Mrs Biggs (2012)
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1957:-Teen-aged Charmian Powell has a stultifying home life, dominated by her stern,headmaster father so that when she meets the charming, older Ronnie Biggs - a man with a criminal past - ... See full summary »

Director:

Paul Whittington

Writer:

Jeff Pope

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Sheridan Smith ... Charmian Biggs
Daniel Mays ... Ronald Biggs
Gabrielle Lloyd ... Woman on train
Robin Hooper ... Mr Kerslake
Luke Newberry ... Gordon
Harry Miller Harry Miller ... Bob the Foreman
George Oliver George Oliver ... Polish Henry
Tom Brooke ... Mike Haynes
Caroline Goodall ... Muriel Powell
Adrian Scarborough ... Bernard Powell
Bebe Cave ... Gillian Powell
Jay Simpson Jay Simpson ... Bruce Reynolds
Joanna Brookes Joanna Brookes ... Landlady
David Partridge David Partridge ... Policeman
Charlotte Eaton ... Warder
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Storyline

1957:-Teen-aged Charmian Powell has a stultifying home life, dominated by her stern,headmaster father so that when she meets the charming, older Ronnie Biggs - a man with a criminal past - on a train she sees a means of escape from her family background. Ronnie persuades her to steal two hundred pounds from the bullion firm for which she works, which they use to elope to the South Coast. However they are caught and Ronnie goes back to prison whilst Charmian receives a suspended sentence. On his release they marry and have two children, Ronnie vowing to go straight and resume his job as a carpenter. But finances are tight and Ronnie's friend Bruce Reynolds comes up with a tempting, highly illegal proposition. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 September 2012 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

Company Credits

Production Co:

December Films,ITV Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Goofs

When the village constable rides up to Charmian Powell's house, parked outside is a black Morris Minor registered number CTD 270J, J registration plates were issued in the UK to cars registered in 1970. This scene is set in 1957. See more »

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