FILM : Britannia Hospital
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Britannia Hospital 1982 Leonard Rossiter, Malcolm McDowell, Fulton Mackay, Jill Bennett, Joan Plowright, Robin Askwith London
Director : Lindsay Anderson   Production Company : EMI Films  Region : LONDON A-B

A reporter shoots a documentary in a hospital that serves as a bleak metaphor for British society in the early 1980's.

Screen shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by John Tunstill.  Uncredited 'now' images provided by Peter (PP).

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Britannia Hospital [DVD] [1982]

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Britannia Hospital - Establishing shot of Britannia Hospital, besieged by pickets and demonstrations and expecting a Royal visit. Friern Hospital in Colney Hatch. Friern Barnet Road, Friern Barnet, London N11.
Britannia Hospital

briho001. Establishing shot of Britannia Hospital, besieged by pickets and demonstrations and expecting a Royal visit. Friern Hospital in Colney Hatch. Friern Barnet Road, Friern Barnet, London N11.

briho001n. The gate houses have been removed and replaced by lighted pillars.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-10-2013)

Britannia Hospital - A Picket (Kevin Lloyd) stops Professor Millar (Graham Crowden) as he drives into the hospital grounds. The building is now apartments and a health spa. Off Friern Barnet Road in N11.
Britannia Hospital

briho002. A Picket (Kevin Lloyd) stops Professor Millar (Graham Crowden) as he drives into the hospital grounds. The building is now apartments and a health spa. Off Friern Barnet Road in N11.

briho002n. I think the stars in the screenshot are standing at the second pillar from the far end, very difficult to confirm.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-10-2013)

Britannia Hospital - Professor Millar drives to his parking space outside the Millar Centre, a matte extension of the hospital. The former Friern Hospital, London N11.
Britannia Hospital

briho003. Professor Millar drives to his parking space outside the Millar Centre, a matte extension of the hospital. The former Friern Hospital, London N11.

briho003n. A bit hard to determine where the matte glass started, but it looks like the same tree on the left.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-10-2013)

Britannia Hospital - Undercover reporter Mick Travis (Malcolm McDowell) enlists the help of window cleaner Jeff (Dave Hill) to gain access to the hospital. Unconfirmed location.
Britannia Hospital

briho004. Undercover reporter Mick Travis (Malcolm McDowell) enlists the help of window cleaner Jeff (Dave Hill) to gain access to the hospital. Unconfirmed location.

Britannia Hospital - Travis sights the van manned by his assistant Red. Parkhurst Road, London N11.
Britannia Hospital

briho005. Travis sights the van manned by his assistant Red. Parkhurst Road, London N11.

briho005n. The same location from ground level taken by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 08-05-2015)

Britannia Hospital - The picket line at the gates of the hospital. Royal Drive off Friern Barnet Road in London N11.
Britannia Hospital

briho006. The picket line at the gates of the hospital. Royal Drive off Friern Barnet Road in London N11.

briho006n. The gatehouse has been extended or rebuilt.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-10-2013)

Britannia Hospital - Hospital Administrator Vincent Potter (Leonard Rossiter) meets Matron (Vivian Pickles) as she arrives at the hospital. Friern Hospital, London N11.
Britannia Hospital

briho007. Hospital Administrator Vincent Potter (Leonard Rossiter) meets Matron (Vivian Pickles) as she arrives at the hospital. Friern Hospital, London N11.

briho007n. This is not the same angle as the screen shot but shows the frontage which is 1881ft (approximately 600metres) long. There are quite a few windows! Does anyone want to attempt the 100,000 piece jigsaw puzzle!
(Modern Photo Added: 09-05-2015)

Britannia Hospital - Potter and Matron walk towards the main entrance.
Britannia Hospital

briho008. Potter and Matron walk towards the main entrance.

briho008n. The former Friern Hospital in N11.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-10-2013)

Britannia Hospital - Tilting upwards to a shot of Britannia Hospital's facade.
Britannia Hospital

briho009. Tilting upwards to a shot of Britannia Hospital's facade.

briho009n. The same Friern Hospital now, that was formerly the Colney Hatch Lunatic Asylum. Friern Barnet, London N11.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-10-2013)

Britannia Hospital - Mr Rochester (Valentine Dyall) waits as Potter and Biles (Brian Pettifer) confront shop steward Ben Keating (Robin Askwith) who is holding up deliveries. Unknown location.
Britannia Hospital

briho010. Mr Rochester (Valentine Dyall) waits as Potter and Biles (Brian Pettifer) confront shop steward Ben Keating (Robin Askwith) who is holding up deliveries. Unknown location.

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