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The Trial of Louise Woodward

  • Episode:

    1 of 1

  • Transmission (TX):

    Thu 11 Nov 2021

  • TX Confirmed

    Yes

  • Time

    9.00pm - 10.00pm

  • Week:

    Week 45 2021 : Sat 06 Nov - Fri 12 Nov

  • Channel:

    ITV

  • Published:

    Wed 27 Oct 2021

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The Trial of Louise Woodward

This new current affairs documentary for ITV focuses on the trial of Louise Woodward, the 19-year-old British au pair accused of the murder, by shaking, of nine month old baby Matthew Eappen who was in her care while she was working in the US.

At the time the highest profile court case in the US featuring a British defendant, the trial was played out on television screens across both sides of the Atlantic. 

This programme, marking 25 years since the 1997 trial, features access to many of the key figures closest to the case, aiming to illuminate each key step of the trial and its aftermath.

This is a Voltage TV production for ITV