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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...

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...

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...

Unabomber

The Unabomber - so named because his case was given the acronym UNABOM which stood for the places he targeted; UNiversity and Airline BOMbings -...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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Yes

Art-rock group Yes formed in 1968 with Jon Anderson on vocals, Peter Banks on guitar, Tony Kaye on organ, Chris Squire on bass and...

New Christs

When the New Christs first formed in 1980 they only performed in a studio, releasing the searing acid-punk single Face A New God (1981). The original lineup comprised ex-Radio...

Introverts, The

Originally formed from the ashes of an outfit called The Fine Tuners - around a line-up of Greg Noyes (vocals), Chris Vaughan (guitar), Trevor...

Upper Hand, The

1 9 9 0 - 1 9 9 6 (UK) This terminally cosy role-reversal sitcom was a British version of America's Who's The Boss? On suffering injury as...

Fiddler On The Roof (1971)

The world of Fiddler On The Roof is the town of Anatevka, a small town in Russia (although the film was shot mostly on...

Safe Place, A (1971)

Tuesday Weld plays a vulnerable woman who escapes the pressures of New York life into a dream world, courtesy of a magician (Orson Welles). There's...

Space Precinct

1 9 9 4 - 1 9 9 5 (UK/USA) 24 x 60 minute episodes In the 21st Century, New York cop Patrick Brogan (Ted Shackleford from Knots...

Castaway

1 9 7 4 (Australia/UK/West Germany) 13 x 30 minute episodes This joint Australian/Scottish/West German series told of the hardships and adversities suffered by survivors of a...