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The Great Train Robbery: The Hidden Tapes

Duration: 1 x 50'

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Through tape recordings made by one of the key masterminds of The Great Train Robbery, this fascinating documentary reveals mysteries that have remained hidden for the last 56 years.

The Great Train Robbery of 1963 didn’t just rob the establishment of £2.6million (around £50m today) but made household names of the villains who carried it off.

But what are the truths behind the legend that has become the story of the Great Train Robbery? Through tape recordings made by one of the key masterminds this primetime documentary for C4, will reveal mysteries that have remained hidden for the last 56 years.

We will explore the truth about the background to the robbery, who really did provide the vital information so that they could carry off the Crime of the Century and which of the robbers got away and spent all their loot.

TI Productions for Channel 4

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