1 9 6 9 (UK)
13 x 60 minute episodes
A crime drama from London Weekend Television, loosely based on the real Great Train Robbery.
The series starred Peter Vaughan as CID Detective Chief Superintendent Cradock and showcased his successes and failures in tracing the perpetrators of a multi-million-pound gold bullion robbery.
Other characters – mainly villains or suspects – were played by George Cole, Roy Dotrice, Alfred Lynch, Ann Lynn, Joss Ackland and Katharine Blake.
The series was written by Johnny Hawkesworth and Glyn Jones with technical advice provided by Ex-Detective Chief Inspector Arthur Butler, the former Scotland Yard officer who was involved in the real Great Train Robbery investigation.
DS Tommy Thomas
Asst. Commissioner Farr