April 7th, 2024 - An unexpected find by Jaz Wiseman, especially as we didn't know we were missing it.

Hampstead High Street, London, NW3


THE PERSUADERS!: The Long Goodbye (Roger Moore 1971)
Brett has hitches a ride on a rocket car driven by the Space Queen (back projection).

April 2nd, 2024 - The first Action City location in the N5 postcode area - no wonder it's taken so long for Geoff Dodd to track it down.

Petherton Road, London, N5

THE SAINT: When Spring is Sprung (Jim O'Connolly: March 1967)
Joanne drives spring to the safe house followed by Simon Templar in his Volvo (between the junctions of Poets Road and Ferntower Road).

March 31st, 2024 - Finally, all the locations from Boy With Gun have been identified thanks to Geoff Dodd.

Wapping Lane, London, E1

GIDEON’S WAY: Boy With Gun (Jeremy Summers: May 1965)
Keen and his driver patrol the docks looking for the boys (Wapping Lane junction with Prusom Street).

March 31st, 2024 - We nealy have all the locations from Boy With Gun identified after these two finds by Geoff Dodd.

Sampson Street, London, E1

GIDEON’S WAY: Boy With Gun (Jeremy Summers: May 1965)
Chris Kirk (Howard Knight) and Vince Kelly (Michael Craze) are chased past warehouses by a policeman after their arrival in London.

Knighten Street, London, E1  (formerly Hermitage Wall)

GIDEON’S WAY: Boy With Gun (Jeremy Summers: May 1965)
Chris Kirk (Howard Knight) and Vince Kelly (Michael Craze) are chased past warehouses by a policeman after their arrival in London.

March 30th, 2024 - After 20 years of searching by the 'regulars', this street market had finally been identified by Phillip Judge. This is a time capsule as everything has been redeveloped other than the council flats seen in the distance.

Hoxton Street, London, N1



GIDEONS WAY: Boy With Gun (Jeremy Summers: May 1965)
Establishing shot of London Market (corner of Hoxton Street and Purcell Street, redeveloped). Chris Kirk (Howard Knight) is cornered by a gang of youths in Moore Alley (Dormer Mews, redeveloped). Mick Murphy (Roger Foss) is shot. Chris runs into the street (Hoxton Street, opposit Purcell Street), but has to turn back when he sees two of the gang members talking to a police man. Later, Doctor Kirk (Anthony Bate) goes to the crime scene to attend to the injured boy.
24th March, 2024 - So good to see this one finally found - especially as it looks nothing like you'd expect in real life - well done Jaz Wiseman.

46 Harbinger Road, London, E14


GIDEON’S WAY: Boy With Gun (Jeremy Summers: May 1965)
Finny goes around to Tim Murphy’s (George Sewell) house (46 Harbinger Road).
21st March, 2024 - Alan Field has done an excellent job finding this location quite a distance away from the other location in the epuisode.The location is surprisingly unchanged.

Lennox Road, London, N4


THE PROTECTORS: Blockbuster (Jeremy Summers: 1973)
The stolen Security Van drives into a yard (Fonthill Mews) where it is re-sprayed white while the police continue to search the area in their patrol car.

17th March, 2024 - Geoff Dodd has finall identified this very old chestnut.

Oak Hill Park, London, NW3

THE SAINT: Staring the Saint (James Hill: 1963)
 Simon gets a call from Byron Ufferlitz to meet him immediately so Simon takes April Quest back to her apartment before setting off in his Volvo to see Ufferlitz.

12th  March, 2024 -  Some more detail and excellent photos from Mark Osborne

The Promenade, Kessingland nr. Lowestoft, Norfolk



THE SAINT: The Best Laid Schemes (John Moxey: May 1967)
Simon Templar drives down to the sea in his Volvo to wax lyrical about Neptune's Kingdom (Waveney Dock, Lowestoft). He arrives in time to witness Diana's discovery of a body on the beach (The Promenade, Kessingland). Later Simon takes his Volvo to investigate Captain Fleming's fishing business (Waveney Road, Waveney Dock).

21th February - Geoff Dodd  very good find - 20 years hard work!

Riley Road, London, SE1

GIDEON'S WAY: Subway to Revenge (Roy Baker: January 1965)
John Stewart notices that police cars are searching the area.

GIDEON’S WAY: The Reluctant Witness (Jeremy Summers, April 1965)
All available cars are called into the area.

21th February - Geoff Dodd is on a roll.

Q42: Peter’s Close, Stanmore


GIDEON'S WAY: Subway to Revenge (Roy Baker: January 1965)
Commander Gideon (John Gregson). and Detective Chief Inspector David Keen (Alexander Davion) are at number 29 (redeveloped) arresting the leader of a gang involved in an armed robbery.

20th February - Another two finds by Geoff Dodd

Q42 - Cavendish Drive, Edgware


GIDEON'S WAY: Subway to Revenge (Roy Baker: January 1965)
James Lane (Donald Churchill) arrives home (20 Cavendish Drive) but is being watched by John Stewart (Bryan Pringle).

GIDEON’S WAY: Morna (Cyril Frankel, October 1964)
David makes a call to Morna’s secret flat at 43 Shepherds Market.

19th February - Some great detective work from Geoff Dodd.

Q41: Dukes Avenue, Stanmore

GIDEON'S WAY: Subway to Revenge (Roy Baker: January 1965)
As he is in the area Commander Gideon (John Gregson) takes the opportunity to visit Martha Robson’s home (15 Dukes Avenue).

16th February - Another tricky find from Sietse Postma.

Oxford Road, London, NW6 


GIDEON’S WAY: The Great Plane Robbery (Leslie Norman: March-April 1965)
The injured Frank is taken by his friends to the trustworthy Dr. S.G. Hill (26 Oxford Road). Hill calls in the police as soon as he realises the connection of his patient to the gold robbery. The police arrive (seen from a house opposite no.46 and 48, demolished).

15th February - A nice one from Sietse Postma showing a location that has changed beyond recognition.

