Starting Sunday at 9pm Appropriate Adult tells the extraordinary story of Gloucester housewife Janet Leach who played a key role in the uncovering of the crimes of Fred and Rosemary West.
Starring the BAFTA award winning Dominic West (The Hour, The Wire) as Fred West , and double Oscar nominated actress Emily Watson (Oranges and Sunshine, Gosford Park) plays the role of Janet Leach.
The factual drama centres on the period of time between Fred West’s arrest, his suicide in 1995 and the conviction of Rosemary West, and how Fred confided in Janet Leach who took the role of the ‘appropriate adult’ during his police interviews.
Lives are torn apart when a young child goes missing in new three-part drama The Guilty airing tonight, tomorrow and Wednesday at 10pm.
Following an annual neighbourhood barbecue, Claire and Daniel Reid frantically search for Callum when they awake to find him missing. Katherine Kelly (Mr Selfridge, Coronation Street) and Darren Boyd (Case Sensitive, Dirk Gently) play the young couple living in hope that their son will one day be found.
Five years on, Arcadian Gardens is a very different place. An address synonymous with tragedy. The grief-stricken parents and their neighbours lives were torn apart by the events of that weekend, then the nightmare begins again on the 5th anniversary his disappearance as his body is found...
DI Chandler and the team are back tonight at 9pm as Series 3 of the police drama set in London's East End begins with the first of a two-part story.
The team investigate the gruesome murder of four people in a seemingly impregnable tailor's workshop. The crime sends shockwaves throughout the area - what can Chandler and Miles learn from history that could help them to solve these particularly grizzly killings?
'" I wish I had written it. " Stephen King
Tonight & tomorrow at 10pm on Encore we have the two-part psychological thriller The Poison Tree based on the novel by Erin Kelly.
Starring MyAnna Buring (Downton Abbey & Twilight Saga), Ophelia Lovibond (Mr Sloane, Nowhere Boy), Matthew Goode (The Good Wife & Death comes to Pemberley) , and Patrick Baladi (Stella).
Karen Clarke (Buring) is a woman haunted by tragic eventsfrom her past. Flashbacks reveal how Karen entered the extraordinary world of Biba Capel and Rex Clarke, while in the present day she is living in Dungeness with Rex, recently released from prison, and their daughter Alice. Karen finds herself being stalked by a mysterious stranger and is desperate to protect her family...
The acclaimed one-off drama based on the life of the legendary comedian Tommy Cooper, written by Simon Nye (Reggie Perrin, Just William) will be coming to Encore on Sunday 13th at 9pm.
David Threlfall (Shameless, Nowhere Boy) will play the iconic comedian, Amanda Redman (New Tricks, Little Dorrit) takes the role of Dove and Helen McCrory (Peaky Blinders, We’ll Take Manhattan) plays Mary.
From the mind of writer Peter Robinson and brought to life by Stephen Tomkinson.
DCI Banks Series 1 kicks-off tomorrow night at 9pm on ITV Encore.
Series 1 adapts three Inspector Banks novels: Playing with Fire, Friend of the Devil and Cold is the Grave.
In Playing with Fire two bodies are found after a fire on some narrow boats and Banks and DS Annie Cabbot find themselves on the trail of an arsonist who has killed two people. In Friend of the Devil a young student is attacked in the middle of the city and in another part of Yorkshire a woman has her throat cut, but the two different murders have disturbing similarities.
Cold is the Grave is a case terrifyingly close to home as Banks is asked by his boss, Superintendant Gerry Rydell, to find his missing teenage daughter…