A fleet street journalist is sent to investigate the strange weight loss techniques used at the Chesterton Slimming Clinic. Whilst there Ruth becomes friendly with course attendee Ben, who suddenly dies after taking a slimming pill. Ruth's investigative nature tells her something is wrong, and boy is she right [full story]
Programme production details for The Thirteenth Reunion
20th September 1980 (UK ITV)
Film locations used for The Thirteenth Reunion
The health club used extensively throughout this episode was infact Hampden House in Great Hampden, a small hamlet about 5 miles west of Great Missenden. This old manor house was infact the headquarters at the time of Hammer House of Horror.
Ben Faraday crashed his car at the top of Casden (a small hamlet near Princes Risborough).
The hearse can be seen driving up from Wendover High Street and also along the A413 when it turns off towards Little Missenden (see shots above)
The shop used for The Ashford Brothers Funeral Directors was in St. Leonards Road, Windsor, next to the "Trooper" Public House (opposite St. Mark's Place)
Thanks to Lee for spotting this one ! and for providing the picture
The large white stately home used at the end of the episode for the reunion is Warfield Hall, Warfield, Berkshire. Thanks to Bob Rocca for letting me know of this location which has eluded me for some time.