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The Secretary Who Stole £4 Million (BBC Drama, Meera Syal)



The Secretary Who Stole £4 Million is a drama meets documentary about personal assistant Joyti De-Laurey who, whilst working for investment bankers Goldman Sachs, financed a very lavish lifestyle way beyond her means by stealing a fortune from her employers.

There were also contributions from De-Laurey’s friends and family.

Cast: Meera Syal (Joyti De-Laurey), John Salthouse (Tony De-Laurey), Rosemary Leach (Carol Samson), Paula Jennings (Angie), Catherine Russell (Jennifer Moses), Albert Welling (Scott Mead), Nigel Whitmey (Ron Beller), Surendra Kochar (Devi Schahhou), Max Sachdev (Sam De-Laurey), Amber Sealey (Terri Voight), Mark Lingwood (Trainer), Nicole Tongue (Shop Assistant), Abi Eniola (Bank Teller), Sonia Saville (Cartier Assistant), Alan Blyton (TV Showroom Assistant), Chris Newland (Pete), Laura Donaghey (PA)

Writer: Lucy Floyd / Script Editor: Catherine Moulton / Executive Producers: Nick Mirsky, Hilary Salmon / Producers: Stephen McQuillan, Colin Barr / Director: Colin Barr

UK / BBC Two – BBC Business / 1×90 minute episode / Broadcast 8 June 2005