FILM : Prick Up Your Ears
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Prick Up Your Ears 1987 Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Julie Walters London, Leicester, Tangier
Director : Stephen Frears   Production Company : Civilhand, Zenith Entertainment  Region : LONDON O-Q,MIDLANDS,REST OF THE WORLD

The film portrays the story of the life and death of British playwright Joe Orton. It is mostly in flashback framed by sequences of John Lahr researching the book upon which the film was based.

Screen captures and uncredited 'now' images uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

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Prick Up Your Ears - Joe Orton (Gary Oldman) heading onto St Peters Street from Cruden Street in Islington.  Joe Orton and Kenneth Halliwell lived on Noel Road which is three streets away.
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puye001. Joe Orton (Gary Oldman) heading onto St Peters Street from Cruden Street in Islington. Joe Orton and Kenneth Halliwell lived on Noel Road which is three streets away.

puye001n. Just south of Essex Road, N1. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 08-05-2013)

Prick Up Your Ears - Joe crosses St Peters Road N1 towards his flat.
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puye002. Joe crosses St Peters Road N1 towards his flat.

puye002n. Crossing Cruden Street alongside St Peter's Street. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 08-05-2013)

Prick Up Your Ears - This is the lower lift lobby at the now disused Aldwych station.
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puye003. This is the lower lift lobby at the now disused Aldwych station.

puye003n. The same location in 2014. With thanks to David and Christian from TfL for arranging access to the station.(PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 18-11-2014)

Prick Up Your Ears - Passenger tunnel from the platform to the lifts at Aldwych Underground station.
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puye003a. Passenger tunnel from the platform to the lifts at Aldwych Underground station.

puye003an. The lights have changed and a modern speaker system has been installed. With thanks again to David and Christian from TfL for arranging access to the station.(RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 18-11-2014)

Prick Up Your Ears - John Lahr (Wallace Shawn) visits Joe Orton's family in Leicester - this is not a shot of Joe Orton's childhood home on Fayrhurst Road in Leicester although it may be on the same Saffron Lane housing estate.
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puye004. John Lahr (Wallace Shawn) visits Joe Orton's family in Leicester - this is not a shot of Joe Orton's childhood home on Fayrhurst Road in Leicester although it may be on the same Saffron Lane housing estate.

Prick Up Your Ears - Possibly Leicester
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puye004a. Possibly Leicester

Prick Up Your Ears - Possibly Leicester
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puye005. Possibly Leicester

Prick Up Your Ears - Joe and Kenneth (Alfred Molina) in pursuit of a man. Jules Ballantyne identifies this as Midhope Street, London WC1. (RL)
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puye006. Joe and Kenneth (Alfred Molina) in pursuit of a man. Jules Ballantyne identifies this as Midhope Street, London WC1. (RL)

Prick Up Your Ears - Further along the alley featured in image puye006. Jules follows the continuity and the
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puye006a. Further along the alley featured in image puye006. Jules follows the continuity and the "alley" is actually Argyle Walk, London WC1 (RL)

Prick Up Your Ears - Continuity suggests is a reverse shot of image puye006a. Indeed, as identifies by Jules, it is Argyle Walk, London WC1 (RL)
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puye007. Continuity suggests is a reverse shot of image puye006a. Indeed, as identifies by Jules, it is Argyle Walk, London WC1 (RL)

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