Series 8 Episode 3 – Whatever Happened To Her Indoors

Filming Locations

ARTHUR’S FLAT – THEN & NOW  

FITZJAMES AVENUE, W14 

First seen at 07m13s as hairdresser Lynn goes to see ‘er indoors, this is the same location seen at 45 minutes when the police seal off Arthur’s flat looking for ‘er indoors. Flat 3b and Flat 4 were used for the internal scenes.

Arthur's flat in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

Arthur's flat in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

This location is also seen in #9.10 Cars And Pints And Pains and is just along the same street (in Fitz-George Avenue) as Arthur’s flat in #1.2 Bury My Half At Waltham Green and #1.11 You Gotta Have Friends.

 

BANK MANAGER’S OFFICE (INTERNAL) – THEN & NOW  

HARRODS FURNITURE DEPOSITORY/NOW BRASENOSE DRIVE, HARRODS VILLAGE, BARNES, SW13 

At 07m50s, Arthur goes to see his bank manager here. This location identified from original paperwork for this episode.

Bank manager's office in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

Bank manager's office in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

External scenes of this location are also seen in #8.2 A Bouquet Of Barbed Wine and #9.4  Looking For Mr Goodtime.

ARTHUR’S NEIGHBOUR CALLS THE POLICE – THEN & NOW 

BIRKBECK GROVE, ACTON, W3

At 09m45s, we see an external shot of this phone box where Arthur’s neighbour is on the phone to DC Park about ‘er indoors disappearance.

Neighbour makes a call in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

Neighbour makes a call in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

This location also features in #7.5 Fiddler On The Hoof.

RAY CALLS ARTHUR FROM A PHONE BOX – THEN & NOW 

CORNER OF SPELDHURST ROAD/SOUTHFIELD ROAD, CHISWICK, W4 1BD

At 23m15s, Arthur receives a call from Ray who is in a phone box. According to original paperwork for this episode, this phone box was located on the corner of Speldhurst Road and Southfield Road which is directly opposite ‘Lynn’s Salon’ that features later on in the episode. If you look carefully behind Ray’s head you can see a wooden frame matches above the house doors on this street and it can only be assumed the square on the pavement in the more recent shot is the possible location where this box was.

Ray calls Arthur in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

Ray calls Arthur in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

 

ARTHUR HOLDS UP THE TRAFFIC – THEN & NOW – Pictures 

TWYFORD AVENUE/CREFFIELD ROAD, W3

At 23 minutes, Arthur is reading the newspaper in his car at the traffic lights here. After taking a call from Ray he is soon moved on by a motorcycle policeman.

Arthur gets moved on in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

Arthur gets moved on in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

This location also features in #10.8 On The Autofront.

DRUMMOND SOLICITOR’S OFFICE – THEN & NOW 

TALBOT FACTORY, BARLBY ROAD/VIEW OF BARLBY ROAD/PALL MALL DEPOSIT (ST CHARLES HOSPITAL BUILDING) OPPOSITE, W10

At 24 minutes, the camera is inside Drummond’s office. Look carefully outside the window behind him and you will see properties on Barlby Road/Pall Mall Deposit.

Solicitors Office in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

Solicitors Office in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

The Talbot Factory location also features in #5.5 Second Hand Pose and #10.8 On The Autofront.

POLICE STATION – THEN & NOW 

REAR OF PRIORY COMMUNITY CENTRE, 387 ACTON LANE, W3 8

At 26m08s, Morley and Park leave the station and get into their car here. Notice the windows behind Morley and Park as they walk to their car in this scene.

Police station in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

Police station in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

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

COURT ROOM – THEN & NOW 

LAW COURTS, KNOWLE GREEN, STAINES, MIDDLESEX, TW18 1XH

At 26m44s we see the first shots of the court room scene where Arthur is required to defend himself against the council for erecting a flagpole at the car lot.

Court in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

Court in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

 

BERT & DOREEN’S HOUSE (INTERNAL) – THEN & NOW 

46 GORDON CLOSE, STAINES, TW18 1AP

At 28m45s we see the first shot of Bert & Doreen’s house, located just behind the court location. This is the first of three different houses that Ray’s parents live in during the series.

Bert & Doreen's House  in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

Bert & Doreen's House  in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

 

LYNN’S SALON – THEN & NOW 

SOUTHFIELD HAIR STUDIO, 66 SOUTHFIELD ROAD, CHISWICK, W4 1BD

At 31m24s Morley goes here to find out more about ‘er indoors from Lynn and ends up getting his nails done as cover.

Lynn's Salon in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

Lynn's Salon in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

 

POLICE INTERVIEW ROOM – THEN & NOW 

GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS (NOW BROMYARD HOUSE), BROMYARD AVENUE, ACTON, W3

At 40m10s Arthur is taken here and interviewed by Morley & Park regarding his wife’s disappearance. Look closely out the window to see the matching arch over the entrance.

Police Interview Room in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'

Police Interview Room in 'Whatever Happened To Her Indoors'