Braitwaite Street, London, E1

GIDEON’S WAY: Big Fish, Little Fish (Cyril Frankel: October 1964)
Gideon and Hemmingway are driven in Gideon’s car round to the Gowan’s shop (Wheler Street tunnel under Bishopgate Goods Station, redeveloped)

14th February - Three from Sietse Postma

Cresswell Place, London, SW10


THE HUMAN JUNGLE: Just for the Record (Vernon Sewell: 1963)
Penny (Jane Merrow) and David Branch (Philp Gilbert) live in a London Mews flat.

Off the M600 between El-Boalo and  Manzanares el Real, Madrid, Spain

THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO: A Toy for the Infanta (Charles Bennett, 1955)

Collingham Place, London, SW5

H. G. WELLS' INVISIBLE MAN: Flight Into Darkness (Peter Maxwell: 1959)
The Invisible Man drives to Harrow Lane with Pat Stevens in his Austin Healey.

13th February -  Spotted by Geoff Dodd.using this back projection footage filmed for MAN OF THE WORLD.

Pancras Road, London, NW1

GIDEON’S WAY: The Firebug (Roy Baker: September 1964)
Gideon follows ( looking north towards the junction with Crowndale Road with the tower of St Pancras Hospital visible in the background)

11th February -  Nice to get thei one knocked off thanks to Geoff Dodd.

G34: Camlet Way, Hadley Wood

THE SAINT: Staring the Saint (James Hill: 1963)
Simon gets a call from Byron Ufferlitz to meet him immediately so Simon drives there and parks his Volvo on a side road next to the house (Wood Ride). After finding Ufferlitz dead and Peggy Warden in the house (4 Camlet Way) he helps her escape as the police arrive. They both make their escape in the Volvo.

4th February -  A hard location to find because none of it exissts anymore, found and confiirmed by Geoff Dodd.

Old Montague Street, London, E1


GIDEON’S WAY: Big Fish, Little Fish (Cyril Frankel: October 1964)
Peter Wray (Alan Baulch) makes his way home, but does not know he has been followed. Later that night Commander Gideon pays the Wray’s a visit.

29th January - A wonderful selection of finds from Sietse Postma:

Eaton Place, London, SW1

THE SAINT: The Rough Diamonds (Peter Yates: 1963)
After Simon and Barbara Sinclair leave Barbara’s flat, in the Volvo, they are followed by Rocco an Joe in their Zephyr. This soon turns into a game of cat and mouse (back projection 56 - 62 Eaton Place).

Hampstead Lane, London, N6


THE PROTECTORS: Balance of Terror (Jeremy Summers: Autumn 1972)
Colonel Krassinkov watches as The Contessa and Harry leave the Soviet Embassy (Beechwood House) and take a taxi at the gates.

Junction of Exchange Street/High Street, Watford  (redeveloped)

THE SAINT: Escape Route (Roger Moore: October 1966)
The Saint manages to escape from Teal and is chased by the Inspector in a police car.

Porchester Terrace, London, W2

SABER OF LONDON: The Penny Black (Max Varnel: 1957)
After leaving the café Rosie (Jan Holden) sets off alone. Pete is instructed to follow her (from Prochester Gardens on to Porchester Terrace).

Rue Saint-Vincent, Paris, Île-de-France, France

MARK SABER aka THE VISE aka UNCOVERED: Death Needs No Cane (Splinters Deason: 1956)
Establishing shot of Paris where the engraver Pierre Bouchalon meets with the forgery mastermind.

D5: Knebworth House, Old Knebworth, nr. Stevenage


GIDEON’S WAY: Morna (Cyril Frankel, October 1964)
A fisherman finds shoe whilst fishing he finds a body (lake by Wintergreen Woods) he races to the home of the village constable (Gardener's Cottage) to raise the alarm.

Club Panama Theatre, Great Windmill Street, London, W1

THE SAINT: Luella (Roy Baker: 1963)
Simon acts guide to a night on the town with Bill, including The Club Panama.

Embassy of France, Technikerstraße 2, 1040 Vienna, Austria

DANGER MAN: A Room in the Basement (Don Chaffey: 1964)
Establishing shot of Susan Turbull’s hotel

Iglesia en Soto del Real. madrid, Spain

THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO: A Toy for the Infanta (Charles Bennett, 1955)

Vienna, Austria

THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO: Lichtenburg (Charles Bennett, 1955)
The Kingdom of Lichtenburg, 1837 (Identified by Sietse Postma, January 2024).

Kasteel Sorghvliedt, Antwerp, Belgium


THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO: A Matter of Justice (David McDonald, 1955)
Monte Cristo is called to the offices of Le Temps de Paris to see the editor.

THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO: The Grecian Gift (Dennis Vance, 1956)
The Count accompanies Antoine to the Ministry of the Navy, Paris

Nassau Harbour, Bahamas

DANGER MAN: Two Birds with One Bullet (Peter Yates: 1965)
John Drake has been installed in a British Colony to investigate the methods and intentions of the nationalists led by Doctor Shargis.

Giaglione, Piedmont, Italy

THE CHAMPIONS: The Final Countdown (John Gilling: January 1968)
The conspirators track down the pilot of Heinkel that dropped the bomb and pay him a visit (establishing shot of church of San Vincenzo)

Because there are so many, a reminder that all the above were found by Sietse Postma.

29th January - Very good news that Geoff Dodd has knocked this one off at last.

R3: Totteridge Village, Totteridge



GIDEON'S WAY: The Housekeeper (Leslie Norman: 1965)
Electrician, Ralph Maricut (Harry Fowler) arrives at the home of Mr. Henderson (Devoran House, Lime Grove - redeveloped). to do some work and finds him dead in the bath. He runs to a neighbour’s house to use the telephone. Martha Smallwood (Kay Walsh) arrives back at the house later that day to find the police waiting.
Mrs Warren (Kay Walsh) leaves Percy Whitehead’s house (Prestwood, Lime Grove - redeveloped). After a walk in the park Percy Whitehead (Oliver Johnson) arrives home. Mrs Warren arrives one day to find the police questioning all the single aged men in the area. The postman (Richard Davies) is suspicious of Mrs Warren’s reaction the next time he sees her. Later, Detective Superintendent Warr (John Dearth), Commander Gideon (John Gregson) and Detective Chief Inspector David Keen (Alexander Davion) arrive in a police car to follow up a report from the local constable.
(Identified by Geoff Dodd, January 2024)

23rd January -

1st January - A new location spotter, John Pizinas has finally identified this The Saint location.

