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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.

Release date:

1 hour, 28 minutes

Last on

Wed 18 Dec 2013 20:00

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Role Contributor
Bruce ReynoldsLuke Evans
Roy JamesMartin Compston
Charlie WilsonJack Roth
Gordon GoodyPaul Anderson
Buster EdwardsNeil Maskell
Bert TurnerNigel Collins
Franny ReynoldsBethany Muir
Detective Inspector Frank WilliamsRobert Glenister
Nick ReynoldsGeorge Ward
The UlstermanStuart Graham
Roger CordreyNicholas Murchie
Tommy WisbeyJordan Long
Billy StillJohn Voce
Ronnie BiggsJack Gordon
Mr WyattMark Stratton
David WhitbyDean Smith
Glasgow Train DriverJames Lauren
DirectorJulian Jarrold
WriterChris Chibnall
ProducerJulia Stannard