FILM : Wish You Were Here
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Wish You Were Here 1987 Emily Lloyd, Tom Bell, Jesse Birdsall, Clare Clifford, Barbara Durkin, Geoffrey Hutchings East Sussex, West Sussex
Director : David Leland   Production Company : Zenith Ent., Working Title Films, Channel Four Films  Region : SOUTH EAST R-Z

In a staid English seaside town after the Second World War, young rebellious Lynda grows up with her widowed father and younger sister.

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Wish You Were Here - During the titles Lynda Mansell (Emily Lloyd) cycles along the sea front.  The Esplanade, Bognor Regis, West Sussex.
Wish You Were Here

wywh001. During the titles Lynda Mansell (Emily Lloyd) cycles along the sea front. The Esplanade, Bognor Regis, West Sussex.

wywh001n. Stephen Dean took the photo. Only a pier stump remains.
(Modern Photo Added: 07-09-2013)

Wish You Were Here - Lynda passes a seaside entertainer (Trudy Cavanagh).  The Esplanade, Bognor Regis. The Esplanade has been rebuilt since filming.
Wish You Were Here

wywh002. Lynda passes a seaside entertainer (Trudy Cavanagh). The Esplanade, Bognor Regis. The Esplanade has been rebuilt since filming.

wywh002n. Stephen Dean again. Spot on.
(Modern Photo Added: 07-09-2013)

Wish You Were Here - Lynda and her father, Hubert Mansell (Geoffrey Hutchings), look up at the frontage of the family business. Rowlands Road, Worthing.  The shop is currently in use as a restaurant.
Wish You Were Here

wywh003. Lynda and her father, Hubert Mansell (Geoffrey Hutchings), look up at the frontage of the family business. Rowlands Road, Worthing. The shop is currently in use as a restaurant.

wywh003n. Dean dunnit!
(Modern Photo Added: 07-09-2013)

Wish You Were Here - Hubert, Lynda and her sister Margaret (Chloë Leland) at the front of the shop. Rowlands Road.
Wish You Were Here

wywh004. Hubert, Lynda and her sister Margaret (Chloë Leland) at the front of the shop. Rowlands Road.

wywh004n. Stephen snapped it.
(Modern Photo Added: 07-09-2013)

Wish You Were Here - The three walk along the parade to Wesson's Fish & Chip shop.  Rowlands Road, Worthing.
Wish You Were Here

wywh005. The three walk along the parade to Wesson's Fish & Chip shop. Rowlands Road, Worthing.

wywh005n. Stephen once more.
(Modern Photo Added: 07-09-2013)

Wish You Were Here - Lynda and Margaret wait for their father.  Rowlands Road.
Wish You Were Here

wywh006. Lynda and Margaret wait for their father. Rowlands Road.

wywh006n. Another from Stephen.
(Modern Photo Added: 07-09-2013)

Wish You Were Here - During a flashback - Lynda (Charlotte Ball) and her sister (Abigail Leland) outside the family home just after the war.  York Road, Worthing, West Sussex.
Wish You Were Here

wywh007. During a flashback - Lynda (Charlotte Ball) and her sister (Abigail Leland) outside the family home just after the war. York Road, Worthing, West Sussex.

wywh007n. Now shot by Richard Lovejoy. All very much the same 25 years on.
(Modern Photo Added: 18-12-2012)

Wish You Were Here - Hubert Mansell returns home after serving in the Navy.  York Road, Worthing, looking towards Marine Parade.
Wish You Were Here

wywh008. Hubert Mansell returns home after serving in the Navy. York Road, Worthing, looking towards Marine Parade.

wywh008n. Richard waited...but no one came!
(Modern Photo Added: 18-12-2012)

Wish You Were Here - Lynda, Margaret and their mother (Susan Skipper) walk along the street with Aunt Millie (Pat Heywood) to meet Hubert. York Road, Worthing.
Wish You Were Here

wywh009. Lynda, Margaret and their mother (Susan Skipper) walk along the street with Aunt Millie (Pat Heywood) to meet Hubert. York Road, Worthing.

wywh009n. Richard wonders 'Perhaps if I had gone during the Queen's Jubilee it would have looked the same'.
(Modern Photo Added: 18-12-2012)

Wish You Were Here - Lynda teases some local boys as she cycles along the sea front. The Esplanade, Bognor Regis.
Wish You Were Here

wywh010. Lynda teases some local boys as she cycles along the sea front. The Esplanade, Bognor Regis.

wywh010n. Stephen, by the seaside.
(Modern Photo Added: 07-09-2013)

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