The Great Train Robbery is a Drama programme that first aired in 2013.

The Great Train Robbery is a 4 star programme

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The Great Train Robbery (2013)

First of a two-part drama by Broadchurch writer Chris Chibnall telling the story of the most infamous heist in British history, beginning with the planning and execution of the crime from the perspective of the perpetrators themselves. After a robbery at Heathrow Airport in 1962, Bruce Reynolds sets his sights on another target - the plan being to rob the overnight mail train from Glasgow to Euston. A team is assembled, schemes are laid out and rehearsals begin. But despite their meticulous planning, the operation is compromised by an attack on the train driver and a botched getaway. Before long, the gang have become the most wanted men in Britain. Luke Evans, Paul Anderson, Martin Compston, Jack Roth and Neil Maskell star.

Genre: Drama

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 2013

4/5 Stars

When is The Great Train Robbery next on TV?

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Main Cast

Julian Jarrold
Image for Neil MaskellNeil Maskell
Jack Roth
Nigel Collins
Martin Compston
Image for Luke EvansLuke Evans
Image for Robert GlenisterRobert Glenister
James Strong
Image for Nick MoranNick Moran
George Costigan
Image for Jim BroadbentJim Broadbent
Image for Tim Pigott-SmithTim Pigott-Smith
Image for James FoxJames Fox
Image for Paul AndersonPaul Anderson
Tommy McDonnell
Jack Gordon
James Lauren
Bethany Muir
Alistair Donegan
James Bye