Redhill Street, London, NW1

THE SAINT: The Saint Plays with Fire (Robert S. Baker: 1963)
Ralph arrives at John Kennet’s flat in a taxi. A day or so later Simon Templar arrives in his Volvo to speak to Ralph Windlay.

C15: Luton Airport, Luton

THE PROTECTORS: The Last Frontier (Charles Crichton: 1972)
Harry Rule (Robert Vaughn) and John Eastbrook (William Lucas) arrive at the airport to meet Dr Irena Gayevska (Hildegard Neil) and Caroline (Nyree Dawn Porter). Jones Jeffries (Peter Cellier) and another British agent (Alan Harris) are also waiting for Irena.

Geoff also spotted the use of an Avergelan favourite in a film:

I5: Handley Page Factory/Radlett Aerodrome (closed 1971 and re-developed)



21st November - Another Malta location finally identified by Sietse Postma.

House opposite Fontanella Tea Garden, Bastion Street, Mdna, Malta


: A Matter of Life and Death (Don Chaffey: Summer 1971)
James Leroy Mallory (Patrick Allen) together with his heavy, Baruna (Maxwell Shaw) and his girlfriend (Julie Crossthwait), are renting a villa in the town. The Contessa (Nyree Dawn Porter) pays them a visit pretending to be a buyer for their merchandise.

9th November - So dedicated detective work by Geoff Dodd has finally revealed the location of this farm - a new location to add to the Guide.

G33: Ganwick Farm on Wagon Road, Barnet

photo: Geoff Dodd

DEPARTMENT S: The Duplicated Man (Paul Dickson: Spring 1969)
Russian agents in a “Joe’s Television Service” van watch as Stewart Sullivan drives past on his way to find Jason King who has just jumped with a parachute.

8th November - A location we've been looking for for many years finally idenitified by Michael Richardson.

Hampstead Cemetery, Fortune Green Road, London NW6


The location footage was originally shot for the RANDALL AND HOPKIRK [DECEASED] episode My Late Lamented Friend and Partner, by Jack Lowin and Gerald Moss but not used. Some of the footage can be seen HERE.

: The Ghost of Mary Burnham (Cyril Frankel: 1968)
The grave of Mary Burnham.


THE ADVENTURER: Skeleton in the Cupboard

6th November - I nice find by Nick Cooper, the distinctive wall is still there.

Alpine Road, off Frenches Road, Redhill, Surrey

DIAL 999Exeption to the Rule

You can find the DIAL 999 pages HERE

31st October - An interesting back-street location found by Nick Cooper after some dedicated research.

Tavistock Mews, London W11

DIAL 999: Robbery with Violence

You can find the DIAL 999 pages HERE

15th October - Some team work from Allen Dace and Michael Richardson.

Frankfurt Airport

DEPARTMENT S: Les Fleurs du Mal (Cyril Frankel: 1969)
Establishing shot, Rome, Italy, September 26th.
(Identified by Allen Dace, October 2023)

Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport

DEPARTMENT S: Les Fleurs du Mal (Cyril Frankel: 1969)
Rome, Italy September 26th: After their plane lands, The Brandini brothers and several passengers follow the stewardess to the terminal (back projection).
(Identified by Michael Richardson, October 2023) 

8th September - an intersting find from Geoff Dodd

J10: All Saints Pastoral Centre, Shenley Lane, London Colney

(photo: Geoff Dodd, 2021)

RETURN OF THE SAINTThe Poppy Chain (Charles Crighton: 1977)
Simon (Ian Ogilvy) and Jenny Platt (Jenny Hanley) are at the hospital wairing for news about Jenny's sister. They get bad news just as General Platt (Laurence Naismith) arrives.

Geoff notes that the location is also used in:

THE PROFESSIONALS: The Acorn Syndrome (Martin Campbell: September 1979)
Bodey (Martin Shaw) and Doyle (Lewis Collins) go to see Copeland (Ronald Hines) at his daughter's school.

WIDOWS (1983)

30th August  - An addition to the Kitt's End Road, Kitt's End location already spotted by sam Denham in 1990, Geoff Dodd has identified "an additional location - whilst the scene of Straker getting changed at the side  of the road is undoubtedly Kitts End Road, the first shots of the car appear to  have been filmed on Trotters Bottom near to the Dyrham Park Gateway"

O4: Dyrham Park Golf Club Gateway, Trotter's Bottom, nr. Dancer's Hill

UFO: Confetti Check A-O.K. (David Lane: November 1969)
Straker's American saloon, with the newly married Ed and Mary aboard, drives along a country road (Trotter's Bottom seen from Dyrham Park Golf Club Gateway).

3rd August - A wonderful collection of finds from Sietse Postma:

Loch Laggan, Inverness-shire, Highland, Scotland (from Kinloch Laggan)

THE AVENGERS: Castle De'Ath (James Hill: August 1965)
Establishing shots of Scotland.

Strome Castle Loch Carron, Stromemore, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland

THE AVENGERS: Castle De'Ath (James Hill: August 1965)
Establishing shots of Scotland.

Reisnerstraße, Vienna, Austria

DANGER MAN: You’re Not In Any Trouble, Are you? (Don Chaffey: February 1965)
John Drake goes straight to the British Embassy when he arrives in Rome to investigate the death of Bill Ellis (41 Reisnerstraße).

Quai du Large, Cannes, France

DANGER MAN: The Outcast (Michael Truman: 1964)
Establishing shots of Spanish Village on the cost de Sol.

