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Dave Legeno ... Jack Whomes

Neil Maskell ... Craig Rolfe

Vincent Regan ... Mickey Steele

Michael Socha ... Donny Svenson

Rebecca Ferdinando ... Mary (as Rebecca Walsh)

Kierston Wareing ... Kate Smith

Tamer Hassan ... Pat Tate

Lucy Brown ... Anna Richards

Adam Deacon ... Darren Nicholls

Simon Phillips ... Officer Tolands

Susie Amy ... Donna Jagger

Terry Stone ... Tony Tucker

Siobhan Hewlett ... Julia

Alex Macqueen ... Prison Governor (as Alex MacQueen)

Senem Temiz ... VIP Guest

Lee Bennett ... Barman
Christopher Ellison ... Trent
Philip Howard ... Dave - VIP guest at Raquels Nightclub

Jessica Jones ... Isobel

Duncan Meadows ... Vic

Johnny Palmiero ... Bernard O'Mahoney

Sacha Bennett ... Spliffy Hart
Nathan Constance ... Ravi

Clive Aitkins ... VIP Guest

Robert Fucilla ... DC Havers
Shend ... Stranger

Christopher Fosh ... Officer Hartley

Jayme Swiftt ... Prisoner

Kris Sommerville ... Armed Response Officer
Gavin Brocker ... Damon

Emma Louise Cargill ... VIP guest
Jamie Kenna ... Jonathan
Mick Ward ... Cockney Mick
Jeff Rudom ... Yank

Mel Mills ... CID Detective
Mark Mooney ... Detective Hails

Muj Shah ... Skinny Mo

Danny Darren ... Prisoner

Adam Saint ... Gavin
Brad Wall ... Southend
Molly Jones ... Lucy
Jason Davies ... Roger
Steven Drew ... Bailiff

Marina Fiorato ... Cindy
Tom White ... Tommy Blanco
Mia Fernandez ... Jane
Garth Ward ... Peter

Jeremy J J Webb ... Armed Response Police Officer
Samuel Victor ... Prisoner
Terry Shipton ... Armed Response Police Officer
Gary Britten ... Pub Patron / Nightclub Guest
Atul Sharma ... Good Indian Neighbour

Torquil Deacon ... Prison Warden
Lucie Eloise ... Lexi
Chloe de Burgh ... Dollybird
Lee Donaghy ... Mark Murray
Michael Coleman ... Caterer
Ben Morris ... Prisoner
Ruby Bennett ... Alice
Carolyn Jordan ... TV Broadcaster / Newsreader
Crystal Lawson ... Janet
David Bruce Taylor ... Pub Regular
Veronica Brown ... Darren Nicholl's Solicitor
Melissa Hollett ... Local
Allan Aldred ... Nightclub Guest
Joanne Della-Ragione ... Rhona
Conrad Bennett ... Lucas
Richard Brown ... Cockney Mick's Solicitor
Kayandra Hudson ... Karen
Nick Embassy ... Chef
Mick O'Mahoney ... Drug dealer on ramp
Rakesh Verma ... Rajeef
Carol O'Mahoney ... Drug buyer on ramp
Jamie Edgerton ... Drug Dealer & club go-er (uncredited)
Muhith Hakim ... Ensemble (uncredited)

Timothy Cullingworth Hudson ... Drug Addict (uncredited)

Lewis James ... Yuppie (uncredited)
Johnny Lynch ... Prison Officer Burns (uncredited)
Matthew David McCarthy ... Convicted Prisoner (uncredited)

Kevin Wenman ... Armed Response Police Officer (uncredited)
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Directed by
Sacha Bennett 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Sacha Bennett 
Graeme Muir 

