With exclusive access to family members, neighbours and professionals who knew Michael Donovan, and using drama reconstruction, this is the untold story of the man who abducted nine year old. Shannon Matthews in 2008 and kept her in his flat for 24 days before she was found in a dramatic rescue by the police.
A young actor is stabbed to death just days after filming his big break in the Harry Potter franchise.
Few have survived a face-to-face meeting with a murderer and lived to tell the tale. In Surviving a Serial Killer we delve into the personal stories of the people who have done just that. Be they a survivor, a friend, a lover or a professional, these brave individuals have decided to speak out about their close encounter.
The Killer Within examines what turns someone into a murderer, the triggers that could transform them into a killer or whether some people are just born to kill.
Throughout the series, leading forensic and criminal experts delve into the psyche of the killer. We speak to those directly involved with each case, to discover the common signs and events that could lead to your nearest and dearest harbouring The Killer Within.
Former Met Police Officer and TV Presenter, Rav Wilding, re-traces the story of Damilola Taylor, the young boy who bled to death in a stairwell on a South London estate.
How I Caught the Killer is a ten-part true-crime series revealing what it’s like to be a police officer working on homicide cases with a desperate need to catch the killer before they strike again.
Nurse Beverley Allitt, the ‘Angel of Death’, shocked the nation when she attacked 13 young children in her care, murdering 4 of them, and leaving the nurse profession in disarray.
Renowned journalist and presenter, Fred Dinenage takes a fresh new look at the murders that shocked the UK in the 20th century and the killers who committed them. In “Murder Casebook,” Dinenage guides the viewer step by step through the real stories.
From baby killers and a Moors Murderer to suffragettes and even a suspected witch, this true crime documentary delves deeply into the history of the North London jail as it prepares to close after 164 years.
Over the past 150 years Broadmoor Psychiatric Hospital has become one of Britain’s most feared establishments. Leading criminologist Professor David Wilson chronologically uncovers the real stories within this extraordinary institution and examines how our treatment of the criminally insane has changed since 1863.