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Sir Trevor McDonald’s ITV Documentary on Myra Hindley And Rose West Lands On Monday

Sir Trevor McDonald’s ITV Documentary on Myra Hindley And Rose West Lands On Monday

It's exactly one week since ITV's drama Des aired, detailing the gruesome story of serial killer Dennis Nilsen, and we've already got another real-life crime story to sink our teeth into.

Rose West and Myra Hindley: Their Untold Story will shed new light on two of Britain's most infamous serial killers, exploring the prison years of both Myra Hindley and Rose West, examining the pair's criminal activity behind bars.

Sounds fascinating, doesn't it?

Rose West is behind bars at New Hall jail in Wakefield (Credit: PA)
Rose West is behind bars at New Hall jail in Wakefield (Credit: PA)
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With Sir Trevor McDonald at the helm (that already means you know it's going to be a good 'un), the 60-minute documentary starts on Monday 21st September at 9pm on ITV1, and will also delve into Hindley and West's psychological and criminal behaviour and their increasingly competitive relationship with the help of a some eye witnesses.

Moors murderess Hindley was considered the most wicked woman in Britain for killing five children in the 1960s with her lover Ian Brady. However, West was equally notorious, and found guilty of 10 equally terrible murders with her husband Fred West, including the killing of her own daughter.

Sir Trevor McDonald will delve into the story of the killers (Credit: ITV)
Sir Trevor McDonald will delve into the story of the killers (Credit: ITV)

On conviction, West was locked up in what was branded as 'Hell Wing', where Hindley was also being held alongside Britain's most dangerous female prisoners.

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However the pair soon grew close, bonded over their similar crimes and ended up in a love affair. ITV's latest investigation will explore how their relationship eventually soured as they battled for the role of 'jail royalty.'

Rose and Fred West were responsible for killing their own daughter (Credit: PA)
Rose and Fred West were responsible for killing their own daughter (Credit: PA)
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Hindley died from bronchial pneumonia at West Suffolk Hospital in November 2002, with more than 20 local undertakers refusing to handle her cremation after her death.

West, on the other hand, is still behind bars at New Hall jail in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, where was moved after it was claimed that fellow murderer Joanna Dennehy had threatened to kill her.

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The true crime special was originally scheduled to launch in February 2019 but was abruptly put on hold due to unspecified 'legal reasons.' So it's been a long time coming, but we're sure it will be worth the wait!

Rose West and Myra Hindley: Their Untold Story airs Monday 21st September at 9pm on ITV1

Featured Image Credit: ITV

Topics: TV News, ITV

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