UK / Channel 4 / 2×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 24 November – 1 December 2003
Producer: Mark Hayhurst / Director: Bruce Goodison
Thriller. Telling the story of the robbery of a warehouse near Heathrow which unexpectedly turned out to have £26 million in gold bars awaiting transit and made it the biggest heist ever.
Using news footage, police reconstruction tapes and dramatised sequences, the story of the robbery, the police investigation, and the attempt to recover the gold and the proceeds from its disposal is told. Narrated by Steven Mackintosh.
RUSSELL LEVY as Michael Scouse
CAVAN CLERKIN as Robin Riseley
ROLAND MANOOKIAN as Tony Black
JONNY PHILLIPS as Michael McAvoy
NICOLA STAPLETON as Kathy Meacock
RUPERT PROCTER as Michael Relton
GEOFF BELL as Kenneth Noye