Sheridan Smith and Reece Shearsmith are to star in an ITV drama about Malcolm Webster, who was convicted of murdering his wife in a staged car accident and trying to kill his second in a copycat crash.
Co-written and executive produced by ITV Studios' award-winning factual drama screenwriter and film-maker Jeff Pope, The Widower tells the story of how, over 13 years Webster, a seemingly mild-mannered nurse, set about poisoning and murdering his first wife, plotted the same scheme against his second wife and moved on to try to deceive his third fiancée.
Webster, to be played by Shearsmith, lost his appeal against his convictions in December. He was found guilty in 2011 of murdering his first wife, Claire Morris, in Aberdeenshire in 1994, and the »
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