A Fish Called Wanda Movie Behind The Scenes

A Fish Called Wanda Locations


Locations Notes

Rewind the locations where they filmed the 1988 Comedy movie starring John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline More Cast

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A Fish Called Wanda Filming Locations:

The flat where Archie is hung out of the window is in a development at New Concordia Wharf, London SE1 2BB. It is between Mill Street and Shad Thames. These flats boast some celebrity residents, such as Clive James and one of the Goss brothers from Bros! [Thanks to Vicki Carter-Bland]

Archie Leach's house stands on The Mount, Esher, Surrey.

The gang's escape in the mercedes at the start of the film is from Clerkenwell Green, as they narrowly avoid running over Patricia Hayes character.

The car is abandoned in Robert's Place in EC1.

The lock-up in the railway arch is in Culvert Place, SW11.

George's apartment is Aubrey House on Maida Avenue.

The prison where they visit George is the former HMP Oxford.

Archie's office is New Square, London, WC2.

Wanda, in her blond wig, meets Archie outside Richmond Magistrate's Court.

Patricia Hayes's character lives at Onslow Gardens, SW7.

The Dog's funeral is at Silvermere Haven Pet Cemetary, Byfleet, Surrey.

The apartment where Archie and Wanda meet up for sex is New Concordia Wharf. off Mill Street. SW1.

The near-end scenes of Archie leaving the court is the exterior of The Royal Courts Of Justice in Holborn, London. Interior shots were at Oxford City Hall.

Ken taking Archie on the motorbike is Ranelagh Drive, St. Margaret's, Twickenham, looking towards Twickenham Bridge.

The Cathcart Towers Hotel at the airport is actually The Renaissance London Heathrow Hotel. Heathrow Airport appears as itself at the end of the movie.

[Thanks to Greg Chapman for the above locations breakdown]

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