FILM : Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . )
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . ) 1988 Rik Mayall, Adrian Edmondson, Peter Richardson, Nicholas Parsons, Peter Cook Hertfordshire, London
Director : Stephen Frears   Production Company : Channel Four Television  Region : LONDON M-N,SOUTH EAST M-Q

A pair of scruffy, unsuccessful male escorts find themselves involved with a hit-gang and an axe-murderer.

Screen shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson.

A television film from the 'The Comic Strip Presents . . . ' series.

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Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . ) - During the opening credits, the van belonging to Dreamy Time Escorts is seen being badly driven around Trafalgar Square. London WC2.
Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . )

mjlnd001. During the opening credits, the van belonging to Dreamy Time Escorts is seen being badly driven around Trafalgar Square. London WC2.

mjind001n. From ground level. Original probably taken from the top of a building on Spring Gardens. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 25-03-2015)

Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . ) - The van speeds along a street towards the Escorts' base.
Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . )

mjlnd002. The van speeds along a street towards the Escorts' base.

mjlnd002n. This is Tabernacle Street looking towards Great Eastern Street in EC2. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 04-12-2013)

Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . ) - Tyres squeal as the small Honda van attempts a corner near the office in a block shared with hit-man Mr Jolly. Tabernacle Street.
Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . )

mjlnd003. Tyres squeal as the small Honda van attempts a corner near the office in a block shared with hit-man Mr Jolly. Tabernacle Street.

mjlnd003n. A few trees have sprouted in the intervening years. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 04-12-2013)

Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . ) - Hilary (Gerard Kelly) and Ron (Granville Saxton), two of Mr Lovebucket's mob, leave Heimi Henderson's off licence after attempting to force him to buy drinks from them.
Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . )

mjlnd004. Hilary (Gerard Kelly) and Ron (Granville Saxton), two of Mr Lovebucket's mob, leave Heimi Henderson's off licence after attempting to force him to buy drinks from them.

mjlnd004n. Cowper Street, London EC2. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 04-12-2013)

Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . ) - After missing the turn, the van is backed into the side street.
Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . )

mjlnd005. After missing the turn, the van is backed into the side street.

mjlnd005n. The junction of Singer Street and Tabernacle Street EC2. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 04-12-2013)

Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . ) - When they get out of their van, the two Dreamy Time Escorts (Adrian Edmondson and Rik Mayall) spot a schoolboy walking along the street. Singer Street EC2.
Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . )

mjlnd006. When they get out of their van, the two Dreamy Time Escorts (Adrian Edmondson and Rik Mayall) spot a schoolboy walking along the street. Singer Street EC2.

mjlnd006n. The same location with a refurbished office block in the background. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 04-12-2013)

Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . ) - The permanently drunken alcoholics chase the boy and steal his lunchbox.
Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . )

mjlnd007. The permanently drunken alcoholics chase the boy and steal his lunchbox.

mjlnd007n. Singer Street. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 04-12-2013)

Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . ) - Excited that Heimi Henderson's off licence is to soon start trading in the shop below, the proprietors of Dreamy Time Escorts return to their seedy office.
Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . )

mjlnd008. Excited that Heimi Henderson's off licence is to soon start trading in the shop below, the proprietors of Dreamy Time Escorts return to their seedy office.

mjlnd008n. Cowper Street facing Tabernacle Street in EC2. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 04-12-2013)

Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . ) - The two disheveled Escorts arrive at a Holiday Inn to pick up a businessman, who has misguidedly requested their services. Facing King Henry's Road, London NW3.
Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . )

mjlnd009. The two disheveled Escorts arrive at a Holiday Inn to pick up a businessman, who has misguidedly requested their services. Facing King Henry's Road, London NW3.

Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . ) - After running down one of the guests, the van is parked in the doorway of the hotel. The hotel is currently known as The Marriott Regents Park, King Henry's Road NW3.
Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (The Comic Strip Presents. . . )

mjlnd010. After running down one of the guests, the van is parked in the doorway of the hotel. The hotel is currently known as The Marriott Regents Park, King Henry's Road NW3.

mjlind010n. Redesigned front entrance. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 08-03-2015)

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