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episode 1- if i were a carpenter

Episode 1 consists of 6 scenes filmed on the backlot at Elstree Studios. The first sees Dennis, Oz and Neville finding their way across the BECO Building Site before bumping into west country gentle giant; Brian ‘Bomber’ Busbridge.

episode 2  - who won the war anyway?

14 Scenes were filmed throughout Elstree Studio backlot in Episode 2. Popular scenes fans will no doubt remember include Oz singing along to a German version of Sheena Easton’s ‘My Baby Takes the Morning Train’, and the moment where Neville finds a bomb on site saving the day.

episode 3 - the girls they left behind

Herr Pfister is late with their pay, we’re introduced to an aggressive Magowan for the first time and the lads devise a tall story to explain Oz’s mysterious disappearance in Episode 3 where 6 scenes were filmed on the backlot of Elstree Studios.

episode 4 - suspicion

The lads are laid off, Brenda cancels the bathroom tiles and suspicion is rife in episode 4 as Oz takes it upon himself to ‘catch the thief’. Again, the backlot at Elstree Studios is used extensively focusing on set buildings #1, #2 and #4 where a total of 10 scenes were filmed.

episode 5 - HOME THOUGHTS FROM ABROAD

More footage was shot throughout Elstree Studios backlot in episode 5 than any other throughout series 1. A quick glance at the interactive site plan shows the film set littered with scenes amounting to 33% of footage in this episode alone. Find out where Barry and Moxey built their Herb Garden and where Wayne first set eyes on Bombers daughter Tracy.

episode 6 - the accused

A German scaffolder falls narrowly missing Oz before Dennis and Bomber plead with the Erics for assistance with Neville’s bail. Later, a telephone conversation between Oz and Brenda leaves her somewhat distressed in ‘The Accused’. View all 6 scenes filmed in episode 6 here at Elstree Studios.

episode 7 - private lives

Only one minute and fifty-nine seconds of footage shot on the backlot of Elstree Studios made the final cut of episode 7 which went on to become fans favourite ever episode 30 years later following our poll featured in the Evening Chronicle in 2013. Nevertheless, two unforgettable scenes featured in ‘Private Lives’ saw Wayne chat up Dagmar during Barry’s first lesson ‘on the pull’ whilst an infuriated Dennis chases Oz off site following the realisation he ruined his romantic weekend.

episode 8 - the fugitive

The backlot at Elstree Studios was used extensively throughout episode 8 where we see Oz persue German vandals before falling foul of a tin of red paint. Later, Colin - a fugitive from the army - is chased across the site before being captured by the lads in the drainage run. View a total of 12 scenes meandering their way through and around the film set.  

episode 9 - the alien

A total of 11 scenes filmed on Elstree Studios backlot mainly featured around the ‘Admin Hut’ and ‘Site Entrance’. This episode sees an aggressive Magowan return to upset the ‘harmony of the hut’ before Herr Grunwald finally gives him his cards following a persuasive word from Dennis.

episode 10 - last rights

Barry and Moxey enjoy a spot of ‘tanning’ before Bomber injures his foot

resulting in an unexpected visit to hospital in episode 10, ‘Last Rights’.

Later, Moxey, Barry and Oz discuss a new business venture before

bundling Hedley Irwin’s coffin on the back of Oz’s pick-up truck all of which

were shot here at Elstree Studios.

episode 11 - the lovers

Neville, Barry and Wayne create a diversion whilst Moxey ‘redistributes’

stock from the on-site paint store in a bid to brighten up their quarters. Later

Oz focuses his attention on new love interest ‘Uli’ resulting in a chase

across site at knife point by a very jealous Turkish boyfriend Kamal in

Episode 11, The Lovers.

episode 12 - love & other four letter words

Episode 12 sees extensive use of the film set at Elstree Studios where 11

scenes were filmed. Find out where Bomber and Dennis spot the biggest

rat they’d ever seen and watch Wayne loiter around the admin hut hoping

for a glimpse of his beloved Christa.

episode 13 - when the boat goes out

The backlot at Elstree Studios is further exploited throughout the 13th and

final explosive episode where we see Wayne carve the finest piece of

skirting board into a highly original love token. Later, Dennis, Neville,

Wayne, Bomber, Barry and Moxey are joined by Oz prior to celebrate

‘topping-out’ before ‘Hut B’ burns to the ground following a carelessly

discarded cigarette after a final night at the club.   

