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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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Love Me or Leave Me (1955)

Love Me or Leave Me is a powerful MGM musical that established Doris Day as a first-rate dramatic actress with an impressive emotional range. This...

Fraggle Rock

1 9 8 3 - 1 9 8 7 (USA) 96 x 30 minute episodes Think about it for a minute. Four races of major characters (plus...

Killing of Sister George, The (1968)

Veteran director Robert Aldrich’s intense adaptation of Frank Marcus’ play centres on the troubled relationship and long-time lesbian affair of two women. Lukas Heller’s screenplay...

Where’s Jack? (1969)

  In his first straight acting performance, old rocker Tommy Steele stars as Jack Sheppard, the notorious highwayman and jail-breaker who became a folk hero...

Streetcar Named Desire, A (1951)

Marlon Brando is masterful in this Tennessee Williams story about fragile Blanche DuBois who comes to New Orleans to stay with her younger sister,...

It’s All Happening!

1 9 6 6 (Australia) This Channel 7 (Australia) live pop show hosted by Billy Thorpe and The Aztecs aired on Sunday evenings before the news.

Prodigy, The

The Prodigy seemed like just more hood rats in the 1990s at a time when white Brits took so many drugs that they believed...

Have I Got News For You

1 9 9 0 - Current (UK) This political quiz show features two teams of two (captained by Private Eye editor Ian Hislop and comedian Paul Merton...