EDitorial ± 19-Jun-2018

Ipswich on Film: Requiem Apache

In 1994 Channel 4 broadcast a series of four TV films called Alan Bleasdale Presents.

One of these, "Requiem Apache", was shot in and around Ipswich & Suffolk.

See also Yesterday's Hero.

— Crown Street car park —

Written by Raymond Murtagh, film locations in Ipswich included the old Crown Street multi-storey car park that was knocked down in 2010.

— Hollywood nightclub —

Kenneth Cranham encounters Robin Lefevre, "The Juice Man", in what was then the Hollywood nightclub on Princes Street.

— Cornhill —

Ralph Brown and Andrew Schofield cross the Cornhill with Grimwades clearly showing in the background.

— King Street —

Getaway driver Alfred Molina stops his Volvo estate on King Street with a view through to Arcade Street.

— Felaw Maltings —

Evading the police, Alfred Molina takes the Vernon Street / Hawes Street roundabout near the Felaw Maltings.

— Cliff Quay power station —

Shortly before its demolition, Cliff Quay Power Station provides a memorable backdrop as Alfred Molina takes the money and runs.

— Arts & Crafts Shelter —

Alfred Molina meets Amanda Mealing in the picturesque Arts & Crafts Shelter within Christchurch Park.

Requiem Apache, featuring these Ipswich locations and many more in Suffolk, is currently free to watch on All 4.