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The World's Most Expensive Stolen Paintings

Art critic Alastair Sooke delves into the murky world of art theft. Despite the high stakes and daring involved, many of the crimes go unnoticed by the media.

Art critic Alastair Sooke delves into the murky world of art theft. Despite the high stakes - and often daring - involved, many cases are shrouded in mystery and go unnoticed by the media.

Around 47,000 works of art are reported missing each year, yet it is only the heists involving the world's most valuable paintings that hit the headlines. But high-profile or not - once gone, the works are rarely recovered.

59 minutes

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Thu 28 Dec 2017 23:50

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Role Contributor
Presenter Alastair Sooke
Director Dominic Gallagher
Executive Producer Ross Harper
Executive Producer Greg Sanderson
Writer Alastair Sooke
Assistant Producer Iain Robson
Production Manager Michelle Gauntlett
Production Manager Nina Robertson
Production Coordinator Catherine Ross
Director of photography Richard Cook
Sound Recordist John Osborne
Sound Recordist Cameron Mercer
Participant Jan De Kesel
Participant Anthony Amore
Participant Tom Mashberg
Participant Geoff Kelly
Participant Dick Ellis
Participant Julian Radcliffe
Participant Ludovico Gippetto
Participant Giovanni Pastore
Participant Myles Connor
Participant Marty Leppo
Participant Noah Charney

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