Four elderly but experienced criminals form the centre of this true story, about what is probably the most spectacular robbery of the last decade.
During an Easter weekend, jewels and cash worth several million pounds are stolen from a high-security vault in London's diamond district. Four suspenseful episodes plunge the viewers* into the plot of this daring, meticulously planned robbery. After the fates and rivalries of the perpetrators, the devastating effects on the victims - many were small family businesses that lost everything - and the families of the gang are also portrayed. And by simultaneously tracking the complex police action, the series reveals how this bold, headline-grabbing crime finally came to an end.