EVIL UP CLOSE

X

Upcoming episodes

Nov 15th
700p

Facebook Killer: Peter Chapman , The

It is the stuff of every parentÍs nightmare; that their child would be lured into danger through a Facebook friend. Peter Chapman had already served time in prison for multiple rapes, however his frequent movement caused him to drop off the police radar. His former girlfriend reveals how he charmed and seduced her online, even setting up home with him until she discovered his true past. A master of deception, he would go on to use Facebook aliases to develop multiple personalities, charming young girls into thinking he was a trustworthy, attractive teenage boy. It was a deceit that would lead to kidnap and murder.
Nov 15th
800p

Playing Card Killer: Alfredo Galan , The

At school, Alfredo Galan always wanted to be the centre of attention. But he failed in class. When he left to join the army, he saw himself as a hero-soldier. But as one of SpainÍs overseas peace-keeping forces in the besieged city of Mostar, he was under strict instructions not to respond to provocation. For a would-be hero, he felt useless.
Nov 22nd
700p

Costa Killer: David Baxendale , The

The Costa Del Sol became a sanctuary for British criminals in the nineties. Loose extradition arrangement between Spain and the UK meant dozens could hide from justice amongst the holiday-makers who throng each year to the regionÍs sundrenched beaches.
Nov 22nd
800p

Released to Kill: Leigh Robinson

Leigh Robinson was due to be hanged after stabbing to death the ex-girlfriend he professed to love in a Melbourne suburb. He was then 20 and it was 1968. A year earlier VictoriaÍs Prime Minister, Henry Bolte, had infamously refused to give clemency to another killer, Ronald Ryan. But RobinsonÍs life was spared. His deed was considered a ïdomesticÍ and not on a par with those of other murderers.
Nov 29th
700p

Killer in The Outback: Bradley Murdoch

These are extraordinary crimes committed by ordinary people. Meet the neighbor who waves politely, the friend who is the life and soul of a party, the colleague who buys the coffee. All are ready to kill, rape, maim or harm. They live cheek by jowl with us; they look, sound and behave like us - but they are evil and their crimes have shocked the world.This series hears from the people who knew, loved or trusted those hunted for vicious crimes, of those who lived alongside, laughed with or felt the warmth of a monster - the wives and daughters, husbands and sons, the friends, neighbors, detectives and prosecutors who have eye-balled evil in the dock.Unraveling tales of horror - made all the more awful because of their ordinariness.æ
Nov 29th
800p

Green Eyed Monster: Elliot Turner , The

New Zealander Emily Longley was just 17 when she left her home not far from Auckland for college in one of EnglandÍs most glamorous holiday spots. Life near Sandbanks in Poole involved hard days in college and lively nights in beach-front bars. She was young, beautiful and hugely popular. Tragically, she was to get involved with Elliot Turner, a man whose Indonesian mother and British father had raised to think was destined for wealth from the family jewelry stores. What Elliot wanted, he got.
Dec 6th
700p

Slumdog Cannibal: Surinder Koli , The

Surinder Koli snatched children from the streets of a New Delhi suburb like a 21st century pied piper. He would tempt the often-starving children with sweets. Then he would sexually abused and kill them. The horror wasnÍt over. He ate the body parts of his 19 victims. The man from the India of subsistence farming and traditional ways had found the shock of the bright lights and sexual promiscuity of a big city enough to unhinge him.
Dec 6th
800p

Bloodlust Killer: Mark Shirley , The

These are extraordinary crimes committed by ordinary people. Meet the neighbor who waves politely, the friend who is the life and soul of a party, the colleague who buys the coffee. All are ready to kill, rape, maim or harm. They live cheek by jowl with us; they look, sound and behave like us - but they are evil and their crimes have shocked the world.This series hears from the people who knew, loved or trusted those hunted for vicious crimes, of those who lived alongside, laughed with or felt the warmth of a monster - the wives and daughters, husbands and sons, the friends, neighbors, detectives and prosecutors who have eye-balled evil in the dock.Unraveling tales of horror - made all the more awful because of their ordinariness.æ