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The Trial Of The Chicago 7

The true story behind Netflix’s The Trial Of The Chicago 7

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    Olivia Colman’s true crime series has 100% piqued our interest

  • Colin Firth attends the European Premiere of "Mary Poppins Returns" at Royal Albert Hall on December 12, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
    TV

    Colin Firth’s first TV role in years is guaranteed to please true crime fans

  • American Murder: The Family Next Door. The Watts family in American Murder: The Family Next Door. Cr. Shanann Watts/2020
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    The 22 most important true crime documentaries on Netflix

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Adam Driver and Lady Gaga in House Of Gucci
Film

Lady Gaga’s stylish new crime drama is based on this shocking true story

House Of Gucci is all about the murder of fashion founder Guccio Gucci’s grandson, Maurizio Gucci.

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Anna Sorokin better known as Anna Delvey, the 28-year-old German national, whose family moved there in 2007 from Russia, is seen in the courtroom during her trial at New York State Supreme Court in New York on April 11, 2019.
Celebrity

Anna Delvey’s audacious story isn’t over: now she’s releasing her own series

Days after being released from prison, the ‘fake heiress’ is launching a vlog to rival Netflix’s Inventing Anna.

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The Serpent episode 8: behind-the-scenes shots of MoniqueMarie-Andrée Leclerc (JENNA COLEMAN), Charles Sobhraj (TAHAR RAHIM)
TV

The Serpent’s big finale teaches us a dark lesson about true crime

Warning: this article contains spoilers for episode eight of BBC One’s The Serpent.

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Was The Serpent’s Marie-Andrée truly a murderer? Or just another victim?
TV

Was The Serpent’s Marie-Andrée truly a murderer? Or just another victim?

Warning: this article contains spoilers for episode seven of BBC One’s The Serpent.

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Oh god, what did Charles Sobhraj really do to The Serpent’s Juliette?

Warning: this article contains spoilers for episode six of BBC One’s The Serpent.

The Serpent episode 5: Charles Sobhraj (Tahar Rahim)
TV

The Serpent’s Charles Sobhraj used this book to help him control people

Warning: this article contains spoilers for episode five of BBC One’s The Serpent.

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The Pembrokeshire Murders on ITV: Luke Evans as DS Steve Wilkins and Alexandria Riley as DI Ella Richards.
TV

The disturbing true story that inspired The Pembrokeshire Murders

Warning: this article contains spoilers for ITV’s The Pembrokeshire Murders.

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22 brilliant TV dramas based on true stories, for anyone loving The Serpent
TV

23 TV dramas based on true stories, for anyone loving The Serpent

From Quiz to Small Axe.

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NHS at Christmas: 7 brilliant women tell us what it’s really like working the wards over Christmas
Health

7 brilliant NHS staff tell us what it’s really like working the wards over Christmas

“Working on Christmas Day reminds us all of the incredible and life-changing work that we do.”

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The Queen's Gambit on Netflix
TV

Did you know The Queen’s Gambit was inspired by a tragic true story?

The Netflix series – all about chess prodigy Beth Harmon – has astounded viewers all over the world.

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Horror films based on truth: how real life events have inspired scary movies throughout history
Film

The true stories that inspired our favourite horror movies

From the occult to radioactive mutants.

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This is the reality of adopting a dog in lockdown

As Battersea celebrates its 160th anniversary, Stylist’s Kayleigh Dray reflects on her decision to open her home (and her heart) to an energetic rescue dog.

Unsolved Mysteries on Netflix
Life

Unsolved Mysteries: Vol 2 is coming to Netflix in time for Halloween

The hit true crime series is back this autumn, and there’s an extra-special paranormal episode in the mix...

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Learning to drive: “why I wish I’d passed my driving test before leaving London”
Long Reads

“The one thing I wish I’d done before moving out of London”

Thinking of upping sticks and leaving the city? Read this cautionary tale first.

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Ciara Charteris attends the "Mary Quant" VIP preview at the Victoria & Albert Museum on April 03, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Joe Maher/Getty Images)
People

Poldark’s Ciara Charteris chose not to report her rapist. Now, she’s taking the power back

The actor has spoken out about being assaulted by a “close friend.”

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Anthony: BBC drama about racist murder of Anthony Walker makes for vital viewing
Life

Anthony is the vital BBC drama we all need to watch tonight

Anthony Walker was just 18 when he was killed in 2005. This is the story of the life he could have lived.

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MUCHO MUCHO AMOR: THE LEGEND OF WALTER MERCADO Walter Mercado in MUCHO MUCHO AMOR: THE LEGEND OF WALTER MERCADO. Cr. NETFLIX © 2020
Film

This absorbing Netflix documentary has scored 100% on Rotten Tomatoes

Step into the world of legendary astrologer Walter Mercado.

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Stateless - Yvonne Strahovski
Life

The troubling true story that inspired Netflix’s “best new series”

Yvonne Strahovski’s timely tale seems poised to become the platform’s next Unorthodox-style hit.

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“I watched this record-breaking TV show, and it triggered my nucleomituphobia”

Chernobyl leads the field at this year's Bafta Television Awards, with 14 nominations, but it’s basically a real-life horror movie.

A still from K-drama Revolutionary Love on Netflix
Life

Netflix’s Revolutionary Love is the frothy rom-com you’ve been dreaming of

Say hello to your classic tale of ‘boy meets girl’, with a twist...

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