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  • The Thief, His Wife and the Canoe (2022–2022)
  • TV Mini-series | 184 min | Crime, Drama
The Thief, His Wife and the Canoe (2022–2022)
TV Mini-series | 184 min | Crime, Drama

Four-part drama based on the extraordinary story of how prison officer John Darwin faked his own death to claim life insurance and avoid bankruptcy - unbeknownst to his two sons.
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Chris Lang | David Leigh (inspired by a memoir by)
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Updated Apr 17, 2022

Release date (First episode)
Apr 17, 2022 (United Kingdom)

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58 cast members
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Monica Dolan
Anne Darwin Anne Darwin   See fewer
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Eddie Marsan
John Darwin John Darwin   See fewer
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Mark Stanley
Mark Darwin Mark Darwin   See fewer
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4
Dominic Applewhite
Anthony Darwin Anthony Darwin   See fewer
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4
Carrie Cohen
Anne's Mother Anne's Mother   See fewer
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3
Ellis Jones
Anne's Father Anne's Father   See fewer
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3
Alice Harding
Louise Louise   See fewer
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3
David Fynn
David Leigh David Leigh   See fewer
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2
Colin R. Campbell
Michael Stephenson Michael Stephenson   See fewer
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2
Freddie Davies
Ronald Darwin Ronald Darwin   See fewer
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2
Zé Bernardino
Stefano Stefano   See fewer
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2
Eddie Arnold
Pete (Journalist) Pete (Journalist)   See fewer
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2
Lois Chimimba
DC June Ayoade DC June Ayoade   See fewer
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Gonçalo Botelho
Manolo (Journalist) Manolo (Journalist)   See fewer
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Deka Walmsley
Det Supt Tony Hutchinson Det Supt Tony Hutchinson   See fewer
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Karl Pilkington
DC Phil Bayley DC Phil Bayley   See fewer
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Andrew Lancel
DS Paul Sampson DS Paul Sampson   See fewer
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Tom Bonington
Mike Fowler / Solicitor Mike Fowler / Solicitor   See fewer
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Marilyn Nnadebe
Commuter Commuter   See fewer
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1
David Lonsdale
Les Dolding Les Dolding   See fewer
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Danielle Flett
Underground Woman Underground Woman   See fewer
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Karina Fernandez
Anne's Solicitor Anne's Solicitor   See fewer
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1
Marcus Onilude
Sgt Craig Clark-Darby Sgt Craig Clark-Darby   See fewer
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Simon Greenall
Coroner Coroner   See fewer
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Trevor Fox
Alan Hudson Alan Hudson   See fewer
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Charlotte Melia
Constable Constable   See fewer
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Jorge Albuquerque
Mario Vilar Mario Vilar   See fewer
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Joe Dixon
Derek Mitchell Derek Mitchell   See fewer
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Andrea Kristina
Strip Search Prison Officer Strip Search Prison Officer   See fewer
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Mariana Norton
Karina Vilar Karina Vilar   See fewer
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Martin McGlade
Next Door Tenant Next Door Tenant   See fewer
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1
Alice Blundell
PC Andrews PC Andrews   See fewer
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1
Kate O'Rourke
Amy (Mirror Reporter) Amy (Mirror Reporter)   See fewer
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Holly Burn
Carer Carer   See fewer
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Gerard Horan
Prosecution Barrister Prosecution Barrister   See fewer
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Beruce Khan
PC Phillips PC Phillips   See fewer
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Milo Twomey
Defence Barrister Defence Barrister   See fewer
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Chess Tomlinson
Look North Reporter Look North Reporter   See fewer
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Carol Harvey
B&B Manager B&B Manager   See fewer
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Luis Soto
Judge Judge   See fewer
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Jessica May Buxton
John's Arresting Officer John's Arresting Officer   See fewer
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Ross Waiton
Lifeboat Coxswain Lifeboat Coxswain   See fewer
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Kema Sikazwe
Police TV Interviewee Police TV Interviewee   See fewer
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Alicia Mckenzie
Low Newton Prison Officer Low Newton Prison Officer   See fewer
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Danny Ryder
Armed Copper Armed Copper   See fewer
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Joshua Parris
Journalist (Press Conference) Journalist (Press Conference)   See fewer
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Michael Yale
TV News Anchor TV News Anchor   See fewer
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Cameron Ashplant
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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2
Joanne James
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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1
Alfredo Tavares
Jailor (uncredited) Jailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Doug Berry
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert McCrea
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Robbins
Police Detective 1 (uncredited) Police Detective 1 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jacob G. Swann
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Craig Izzard
Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Martin Alexander Colton
Prison Officer (uncredited) Prison Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.1 / 10 | 2,232 votes