True Crimes

True Crimes

2004, Crime, Reality
Documentary series examining real-life crimes.

Episode Guide

  • True Crimes - The Oxenholme Station Murder (Episode 17)
    Episode 17:

    The Oxenholme Station Murder

  • True Crimes - The Maid of Buttermere (Episode 16)
    Episode 16:

    The Maid of Buttermere

  • True Crimes - The Brighton Bomber (Episode 15)
    Episode 15:

    The Brighton Bomber

    The case of Patrick Magee, the Grand Hotel bomber who tried to kill the Prime Minister.

  • True Crimes - Knightsbridge Safe Deposit (Episode 14)
    Episode 14:

    Knightsbridge Safe Deposit

    Handsome Valeio Viccei arrives in London as a penniless fugitive and becomes the mastermind behind Europe's biggest robbery.

  • True Crimes - Colin Pitchfork-Village Murders (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:

    Colin Pitchfork-Village Murders

    For the first time, a genetic DNA fingerprinting test is used to identify a killer.

  • True Crimes - Prints on the Coffee Cup (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    Prints on the Coffee Cup

    Police use a man's belief that they have evidence he was involved in a murder to gain a confession.

  • True Crimes - Rachel Mclean Murder (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    Rachel Mclean Murder

    The killer of 19-year-old Oxford University student Rachel McLean is trapped.

  • True Crimes - Fiona Jones (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    Fiona Jones

    The police suspect foul play when a young teacher goes missing while on an anniversary trip to France.

  • True Crimes - Twist in the Tail (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    Twist in the Tail

    A Surrey businessman is kidnapped and tethered to a tree for five days.

  • True Crimes - Deepest Secret (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    Deepest Secret

    The case of a missing woman leads police to solve a 7-year-old murder.

  • True Crimes - Armed & Dangerous (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    Armed & Dangerous

    Police track and catch an armed and dangerous man.

  • True Crimes - Casanova Conman (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    Casanova Conman

    A con man uses gestures of love to worm his way into the lives of women.

  • True Crimes - Murder by Sea (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    Murder by Sea

    A cheating wife thinks she has gotten away with murdering her husband.

  • True Crimes - The Lady & the Baroness (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    The Lady & the Baroness

    A case of a high-society family fraud.

  • True Crimes - Telephone Sex Pest (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Telephone Sex Pest

    A case highlights the problem of telephone sex pests.

  • True Crimes - Contraband (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:


    Customs agents try to prevent dealers from smuggling drugs into the tiny Scottish port of Ullapool.

  • True Crimes - The Golden Rule (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    The Golden Rule

    A blackmailer puts razor blades and caustic soda into Heinz baby foods in 1989.