Le Grand Lac, All. des Genêts, Le Vésinet

THE PROTECTORS: Disappearing Trick (Jeremy Summers: Summer 1971)
House where Brad Huron is being “contained”.

Parque Natural de la Montaña de Montserrat, Spain

THE PROTECTORS: Disappearing Trick (Jeremy Summers: Summer 1971)
After managing to evade Harry, The Contessa and Brad Huron leave Paris for where?

2nd  August - I've not had time to post these finds up properly, but Sietse Postma has been working hard finding loactions in Malta. You can see the ruslts of his dedicated work on these pages;

Avengerland International: Malta

Location Spotting 80

1st August - At long last this location has been identified and confirmed with detailed comparison work from Jeff Watson of the Behind the Camera Facebook page.

R3: Northbank, Totteridge Lane, Totteridge (demolished and redeveloped as 138 and 138a)


THE SAINT: The Time to Die (Roy Baker: April 1968)
Simon arrives in his Volvo at the address he has been given by Charlie Mason. He finds that he has been expected.

28th July - Some more excellent detective work from Sietse Postma.

Brissago, Ticino, Switzerland

THE CHAMPIONS: The Final Countdown (John Gilling: January 1968)
Nazis divers search lake near Hallstadt, Germany, where the bomb was dropped.

Rue Jeanne Darc, Beirut, Lebanon

: The Russian Prisoner (Peter Moxey: February 1966)
In Geneva, Professor Karel Jorovitch takes a taxi from the Embassy and is followed by Russian security officers (Dodge Hall, American University of Beirut in the background).

27th July - Two excellent bits of detective work from Geoff Dodd.

Q40: Woodside, Alum Lane, Borehamwood (redeveloped)


THE HUMAN JUNGLE: Dual Control (Roy Baker, ???)
Jane Harris (Mary Steele) arrives at Rest Harrow School for Handicapped Children in her Hillman Imp to interview the Matron (Peggy Marshall) on behalf of Dr Corder. Later Jane Harris takes Jane Falcon (Annette Andre) back to work at Rest Harrow, but things to not work out well.

N55: The Wagon and Horses, Watling Street, Elstree

THE HUMAN JUNGLE: Dual Control (Roy Baker, ???)
Road to at Rest Harrow School for Handicapped Children - Jane Harris drives Jane Falcon back to work at Rest Harrow in her Hillman Imp (Watling Street, just before The Wagon and Horses).

27th July - More finds from Sietse Postma.

Alfama, Lisbon, Portugal


DANGER MAN: English Lady Takes Lodgers (Michael Truman 1965)
Establishing shot Lisbon including Rua da Adiça and  View from the roof of Igreja de Santo Estêvão.

26 Lansdowne Crescent, London W11

MAN IN A SUITCASE: Man From The Dead (Pat Jackson: August 1966)
McGill stakes drives Rachel Tyson back to her flat after he has interrupted a possible meeting with her father (No.26).

26th July - Another nice surprise from Sietse Postma - this would never have been found without Sietse'sperseverance and the house having a brush with fame:  Click here to find out more.

'The Pink Villa', 4 Norrkroken, Lidingö, Stockholm, Sweden

THE PERSUADERS!: The Morning After (Leslie Norman: 1971)
Danny Wilde takes a taxi to Christianson's martial arts academy.


25th July - Some wonderful finds from Sietse Postma  - one that we have been looking for since the 1980s and one that was posted up only last week.

St Claire's, 38-40 Church Crescent, St Albans

THE SAINT: The Chequered Flag (Leslie Norman: February 1965)
Lee and Simon do to visit Hunter at his boarding house

Ballygally Castle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

DEPARTMENT S: One of Our Aircraft is Empty (Paul Dickson: 1968)
The house was where Annabel and Jason were staying in Ireland.

F Street NW/13th Street NW, Washington DC, USA


THE CHAMPIONS: Reply Box No. 666

DEPARTMENT S: Black Out (Ray Austin: September 1968)
Wolfe and Stewart Sullivan are both driving through Nassau to get to Strober, the club manager.

18th July - Some intensive detective work by Geoff Dodd finally knocked this one off.

Brompton Road, London SW1

DEPARTMENT S: Six Days (Cyril Frankel: July 1968)
Stewart drives Sir Curtis home after a long night at London Airport.

17th July -

A couple of Broehamwood locations identified by James Hewett.both from DIAL 999: Key Witness.

Aberford Park Playground, Borehamwood

Croxdale Road, Borehamwood

20th June -

Sheraton-Kingston Hotel, Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston, Jamaica

DEPARTMENT S: Black Out (Ray Austin: September 1968)
Stewart Sullivan Jason King and Annabelle Hurst travel to The Bahamas on the trail of Sinclair.

Santa Margherita, Ligure, Italy

DEPARTMENT S: The Treasure Of The Costa Del Sol (John Gilling: September 1968)
Jason King leaves a bar in Costa del Sol after failing to find Elaine there (6 Via Pescino).

19th June - Two Amsterdam finds from Rob Burnham.

Nassaukade from Leidsekade/Marnixstraat, Amsterdam, Netherlands

GIDEON’S WAYThe Thin Red Line (Cyril Frankel: March 1965)
Establishing shot of Amsterdam (Nassaukade from Leidsekade/Marnixstraat).

Leidseplein, Amsterdam, Netherlands

GIDEON’S WAYThe Thin Red Line (Cyril Frankel: March 1965)
Establishing shot of Amsterdam (favouring Leidseplein 2).

18th June - A nice collection from Alan Field.

Kingsbury High School (Lower School), NW9


THE HUMAN JUNGLE: Heartbeats in a Tin Box (Roy Baker ???)
Pupils and teachers arrive at Headly Secondary School (Looking towards Roe Green and Bacon Lane).

A41 Finchley Road, Hampstead


: Wild Goose Chase (Vernon Sewell, ???)
Back projection as Jenifer drives Mary Thomas back home from the identity parade in her car (heading south from the junction with Fortune Green Road).

