7.2/10
870
21 user 4 critic

See No Evil: The Moors Murders 

A vivid drama that documents the notorious "Moors murderers", Ian Brady and Myra Hindley.
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2006  
4 wins. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Appropriate Adult (TV Mini-Series 2011)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Dramatisation of the case of serial killers Fred and Rose West, focusing on the way in which they were brought to justice.

Stars: Emily Watson, Dominic West, Robert Glenister
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

This is a dramatisation of the real-life investigation into the notorious Yorkshire Ripper murders of the late 1970s, showing the effect that it had on the health and career of Assistant ... See full summary »

Stars: Gerard Horan, Stephen Moore, Claire Webzell
Fred and Rose (TV Mini-Series 2014)
Documentary | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Fred and Rose West were Britain's most prolific serial killers. This series reveals their dark childhoods and how their terrible crimes went unnoticed for decades.

Stars: Tom Roberts, Dan Carey, David Holmes
The Moors Murders (TV Mini-Series 1999)
Documentary | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The gruesome story behind the Moors Murders.

Stars: Nick Finnis, Ian Fairley, Sheila Kilbride
The Deliberate Stranger (TV Movie 1986)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a ... See full summary »

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky
Stars: Mark Harmon, Frederic Forrest, George Grizzard
A Is for Acid (TV Movie 2002)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

John George Haigh, the notorious "acid bath murderer" in 1940s England, becomes the subject of this dramatization.

Director: Harry Bradbeer
Stars: Martin Clunes, Keeley Hawes, Richard Hope
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A pair of girls seeking adventure beyond the their Western Washington trailer park encounter the area's most ruthless serial killer. Based on Sheriff David Reichert's book, "Chasing the ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Cavanagh, Currie Graham, Amy Davidson
Longford (TV Movie 2006)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict.

Director: Tom Hooper
Stars: Lee Boardman, Jim Broadbent, Tam Dean Burn
The Moorside (2017)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A two-part drama about the search for missing Yorkshire schoolgirl Shannon Matthews in 2008.

Stars: Sheridan Smith, Sian Brooke, Faye McKeever
The Widower (2013)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A three-part drama based on the crimes of convicted murderer Malcolm Webster.

Stars: Reece Shearsmith, Kate Fleetwood, James Laurenson
To Catch a Killer (TV Movie 1992)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

"To Catch a Killer" tells the true gruesome story of John Wayne Gacy - a good friend and helpful neighbour, a great child entertainer, a respectful businessman, and a violent serial killer ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Till
Stars: Brian Dennehy, Michael Riley, Margot Kidder
Cilla (2014)
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The life and career of British singer and entertainer Cilla Black

Stars: Sheridan Smith, Aneurin Barnard, John Henshaw
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
...
 Myra Hindley 2 episodes, 2006
...
 Ian Brady 2 episodes, 2006
...
 Dave Smith 2 episodes, 2006
...
 DCI Joe Mounsey 2 episodes, 2006
Charlotte Emmerson ...
 WDC Pat Clayton 2 episodes, 2006
John Henshaw ...
 DCS Arthur Benfield 2 episodes, 2006
James Quinn ...
 Supt Bob Talbot 2 episodes, 2006
Gordon Brown ...
 DS Jock Carr 2 episodes, 2006
Susan Twist ...
 Nellie Hindley 2 episodes, 2006
...
 Jack Smith 2 episodes, 2006
Colin Connor ...
 Pat Kilbride 2 episodes, 2006
Orla Cottingham ...
 Sheila Kilbride 2 episodes, 2006
Henry Cox ...
 Danny Kilbride 2 episodes, 2006
Kelli Hollis ...
 Ann West 2 episodes, 2006
Andy Quine ...
 Desk Sergeant 2 episodes, 2006
Cyriack Stevenson ...
 Alan West 2 episodes, 2006
Edit

Storyline

1965:- Following the cot death of their baby daughter young marrieds Maureen and David Smith are comforted and ultimately influenced by Maureen's older sister Myra Hindley and her boyfriend Ian Brady but David is horrified to witness Brady murder teen-ager Edward Evans and goes to the police, as a result of which Brady is arrested. The police investigation links Brady and Hindley to the disappearance of several local children, especially when a pornographic photo of 10-year old Lesley Ann Downey is found, along with a tape of her pleading for her life. The bodies of Lesley and John Kilbride are discovered in shallow graves on Saddleworth moor and Brady and Hindley are tried for murder, receiving multiple life sentences, though David is exonerated despite the pair trying to implicate him and it will be some years before the murderers confess to the whereabouts of other victims. Five years later the Smiths have separated and Maureen is persuaded by her grandma to visit Myra, who has now... Written by don @ minifie-1

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A powerful and thought provoking drama based on one of the most shocking crimes of the 20th century, the chilling story of child killers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 May 2006 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

See No Evil: The Story of the Moors Murders  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Maxine Peake and Joanne Froggatt previously starred together in an episode of Dinnerladies (1998) See more »

Goofs

The police use Maglite® torches which did not exist until 1979. See more »

Quotes

[talking about Myra, several years after her conviction and imprisonment]
Maureen Smith: I have to believe what my heart tells me, Dave. And my heart tells me whatever Myra did in the past, she's a different person now.
Dave Smith: She's worse than Brady, Maureen. I mean, he's just a sicko, a sex case - the king of the sex cases. But Myra - she's human: she had feelings. Remember the tears when Angela Dawn died? That card she gave us? "Another little flower for God's fucking garden"! Jesus! She was killing kids at the ...
[...]
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Sensitively portrayed, but not baulking at its subject.
16 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

I was quite young [7 - 9 years of age] when these events took place, and remember the dreadful feelings that were prevalent. Before this drama was screened, I was not sure it would be possible to dramatize such an horrific episode without it coming across in a way that either glossed over or overemphasized many aspects. However, I feel this was a well pitched production. For me it has gone a small way towards dealing with something that has been uncomfortable to think about in recent times, when those involved were for one reason or another in the news. I don't think it would be appropriate for the full details to be made public in a television programme, but hopefully there was enough to be informative yet not too distressing. I hope the families concerned did not find the drama hurtful, and that it didn't reopen deep wounds for them - probably a vain hope, unfortunately.


6 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 21 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page