Two a Penny

Date: 1967
Director: James F. Collier
Production Company: World Wide Pictures (WWP)

Stars: Cliff Richard, Ann Holloway, Dora Bryan, Geoffrey Bayldon, Peter Barkworth, Avril Angers
Location(s): London



Drug dealing Cliff is slow to accept his girlfriend’s conversion to Christianity. SJ

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Filmed in 1967 but released in 1970.


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Richard joins Holloway in St Dunstan in the East churchyard, London EC3.

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Goodness, what a howler. Actually it's Christ Church Greyfriars, Newgate Street, EC1. And this is Richard Lovejoy's (RL) photo in proof. The planting is much more ordered, even winnning the City of London small park award in 2012.

The Wren tower seen in Children of the Damned. No, that was in EC3. This is EC1, just north of St Paul's.

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Difficult to get that exact angle with a conventional camera lens. RL

Richard, centre of still, crosses Piccadilly Circus, W1.

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From ground level. SJ

On the west side of Piccadilly Circus.

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Lot more clutter. SJ

Jermyn Street, SW1.

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Looking west. SJ

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Richard calls up to Holloway in a mews.

Admission Free! But then maybe Billy Graham is not the Brits Awards. Earls Court Exhibition Centre, SW5, threatened, as writing in 2013, with demolition. The exterior is also seen in Virtual Sexuality and Confetti.

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But still standing at the moment. SJ

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The Drum is the sign out of shot at the top.

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Battersea Park, SW11.

Close up of Holloway back at the bombed out Christ Church Greyfriars.

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If only I had had a pretty foreground subject. RL

More bombed out churchyard, EC1.

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But much tidier now. RL

Eye-catching street arrangement. Sussex Place on the Outer Circle near Regents Park, London, says Robbie Higgins.

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A somewhat blander facade now, showing where no.20 Sussex Place, NW1, used to be. SJ

E. Richard's Locksmith. Robbie suggests, Hogarth Road junction Hogarth Place SW5 looking towards Earls Court Road.

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RICHARDS were at No13, all rather overwhelmed with advertising signs now! (RL)

Tilting down from the above.

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......and now. (RL)

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Back at the mews.

Richard at Earl's Court to see Billy Graham.

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I think this is the correct angle, as Cliff's inside the grounds, with Warwick Road behind him. The Exhibition Centre was razed during 2015. SJ

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Graham addresses the crowd inside The Earl's Court Exhibition Centre, SW5.

A back street and notable lamppost. World's End Passage SW10 found by Alan F on the britmovie web site and reported by Robbie Higgins.

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Peter took this shot from ground showing the changes that have taken place over 50 years.

Holloway runs to a church. Bit dark isn't it? Fortunately that is very recognisable as St John's, Hyde Park Crescent, W2. Also seen in Dangerous Parking (2007).

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Taken from Southwick Place, W2. SJ

A closer shot of the above.

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Taken from Hyde Park Crescent, W2. SJ

Same as twoap012. Sussex Place, near Regents Park, London, Robbie Higgins.

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Now, depressingly. SJ

Richard hides behind a wall. Sussex Place again, claims Robbie.

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Could this be the same wall? Roughly where 19 Sussex Place used to place. SJ

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A dark church interior but not St John's.

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End of the mews where Holloway lives.

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Holloway is about to be propositioned in possibly Soho, W1. A double-fronted Home and Colonial Store, one of about 100 in its heyday. Christopher Matheson found the one in one hundred, it being 1 Dartrey Terrace, Dartrey Road, London SW10, here looking south along the west side with Ramsay Street off to the left, extreme left. The current road layout is much changed. (RL)

A house. Sussex Place, Robbie says.

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Back at the erstwhile 19 Sussex Place. SJ

Priest Barkworth and Holloway in a lighter church interior. Looks like the interior of St John's W2.

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The pews have gone: in fact it looks distinctly spartan, but yes this is the interior. SJ

Richard and Holloway at the National Gallery, WC2

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The wall on the right has been knocked through. SJ

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A park scene.

A letter box. Robbie says; Sussex Place.

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The letter box is alive and well. SJ

Same as twoap012 but another angle. Sussex Place, Robbie.

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The lamppost's still wonky. SJ

Quite a doorway, no 20. Again.

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Now. SJ

And another angle. One more time. This shows no. 21 Sussex Place as was.

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Yes Robbie is correct. Sussex Place, NW1 now rebuilt as the London Business School. Also seen in Derby Day and Une Ravissante Idiote. SJ

Regent's Park? Outer Circle next to Regents Park, London. Robbie.

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Now. SJ

Richard does a lot of running. Now back at Jermyn Street, SW1.

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Looking east, filmed in the early morning. I was there in the afternoon. SJ

No 97 Jermyn Street at the corner of Duke of York Street, SW1.

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At least the scaffolding is not too intrusive. SJ

Richard in front of St James's Church, SW1.

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Turning around from 97 Jermyn Street. SJ

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Richard and Holloway in another park.

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As above.

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This reminds me of Battersea Park.

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On the 25 bus route. John MC identifies this as Newgate Street, London looking towards Greyfrairs Churchyard, where postmen use to sit on the wall whilst waiting for the bus to go on their rounds. It just had to be, given the No 25 bus and the other shots from there. (RL)

Back at the church, also glimpsed in The Human Factor (1979).

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Much the same as all those years ago. RL

Pulling back.

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This shot will have to serve for 043 and 044: the East wall and presumably part of the South wall were demolished in 1962 to make way for a widening of King Edward Street. RL

Nice aerial shot.

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As above, until someone hires a helicopter.