Q39: Station Road/Hale Lane, Edgware, HA8


SABER OF LONDON: Strong Man Out (Max Varnel: 1959)
After failing to find Joe Ward in his office (Natwest Bank, Penshurst Gardens/Hale Lane) Mark Saber (Donald Grey) drives off to see the bookmaker in his 'usual haunts'.

Church Street, Isleworth


P15: Warren Lane, Stanmore

THE SAINT: The Sporting Chance (Jeremy Summers: 1963)
After leaving Torono, Professor Otto Mueller (Gerald Heinz) redezvous with Cleaver (Brandon Brady).

17th June - Spotted by Michael Richardson, confirmed by Geoff Dodd.

H82: A412 nr. Billet Lane junction

DEPARTMENT S: The Man in the Elegant Room (Cyril Frankel: Spring 1968)
Paul Trenton’s Rolls Royce is seen heading to the abandoned farm.

16th June

Dieppe, Normandy

THE SAINT: The Romantic Matron (John Paddy Carstairs:1962)
Simon Templar is sitting in bar in Buenos Aires (Place du Puits Salé).

Portofino, Italy

DEPARTMENT S: The Trojan Tanker (Ray Austin: June1968)
Stewart goes down to the beach to introduce himself to Veronica Bray (Paraggi Bay).

Silent Valley, County Down, Northern Ireland

DEPARTMENT S: Who Plays the Dummy? (John Gilling: Autumn 1968)
Silent Valley, County Down, Norther Ireland - The Sierra de Guadarralama, Spain, September 12th

Bounty Bay, Pitcairn Island


DANGER MAN: Shinda Shima (Peter Yates:1965)
Drake returns to the fishing village with Miho (Bounty Bay).

15th June

Hong Kong Kai Tak Airport, Kowloon, Hong Kong

THE SAINT: The Persistent Patriots (Roy Baker: October 1966)
Simon Templer is waiting in an African airport terminal for his plane to London.

Mallaig, Highland, Scotland

DANGER MAN: Dangerous Secret (Stuart Burge: November 1965)
Barham Harbour

Newhaven, East Sussex

DANGER MAN: Parallel Lines Sometimes Meet (Don Chaffey: February 1965)
Westport Harbour

Cahors, Lot, France

DANGER MAN: Dangerous Secret (Stuart Burge: November 1965)
Establishing shot for antiques shop M. Barbier (Cathédrale Saint-Etienne, Pl. Jean Jacques Chapou).

Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

DANGER MAN: The Man Who Wouldn’t Talk (Michael Truman: September 1965)
Drake arrives at Istanbul Airport.

San Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro, Argentina

THE SAINT: The Russian Prisoner (Peter Moxey: February 1966)
Simon Templar and Irma Jorovitch watch the house where Karel Jorvitch is being held from across the lake (view from Llao Llao Hotel & Resort).

High Point 2, North Hill, Highgate

DANGER MAN: The Key (Seth Hold: 1959)
Drake goes to see Harry Logan at flat in Vienna (back of High Point 2).

DANGER MAN: The Professionals (Michael Truman: 1964)
Drake goes with Milos Kaldorand Ira back to her flat after being released by the police (back of High Point 2).

14th June  - Alan Field has spottted this location footage from DEPARTMENT S which we had overlooked previously, and it is quite a dificult find.

K5: Hawkshead Lane and Swanland Road, Water End nr. Welham Green

DEPARTMENT S: A Small War of Nerves (Leslie Norman: Spring 1969)
Wiltshire, England, April 20th (shot from the footpath that runs between Hawkshead Lane and Cranborne Road).
13th June - This is another loaction that we had spent years looking for, but thanks to Rob Burnham it has been found. I'm very happy to see this one knocked off at last - and in an unexpected, and overllooked area.

H81: Denham Lodge, Oxford Road, Denham


DEPARTMENT S: The Man From X (Gil Taylor: Early 1969)
Jason follows Leela Rankin to her London apartment. 

This has been quite timely as we are curently reviewing DEPARTMENT S episodes to chaek that we have all the locations documented, known and unknown. We are posting the 'new unknowns' to Spotting page 11.

28th May - Geoff Dodd

Palafrugell, Catalonia, Spain

THE SAINT: English Lady Takes Lodgers (Michael Truman 1965)
The Portuguese home of George and Emma Stanway.


26th May - Pierre Alfonsi

Fresh Creek Lighthouse, Central Andros, The Bahamas

THE SAINT: The Effete Angler (Anthony Bushell: 1962)
Establishing shots of Bimini harbour.

21st May - Pierre Alfonsi

Judith's Fancy, St Croix, US Virgin Islands

THE SAINT: Island of Chance (Leslie Norman: January 1967)
Simon and Marla travel to the site of the Martello tower.

6th May  - Geoff Dodd

Spring Street, London, W2

SABER OF LONDON: The Penny Black (Max Varnel: 1957)
Mark Saber tells Pete to follow Mr Turner (Robert Ayres) to see who he meets. Pete follows Turner's taxi to a street where Turner gets out, goes into a bank and returns to pay off the taxi driver. Turner goes into the tobacconists' next door then sets off on foot. Pete leaves his Vauxhall Victor and follows.

6th May - Pierre Alfonsi - an excellent find given how few clues there are.

Sellrain, Innsbruck-Land, Austria

THE SAINT: The Russian Prisoner (John Moxey: February 1966)
Simon Templar and Irma Jorovitch travel to Switzerland and fly across Alpine pastures into Geneva Airport..

THE SAINT: The Death Game (Leslie Norman: November 1966)
Simon flies into Zurich airport posing as Bill Bast.

5th May - Pierre Alfonsi

Palazzo Barbieri, Verona, Italy

THE SAINT: The Damsel in Distress (Peter Yates: Aug/Sep 1964)
Allesandro and Simon Templar arrive in Florence and take a taxi to see Guido.

2nd May - Pierre Alfonsi

Genzano di Roman, Rome, Latiun, Italy

THE SAINT: The Damsel in Distress (Peter Yates: Aug/Sep 1964)
Simon Templar drives Barbara Astral into the local village near Florence where Guyiseppe Rolfieri has his villa (via Italo Belardi crossing Corso Don Giovanni Minzoni).

