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The Great Train Robbery

From the acclaimed writer of the hit series Broadchurch come two ninety-minute films chronicling the true story of the 1963 Great Train Robbery. On 8 August, 1963 Britain awakens to the news of the biggest robbery in the country's history.

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What it does so beautifully is to explore the dynamic of a gang of men – the power struggles, mistrust, paranoia, boredom, camaraderie and loyalty.

8 August 1963: Britain wakes up to news of the biggest robbery in the country’s history. A train has been hijacked and robbed, 35 miles from its arrival in central London. The country is stunned. Who could be behind it? How did they pull off such an audacious raid?

Director
Julian JarroldJames Strong
Cast
Robert GlenisterJack RothPaul AndersonLuke EvansNicholas MurchieMartin CompstonDel SynnottNeil MaskellJack GordonBethany MuirEric HulmeJames ByeJim BroadbentJames FoxGeorge CostiganRichard HopeGeorge WardBradley SnellingNigel CollinsTim Pigott-SmithNick MoranStuart GrahamAlexa MordenTom ChambersJames McGregorJohn SalthouseJames WilbyGareth CassidyJordan LongJohn De MainTommy McDonnellJohn VoceChristine CoxRoss McCormackMatthew JureTom BeardBill ThomasDean SmithMark StrattonKen BonesJames LaurenGwyneth StrongAlistair DoneganEliza DoolittleJames StrongAnthony Hunt
Genres
TV Shows, British TV Shows, Crime TV Shows, Miniseries, TV Dramas, British TV Dramas, Crime TV Dramas
Country
UK
Available
Jul 10 2014

What it does so beautifully is to explore the dynamic of a gang of men – the power struggles, mistrust, paranoia, boredom, camaraderie and loyalty.