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The Thief, His Wife and the Canoe

Season 1
7.22022TV-14
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.
Starring
Monica DolanEddie MarsanMark Stanley
Genres
Drama
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. Episode 1
    April 15, 2022
    47min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    We 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. 2. Episode 2
    April 17, 2022
    46min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    John 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. 3. Episode 3
    April 18, 2022
    47min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    John has had enough of being dead and returns to England to declare he is suffering from amnesia. He is reunited with his sons.
  4. 4. Episode 4
    April 19, 2022
    47min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Anne 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.