At the Broadcast Awards 2017, Interview with a Murderer won the Best Documentary Programme 2017.
Interview with a Murderer has been one of the best reviewed programmes of the year, with audiences and critics alike gripped by the tale of the murder in 1978 of newspaper boy Carl Bridgewater.
THE TELEGRAPH: “This fascinating duel made for extraordinary television.” *****(5 stars)
THE TIMES: “This was a compelling trial by TV, that surely contains the interview of the year so far.” ***** (5 stars)
THE OBSERVER: “The most extraordinary documentary of the week.”
Actors and cutting edge Lip-sync technology are used to bring the police interrogation footage of serial killer Fred West to life. Over a million people tuned in to watch, making it FIVE’s most watched documentary that week.
“A chilling new documentary.”
“It makes for chilling viewing, a voice from the grave.”