Whatever you call it – the pub, the local, the good old-fashioned boozer – few things are as important to the British way of life. It’s a place where friendships are formed, legends made and lives changed forever.
So it’s little wonder the pub has played such an important role in the history of British cinema.
And it’s not all fiction y’ know. Some of the greatest pubs from British film are actual places selling actual real-life booze.
A few of the greats have called last orders, such as The Winchester from Shaun of the Dead, and The Mother Black Cap, where Withnail was almost pummeled for being a “perfume ponce”. Gone but most certainly not forgotten.
While we raise a toast to their memory, have a look at our round-up of the greatest and most iconic movies pubs still serving...
Written by Tom Fordy