The King of Thieves film is based on the 2015 Hatton Garden robbery and makes use of mostly London locations including the original building used in the robbery as well as some London pubs in Hammersmith and Hanwell. Filming also took place in Margate with scenes for Brian and Basil including Margate Pier.
London, England, April 2015. Brian Reader, a retired thief, gathers an unlikely gang of burglars to perpetrate the biggest and boldest heist in British history. The thieves assault the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Company and escape with millions in goods and money. But soon the cracks between the gang members begin to appear when they discuss how to share the loot.