The Thief, His Wife and the CanoeSeason 1
Eddie Marsan stars as a conman who faked his own death in this bizarre true story. When ex-teacher John took drastic action to claim life insurance money, he convinced his wife to play along & deceive everyone they knew - including their own sons.
- 1. Episode 1April 15, 202247minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishWe meet John and Anne Darwin, a couple plagued by debt. Facing bankruptcy John decides to fake his own death using his canoe, much to the horror of his wife.
- 2. Episode 2April 17, 202246minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishJohn successfully applies for a passport to create a new identity, while forcing Anne to demand an inquest into his death so they can get the insurance payout.
- 3. Episode 3April 18, 202247minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishJohn has had enough of being dead and returns to England to declare he is suffering from amnesia. He is reunited with his sons.
- 4. Episode 4April 19, 202247minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAnne and John are interviewed by the police - the truth emerges. The case goes to trial where Anne pleads not guilty on the grounds of marital coercion.