INTERACTIVE BECO EPISODE GUIDES Discover the location of each and every scene filmed on the backlot at Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, UK with our unique ‘Interactive Episode Guide’. Simply select your favourite episode to view the positions, locations and direction of each scene. Select a scene number and watch a classic scene unfold!
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Terms & Conditions
© Auf Wiedersehen, Pet is copyright of ITV Studios, BBC & Franc Roddam.

episode 3

the girls they left behind

Herr Pfister is late with their pay, we’re introduced to an aggressive Magowan for the first time and the lads devise a tall story to explain Oz’s mysterious disappearance in Episode 3 where 6 scenes were filmed on the backlot of Elstree Studios.

episode 4

suspicion

The lads are laid off, Brenda cancels the bathroom tiles and suspicion is rife in episode 4 as Oz takes it upon himself to ‘catch the thief’. Again, the backlot at Elstree Studios is used extensively focusing on set buildings #1, #2 and #4 where a total of 10 scenes were filmed.

episode 5

HOME THOUGHTS FROM ABROAD

More footage was shot throughout Elstree Studios backlot in episode 5 than any other throughout series 1. A quick glance at the interactive site plan shows the film set littered with scenes amounting to 33% of footage in this episode alone. Find out where Barry and Moxey built their Herb Garden and where Wayne first set eyes on Bombers daughter Tracy.

episode 6

the accused

A German scaffolder falls narrowly missing Oz before Dennis and Bomber plead with the Erics for assistance with Neville’s bail. Later, a telephone conversation between Oz and Brenda leaves her somewhat distressed in ‘The Accused’. View all 6 scenes filmed in episode 6 here at Elstree Studios.

episode 7

private lives

Only one minute and fifty-nine seconds of footage shot on the backlot of Elstree Studios made the final cut of episode 7 which went on to become fans favourite ever episode 30 years later following our poll featured in the Evening Chronicle in 2013. Nevertheless, two unforgettable scenes featured in ‘Private Lives’ saw Wayne chat up Dagmar during Barry’s first lesson ‘on the pull’ whilst an infuriated Dennis chases Oz off site following the realisation he ruined his romantic weekend.

episode 8

the fugitive

The backlot at Elstree Studios was used extensively throughout episode 8 where we see Oz persue German vandals before falling foul of a tin of red paint. Later, Colin - a fugitive from the army - is chased across the site before being captured by the lads in the drainage run. View a total of 12 scenes meandering their way through and around the film set.  

episode 9

the alien

A total of 11 scenes filmed on Elstree Studios backlot mainly featured around the ‘Admin Hut’ and ‘Site Entrance’. This episode sees an aggressive Magowan return to upset the ‘harmony of the hut’ before Herr Grunwald finally gives him his cards following a persuasive word from Dennis.

episode 10

last rights

Barry and Moxey enjoy a spot of ‘tanning’ before Bomber injures

his foot resulting in an unexpected visit to hospital in episode 10,

‘Last Rights’. Later, Moxey, Barry and Oz discuss a new business

venture before bundling Hedley Irwin’s coffin on the back of Oz’s

pick-up truck all of which were shot here at Elstree Studios.

episode 11

the lovers

Neville, Barry and Wayne create a diversion whilst Moxey

‘redistributes’ stock from the on-site paint store in a bid to brighten

up their quarters. Later Oz focuses his attention on new love

interest ‘Uli’ resulting in a chase across site at knife point by a

very jealous Turkish boyfriend Kamal in Episode 11, The Lovers.

episode 12

love & other four letter words

Episode 12 sees extensive use of the film set at Elstree Studios

where 11 scenes were filmed. Find out where Bomber and Dennis

spot the biggest rat they’d ever seen and watch Wayne loiter

around the admin hut hoping for a glimpse of his beloved Christa.

episode 13

when the boat goes out

The backlot at Elstree Studios is further exploited throughout the

13th and final explosive episode where we see Wayne carve the

finest piece of skirting board into a highly original love token.

Later, Dennis, Neville, Wayne, Bomber, Barry and Moxey are

joined by Oz prior to celebrate ‘topping-out’ before ‘Hut B’ burns

to the ground following a carelessly discarded cigarette after a

final night at the club.   

INTERACTIVE BECO EPISODE GUIDES Discover the location of each and every scene filmed on the backlot at Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, UK with our unique ‘Interactive Episode Guide’. Simply select your favourite episode to view the positions, locations and direction of each scene. Select a scene number and watch a classic scene unfold!

episode 1

if i were a carpenter

Episode 1 consists of 6 scenes filmed on the backlot at Elstree Studios. The first sees Dennis, Oz and Neville finding their way across the BECO Building Site before bumping into west country gentle giant; Brian ‘Bomber’ Busbridge.

episode 2

who won the war anyway?

14 Scenes were filmed throughout Elstree Studio backlot in Episode 2. Popular scenes fans will no doubt remember include Oz singing along to a German version of Sheena Easton’s ‘My Baby Takes the Morning Train’, and the moment where Neville finds a bomb on site saving the day.
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