Produced by
Carolyn Bennett .... executive producer
Bob Benton .... executive producer
Terry Byrne .... executive producer
Kevin Cash .... executive producer
Mike Diamond .... executive producer
Mark Harris .... executive producer
Tony Jimenez .... executive producer
Justin Marciano .... executive producer
Ajay Parkash .... executive producer
Shail Shah .... executive producer
Terry Stone .... producer
Nick Taussig .... executive producer
Daniel Toland .... producer
Original Music by
Greg Hatwell 
Jason Kaye 
Cinematography by
Ali Asad (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Kate Evans 
Casting by
Terry Stone 
Production Design by
Matthew Button 
Art Direction by
Daniela Faggio 
Set Decoration by
Cathy Featherstone 
Costume Design by
Hayley Nebauer 
Makeup Department
Lorraine Hill .... makeup designer
Sarah Nuth .... assistant makeup artist
Mariella Spotto .... makeup artist
Nadia Stacey .... makeup daily
Production Management
Victoria Banks .... production manager
Maria Walker .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alex Kaye-Besley .... third assistant director
Mick Ward .... first assistant director
Tom White .... first assistant director: second unit
Tom White .... second assistant director
Art Department
Peter Arnold .... construction manager
Zoltán Bus .... assistant armourer
Greg Corke .... floor supervising armourer
Dave Evans .... supervising armourer
Cathy Featherstone .... production buyer
Luke Gledsdale .... assistant art director
Neil Jenkins .... standby art director
George Mizen .... art department coordinator
Marius Pogaceanu .... property master
Liam Ramsden .... property hand
Mark Stevenson-Ellis .... production buyer
Alexandra Toomey .... graphic designer
Sound Department
Mark Auguste .... supervising sound editor
Sam Auguste .... adr & dialogue editor
Ricky Butt .... foley artist
Tim Cavagin .... sound re-recording mixer
Joe D'Ovidio .... assistant sound recordist (as Joseph D'Ovidio)
Matthew Hansell .... boom operator
Craig Irving .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Lafbery .... adr foley recordist
James Shannon .... dolby sound consultant
Kieron Wolfson .... sound recordist (as Kieron Teather)
Special Effects by
Scott McIntyre .... special effects
Paul Wanklin .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Sacha Bennett .... titles conception
Tom Russell .... senior colourist
Andy Bennett .... stunt coordinator
Nellie Burroughes .... stunt double: Kierston Wareing
Dave Judge .... stunt double
Camera and Electrical Department
Ayla Akdemir .... camera trainee
Kamal Asad .... digital imaging technician: dailies
Kamal Asad .... video assist operator
Karim Asad .... trainee spark
Thomas Asad .... second assistant camera
David Baker .... lighting technician
Simon Brown .... best boy grip
Ruben Cardol .... gaffer
Marc Clayton .... stills photographer
Andy Dorwart .... key grip
Lily Gooding .... digital imaging technician
Woody Gregson .... second assistant camera
Charlotte Hadden .... still photographer
Adam Ings .... digital imaging technician
David Penfold .... first assistant camera
Duncan Riedl .... best boy
Paul Starkey .... lighting technician
Tom Unwin .... best boy grip
Jon Webb .... additional camera operator (as Jonathan Webb)
Jon Webb .... first assistant camera (as Jonathan Webb)
Peter Wignall .... steadicam operator
Casting Department
Johnny Lynch .... extras casting
Laura Windows .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tania Chant .... costume supervisor
Saffron Cullane .... costume stand-by
Emily Newby .... costume stand-by
Editorial Department
Guy Ducker .... assistant editor
Andrew Melhuish .... assistant editor
Transportation Department
Rod Patterson .... facilities captain
Other crew
Tristan Battersby .... runner/driver
Joshua Benedetti .... assistant location manager
Laurence Brown .... lawyer
Zoltán Bus .... armorer
Anina Carl .... production assistant
Kate Chadderton .... production coordinator
James Chambers .... runner/driver
Joanne Della-Ragione .... base runner
Lawrence Dunant .... production assistant
Henry Jay Gordon .... runner/driver (as Henry Gordon)
Nicole Gregory .... publicity & PR
Mick Hurrell .... health & safety advisor
Keiran Mahon .... runner/driver
Malcolm Pearce .... health & safety daily
Sascha Robey .... armorer
Nanw Rowlands .... assistant production coordinator
Natalie Sloan .... script supervisor
Charlie Somers .... supervising location manager
Roy Squires .... fire safety
Michael Stapleton .... unit manager
Ashley Stowell .... on-set medic
Richard Turner .... production accountant
Kerry Whindle .... police advisor
Harry Young-Jamieson .... floor runner
Lee Brazier .... executive in charge of production: AV Pictures (uncredited)
Ben Hope .... security (uncredited)
Gary Britten .... special thanks (as Gary James Britten)

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Additional Details

96 min | UK:100 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Actor, Terry Stone, Plays the character Tony tucker in both this and 'Rise of the Footsoldier', which is also based on the Essex boys murders. In fact, a lot of actors who appear in this movie also feature in Footsoldier but in different character parts. Dave Legano plays Jack Wholmes in this film, but played Big John in Footsoldier. Neil Maskel (Craig rolfe) played the role of Darren Nicholls in footsoldier.See more »
Anachronisms: When Craig Rolfe is arguing with his wife at their home he open and slams shut the fridge, several of the fridge magnets are clearly visible and relate to films and events that took place well after 1994, in the top left hand corner you can clearly see a fridge magnet of Doug the talking dog from the movie Up (2009).See more »
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Referenced in The Hit (2014/III)See more »


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6 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Not very good, 5 January 2011
Author: Deano Apstarr from United Kingdom

This film is a very inaccurate portrayal of the men. I found it extremely disappointing after anticipating it for a few months. I found rise of the foot soldiers to be much more realistic and I guess there is a reason why it is, as ROTFS is a list of events told by an extremely reliable person, an extremely close friend of Tony Tucker and also someone who knew Pat Tate and Craig Rolfe very well, his name is Carlton Leach.

However 'Bonded By Blood' is a film by Terry stone, who has no personal knowledge of the murders or the people involved, and therefore has painted a more hollywoodised version and transformed the characters completely.

For instance Darren Nichols was an Essex boy from near Braintree, and not a rude-boy type who spoke similar to dizzy rascal. He was chubby and was pretty unintelligent. Jack Whomes was not a tall bodybuilder but instead average height and plump. The person who really made me laugh was Pat Tates character. I thought Pat Tate was of Irish descent and not Turkish! LOL. Tony Tucker had a strange mullet type haircut, and was not often seen in a suit. Craig Rolfe is also portrayed in this film as a young wise expert in handling guns, and very sharp and of strong status within the firm. The reality couldn't be further from the truth. He was Tony Tuckers little runner, that constantly got shown up publicly by the firm, he was also rather dim and had no valid opinion in the firm.

All I can say is its a good film if you want to watch a snatch / Rollin with the nines type film, but if you are like me and have read many books on the Rettendon murders and then watched this expecting it to be a very accurate story and portrayal of the characters involved then you will be very disappointed.

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