FILM : Prayer for the Dying, A
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Prayer for the Dying, A 1987 Mickey Rourke, Liam Neeson, Bob Hoskins, Alan Bates, Sammi Davis, Christopher Fulford London
Director : Mike Hodges   Production Company : Samuel Goldwyn Company  Region : LONDON O-Q

A bomber attempts to blow up a troop truck but the plan goes terribly wrong leaving him badly shaken and wanting an end to violence.

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Prayer for the Dying, A - Opening shot of somewhere in Northern Ireland.  Unknown location.
Prayer for the Dying, A

prady001. Opening shot of somewhere in Northern Ireland. Unknown location.

Prayer for the Dying, A - The film moves to London with a panorama of Docklands. Andrew Murphy describes the scene as west Silvertown in the foreground, including the Silvertown Flyover, Bow Creek to the right and, across the Thames, Greenwich peninsula, now the home of 'the Dome'.
Prayer for the Dying, A

prady002. The film moves to London with a panorama of Docklands. Andrew Murphy describes the scene as west Silvertown in the foreground, including the Silvertown Flyover, Bow Creek to the right and, across the Thames, Greenwich peninsula, now the home of 'the Dome'.

Prayer for the Dying, A - Martin Fallon (Mickey Rourke) arrives at a Thames side warehouse.  Steve Cook identifies this as the Royal Victoria Dock with Millennium Mill in the background. The location was seen in 'Madhouse'.
Prayer for the Dying, A

prady003. Martin Fallon (Mickey Rourke) arrives at a Thames side warehouse. Steve Cook identifies this as the Royal Victoria Dock with Millennium Mill in the background. The location was seen in 'Madhouse'.

Prayer for the Dying, A - Reverse angle from image prady003 just before Fallon enters the warehouse. Again the Royal Victoria Dock located by Steve Cook.
Prayer for the Dying, A

prady004. Reverse angle from image prady003 just before Fallon enters the warehouse. Again the Royal Victoria Dock located by Steve Cook.

Prayer for the Dying, A - Jack Meehan (Alan Bates) and his brother Billy (Christopher Fulford) talk inside the warehouse with Kristou (Ian Bartholomew). Internal shot included for sake of completeness.
Prayer for the Dying, A

prady004a. Jack Meehan (Alan Bates) and his brother Billy (Christopher Fulford) talk inside the warehouse with Kristou (Ian Bartholomew). Internal shot included for sake of completeness.

Prayer for the Dying, A - The police arrive to raid the safe house where they believe Fallon is hiding.  This is the corner of Oban Street and Leven Road in E14 with the gas holders of Bromley-by-Bow Gas Works looming over the landscape. The location was seen in 'Terry on the Fence'.
Prayer for the Dying, A

prady005. The police arrive to raid the safe house where they believe Fallon is hiding. This is the corner of Oban Street and Leven Road in E14 with the gas holders of Bromley-by-Bow Gas Works looming over the landscape. The location was seen in 'Terry on the Fence'.

prady005n. Replacing Tonyk's streetview of 13/1/13 who added, "Surprisingly, the buildings are still there". The gasometers are now being dismantled. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 22-09-2017)

Prayer for the Dying, A - Armed police arrive on the scene. Simon James says
Prayer for the Dying, A

prady006. Armed police arrive on the scene. Simon James says "I did the sensible thing and looked in my own book and found out that this is the corner of Leven Road and Oban Street, London E14.

prady006n. Much changed except for the terraced row on the west part of Oban Street. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 22-09-2017)

Prayer for the Dying, A - About to break into the hideout.  Location identified as Oban Street by Steve Cook.
Prayer for the Dying, A

prady007. About to break into the hideout. Location identified as Oban Street by Steve Cook.

prady007n. Here's an example of fitting architecture on Oban Street (though I'm a little concerned about the bay windows which run down the whole terrace). SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 22-09-2017)

Prayer for the Dying, A - Liam Docherty and Siobhan Donovan drive past as the raid is about to take place.  ... and this is Leven Road looking west from Oban Street. Simon James and Steve Cook were both investigating these shots at the same time and within just a few hours of publication came up with the location.
Prayer for the Dying, A

prady008. Liam Docherty and Siobhan Donovan drive past as the raid is about to take place. ... and this is Leven Road looking west from Oban Street. Simon James and Steve Cook were both investigating these shots at the same time and within just a few hours of publication came up with the location.

prady008n. Replacing Tonyk's google. Leven Road is confusingly labelled Torquay Court on google which on Leven Road. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 22-09-2017)

Prayer for the Dying, A - Krasko's bodyguards open the gates as he arrives at the cemetery.  Looking onto Langthorne Road in Leytonstone, London E11.
Prayer for the Dying, A

prady009. Krasko's bodyguards open the gates as he arrives at the cemetery. Looking onto Langthorne Road in Leytonstone, London E11.

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