FORTHCOMING PRISONER EVENTS
more fun to come!"
Death, "The Girl Who Was Death"
**Please note that no events listed on this page require any sort of membership fees to any organisation to attend**
SEPTEMBER - 5TH SEPTEMBER 2016
THE PRISONER FILMING 50TH ANNIVERSARY LOCATIONS TOUR WEEKEND
2nd September 2016 11 for 11.30am
Danger Man - Colony Three Location Tour
Dave Lally takes attendees on a tour of sites from the Prisoneresque 'Danger
Man' episode 'Colony Three'. We meet close to Platform 9 at Kings Cross Main
Line Station. We head off to Hatfield (scheduled dep 1205/platform 10) and then
(scheduled arrival 1227) by local bus to South Hatfield Shopping Centre (Hamden
New Town). Pub lunch (seen in episode) then back to London (subject to time)
visit to the remains of the Camera Shop (Do Not Forsake). Do NOT buy any tickets
in advance (to Hatfield) other than to K/X (and if you have Oyster/Freedom passes
etc, bring them with you). Before departure we will bulk buy the appropriate
return tickets for all (and the extra cost is spread over everyone applicable).
Followed by 7.30pm Iformal pub meeting of 'Prisoner' fans, details as per the London Prisoner Group meetings on the local groups information page HERE.
3rd September 2016
MGM Borehamwood Sites Location Tour
Members of the "MGM Borehamwood Memories" Facebook group will meet up in Elstree for their yearly look around the former site of the MGM studios (where The Prisoner was largely filmed).
Whilst the studios and sites have been demolished, it's a fascinating look around what now stands on the "Hollywood of Britain" and again the tour will be headed by MGM expert Kieran McAleer. Meet time is 1.00pm at the Toby Carvery (Travelodge) in Studio Way, Borehamwood.
Prior to this, Dave Lally will be operating a quick additional tour of some locations, meeting at Elstree and Borehamwood station at 11.00am.
This tour is free to attend, no membership to any organisation is required.
4th September 2016 (morning)
"Danger Man" London locations walkabout tour
Victoria British Rail Station (outside Burger King near to Platforms 1-7) at
10.45am. Have a Travelcard valid for at least Zones 1 and 2, and the tour visits
(1) Danger Man opening location site ("every government has its secret service branch...."),
(2) Danger Man - home of John Drake.
(3) Several other locations from the 'Danger Man' episodes 'Fair Exchange' and 'Don't Nail Him Yet'.
5 ) Several other buildings with Prisoner, Portmeirion, and Cult TV connections (such as Simon Templar's home from 'Return of the Saint').
Event is free to attend other than your travelcard. After a stop for lunch it's then on to.......
4th September 2016 (afternoon)
"The Prisoner" London locations walkabout tour
The 2nd of 2016's twice-yearly London locations walking tours. Commences at 2.00pm underneath Marble Arch and continues on foot for approx 3.5 miles taking in over 20 different "Prisoner" locations, culminating in Number Six's London home. Free to attend. Optional visit to pizza or similar restaurant for tea then follows at approx 5.30pm. Event goes ahead regardless of weather so come prepared. Any queries, click HERE and send an email. Reviews of previous walks HERE.
5th September 2016 11.30am
We meet at Waterloo Main Line Rail Stn (outside Foyles Bookshop which is on the western of the concourse). We join the 1st train to Teddington after 1215 (scheduled dep 1227/platform 4, scheduled arr 1305). Bring own picnic food, blanket, refuse sack etc.
2017 - Date TBC
"The Prisoner" and "Danger Man" London locations walkabout tours
September 29th 2017
THE PRISONER - THE OFFICIAL UK 50TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT
Hosted by NETWORK at The Hotel Portmeirion
Details to follow nearer the time!
29th 2017 - October 1st 2017
THE PRISONER CON 2017
A weekend of special events, including special guests, discussions, and screenings. Officially sanctioned by ITV Studios, more details can be found on the event website: www.ThePrisonerCon2017.com
NOTE: The Prisoner Mind Mash is a bi-annual event organised by Leslie Glen,
independent of The Unmutual Website. Dave Lally's tour events are run by him
and not by The Unmutual Website.
None of the above tour events requires any fee to attend unless stated (other than your own pay-as-you-go expenses such as travel or food), nor membership of any group or club. Prior booking is not required, just turn up and have fun! Events go ahead regardless of weather. Event organiser/host Dave Lally's T&Cs for location tour events are HERE.
**Please note: TUW has received emails regarding other "tours" taking place from time to time in which a membership (costing nearly £30) is required. TUW would like to make clear that this website is not involved with any "Prisoner" tour events other than Dave Lally's, which remain free to attend. He has been conducting these tours for over 25 years, and they remain unrivalled in terms of popularity and expertise. TUW does not wish to be associated with other tours which require payment and/or membership fees to attend. ALL "Prisoner" fans are welcome to attend Dave's tours FREE OF CHARGE**
LOCAL GROUP MEETINGS
Local Prisoner Groups are also active within the UK, usually meeting on a monthly basis. Visit the Local Groups page for more info.
For details of previous events, check out the News Archive and Reviews pages.
If you're organizing a Prisoner event, or are working on a new Prisoner book, or indeed are involved with anything connected with the series, please contact us! We will be happy to promote your project for FREE. The only condition is that such a project must not be connected to or financed by any fan club or society.
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