'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?
The film was made and released about six years after its source non-fiction book "McVicar by Himself" by John McVicar
had been first published in 1974. McVicar co-wrote the film's screenplay. See more
When McVicar escapes, he is running up the street and he passes the same two-tone Bedford van twice. See more
[Terry is joking to the other prisoners about the Durham Light Infantry
They found a whole barrack load of them stuck up each other... Sunk to the nuts, they were. They're gonna rename them - the Durham Bumpers. Ah, they do love an arsehole, these Geordies!
Quote by John McVicar
in the closing credits: "Being a thief is a terrific life. But the trouble is they put you in jail for it." See more
Referenced in Alan Meets Roger Daltrey
Written by Russ Ballard
Performed by Roger Daltrey See more