True Crime

Best true crime podcasts

The NYPD’s new true crime podcast will give you access to some of their most grisly investigations

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  • Lady Gaga
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    True crime fans, rejoice: Lady Gaga will star in a new film about the murder of Maurizio Gucci

  • The Missing Cryptoqueen
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    Who is the real Cryptoqueen Ruja Ignatova?

  • The Marvelous Mrs Maisel
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    All the best TV series and films to watch on Amazon Prime right now

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Best true crime documentaries
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All the chilling true crime documentaries you need to watch this autumn

Grab ALL the blankets.

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Long Reads

The surprising reason we are so obsessed with true crime

True crime fans, rejoice: a brand new true crime channel has just launched in the UK...

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Life

“Unbelievable shows that society still struggles with the 'imperfect rape victim' – such as myself”

The powerful new Netflix series is based on the real-life case of Marie Adler.

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Jenna Coleman’s latest crime drama is based on a terrifying true story

Here’s everything you need to know about Coleman’s latest project.

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The Fred & Rose West Tapes: Podcast unearths unheard tapes of notorious serial killers

The trailer has promised that this chilling true crime podcast will focus on the “12 victims who are too often forgotten”.

Books

The best true-life books: from serial killers to con artists

True crime's unmissable classics plus brand new reads for 2019.

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Life

The Family is the sort of true crime series that makes you question everything

Netflix’s new true crime series, which explores the secretive Christian sect with rumoured ties to Trump, is truly astounding.

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Life

The Exonerated Five will attend the 2019 Emmy Awards with Ava DuVernay

Netflix's hit series When They See Us has stormed the 2019 nominations

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Life

Gillian Flynn is ‘disgusted’ by Gone Girl defence in missing person case

The author has condemned the theory that Jennifer Dulos staged her own disappearance

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Life

Central Park Five lawyer Linda Fairstein just slammed the Ava DuVernay miniseries

30 years on from the crime, the lawyer still maintains the guilt of the wrongfully convicted teenagers. Now, she has hit back at Netflix for their series.

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Life

The heartbreaking story of the Nineties true crime that gripped New York

The rape of a jogger and the wrongful conviction of a group of teenage boys was the most talked-about crime of the Nineties. Now it's a Netflix miniseries.

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Joshua Jackson just perfectly summed up the insidious nature of racial blind spots

Your teen crush Pacey just hit the nail on the head.

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The best podcasts, TV series and books about scammers to binge now

Obsessed with 2019’s breakout fraudsters Anna Delvey and Dirty John? Here are five more must-know cultural binges

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Francesca Brown
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Life

The real life story of Ted Bundy and the women who brought him to justice

The tale of one of America’s most notorious serial killers is also the story of the women who aided in bringing him down

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Adnan Syed at high school
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The Case Against Adnan Syed director on why we’re so obsessed with true crime

“True crime is an addiction, not unlike riding a rollercoaster.”

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Hae Min Lee and Adnan Syed at their junior prom at Woodlawn High School in 1999
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How The Case Against Adnan Syed gives Hae Min Lee back her voice

The true crime genre often obscures female victims’ stories – but The Case Against Adnan Syed paints a vivid picture of Hae Min Lee.

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Rabia Chaudry on why race and religion are key to The Case Against Adnan Syed

“For me, it’s been really important that people are able to see this story of a Muslim family.”

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Life

This true crime podcast says everything about classic manipulators

We challenge you not to be riveted

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Elizabeth Holmes reportedly never blinks: here’s why that's so important

What it means that the disgraced tech founder was apparently a fan of staring.

Netflix’s Madeleine McCann documentary
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Understanding the controversy behind Netflix’s Madeleine McCann documentary

The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann focuses on their daughter’s disappearance, but Kate and Gerry McCann have condemned the series.

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