Stolen: Catching the Art Thieves

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The first-hand stories of Europe's most daring art heists, in which Turners, Rembrandts and Munch's The Scream are stolen.

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S1E1 - Frankfurt

In the early hours of 9 July 1994, the deputy director of London's Tate Gallery, Sandy Nairne, is woken with devastating news. Two of the gallery's most valuable paintings have been stolen while on loan to the Schirn gallery in Frankfurt, Germany: JMW Turner's Shade and Darkness, and Light and Colour.

The news sets Sandy off on a six-and-a-half-year mission to recover the paintings, which together are worth over £24 million, that leads the police on a journey to the Belgrade underground.

Air Date: 11 Sep 2022 14:00 (CDT)

S1E2 - Stockholm

This episode looks at the theft of a self-portrait of Rembrandt in a brutal robbery in Stockholm and hears from the investigators leading a complex hunt from Russian organised crime to America. The investigation takes a surprising twist involving charismatic FBI agents operating in Hollywood.

Air Date: 11 Sep 2022 14:00 (CDT)

S1E3 - Oslo

The theft of The Scream, one of the world's most famous paintings, in 1994. The hunt to get it back exposes the depths criminals go to gain a 'get out of jail' card for murder.

Air Date: 11 Sep 2022 14:00 (CDT)