Penthouse, Marathon House, Marylebone
Fans of cult 60s television show ‘Danger Man’ may recognise this sharply-dressed space as the headquarters of super-spy John Drake, aka the sadly departed Patrick McGoohan of ‘Prisoner’ fame.
Praised for its realistic portrayal of Cold War tensions, the show’s protagonist preferred to use his charm and intelligence rather than force, although he was of course very handy in a fist-fight.
You can see why they chose this penthouse as Danger Man’s London lair.
Designed by GMW architects in 1957 and