'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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sentenced to 23 years-and he won't accept one day of it
Did You Know?
The length of John McVicar (Roger Daltrey
)'s sentence was twenty-three years. This was later expanded to twenty-six years. See more
When McVicar escapes, he is running up the street and you can see the shadow of the camera crew running behind him. 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!
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
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