FILM : Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation)
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation) 1984 George Sweeney, Roger Daltrey, Joe Melia, Christopher Beeny, Bill Treacher East Sussex
Director : Jack Grossman   Production Company : Welbeck Films Ltd, Children's Film and Television Foundation  Region : SOUTH EAST M-Q

A schoolboy pop group enter a talent contest but their lead singer is involved with video piracy.

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Pop Pirates

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Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation) - Michael tells Paul that the band have made it through to the final without him.
Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation)

poppi011. Michael tells Paul that the band have made it through to the final without him.

Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation) - At the old harbour, Paul helps Stewart to copy the video tapes aboard a dilapidated barge.
Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation)

poppi012. At the old harbour, Paul helps Stewart to copy the video tapes aboard a dilapidated barge.

Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation) - Soon after Paul leaves the band Michael finds his pals on the seafront. The steps run down from Madeira Parade to Madeira Drive on King’s Cliff opposite Rock Place.
Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation)

poppi013. Soon after Paul leaves the band Michael finds his pals on the seafront. The steps run down from Madeira Parade to Madeira Drive on King’s Cliff opposite Rock Place.

poppi013n. Now, without Ant Jones from Grange Hill. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 09-07-2017)

Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation) - Michael tells Fred, Patrick and Rob that his Dad has agreed to let them use his lock up to practice. Looking east along Madeira Drive in Brighton.
Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation)

poppi014. Michael tells Fred, Patrick and Rob that his Dad has agreed to let them use his lock up to practice. Looking east along Madeira Drive in Brighton.

poppi014n. With Brighton Marina on the horizon. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 09-07-2017)

Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation) - Mr. Carpenter arrives with the group to move the rented equipment from Mrs. Wine’s garage.
Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation)

poppi015. Mr. Carpenter arrives with the group to move the rented equipment from Mrs. Wine’s garage.

Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation) - Michael’s dog Seamus disturbs Paul when he discovers the band practicing in Mr. Carpenter’s lock up at the old harbour.
Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation)

poppi016. Michael’s dog Seamus disturbs Paul when he discovers the band practicing in Mr. Carpenter’s lock up at the old harbour.

Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation) - When the boat's generator breaks down, Stewart drives into town to get replacement parts.
Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation)

poppi017. When the boat's generator breaks down, Stewart drives into town to get replacement parts.

Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation) - The Pirates finish rehearsing and, without a lift, head to catch the bus home.
Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation)

poppi018. The Pirates finish rehearsing and, without a lift, head to catch the bus home.

Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation) - The lads wait at a bus stop. Marine Parade in Kemp Town with Arundel Terrace in the left background.
Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation)

poppi019. The lads wait at a bus stop. Marine Parade in Kemp Town with Arundel Terrace in the left background.

poppi019n. I could have stopped the bus and got an even better match. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 09-07-2017)

Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation) - As the bus moves away, Michael remembers that they’ve left Seamus at the harbour. The bus is Southdown’s number 614, a Bristol VR dating from 1978, and it’s travelling west on Marine Parade near Percival Terrace with Brighton Marina visible in the right distance.
Pop Pirates (Children's Film Foundation)

poppi020. As the bus moves away, Michael remembers that they’ve left Seamus at the harbour. The bus is Southdown’s number 614, a Bristol VR dating from 1978, and it’s travelling west on Marine Parade near Percival Terrace with Brighton Marina visible in the right distance.

poppi020n. Now, without the bus. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 09-07-2017)

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