Mrs Biggs (2012– )

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The true story of Charmian Biggs (née Powell), the rebellious product of a strict 1950s upbringing, and her whirlwind romance with Ronald Biggs leading to a descent into crime, most infamously 1963's Great Train Robbery.

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 Charmian Biggs (5 episodes, 2012)
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 Ronald Biggs (5 episodes, 2012)
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 Muriel Powell (4 episodes, 2012)
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 Bernard Powell (4 episodes, 2012)
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 Mike Haynes (3 episodes, 2012)
Mickey Morris ...
 Nicky Biggs / ... (2 episodes, 2012)
Josh Condon ...
 Twiz (aged 6) / ... (2 episodes, 2012)
Oscar Sanders ...
 Nicky Biggs / ... (2 episodes, 2012)
Blake Nicholson ...
 Twiz / ... (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Bruce Reynolds (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Alan Wright (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Ruby Wright (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Eric Flower (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Annie Pitcher (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Peter (2 episodes, 2012)
Jamie Croft ...
 Sam (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Gordon Goody (2 episodes, 2012)
Libby Tanner ...
 Norma (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Charlie Wilson (2 episodes, 2012)
Matthew Cullum ...
 Buster Edwards (2 episodes, 2012)
Tim Draxl ...
 Craig (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Julie Flower (2 episodes, 2012)
Luisa Hastings Edge ...
 Lindy (2 episodes, 2012)
Phil Cornwell ...
 DS Jack Slipper (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Elsie (2 episodes, 2012)
Alison Bell ...
 Joan Walter (2 episodes, 2012)
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The true story of Charmian Biggs (née Powell), the rebellious product of a strict 1950s upbringing, and her whirlwind romance with Ronald Biggs leading to a descent into crime, most infamously 1963's Great Train Robbery.

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In the opening sequence: A train traveling from Reigate, Surrey to London arrives at Paddington station which serves the West of England. See more »

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Compelling. I couldn't stop watching.
6 October 2012 | by (Berkeley, CA, USA) – See all my reviews

When I started watching this 5-part true-life drama, I had little knowledge of the so-called Great Train Robbery of 1963, and not a great deal of curiosity to know more. But my, how this drama sucked me in!

This is the dramatized biography of the wife of one of those train robbers, beginning with her days as the bright but rebellious daughter of a clergyman who, for better or worse, finds herself drawn to a charming petty crook. At the outset, it's impossible to imagine where this journey will lead.

This show does not romanticize its subject; nor does it take a satirical view, or descend into sensationalism. At every turn, the motivations of all the characters seem absolutely authentic. You can believe this is how it really felt to live such a life. The acting and writing are so good, you simply never think about them; you just want to know more about these people, and to find out what happened next.

The evocation of times and places--England, Australia, and Rio de Janeiro in the 1960s and '70s--is wonderful.

I'm a very analytical viewer, and it's rare that a drama not only engages me intellectually, but sweeps me up emotionally. "Mrs. Biggs" accomplished that.


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