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In pictures: Bronson premiere

Juliet Oldfield and Tom Hardy

Bronson, a film about one of the country's most notorious and violent prisoners, premiered on Tuesday night. London born Tom Hardy plays the lead role and actress Juliet Oldfield also appears.

Amanda Burton

Amanda Burton, best known for ITV's Silent Witness, plays Bronson's mother. Bronson was first sentenced to seven years in prison for armed robbery, but has now been inside for 34 years.

Mark and Eira  Peterson

Bronson's real-life mother and brother turned up for the screening. The premiere has caused controversy because it featured a voice recording of Bronson secretly recorded in prison.

Cahrles Bronson

The 56-year-old former bare-knuckle fighter has committed many violent crimes in prison, but is now claimed by some to be reformed. A parole board is due to discuss the possibility of his release.

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