Bonnie & Clyde

Bonnie & Clyde


The two-year killing spree across the Midwest by outlaw lovers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow gripped the American public’s imagination during the Depression – and still endures today, thanks to the queasy mix of true romance and cold-blooded murderous intent. This in-depth recounting of their story goes behind the hype to look at Bonnie and Clyde’s formative years growing up in poverty and their descent into a life of crime. 

Mixing old newsreel footage, extracts from gangster movies, and interviews with two of Barrow and Parker’s descendants, there’s a wealth of extraordinary detail – at the scene of the outlaws’ deaths, a souvenir hunter tried to cut off Clyde’s trigger finger.


The story of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, who became the most famous criminal couple in American history, but had little in common with their glamorous media images.