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The great train robbery / BBC ; Content Television ; a World production ; in association with Screen Yorkshire and Lipsync Productions ; producer, Julian Stannard ; written by Chris Chibnall ; director, James Strong, Julian Jarrold.

Strong, James, (television director.). Jarrold, Julian, (television director.). Evans, Luke, 1979- (actor.). Compston, Martin, (actor.). Broadbent, Jim (actor.). Fox, James, 1939- (Added Author). Anderson, Paul. (Added Author). Maskell, Neil, 1976- (Added Author). Costigan, George. (Added Author). Glenister, Robert. (Added Author). Moran, Nick, 1969- (Added Author). Pigott-Smith, Tim. (Added Author). Wilby, James (Added Author). Ryan, Rob, 1951- Signal red. (Added Author). Cook, Andrew, 1959- Great train robbery. (Added Author). British Broadcasting Corporation. (Added Author). Content Television. (Added Author). World Productions (Firm : London, England) (Added Author). Screen Yorkshire (Firm) (Added Author). LipSync Productions. (Added Author). Acorn Media (Firm) (Added Author). Luke Evans, Martin Compston, Jim Broadbent, James Fox, Paul Anderson, Neil Maskell, George Costigan, Robert Glenister, Nick Moran, Tim Pigott-Smith, James Wilby, Jack Roth, Eliza Doolittle. (Cast).
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (181 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Acorn, 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Inspired by the book "Signal red" by Rob Ryan ; research material from the book "The great train robbery: the untold story from the closed investigation files" by Andrew Cook.
Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 2013.
Special features: Text interviews with Jim Broadbent and Luke Evans ; cast and crew interviews.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. A robber's tale -- Disc 2. A copper's tale.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Composer, Paul Englishby ; costume designer, Claire Anderson ; production designer, Helen Scott.
Participant or Performer Note:
Luke Evans, Martin Compston, Jim Broadbent, James Fox, Paul Anderson, Neil Maskell, George Costigan, Robert Glenister, Nick Moran, Tim Pigott-Smith, James Wilby, Jack Roth, Eliza Doolittle.
Summary, etc.:
It's November of 1962, and Bruce Reynolds is gathering a group of men together with the intent of robbing a Royal Mail train bound for London from Glasgow. The gang holds a practice robbery in the London Heathrow Airport to see if they're ready, and then, on August 8, 1963, they rob the train of over Đ2.6 million. Six of Scotland Yard's finest police officers are called in to investigate the case, determined to not only recover the stolen money, but also to put away the masterminds.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen (1.78:1); Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Great Britain. Metropolitan Police Office > Drama.
Train robberies > Drama.
Genre: Television mini-series.
Fiction television programs.
Historical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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