Mrs Biggs: Directors UK talks to Paul Whittington

The story of Ronnie Biggs is well-known to all those who grew up in the 20th Century. His part in the infamous Great Train Robbery, his arrest and subsequent escape, and his playboy lifestyle in Brazil and elsewhere are familiar tales to the vast majority of us. But despite being just as tumultuous, exciting and at times utterly heartbreaking, the story of his wife Charmian has, until now, remained untold.

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