Warner Bros. Discovery UK Orders Inside the Heist


Warner Bros. Discovery UK has commissioned the new crime documentary series Inside the Heist (w.t.), produced by Twenty Six 03.

The six-parter will examine such infamous heists of the past 25 years as the Dunbar Security Job, Millennium Dome, Hatton Garden, Antwerp Diamond, Stockholm Helicopter and Rio Banco Double Bluff. In the U.K., the series will debut on discovery+ in November. It will subsequently launch on Quest and have an international release.

Each episode of Inside the Heist will look at a singular job through a set of expert insights from ex-criminals and law enforcement, criminologists, security specialists and legal pros. The series will also feature reconstruction, security footage, news and police archive, unpacking every step of the heist and offering rare insight into the workings of some of the most renowned and headline-grabbing crimes.

Simon Downing, senior VP of marketing and head of factual and docs in the U.K. at Warner Bros. Discovery, said: “True crime is one of our best-performing genres across discovery+, and we are delighted to work with Twenty Six 03 to bring Inside the Heist (w.t.) to our streaming and linear audiences. Taking viewers behind some of the most complex and renowned heists of the past quarter of a century, including The Millennium Dome Heist and Hatton Garden, each episode will break down the preparation, precision and determination required to mastermind these crimes. With unique expert insight, including the ex-Flying Squad Marlon Pinto, this is a truly intriguing and astonishing watch for discovery+ and Quest viewers.”

With TV audiences increasingly craving true-crime series, Inside the Heist (w.t.) not only tells jaw-dropping crime stories but also features interviews with masterminds of this world. We’re incredibly excited to work with Twenty Six 03 to bring this documentary to our Quest and discovery+ viewers in the U.K.”

Duncan Gray and Antonia Hurford-Jones, executive producers for Twenty Six 03, said: “We’re thrilled to be making Inside the Heist (w.t.), our first commission for Warner Bros Discovery, who are renowned for their stellar documentaries the world over. It’s exciting to be filming across the globe to give a fresh perspective on these incredible—and at times unbelievable—stories.”