Home Television Drama Gold Robbers, The

Gold Robbers, The

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.

DCS Cradock
Peter Vaughan
DS Tommy Thomas
Artro Morris
Richard Bolt
Richard Leech
Victor Anderson
Frederick Bartman
Asst. Commissioner Farr
Peter Copley
Terry Lardner
John Bindon
Donald Morley
Wendy Gifford
Maria Aitken
Terry Cradock
Nicholas Ball
Nobby Clarke
Ronald Clarke
Jenny Bolt
Louise Pajo
Johnny Shannon
Sally Hartford
Sally Thomsett
Forbes Lingwood
Peter Madden
Barry Porter
George Cole
Chief Inspector
Frank Sieman