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The Getaway


Tense thriller about a bank robber's frantic chase to the Mexican border after he and his wife are double-crossed by a powerful crime lord. The robber is paroled by a crooked politician who wants him to lead a heist but, after carrying out the job, he begins to smell a rat. His suspicions prove correct and a terrifying car chase towards the border begins, with the thief and his wife fending off villains at every turn.

Broadcasts

  • 2008-12-28 23:15:00 - 2008-12-29 01:15:00 on BBC Two Northern Ireland Analogue, BBC Two England, BBC Two Northern Ireland, BBC Two Scotland, BBC Two Wales Analogue, BBC Two Wales,
  • 2009-07-17 23:40:00 - 2009-07-18 01:40:00 on BBC One Oxford, BBC One South East, BBC One Cambridge, BBC One Channel Islands, BBC One East Yorkshire, BBC One Scotland, BBC One Wales, BBC One Yorkshire, BBC One North East, BBC One North West, BBC One West, BBC One South West, BBC One South, BBC One London, BBC One West Midlands, BBC One East Midlands, BBC One East,
  • 2010-10-09 23:50:00 - 2010-10-10 01:50:00 on BBC Two Northern Ireland, BBC Two Wales, BBC Two England,
  • 2010-10-10 00:30:00 - 2010-10-10 02:30:00 on BBC Two Scotland,

Credits

  • Writer Walter Hill
  • Doc McCoy Steve McQueen
  • Carol McCoy Ali MacGraw
  • Jack Benyon Ben Johnson
  • Cowboy Slim Pickens
  • Fran Clinton Sally Struthers
  • Rudy Butler Al Lettieri
  • The Thief Richard Bright
  • Harold Clinton Jack Dodson
  • Laughlin Dub Taylor
  • Frank Jackson Bo Hopkins
  • Cully Roy Jenson
  • The Accountant John Bryson
  • Director Sam Peckinpah
  • Producer David Foster
  • Writer Jim Thompson