The Atlanta Child Murders is a TV miniseries that aired on February 10 and 12, 1985 on CBS. Inspired by true events, the miniseries examines the so-called “Atlanta child murders”, committed by Wayne Williams in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
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A three-part drama about serial killer John Christie and the murders at 10 Rillington Place in the 1940s and early 1950s. Starring: Tim Roth, Nico Mirallegro, Samantha Morton, Jodie Comer
Appropriate Adult is a British crime drama television film shown in two parts on ITV, first on the 4 and then the 11 September 2011. It is based on the true story of Gloucester serial killer Fred West and his wife Rosemary West. It dealt with the events between the Wests’ arrests in 1994 and Fred’s suicide in Birmingham’s Winson Green Prison on New Year’s Day 1995. […]
A two-part drama about the Victorian serial killer Mary Ann Cotton. Starring: Joanne Froggatt, Alun Armstrong, Isla McMonigle
Murder in the Heartland is a television miniseries that aired on ABC in 1993. It was based on the 1957–58 murder spree carried out by 19-year-old Charles Starkweather throughout Nebraska and Wyoming. The first half of the miniseries covers the murders. The second half covers the trials of Starkweather and Caril Ann Fugate, his 14-year-old girlfriend accomplice. Their increasingly disparate versions of events […]
A Scotland Yard police inspector, battling the booze, investigates the Jack the Ripper murders and discovers a conspiracy that leads all the way up to the queen. Jack the Ripper is the name given to the man who is probably the most infamous serial killer of all time. The unsolved murders committed by Jack the […]
Based on the personal testimonies of many of those most closely involved, Five Daughters recounts the final weeks in the lives of the five young women murdered in Ipswich in 2006.
This is a dramatisation of the real-life investigation into the notorious Yorkshire Ripper murders of the late 1970s, showing the effect that it had on the health and career of Assistant Chief Constable George Oldfield who led the enquiry.
A vivid drama that documents the notorious “Moors murderers“, Ian Brady and Myra Hindley. Starring: Joanne Froggatt, Maxine Peake, Sean Harris, Matthew McNulty. Ian Brady is the closest thing the UK has to a human monster. His infamous mugshot continues to elicit feelings of dread melancholy to anyone familiar with his crimes, and even to those unfamiliar with the […]
Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones, also called The Mad Messiah, is a 1980 television miniseries about the Peoples Temple led by Jim Jones, and their 1978 mass suicide at Jonestown. Based on the book by Charles A. Krause, entitled Guyana Massacre: The Eyewitness Account, the film was originally shown on television on April 15, 1980.