28th April - another Kinshasa find by Pierre Alfonsi.

Place Braconnier, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

DANGER MAN: Loyalty Always Pays (Peter Yates: 1965)
Various stock shots from Africa (Place Braconnier crossing avenue Isiro et avenue de la paix).

18th April - another exellent find by Pierre Alfonsi  - the building is still in use as a post office.

Boulevard du 30 Juin, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

DANGER MAN: Loyalty Always Pays (Peter Yates: 1965)
Various stock shots from Africa (Hôtel des Postes, Hôtel de la Poste, 1009 Bd Du 30 Juin).

9th April - Geoff Dodd - A very hard location to identify, this has been hunted for over 20 years-  now Goeff Dodd has succeeded:

Pinks Hotel, Rectory Lane (redeveloped as houses)


THE BARON: Portrait of Louisa (John Moxey: September 1965)
Louisa drives her Jaguar to Peter Langley's home, Barnsmore Cottage. Later John Mannering arrives in his Jensen to question Peter, but Peter is shot before he can talk.

SMALL HOTEL (1957) (Identified by Mark Littlefield)

6th January - Alain Carrazé, has identified this location from THE PROTECTORS.

Rue de l'Hotel de Ville, 4th arrondissement, Paris, France

Found with help from Kino Library

THE PROTECTORS:Your Witness (Jeremy Summers: Summer 1971)
The Contessa and Chino deliberately block the road with their Rolls to stop Harry and Christie’s car being followed.


24th December - Geoff Dodd, has identified an interesting record of the long-gone Stanmore Station.

Stanmore Village Station goods shed, September Way, Stanmore (demolished)

Dial 999: Escape


18th December - Annette Hill, has found the key to unlock two locations from Dial 999: The Big Fish.

Brighton Racecourse, Brighton, Sussex

Epsom Downs Racecourse, Epsom, Surrey

28th November - Jonathan Gibbs has spent years tracking these Austrian locations down.

Walserberg, Austria

THE PROTECTORS: WAM Part 1 (Jeremy Summers: 1973)
In Austria and Harry Rule follows Monica Davies (Jill Townsend), who is on the back of a moped (Salzburgerstraße/Großgmainerstrasse).

Walserberg-Siezenheim, Austria

THE PROTECTORS: WAM Part 1 (Jeremy Summers: 1973)
Monica Davies (Jill Townsend) is dropped off and hitchhikes a ride to Salzburg

26th November  - Identified by John Pizinas

Should have been easy, but all the distictive house on Chalot Square, in the distance, are now shrouded by trees. Well done, John for finding this.

Chalcot Road, London, NW1

DIAL 999: Night Mail (Bernard Knowles: Summer 1958)


15th November - Geoff Dodd

After many years of hunting, Geoff finally tracked this one down.

Dropmore House gates, Heathfield Road, Taplow

THE SECRET SERVICE: A Hole In One (Brian Heard: Autumn 1968)
 Father Unwin (Stanley Unwin) drives his Model T Ford, Gabriel, through the gates of the Leyland Golf Club.

7th September

Machu Picchu, Urubamba river valley, Urubamba Province, Peru

THE PRISONER: Many Happy Returns (Patrick McGoohan: March 1967)
Number Six servant finds the village deserted so he goes for a drive beyond the outskirts of the village and discovers the village is surrounded by high mountains(footage from Pan American travelogue 'Continent of Contrasts'  https://youtu.be/9eVQClY6Ego).

30th August

Identified by Geoff Dodd with help from Christopher Matheson’s wonderrful London On Location site.

Upper Thames Street, junction with Broken Wharf, London EC4

GIDEON’S WAY: Fall High, Fall Hard
Tony Erickson (Donald Houston) decides to get very drunk ant then decides to drive home in his jaguar.


27th August

Identified by Dave Buckley

Welldon Cresent, Harrow

THE CHEATERS: The Case of George Wilkinson

..and added to the trial ' THE CHEATERS' map.

6th July

THE CHEATERS location guide completed - please help find the unknowns

26th June

A wonderful find by Garry Ng, the last unidentified loction from THE NEW AVENGERS IN CANADA

Wolfe’s grocery store, 143 Amelia St, Toronto (closed)

THE NEW AVENGERS: Forward Base (Don Thompson: 1977)
Harper (Les Rubie) is attacked by a Russian agent just before Steed (Patrick Macnee) enters Harper's Trading Post looking for postcards. Later, Steed returns looking for fishing tackle).


Photos found by Garry Ng

Information from Nick Cooper

Moorgate, London EC2


RETURN OF THE SAINT: The Armageddon Alternative (Leslie Norman: 1978)
The aftermath of the fifth bomb being detonated (footage of the Moorgate tube crash, 28 February 1975).

June 19

All the locations for THE NEW NEW AVANGERS IN CANADA: Emily have now been identified due to the hard work of Dan Dell'Unto.

Too many locations and too much detail to list here. So please visit:

Avengerland International: Canada

Location Spotting page 68

June 19

Identified by Stephen Carter, confirmed by Geoff Dodd

Doddington Road/Longhedge Road, London SW11 (demolished)


GIDEON’S WAY: The Rhyme and the Reason
Fred Norton (Edward Evans) continues to chase Mary Rose (Jo Robottom) through the streets.

Identified by Geoff Dodd

Cinnamon Street looking towards Wapping Lane, London E1


GIDEON’S WAY: The White Rat
A policeman comes running when he hears that shots that have been fire by Mickey.

June 15

Identfied by Allen Dace

Hotel Bristol Monaco, 25B Boulevard Albert 1er, Mocaco


THE CHAMPIONS: A Case of Lemmings
Craig looks for a suitable high building from which to jump.

May 26

Piccadilly Circus, London W1

Opening credits

May 24

Identified by Geoff Dodd

M28: Netherwylde Farm, Watling Street, Radlett


GIDEON’S WAY: Boy With Gun
Chris Kirk (Howard Knight) finds a farm and steals some milk it is here he first meets Vince Kelly (Michael Craze).

