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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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Singer Not the Song, The (1961)

The Singer Not The Song is set during the 1950s in a small isolated Mexican village. Local Roman Catholic priest Father Gomez (Leslie French) is a terrified...

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (The Alfred Hitchcock Hour)

1 9 5 5 - 1 9 6 5 (USA) 1 9 8 5 - 1 9 8 6 (USA) Although only 20 of the 300+ episodes of...

Alice’s Restaurant (1969)

A folk singer mingles with hippie dropouts in this satirical melodrama about the freewheeling lifestyle of the 1960s. The theme is rather flimsy, but director...

Sump’n Else

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 6 8 (USA) A Dallas-based TV show featuring many local bands including The 13th Floor Elevators, big names like...

Jimmy & The Boys

There were moments on stage when vocalist Ignatius Jones ceased to be human; when his bloodied face, bondage mask, obscene leotard, dripping sweat and...

Quatermass II (1957)

Hammer’s version of Nigel Kneale’s television series Quatermass II is a potent, low-budget rollercoaster ride through government conspiracies and alien invasions, set against the chilling...

Supergrass, The (1985)

In this so-so comedy spin-off from the Comic Strip Presents TV series set in the West Country, Dennis (Ade Edmondson) poses as a drug...

Dwight Twilley Band

Dwight Twilley fused Rockabilly, mid-60s Anglo pop and Byrds-style jangle into a distinctly reverberant sound. Raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Twilley met 15-year-old Phil Seymour at a...