A film crew was spotted in Aylesbury one day before this year’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

Numerous vans and lorries containing expensive equipment were seen in the Waterside North Car Park on the morning and afternoon of Wednesday, June 1.

Bucks Free Press: The TV crews were seen on June 1 in AylesburyThe TV crews were seen on June 1 in Aylesbury

Speaking to one of the crew members on the same day, a drama focusing on the 1986 Brink’s-Mat robbery is being shot in the town, with the show due to be aired this autumn on BBC One.

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Called, ‘The Gold’, the programme is to star Downtown Abbey actor Hugh Bonneville, Dunkirk’s Jack Lowden, Dominic Cooper from Mamma Mia, and Charlotte Spencer, who has made appearances in Line of Duty and Ted Lasso.

Bucks Free Press: The lorries were based in one of the car parks near the town centreThe lorries were based in one of the car parks near the town centre

The show will look at how six armed men broke into the Brink’s-Mat security depot near Heathrow Airport, and inadvertently stumbled across gold bullion worth £26m 36 years ago.

At the time, it was the largest theft ever documented in the world.

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Ben Farrell, Executive Producer, says: “Tannadice Pictures are excited to be working on their debut drama with such an incredible ensemble cast alongside the BBC and Paramount+ to tell, for the first time, the full, immersive, thrilling story of the Brink’s-Mat gold crime.”

Bucks Free Press: The crews left midway in the afternoon of June 1The crews left midway in the afternoon of June 1

Kate Laffey, Co-Managing Director of VIS, a division of Paramount, added: “The Gold is a captivating story of one of the most remarkable events in British Criminal history, and we look forward to bringing this story to life for Paramount+ and BBC audiences around the world.”

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The TV crews were spotted in the same location just over 12 months ago in April 2021 in Aylesbury.

Click here to read more about the show's casting.