True crime documentaries
The worlds of TV and film have been rocked by countless shocking stories detailing the abuse and mistreatment of women.
Is the music industry now due its own #MeToo moment?
In this disturbing documentary, women who were groomed in their early teen years come forward to tell their stories. Some of the music business’s biggest stars are implicated.
Married to a Psychopath
Former police detective Charles Henry had a long and distinguished career. But his most unforgettable assignment was the case of Malcolm Webster, a heartless psychopath who killed his wife and attempted to kill two others.
In this true-crime documentary, Charles revisits the most disturbing case of his career. This is the never-before-told story of how one small-town detective brought a ruthless killer to justice.
Taken: Hunting the Sex Traffickers
Watch on BBC Select as this gripping true crime documentary tackles the distressing world of human trafficking.
Filmed over three years, this is the inside story of a police investigation into a criminal gang, who snatched young girls from the streets of South America and forced them to sell their bodies in the UK.
Can the detectives track down the crime network’s elusive leader?
Confessions of a Psycho Killer
When the body of the priest, Father Anthony Crean, was discovered in an English village, in March 1975, the community was shocked. He’d been hacked to death with an axe and left in a bath of blood. One detective was sure the killer was career criminal Patrick Mackay. This true crime documentary reveals how serial killer Mackay was brought to justice and the other brutal crimes he confessed to.
Who Killed The Princes in the Tower?
In 1483, the 12-year-old King Edward V and his younger brother were put into the Tower of London by their uncle, Richard. Weeks later, Richard pronounced himself King. The boys were never seen again.
For more than 500 years it has been assumed that Richard III killed his nephews in order to seize the crown. But this fascinating history documentary explores the theories and examines the evidence to try to solve the mystery of the Princes in the Tower.