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This series, based on a novel, brings you into the world of some of Britain's most notorious gang members (or "faces" as they prefer to be called). Many familiar names appear on this show such as: the Krays, the Richardsons, Frankie Fraser, Arthur Thompson, and Vic Dark as well as many others who have made Britain's headlines within the past fifty years. However, you will also discover many other notorious criminals that you are not familiar with. While you may not be aware of their names, there is a good chance that you will be familiar with the crimes they have committed. This factual television show will put faces to the people behind these notorious and infamous crimes.

In Gangsters: Faces of the Underworld, many of these gangsters are interviewed often for the first time. Presented by the infamous ex-member of the Essex Boys Firm, Bernard O'Mahoney, this show not only will introduce you to these gang members but their crimes, and perhaps even answer the question that is on everyone's mind: Why did they commit these dreadful crimes?

Gangsters: Faces of the Underworld is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on December 4, 2012.

Gangsters: Faces of the Underworld is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Gangsters: Faces of the Underworld on demand atAmazon Prime online.

Content Media Corporation
1 Season, 6 Episodes
December 4, 2012
Crime, Documentary & Biography
Cast: Dave Courtney
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Gangsters: Faces of the Underworld Full Episode Guide

  • In the final episode of the series, Bernie attempts to answer the age old question "Does crime pay?"

  • Bernie talks to Danny Woollard and Angelo 'Festus' Hayman, two men who carried out the Snow Hill Robbery in 1995.

  • We meet Billy Robinson, a man who recruited every top villain and fighter in Newcastle to work as doormen. One of these men was Viv Graham, something of a cult hero, who was gunned down on New Year's Eve in 1993

  • With a history rich in crime activity, England's capital gives Bernie the chance to meet numerous 'faces' that have shaped London's colourful past, as well as present day names.

  • Bernie chats to three of the members of the Quality Street Gang: Jimmy "˜The Weed' Donnelly, whose fame is such that Thin Lizzy wrote the song Jimmy The Weed about him, and Terry Barlow and Arthur

  • Bernard O'Mahoney begins his journey in Glasgow. Bernie meets the city's first Godfather of crime, Walter Norval, former leader of the XYY gang, who talks of Glasgow's underworld during the 50s and 60s.