A GRIZZLY new period drama is about to burst onto British Netflix. Here's all you need to know about the hot new crime show The Alienist. What is The Alienist about? The Alienist is a murder mystery series set in 1986 New York City. It follows a Dr Laszlo Kreizler, an early criminal psychologist, as he and a rag tag team of journalists and cops try to catch a serial killer murdering rent boys in the city. The series, which is based on the book of the same name by Caleb Carr, takes its name from the term used for psychologists in the fields early days. The opening title states: "In the 19th century, persons suffering from mental illness were thought to be alienated from their own true natures. Experts who studied them were therefore known as alienists." Who stars in The Alienist Daniel Brühl as Dr. Laszlo Kreizler - A criminal psychologist, or alienist, working in New York City Luke Evans as John Moore - A journalist investigating a string of murders Brian Geraghty as Theodore … [Read more...] about Is The Alienist based on a true story and was Theodore Roosevelt New York Police Comissioner before becoming US President?
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Some serial killers are known worldwide for their diabolical actions, from the likes of Jack the Ripper to John Wayne Gacy, to Ian Brady and Myra Hindley. One who has ignited a huge degree of interest, however, is Jeffrey Dahmer. Responsible for a whole host of crimes upon young men in Ohio and Wisconsin, Dahmer is now the focus of a critically acclaimed biopic to be released in the UK in June, My Friend Dahmer. The film will examine the younger years of Jeffrey Dahmer's life. As the film is soon released in cinemas, we take a look back at the horrifying life of Jeffrey Dahmer, and how he became one of the most infamous serial killers in history. Warning: The content below may distress some readers. His early obsession with animals Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer was born on May 21 1969 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the United States. Jeffrey's parents was chemistry student Lionel Dahmer and teletype machinist Joyce Annette. In his early years, Dahmer was described as a happy child, but notably … [Read more...] about Horrifying true story behind serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer biopic
Every year, thousands of tourists from around the world flock to beautiful Lapland for an authentic Christmas experience. The stunning scenery carpeted with thick white snow, the magical visits to see Santa, the husky rides through the freezing Finnish landscape… they all make for a spellbinding festive adventure. Visitors arrive every day, and with them come hundreds of seasonal workers to support the lucrative industry. Rebecca Johnson, 26, travelled to Lapland in 2016 to work on the dog-sled tour, which was a dream come true. From Burntisland, Scotland, Rebecca was a big animal lover, who enjoyed being outdoors. Despite the gruelling Arctic temperatures (they can plummet to -40°C), Rebecca was overjoyed at the chance to work with dogs and take visitors on a once-in-a-lifetime ride through the snow. Rebecca was a member of a Santa Safari team, organising Christmas Lapland excursions. Rebecca had been living with her boyfriend Karel Frybl and they’d both come to the … [Read more...] about Santa tour guide brutally stabbed to death by her boyfriend in Lapland
A true crime drama will debut on ITV based on Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher's investigation into the disappearance of Sian O'Callaghan. The six-part series called A Confession is based on the true story of Fulcher, who breached police protocol during the hunt in Swindon in 2011. Martin Freeman plays Fulcher, whose investigation eventually leads him to suspect Christopher Halliwell, a local taxi driver who would later plead guilty to her murder. The cast also includes Siobhan Finneran as O'Callaghan's mother Elaine Pickford, Imelda Staunton as Karen Edwards (whose daughter also went missing) and This County's Charlie Cooper, who plays O'Callaghan's boyfriend. Here's all there is to know about the new drama. What is the true story A Confession is based on? O'Callaghan was 22-years-old when she went missing after leaving Suju's nightclub in Swindon in the early hours of March 19, 2011 following a night out with friends. She had planned to go to her boyfriend's house, … [Read more...] about The true story behind ITV crime drama A Confession
THE Innocent Man is Netflix's new documentary series which tells the story of how an innocent man spent 11 years on death row for a crime he didn't commit. Here's what we know about the hot new crime show adapted from a book by John Grisham. What is The Innocent Man about? When pretty cocktail waitress Debbie Sue Carter, 21, was found raped and strangled in her garage apartment in the small town of Ada, Oklahoma, it sent shockwaves throughout the entire state. The scene of the 1982 sex slaying was beyond horrific: Debbie had been violated with a ketchup bottle and her crazed killer had scrawled messages all over her body and the walls of her flat using tomato sauce and nail polish. For five years the police failed to garner enough evidence to convict anyone of the murder. Then, in 1987, Ronald Keith Williamson – already in prison for forging bank cheques - was blamed for the horrific crime and sentenced to die. But all was not as it seemed. Williamson protested that he … [Read more...] about The Innocent Man’s true story – how Ron Williamson cleared his name after spending 11 years on death row