Crimes That Shook Britain

Dermot Murnaghan joins us as we uncover the truth behind the crimes that shocked the nation in a brand new and exclusive series of Crimes That Shook Britain.

Join us as we shed new light on the chilling crimes that created shock-waves across the country and changed the UK forever. Told through the eyes of those at the heart of the crimes, the new series analyses the events that led to such atrocities before examining the devastating effects that they have left in their wake.

Using drama reconstructions, witness accounts, police interviews, archive news pieces and intimate access to victims and families; every episode of this compelling series explores the dark depths of some of Britain's most infamous and disturbing cases.

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John Sweeney

Episode 7x06; Feb 12, 2017

Double murderer, John Sweeney, brutally murdered two of his girlfriends, dismembered their bodies and dumped them in canals. Handed two life sentences he was told he will die in prison. In a macabre twist, a key detective on the case tells how Sweene

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
7x06: John SweeneyFeb 12, 2017
7x05: Peter TobinFeb 5, 2017
7x04: Keith BlakelockJan 29, 2017
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