Deacon Brodie

(1997)
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Drama based on the true story of Deacon Brodie one of Scotland's most notorious criminals. In 1788 Deacon Brodie a master cabinet maker and town councillor is a rogue and a hedonist. He steals money but gives it back. He attempts to steal a fortune from the city's Customs and Excise office but the attempt fails and he is caught. There is a widely-publicised trial and he is sentenced to death to be hanged on the gallows he designed.

  1. Philip Saville

    Director

  2. Simon Donald

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Billy Connolly

    Billy Connolly

    Deacon Brodie

  2. Simon Donald

    Andrew Ainslie

  3. Ewen Bremner

    Ewen Bremner

    Louis the apprentice

  4. Lorcan Cranitch

    Lorcan Cranitch

    George Smith

  5. Patrick Malahide

    Patrick Malahide

    Bilie Creech

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Deacon Brodie

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  • March 8, 1997
    TV

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

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