FILM : Fourth Protocol, The
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Fourth Protocol, The 1987 Michael Caine, Pierce Brosnan, Joanna Cassidy, Ian Richardson Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Finland, Kent, London, Oxfordshire, Suffolk, West Midlands
Director : John Mackenzie   Production Company : Fourth Protocol  Region : LONDON E-G,SOUTH EAST E-L,MIDLANDS

At the request of the KGB Chairman, an agent is sent to Britain on a secret mission with the aim of exploding a nuclear device near an American airbase.

Sarah H who has provided some "now" shots for us has advised that some of the scenes in what was (at the time) her aunt and uncles house in Milton Keynes. Situated on the corner of where Coleshill Place and Downley Avenue meet. The road side frontage was never seen in the film, only the rear glass-fronted side that cannot now be seen from the road because of the trees. It was called the "Ideal Home Solar House" and was one of a number of energy-efficient show homes commissioned to be built around Milton Keynes in 1981 with a view to the future of housing. The house is the one that Preston (Michael Caine) takes over in order to spy on the house of Petrofsky (Pierce Brosnan). Even though it looks as if the two houses overlook one another, they are streets apart in real life. The interior shots were definitely taken from inside their house. Sarah admits that she might be wrong, but for the purposes of the record seems to remember a mock-up of the Solar House being built.  

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson.

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Fourth Protocol, The - Tom McWhirter and his Wife drive 'Jim' past the air base en route to an evening out. IMDB states RAF Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire.
Fourth Protocol, The

foupr031. Tom McWhirter and his Wife drive 'Jim' past the air base en route to an evening out. IMDB states RAF Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire.

Fourth Protocol, The - The trio pass the main entrance to RAF Baywaters. Unidentified location.
Fourth Protocol, The

foupr032. The trio pass the main entrance to RAF Baywaters. Unidentified location.

Fourth Protocol, The - John Preston (Michael Caine) and his son Timmy (James Older) are flying a model plane when Sir Nigel Irvine arrives. Primrose Hill in London NW3. Identified by Simon James.
Fourth Protocol, The

foupr033. John Preston (Michael Caine) and his son Timmy (James Older) are flying a model plane when Sir Nigel Irvine arrives. Primrose Hill in London NW3. Identified by Simon James.

foupr033n. A very popular location. Also seen in The Tall Guy, Breaking and Entering, The Wedding Date and many others: see London Movie Guide. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 19-06-2013)

Fourth Protocol, The - Sir Nigel talks to Preston about his report, theorising that an atomic bomb is being assembled in Britain, and offers help. Primrose Hill, London NW3. Located in London Movie Guide by Simon James.
Fourth Protocol, The

foupr034. Sir Nigel talks to Preston about his report, theorising that an atomic bomb is being assembled in Britain, and offers help. Primrose Hill, London NW3. Located in London Movie Guide by Simon James.

foupr034n. This plaque has to be changed most years as London's skyline becomes more Manhattan. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 19-06-2013)

Fourth Protocol, The - A Townsend Thoresen ferry enters Dover Harbour bringing another Courier. Dover, Kent.
Fourth Protocol, The

foupr035. A Townsend Thoresen ferry enters Dover Harbour bringing another Courier. Dover, Kent.

foupr035n. Taken from the lower level of the White Cliffs walk. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 09-04-2013)

Fourth Protocol, The - Petrofsky watches the Courier's minibus approach with another part of the bomb. Castle Hill Road, Dover with Dover Castle in the left background.
Fourth Protocol, The

foupr036. Petrofsky watches the Courier's minibus approach with another part of the bomb. Castle Hill Road, Dover with Dover Castle in the left background.

fourpr036n. Taken in the morning rather than the then's afternoon. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 04-04-2013)

Fourth Protocol, The - After collecting the package, Petrofsky rides off. The car park at the junction of Dover Road and Castle Hill Road, Dover, Kent.
Fourth Protocol, The

foupr037. After collecting the package, Petrofsky rides off. The car park at the junction of Dover Road and Castle Hill Road, Dover, Kent.

fourpr037n. Now with a French coach instead of a combi. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 04-04-2013)

Fourth Protocol, The - Winkler arrives in Britain after a watch for Eastern Bloc travellers is placed on ports and airports. Dover Harbour. Dover, Kent. The location was seen in 'Bond of Fear', 'Diamonds are Forever' and 'San Ferry Ann'.
Fourth Protocol, The

foupr038. Winkler arrives in Britain after a watch for Eastern Bloc travellers is placed on ports and airports. Dover Harbour. Dover, Kent. The location was seen in 'Bond of Fear', 'Diamonds are Forever' and 'San Ferry Ann'.

foupr038n. Now on a sombre day. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 09-04-2013)

Fourth Protocol, The - Travelling as Mrs Vatenan, Irina Vassilievna arrives in London on the bus from Heathrow airport. Jay Mews SW7.
Fourth Protocol, The

foupr039. Travelling as Mrs Vatenan, Irina Vassilievna arrives in London on the bus from Heathrow airport. Jay Mews SW7.

foupr039n. More the south-east corner of Kesnington Gore, now pedestrianised. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 14-04-2013)

Fourth Protocol, The - After alighting from the bus, Irina Vassilievn (Joanna Cassidy) meets Petrofsky. Facing the Royal Albert Hall from Prince Consort Road, London SW7.
Fourth Protocol, The

foupr040. After alighting from the bus, Irina Vassilievn (Joanna Cassidy) meets Petrofsky. Facing the Royal Albert Hall from Prince Consort Road, London SW7.

foupr040n. Now. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 14-04-2013)

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