'John McVicar' was a London Bad Boy. he graduated to armed bank robbery and was Britain's "Public Enemy No. 1". He was captured and put into a high security prison. Will even the highest security prison be able to hold him ? This is the true story of his life, his criminal exploits and his eventual rehabilitation. Written by
Steve Crook <email@example.com>
Sentenced to 23 years-and he won't accept one day of it
Did You Know?
's hair was shortened, close-cropped and darkened for his role as McVicar. Daltrey's trademark long-flowing golden locks were dyed to a dark chestnut brown for the movie. See more
With the exception of the prison convoy, all vehicles in the opening sequence have Irish (Eire) number plates, rather than British. See more
Prison Officer Rabies Pendel
I suppose you think you got the better of us there. But just remember, kidder, you're in for ten years.
Yeah, that's right, Mr. Pendel. But you're in for life, ain't yer?
Comment in opening titles: "The prison escape shown in this film is based on true fact. Certain other events and characters have been fictionalised". See more
Referenced in Alan Meets Roger Daltrey
Written by Russ Ballard
Performed by Roger Daltrey See more