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Death Defying Acts

Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

A romantic thriller set in 1926 Edinburgh. A mother and daughter attempt to con Houdini out of the 10,000-dollar prize he offered to anyone able to tell him his mother's dying words. Show less


Harry Houdini:
Guy Pearce
Mary McGarvie:
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Timothy Spall
Benji McGarvie:
Saoirse Ronan
Leith Romeo:
Malcolm Shields
Leith Romeo's Wife:
Leni Harper
Mr. Robertson:
Ralph Riach
Billy McColl
Brian Ward
Chris Curling

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