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Fools Gold: The Story of the Brinks-Mat Robbery (ITV 1992, Sean Bean, Larry Lamb)

Fools Gold

Hard hitting crime drama Fools Gold told the infamous true story of a daring raid on the Brinks-Mat gold bullion warehouse at Heathrow Airport led by South London crook Micky McAvoy.

Extremely entertaining and one of the early roles that shot Sean Bean to stardom.

production details
UK / ITV Network / 1×120 minute episode / Broadcast 14 November 1992

Writers: Jeff Pope, Terry Winsor / Producer: Jeff Pope / Director: Terry Winsor

cast
SEAN BEAN as Micky McAvoy
TREVOR BYFIELD as Krimpton
LARRY LAMB as Noye
SHARON MAIDEN as Jackie
JOHN LABANOWSKI as Speed
DAVID CARDY as Black
GEORGE JACKOS as Brother
RON ALDRIDGE as Roach
BRENDAN COYLE as Benwell
STEPHEN FROST as Ernie Clark
ROB SPENDLOVE as Coles
RONALD NUNNERY as Bishop
MICHAEL REDFEARN as Boyce
EVE BLAND as Cathy
JEREMY CHILD as Worth
IAIN RATTRAY as Glendenning
DENNIS BANKS as Chapell
DEAN HARRIS as Fordham
DOUG FISHER as Solicitor
PAUL GREGORY as Barrister
LEONARD KAVANAGH as Judge Price
BRIAN CROUCHER as Robinson