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      Season 1 – The Great Train Robbery

      2013 Crime Drama History List
      Reviews This miniseries tells the story of the real-life event in 1963, known as the Great Train Robbery, in which a gang of 15 robbers, led by mastermind Bruce Reynolds, attacked a train and got away with more than £2.6 million. Part one tells the story from the robbers' point of view, detailing how the act was inspired, planned, rehearsed and executed. Part two takes a look at the police investigation into the robbery, led by London DCS Tommy Butler, as the team of detectives tries to identify every criminal involved in the crime and bring them to justice before they flee England. Read More Read Less

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Dec 18, 2013 A Robber's Tale Based on the true story of the 1963 train robbery, the 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 Euston to Glasgow. Details Episode 2 Aired Dec 19, 2013 A Copper's Tale The film is based on the true story of the police investigation into the train robbery, spearheaded by the Flying Squad's legendary DCS Tommy Butler and conducted in the full glare of public and media scrutiny. Details Next
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      Previous Jan G Great abd interesting. Fantastic ending. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/27/24 Full Review Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Director
      Julian Jarrold
      Screenwriter
      Chris Chibnall
      Network
      BBC
      Rating
      TV-MA
      Genre
      Crime, Drama, History
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      Dec 18, 2013
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