Showtime announces an upcoming four-part docuseries Catching Lightning. It is about ‘Lightning’ Lee Murray and his role in one of the largest heists in history. Catch the series on Friday, April 7, on the streaming and on-demand platforms for subscribers. Also, it debuts on air on Sunday, April 9, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
“The story of Lee Murray and the Securitas Depot heist is the stuff of Hollywood heist movies: full of fascinating characters, thrilling action, and shocking plot twists. I can’t think of anyone better suited to weave this cinematic page-turner than Pat Kondelis and his team at Bat Bridge Entertainment. This series is the epitome of what we aim to deliver: a captivating story about larger-than-life personalities and characters told through a relatable, human lens,” said Stephen Espinoza, President of SHOWTIME SPORTS(R).
“It’s rare to be able to contribute so much new information to a story that has such a mythical status,” said Kondelis. “I’m immensely proud to partner with SHOWTIME to tell this epic, once-in-a-lifetime story.”
Kondelis’ Emmy Award-winning film and television production team at Bat Bridge Entertainment produces Catching Lightning. Kondelis, Jody M. Wingrove, Vinnie Malhotra, and Espinoza also serve as executive producers, and Lauren Barker serves as co-executive producer.
About Catching Lightning TV Show
CATCHING LIGHTNING tells Murray's story in his own words and features interviews with his wife, daughter, and closest friends, as well as mixed martial arts legends Anderson Silva, Chuck Liddell, Pat Miletich, Tony Fryklund and more, some of whom have never spoken publicly about the crime. The series vividly dissects the daring heist and investigation that dominated British headlines for months using previously unreleased evidence, dramatic recreations filmed at the scenes of the crime and exclusive testimonies from a rogues' gallery of conspirators, police investigators and attorneys to tell this tale like never before.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite shows. Check out and bookmark our TV shows cancelled in 2019-20 season and TV shows renewed for 2020-21 season lists.