Based on the personal testimonies of many of those most closely involved, Five Daughters recounts the final weeks in the lives of the five young women murdered in Ipswich in 2006.
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 Marie Alderton (3 episodes, 2010)
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 Paula Clennell (3 episodes, 2010)
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 DCS Stewart Gull (3 episodes, 2010)
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 Annette Nicholls (3 episodes, 2010)
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 Rosemary Nicholls (3 episodes, 2010)
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 Journalist (3 episodes, 2010)
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 DCI Dave Skevington (3 episodes, 2010)
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 Tom Stephens (3 episodes, 2010)
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 DCI John Quinton (3 episodes, 2010)
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 Stacy Nicholls (3 episodes, 2010)
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 Dawn (3 episodes, 2010)
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 Nina (3 episodes, 2010)
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 Brian Tobin (3 episodes, 2010)
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 Patrick Palmer (3 episodes, 2010)
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 Anneli Alderton (3 episodes, 2010)
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 Felixstowe Road Man (2 episodes, 2010)
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 Tom Alderton (2 episodes, 2010)
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 Gemma Adams (2 episodes, 2010)
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 Isabella Clennell (2 episodes, 2010)
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 Dr Nat Cary (2 episodes, 2010)
Roland Oliver ...
 Annette's Father (2 episodes, 2010)
Dan Tetsell ...
 Journalist (2 episodes, 2010)
Sabet Choudhury ...
 News Reporter (2 episodes, 2010)
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 Alice (2 episodes, 2010)
Jo McInnes ...
 ACC Jacqui Cheer (2 episodes, 2010)
Tim Lewis ...
 Martin Nicholls (2 episodes, 2010)
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 Billy (2 episodes, 2010)
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 Steve Wright (2 episodes, 2010)
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 D / ... (2 episodes, 2010)
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Dramatised documentary about the killings of five young women by Steve Wright in the Ipswich area in 2006, concentrating on the last few days of the victims' lives, the effects of their deaths on their families, and the police investigation to find the murderer. Written by Anonymous

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Explanatory text at the beginning of each episode: "This drama, written by Stephen Butchard, is based on the personal testimonies of many of those most closely involved in the events that took place in Ipswich in the winter of 2006". See more »

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Brilliant BBC Drama.
27 April 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As someone from Ipswich myself, I remember the Ipswich serial murders well and so felt a little uncomfortable when the BBC announced they were to make a drama about the events. What can I say? It is absolutely superb. The acting, the whole production cannot be faulted. The series clearly benefits from testimonies given by the families which writer, Stephen Butchard has incorporated into the script to give a true version of events and not a sensationalised account. 'Five Daughters' rejects the stereotype given by the media at the time of these events and portrays the victims as what they were: someone's daughter, sister, aunt etc. A very very good drama on behalf of the BBC which I think should be watched by everyone.


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