The World’s End ‘tourism’ video showcases Welwyn Garden City

PUBLISHED: 11:08 03 July 2013 | UPDATED: 12:58 03 July 2013

The Doctors Tonic in Welwyn Garden City renamed as 'The Old Familiar' for The World's End movie

The Doctors Tonic in Welwyn Garden City renamed as 'The Old Familiar' for The World's End movie


‘TOURISTS’ have been given a sneak peek at Welwyn Garden City’s role in Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg’s latest film, The World’s End.

The World’s End pub crawl

* The First Post

* The Old Familiar

* The Famous Cock

* The Cross Hands

* The Good Companions

* The Trusty Servant

* The Two Headed Dog

* The Mermaid

* The Beehive

* The King’s Head

* The Hole in the Wall

* The World’s End

The short clip, which you can watch above, showcases the fictional town of Newton Haven which hosts the ‘barmageddon’ flick.

Footage of the town features heavily in the one minute mock tourist promo.

The lager-fuelled romp is the third and final part of Pegg and director Wright’s Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy, after zombie rom-com Shaun of the Dead and cop buddy action movie Hot Fuzz.

A star-studded world premier will take place in London next week, with the film set for general release on July 19.

The Peartree renamed as 'The First Post' for The World's EndThe Peartree renamed as 'The First Post' for The World's End

Pegg plays waster Gary King and the movie features long time collaborator Nick Frost as successful lawyer Andy.

The Hobbit’s Martin Freeman, who lives in Brookmans Park, is estate agent Oliver.

Completing the gang of former teenage drinking buddies are Paddy Considine as one-time rocker-turned-architectural consultant Steven, and Eddie Marsan as car dealer Peter.

Ex-Bond girl Rosamund Pike provides the love interest as Sam.

Four pubs in Welwyn Garden City were transformed for the mates’ marathon bender.

But sinking a final pint at the fabled The World’s End – the 12th and final watering hole on their boozy quest – is the least of their worries.

A menacing horde of nefarious robots have taken over the town.

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