK, NR HAMMERSMITH BROADWAY, W6

At 22m44s, Arthur takes Ray here with instructions for him to get to Pierre’s place in Brussels – moments away from the driving scene above.

Arthur takes Ray to the bus stop in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Arthur takes Ray to the bus stop in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

 

RAY ARRIVES IN BRUSSELS 1 – THEN & NOW 

BRUXELLES NORD RAILWAY STATION, 76 RUE DU PROGRÈS, 1030 SCHAERBEEK, BRUSSELS

At 25 minutes, we catch a glimpse of Gary Webster’s doppelgänger on the platform at Brussels North station.

Ray arrives in Brussels in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Ray arrives in Brussels in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

 

RAY ARRIVES IN BRUSSELS 2 – THEN & NOW 

PUTTERIE, BRUSSELS

At 25m15s, Gary Webster’s doppelgänger is here on Putterie which is around a 20 minute walk away from the station in the previous shot.

Ray arrives in Brussels in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Ray arrives in Brussels in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

 

RAY ARRIVES IN BRUSSELS 3 – THEN & NOW 

JAMARLAAN/PLACE BARA/RUE DE FIENNES, 1070 ANDERLECHT, BRUSSELS

At 25m18s Ray is in the back of a cab as he passes this location and sees a tram turn the corner.

Ray arrives in Brussels in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Ray arrives in Brussels in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

 

PIERRE’S CAR SALES IN BRUSSELS – THEN & NOW 

43-49 GUNNERSBURY LANE (OPPOSITE HILLCREST ROAD), ACTON, W3 8ED

At 26m24s we first see Morley’s Golf appear alongside a car showroom. At the time of filming this was known as the ‘Chinnor’ car showroom. If you look closely at the shot from the episode you can see a blue sloping ramp out of the window of the showroom. This is found to the right of the picture in the more recent shot. More recently this location has been known as ‘Twyfords’ and ‘One Stop Shop’.

Pierre's Car Showroom in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Pierre's Car Showroom in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

 

RAY RETURNS FROM BRUSSELS – THEN & NOW 

PRINCE OF WALES PIER, UNION STREET, WESTERN DOCKS, DOVER, CT17

Just after 27 minutes, Ray and Arthur put number plates on the VW Golf that Ray has brought back from Brussels.

Ray returns from Brussels in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Ray returns from Brussels in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

 

MORRY’S SHOP – THEN & NOW 

324 PORTOBELLO ROAD (OPPOSITE GOLBORNE MEWS), W10

At 31 minutes, directly after the altercation at the Winchester, Arthur & Ray head to Morry’s shop to collect Arthur’s cash that he is owed.

Morry's shop in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Morry's shop in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

This same location also features in #8.4 Three Cons Make A Mountain and is a few doors away from the antiques shop in #5.5 Second Hand Pose.

MORLEY’S HOUSE – THEN & NOW 

PERRYN ROAD (NR FRIARS PLACE), EAST ACTON, W3

At 40 minutes, Morley returns to his house, number 105 – the proud owner of a white VW Golf, bought from Arthur.

Morley's house in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Morley's house in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

 

As he walks to his door, Ray pops his head up from behind Morley’s front bush, ready to steal it back.

Morley's house in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Morley's house in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

 

MORLEY PURSUES HIS VW GOLF 1 – THEN & NOW   

At 42 minutes, Morley and Park spot Morley’s stolen VW Golf on East Acton Lane and Morley rapidly turns around in front of The Goldsmiths Arms pub.

Morley spots his VW Golf in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Morley spots his VW Golf in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

 

As Arthur spots Morley in pursuit, he slows down with Morley eventually pulling Arthur over at this location, where East Acton Lane meets The Vale.

Morley spots his VW Golf in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Morley spots his VW Golf in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

The Goldsmiths Arms pub is also seen briefly in #8.8 Him Indoors and #9.1 I’ll Never Forget Whats’ername.

 

MORLEY PURSUES HIS VW GOLF 2 – THEN & NOW  

SHAA ROAD/PERRYN ROAD, EAST ACTON, W3 

After pulling Arthur over, Morley and Park turn around and in the next shot are seen at the corner of Shaa Road and Perryn Road.

Morley spots his VW Golf in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Morley spots his VW Golf in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

 

They then turn right and drive to the top of Perryn Road, returning to Morley’s house just before 44 minutes.

Morley spots his VW Golf in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Morley spots his VW Golf in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

The same junction location shown in the top two pictures here also features in #10.9 Bring Me The Head Of Arthur Daley.