Slough is known all over the country for being the setting for Ricky Gervais' cult comedy show The Office.

The programme follows the loveable David Brent at the Slough branch of the fictional Wernham Hogg paper company set in the Slough Trading Estate.

But, this isn't the only time that Slough has welcomed crews to shoot shows in our town.

Below are five programmes that you may be surprised to hear had episodes shot in Slough.

The Professionals 

The 1978 episode of The Professionals named 'Heroes' had a particularly action-packed scene shot in Colnbrook.

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Jock's Café on the Colnbrook Bypass played host o the scene in which killers gunned down a lorry driver outside of a cafe.


Hugh Dennis starred in the family-based comedy Outnumbered which became one of the most popular comedy programmes of the last ten years.

Scenes from the 2016 Christmas special were shot at The Jolly Woodman pub on Littleworth Road

The Sweeney

Hugely popular 1970s show The Sweeney features parts of Slough.

Jock's Café on the Colnbrook Bypass makes this list once more for playing host to the scene in the episode named 'Supersnout' in which Stickley escapes from the scene of the robbery, having earlier informed Regan about it.

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Midsomer Murders

The long-running crime drama programme Midsomer Murders has almost 100 episodes since it began it's run in 1997.

In the episode Death in the Slow Lane, Barnaby and Jones questioned character Thomas Brightwell on Rokesby Road in Slough.

Scenes for this episode were also shot in nearby Beaconsfield.


This adventure programme first aired on Netflix last year.

Scenes for the show were shot at the Langley Film Studios.