Westferry Road at the junction with Napier Road and Harbinger Road, E14

GIDEON’S WAY: Boy With Gun
Keen’s car makes a U-turn.

Amhurst Road looking towards Stoke Newington Road, Stoke Newington, N16

GIDEON’S WAY: The Perfect Crime
The police eventually find the taxi driver (Richard Davies)

May 18

Identified by Pierre Alfonsi

Hôtel Rousseau, 66 Rue Catherine de La Rochefoucauld, 9th arrondissement of Paris

THE SAINT: The Covetous Headsman (Michael Truman: 1962)
Investigating the death of Charles Brione, Inspector Quercy and Sergeant Leduc visit 32 Rue Azoute, Paris 14, France.

May 16

Spotted by Stephen Blanchard

N62: Sellotape Factory, Elstree Way (demolished)

DEPARTMENT S: The Shift That Never Was
The day begins at the Bellman Parsons Chemicals' factory, Stepney (houses on Newark Green visible).

May 15

Spotted by Michael Richardson

Tower Hill, London EC3

This stock footage seen on a TV monitor: the sheik's motorcade travels trough London watched on television by Croft, Anderson. This part of Tower Hill was a cul-de-sac west of the Tower of London, which has since become a pedestrianised area.


The Rolls and a Wolsley were then filmed from a high vantage point turning left onto the main Tower Hill street and continuing west passing the All Hallows by the Tower church, which is still there, although the road there is known as Byward Street.

THE CHAMPIONS: The Fanatics (John Gilling 1967)
This stock footage seen on a TV monitor: the sheik's motorcade travels trough London watched on television by Croft, Anderson and Krasner.

May 12

Spotted by Sietse Postma

Street View Link

D6, Gourdon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur


THE PERSUADERS!: To the Dead Baby (Basil Dearden: June/July 1970)
Brett follows Carl Foster after he leaves the hotel (Bridge over Le Loup, near Cascade de la Coume)

May 9

Identified by Sietse Postma

L82, Brand, Austria

DANGER MAN: A Room in the Basement
Swiss mountains – establishing shot Switzerland.

L82 Brand, Vorarlberg, Austria


THE SAINT: The Russian Prisoner
Simon Templar and Irma Jorovitch drive from Geneva through the alps to Lucerne to a hotel near the Villa Bauregarde. where Karel Jorvitch is being held.

May 8

Identified by Sietse Postma

Al-Assafi Mosque, Asmai Street, Baghdad, Iraq

DANGER MAN: To Our Best Friend
Stock shots establishing Bagdad and the Vincent’s apartment building.

Massif des Calanques, Marseille, Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

DEPARTMENT S: The Treasure Of The Costa Del Sol
The Costa del Sol July 31st . Two Americans, Thorn and Cal, are driving on the Costa del Sol towards the Punta de Molino headland.

Massif des Calanques, Marseille, Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

DEPARTMENT S: The Treasure Of The Costa Del Sol
Thorn and Cal drive up to the spot they are going to dive. Seen later as night-time establishing shot for Villa Rosemon.

Bayfront, seen across Biscayne Bay, Miaimi, Florida, USA
The Evergaldes Hotel, which stood at 253 Northeast 2nd Street, is seen left of centre in the image.

THE SAINT: The Effete Angler
Establishing shot of Miami, where Simon is propping up a hotel bar.

La Croisette, Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, France

DANGER MAN: The Battle of The Cameras
La Croisette, Cannes, e Alpes-Maritimes, France – Drake is currently working under cover in the South of France - Shot of coast from Drake’s hotel.

Saif-ul-Maluk Lake, Naran, Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

THE BARON: And Suddenly You're Dead
John Mannering and Cordelia Winfield are in Switzerland on business.

Lousios Gorge, Peloponnese, Greece

MAN IN A SUITCASE: Night Flight to Andorra
Establishing footage of barren river gorge in Andorra.

Municipal Palace of Sonsonate,  Avennue Claudia Lars, Sonsonate, El Salvador

DANGER MAN: The Mercenaries
One of various stock shots to represent the African ‘Confederation’ and its neighbour.

May 6

Gare Langlade, Route des Pinèdes, Langlade, France


RETURN OF THE SAINT: The Diplomat's Daughter

18 Bd Emile Zola, Marsillargues, France


RETURN OF THE SAINT: The Diplomat's Daughter

May 6

Identified by Sietse Postma

Saif-ul-Maluk Lake, Naran, Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

THE BARON: And Suddenly You're Dead
John Mannering and Cordelia Winfield are in Switzerland on business.

Karachi Port Trust Building, M.A Jinnah Road, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan

THE CHAMPIONS: Desert Journey

May 5

Bd Victor Hugo/Bd Louis Uni, Marsillargues, Occitania, France

D265, Marsillargues, Occitania, France

RETURN OF THE SAINT: The Diplomat's Daughter

May 5

Identified by Sietse Postma

Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires, Argentina

THE SAINT: The Romantic Matron

Simon Templar is visiting Buenos Aires.

Arcos de la Frontera, Andalucia, Spain


MAN IN A SUITCASE: Night Flight to Andorra
Establishing footage of Andorran Town nestling in the Pyrenees.

Abbaye de Montmajour, Route de Fontvieille, Arles, France

RETURN OF THE SAINT: The Diplomat's Daughter

May 4

Identified by Sietse Postma

H34: St. Hubert's Home Farm, St. Huberts Lane, Gerrards Cross

After being directed to farm South of Esher on the Portsmouth Road, Father Unwin (Stanley Unwin) drives his Model T Ford, Gabriel, through the gates. He watches the helijet land and then follows the Jaguar carrying Sir Humphrey and Grey as it leaves.

Avenue Bella Vista, Villefranche-sur-Mer, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

THE SAINT: When Spring is Sprung
As Simon Templar drives Joanne Dell from Nice, Cote D'Azur Airport to a spot 5km away on The Moyenne Corniche, Joanne Dell explains to the Saint that he has fallen onto a trap.

