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Anita Cobby

It was the crime that shocked Australia - pretty 26-year-old nursing sister Anita Lorraine Cobby was found brutally murdered in a field at Prospect,...

Graeme Thorne Kidnapping (1960)

Sydney (Australia) father Basil Thorne and his wife Freda won £100,000 in one of the first Opera House lotteries on 1 June 1960, and...

Granny Killer

Infamous 'Granny Killer' John Wayne Glover began his reign of terror at Mosman in Sydney's north, murdering six elderly women over a 13-month period. Each...

Moors Murderers

Between 1963 and 1965, Ian Brady and Myra Hindley were responsible for the abduction, sexual abuse, and murder of two children and a 17-year-old...

O.J. Simpson Trial (1995)

In his sporting prime, Orenthal James Simpson - a.k.a. The Juice - was an American institution. Born in San Francisco in 1947, he played...

Son Of Sam

The murder of Donna Lauria on 29 July 1976 was one of around 20,000 murders in the US that year and did not merit...

Ted Bundy

American serial killer Theodore Robert Bundy was born illegitimately, and his grandparents tried to hide the fact by pretending that his mother was his...

Unabomber

The Unabomber, so named because he originally targeted universities and airlines in his terrorist campaign, killed three men and injured 23 others in 16 attacks...

Wollongong Mutilation Slaying (1966)

On 29 January 1966, a  57-year-old cleaner was brutally slain as she worked alone in the Piccadilly Arcade in Wollongong, NSW (Australia). The mutilation of Wilhelmina...

Yorkshire Ripper

The 'Yorkshire Ripper' killings started in July 1975 and continued until November 1980, during which time 13 women were murdered in the north of...

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Medium Cool (1969)

Cinema verité documentary about the violent events surrounding the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago mixed with a fictional story about hard-bitten television news cameraman...

Larry King Live

1 9 8 5 - 2 0 1 0 (USA) For 15 years, Larry King Live was the most-watched programme on CNN, regularly reaching over one million viewers...

Go-Go’s, The

The Go-Go's formed in 1978 as The Misfits - The line-up, at the time, consisted of Belinda Carlisle (vocals), Jane Wiedlin (guitar, vocals), Charlotte...

52 Pickup (1986)

Elmore Leonard's clever screenplay and John Frankenheimer's staccato direction work effectively to bring about this chilling crime drama with colourful heroes and villains. Roy Scheider...

Code Red

1 9 8 1 (USA) 20 x 60 minute episodes Lorne Greene was back in Code Red as Joe Rorchek, a battalion fire chief and the stern patriarch of a...

College Confidential (1960)

Al Zugsmith tries to outdo High School Confidential (1958) for Universal with this one and he almost makes it, in spite of Walter Winchell and Earl...

Brass Eye

1 9 9 7 - 2 0 0 1 (UK) The greatest satire is vicious and no show was as cruel - and consequently, as funny...