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A Robber's Tale

The Great Train Robbery Episode 1 of 2

Based on the true story of the 1963 train robbery, this film shows how a group of mid-level criminals masterminded by Bruce Reynolds joined forces with a corrupt solicitor to hijack the Bank Holiday mail train from Glasgow to Euston. But their meticulous planning was compromised by a violent attack on the train driver and a botched getaway.

Faced with such a huge and audacious crime, worth £44 million in today's money, the establishment hit back - and Reynolds and his men became the most wanted men in Britain.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Wed 18 Dec 2013 20:00

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Role Contributor
Bruce ReynoldsLuke Evans
Gordon GoodyPaul Anderson
Roy JamesMartin Compston
Buster EdwardsNeil Maskell
Charlie WilsonJack Roth
Bert TurnerNigel Collins
Nightclub SingerEliza Doolittle
Franny ReynoldsBethany Muir
DI Frank WilliamsRobert Glenister
Nick ReynoldsGeorge Ward
Brian FieldDel Synnott
The UlstermanStuart Graham
Roger CordreyNicholas Murchie
Tommy WisbyJordan Long
Gang Member 1John De Main
Gang Member 2Gareth Cassidy
Billy StillJohn Voce
Arresting OfficerRoss McCormack
Ronnie BiggsJack Gordon
AlfBill Thomas
Mr WyattMark Stratton
John DalyJames Bye
Jack MillsEric Hulme
David WhitbyDean Smith
Glasgow Train DriverJames Lauren
ProducerJulia Stannard
DirectorJulian Jarrold
WriterChris Chibnall
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