May 3

Identified by Michael Groves

B5: Aldbury -  Station Road

THE CHAMPIONS: The Experiment (Cyril Frankel: June 1967)
Craig and Richard's search for a lead on Sharron.

May 1

Identified by Sietse Postma

Two astounding finds, given how long we have been looking for them.

Sygyn-Bâch, 0.5km east of Pont-y-Felin, Beddgelert, Gwynedd, Wales


THE PERSUADERS!:The Man in the Middle (Leslie Norman: 1971)
The cottage where the secrets are to be traded as the episode begins

Unnamed road half-way between Bryn Dinas and Nantmore Mountain Centre, Gelli Iago, Nantgwynant, Gwynedd, Wales



THE PERSUADERS!: The Man in the Middle (Leslie Norman: 1971)
Archie is whisked away after being traded.

24 April

Spotted by Sietse Postma

F59: Abbey Park Lane, Burnham, Slough

:The Time and the Place (Roger Moore: March 1971)
Openings scene where Danny's attention is drawn to a girl.

Fountain Gardens, Osborne Road, Windsor

THE PERSUADERS!: Someone Waiting (Peter Medak: 1971)
House where Morley Lyndon gets murdered. This house is  demolished and in its place there is now a street called Fountain Gardens.

22 April

Spotted by Alex Bulgo

Holly Bush Vale, London NW3

After Craig and Richard attempt to follow Edwards on foot, using a tracking device, Edwards escapes them in a car (driving through the entrance of the Everyman Theatre).

April 17

Identified by Sietse Postma

Broekzijdse Mill, Gein Noord, Abcoude, Netherlands

THE SAINT: The Angel's Eye (Leslie Norman: March 1966)
Malone drives Mable Upwater to a windmill outside Amsterdam where her father is being held.

April 17

Identified by Geoff Dodd

C3: Civic Centre on Bricket Road in St Albans (redeveloped)


THE CHAMPIONS: The Final Countdown (John Gilling: Early 1968)
A German pilot is kidnapped by as he leaves his Hamburg flat.

April 2nd

Identified by Neil McPherson

Eton Avenue, NW3 - opposite The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

DIAL 999: Extradition

See: DIAL 999 locations section

March 11

Identified with help from Pprune.org and Goldox

Heathrow Airport

THE CHAMPIONS: The Gun Runners (Robert Asher: February 1967)
Heathrow Airport -Craig's leaves his plane after arriving at Rangoon Airport.

March 6th

Identified by Goff Dodd

Queen’s Theatre, 31 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong (demolished)

DEPARTMENT S: A Fish Out of Water (Cyril Frankel: April 1969)
To avoid being captured by Takla’s men Jason climbs onto the window ledge of Michele Duplay’s flat in the Century Building. He looks down at the cinema in the street below,

Sometimes - Erasure video (1986)

March 5th 2022

Identified by Goff Dodd

Q36: Aldenham Reservoir causeway, Elstree Road/Watford Road, Elstree

DEPARTMENT S: The Perfect Operation (Cyril Frankel: February 1969)
Jason King (Peter Wyngarde) joins Sir Curtis Seretse (Dennis Alaba Peters) for a game of croquet as they discuss Haslet-Wood case.
(Identified by Geoff Dodd, March 2022)

Identified and confirmed by Alex Bulgo after some excellent document research -  see


Smith's Court, London W1

RANDALL AND HOPKIRK [DECEASED]: Could You Recognise the Man Again? (Jeremy Summers: April 1969)
Jeff Randall is spending the night visiting various clubs looking the Rodens (Hawaii Striptease, 1-3 Smith's Court, redeveloped)

February 5

Identified by "Liffy 1M," subscriber to PPRuNe.org, alerted by Goldox
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Washington, U.S.A.

DANGER MAN: Fish on a Hook (Robert Day: March 1964)
Drake Flies into Egypt

Film: DR. NO (1962) as Jamaican international airport

January 10th

Idenified by Geoff Dodd

International Airport Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico

DEPARTMENT S: Blackout (Ray Austin: September 1968)
Wolfe watches as Jason King departs Nassau Airport for New York.

Chateau Périgord, Lacets Saint-Léon, Monaco


DEPARTMENT S: The Treasure Of The Costa Del Sol (John Gilling: September 1968)
Jason is sent to the Hispano Hotel, Torremolinos to lie low.

'Yakymour', Le Cannet, Côte D’Azur, France


DANGER MAN: No Marks For Servility (Don Chaffey: 1964)
The Barnarese's rented villa.

DANGER MAN: The Hunting Party (Pat Jackson: 1965)
The grounds of the Jordans' chateau.

House of Assembly, Spanish Town, Jamaica

DANGER MAN: The Mercenaries (Don Chaffey: 1964)
Stock shot to represent the African ‘Confederation’ and its neighbour.

Palace of Wonders, Stone Town, Zanzibar

DANGER MAN: The Mercenaries (Don Chaffey: 1964)
Stock shot to represent the African ‘Confederation’ and its neighbour.

Hotel Hilton Istanbul Bosphorous,Turkey

DANGER MAN: The Man on the Beach (Peter Yates: September 1965)
The Royal Jamaican Hotel swimming pool where Drake is working undercover.

January 8th

Identified by Geoff Dodd

Villa Bonn, Siesmayerstraße, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

DANGER MAN: Are You Going to be More Permanent?
(Don Chaffey: 1964)
Ruth Klinger is sent to Dresden to find out what McGill is doing there.

MAN IN A SUITCASE: Somebody Loses...Somebody Wins (John Glen: April 1967)
Ruth Klinger finds Herr Oberfeld and McGill discussing business over Lunch at the in Zwinger Palace, Dresden.

January 4th

A remarkable find to start the year.

Identified by Geoff Dodd

Commander Gideon's house from Gideon's Way.

The house, probably called 'The Oaks,' was no. 34 Oakleigh Park South, Whetstone, N20. Sadly demolished and is now the site of two homes; 34A and 34B.

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