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Gun No 6

Docudrama following the story of Britain's deadliest illegal gun, charting every shooting of Gun No 6 and exposing the realities of modern gun crime.

Changing hands over a decade, used in 11 shootings and three murders, this is the story of Britain's deadliest illegal gun. Made by a Bafta-winning team, this bold hybrid of documentary and drama charts every shooting of Gun No 6 and confronts us with the realities of modern gun crime.

The film honours the lives lost to Gun No 6, through the testimony of loved-ones left behind, but it also asks us to listen to the perpetrators of gun crime too.

As governments and news headlines wrestle with the reality of violent crime, this film explores why men pick up guns and the shockwaves that follow each shooting, for the victims, perpetrators, communities and police.

1 hour, 10 minutes

Last on

Thu 9 May 2019 23:15


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Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

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Role Contributor
Expert Jinnie Jeffries
Composer Natalie Holt
Composer Colin Welsh
Producer Zac Beattie
Camera Operator James Newton
Director James Newton
Runner Giorga Aubry
Runner Elliot Barker
Runner Vaida Blazyte
Runner Jakob Borges
Runner Emily Brown
Producer Georgina Cammalleri
On-line editing Jason Chambers
Producer Liz Collier
Runner Olivia Comer
Production Coordinator Natasha di Leo
Focus Puller Jason Feguson
Production Assistant Sophie Figon
Re-recording mixer Nick Fry
Assistant Director Ashley Gardiner
Associate Producer Nicola Hill
On-line editing Thomas Holborow
Editor Rupert Houseman
Runner Jamie Humphrey
Runner Molly Key
Production Assistant Alex Lawlor
Director of photography Lorenzo Levrini
Location Manager Helen Liddle
Production Manager Janine Melton
Runner Doreen Nasimbwa
Runner Amarjoth Nijjer
Sound Recordist Bal Rayat
Colourist Nuala Sheridan
Focus Puller Alex Shipman
Focus Puller Vlassis Skoulis
Runner Anastasia Tolmacova
Runner O'Neil Walcott
Production Company The Garden Productions


  • Sun 2 Dec 2018 21:00
  • Thu 9 May 2019 23:15

BBC News: The untold story of Gun No 6

BBC News: The untold story of Gun No 6

How one firearm ended up in the hands of as many as 11 different gunmen in six years.