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New True Crime Series 'Making a Monster' Looks Totally Bingeworthy

New True Crime Series 'Making a Monster' Looks Totally Bingeworthy

True crime fans, it's time to add another documentary series to your to-watch list.

Crime+Investigation has commissioned a new eight-part series, Making a Monster which delves into the coldblooded minds of eight serial killers.

With a selection of forensic experts and psychologists sharing their own experiences with some of the world's most notorious murderers, the new series is expected to be a gripping watch.

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Each episode will focus on the life of a different killer, with experts offering insights into how a person could commit some of the most horrendous crimes in history.

At the end of each instalment, psychologists will aim to answer the same question: What did it take to make a monster?

The first episode will focus on Rose West (Credit: PA)
The first episode will focus on Rose West (Credit: PA)

The groundbreaking new series promises incredible access, including audio recordings of the criminals as well as archived video footage.

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The first episode will focus on Rose West, who was convicted of ten murders in 1995.

Delving into West's life and the motive behind her killings, the episode features psychologist Professor Michael Brookes who interviewed her following her conviction 25 years ago.

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The series features interviews with a number of experts (Credit: Crime+Investigation)
The series features interviews with a number of experts (Credit: Crime+Investigation)

Meanwhile, episode three sees experts provide an insight into Levi Bellfield, who was convicted in 2008 for the coldblooded murders of Marsha McDonnell, Amélie Delagrange and the attempted murder of Kate Sheedy.

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Three years later he was found guilty of murdering Milly Dowler.

Psychologist Dr Caoimhe McAnena - who has worked with the likes of Ian Huntley - interviewed Bellfield following his confession in 2011 and in the third instalment of the series, reveals his first-hand experience with the criminal, shedding light on how a person becomes a killer.

Robert Black was convicted of the murder of four girls (Credit: PA)
Robert Black was convicted of the murder of four girls (Credit: PA)

The fourth episode of the series offers a particularly dark insight into Scottish serial killer and paedophile, Robert Black.

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Convicted of the kidnap, rape, sexual assault and murder of four primary school-aged girls, forensic psychologist Dr Adrian Needs - who spent hours face-to-face with Black - gives viewers a glimpse into the driving force behind his shockingly dark mind.

With so many true-crime documentaries airing over the next few weeks, we're clearing our schedules...

The first episode of Making a Monster will air on Crime+Investigation on Monday 10th February at 9pm.

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Lucy Devine

Lucy is a journalist working for Tyla. After graduating with a master's degree in journalism, she has worked in both print and online and is particularly interested in fashion, food, health and women's issues. Northerner, coffee addict, says hun a lot. Get in touch at [email protected]