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The Take 

Based upon the novel by Martina Cole, this TV series is mostly about Freddie Jackson, portrayed by Tom Hardy, who is just out of prison. He has the right connections and now he's ready to use them.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Shaun Evans ...  Jimmy 4 episodes, 2009
Tom Hardy ...  Freddie 4 episodes, 2009
Charlotte Riley ...  Maggie 4 episodes, 2009
Kierston Wareing ...  Jackie 4 episodes, 2009
Margot Leicester Margot Leicester ...  Lena 4 episodes, 2009
Brian Cox ...  Ozzy 4 episodes, 2009
Jane Wood Jane Wood ...  Maddie 4 episodes, 2009
Steve Nicolson ...  Lewis 4 episodes, 2009
John Ashton John Ashton ...  Joseph 4 episodes, 2009
Megan Jossa Megan Jossa ...  Kim 4 episodes, 2009
Annette Kelly ...  Police Constable 4 episodes, 2009
Sara Stewart ...  Patricia 3 episodes, 2009
Obi Abili Obi Abili ...  Des 2 episodes, 2009
Macdara Joyce Macdara Joyce ...  Little Jimmy 2 episodes, 2009
René Zagger ...  Altay Nevzat 2 episodes, 2009
Sammy Williams ...  Little Freddie 2 episodes, 2009
Jenny Kavanagh Jenny Kavanagh ...  Kimberly 2 episodes, 2009
Sam Vincenti ...  Fatik Nevzat 2 episodes, 2009
Nicholas Day ...  Freddie Senior 2 episodes, 2009
Gary Murphy Gary Murphy ...  Tony the Barman 2 episodes, 2009
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Based upon the novel by Martina Cole, this TV series is mostly about Freddie Jackson, portrayed by Tom Hardy, who is just out of prison. He has the right connections and now he's ready to use them.

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He's got family, he's got power, but he's got issues.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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UK

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English

Release Date:

17 June 2009 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

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1.85 : 1
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Sara Stewart, who plays Patricia, played Christian Bale's mother in Christopher Nolan's Batman Begins (2005). Tom Hardy played Bane in the last Christopher Nolan Batman film The Dark Knight Rises (2012). Both Tom Hardy's and Sara Stewart's characters become intimate later on in the series. See more »

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Television brilliance at its peak
29 June 2009 | by danhuntleySee all my reviews

I do not want to spoil the pure glory of Tom Hardy's performance in this program so I will hesitate to give too much away in this short review. Hardy plays the part of Freddie, the most evil anti-hero any of us could ever love. His monstrosity and love for all things illegal leave us wanting more from Hardy as he plays Freddie to a tee. With both physical and mental love at his side, Freddie goes about rebuilding his life after a trip inside; and he does so, with a vengeance against those who have treated his family in a bad way whilst he has been in prison. I hesitate to write another sentence about 'The Take' as I think I could carry on forever, but would surely end up writing the whole script!

Do yourself a favour, watch the 3 episodes available at the moment, then await the fourth and final episode. Sure to be a beautiful triumph from the director David Drury. Enjoy.


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