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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
4 September 2011 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
Dramatisation of the case of serial killers Fred and Rose West, focusing on the way in which they were brought to justice. Full summary »
Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 12 wins & 17 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Brilliant See more (14 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast [22])

Emily Watson ... Janet Leach (2 episodes, 2011)

Dominic West ... Fred West (2 episodes, 2011)

Robert Glenister ... Detective Superintendent John Bennett (2 episodes, 2011)

Sylvestra Le Touzel ... Detective Constable Hazel Savage (2 episodes, 2011)

Monica Dolan ... Rosemary West (2 episodes, 2011)

Anthony Flanagan ... Mike (2 episodes, 2011)

Samuel Roukin ... Detective Constable Darren Law (2 episodes, 2011)
Gerard Horan ... Howard Ogden (2 episodes, 2011)
Seline Hizli ... Mae West (2 episodes, 2011)
James McArdle ... Stephen West (2 episodes, 2011)

Rupert Simonian ... Josh (2 episodes, 2011)
Sophie Downham ... Jade (2 episodes, 2011)
Paula Williamson ... Kirsty Stephens (2 episodes, 2011)

Andonis Anthony ... Male Journalist (2 episodes, 2011)
Heather Tobias ... Ruth (2 episodes, 2011)
Steve Scott ... Himself (2 episodes, 2011)

Richard Calder ... Detective Constable (2 episodes, 2011)
William Atkinson ... Digger / ... (2 episodes, 2011)
Don Gayle ... Forensic Office / ... (2 episodes, 2011)
Benjamin Knox ... Policeman (2 episodes, 2011)
David Swift ... Reporter (2 episodes, 2011)

Michael J. Tait ... Detective (2 episodes, 2011)

Series Directed by
Julian Jarrold (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Writing credits
Neil McKay (2 episodes, 2011)

Series Produced by
Kwadjo Dajan .... co-producer (2 episodes, 2011)
Susan Dunn .... line producer (2 episodes, 2011)
Lisa Gilchrist .... producer (2 episodes, 2011)
Esther Gordon .... post producer (2 episodes, 2011)
Neil McKay .... executive producer (2 episodes, 2011)
Jeff Pope .... executive producer (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Original Music by
Dan Jones (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Cinematography by
Tony Slater Ling (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Film Editing by
Andrew Hulme (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Casting by
Kate Rhodes James (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Production Design by
Pat Campbell (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Art Direction by
Frederic Evard (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Costume Design by
Steven Noble (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Makeup Department
Janet Horsfield .... makeup designer (2 episodes, 2011)
Amanda Isaacs-Hurst .... makeup supervisor (2 episodes, 2011)
Chris Lyons .... special effects teeth (2 episodes, 2011)
Jenny Ward .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Laura Hulmes .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 2011)
Dan Winch .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Art Department
Amy Ball .... art department assistant (2 episodes, 2011)
Dion Banner .... head supervising painter (2 episodes, 2011)
Sophie McConville .... standby art director (2 episodes, 2011)
Elaine McLenachan .... production buyer (2 episodes, 2011)
Jo Watkinson .... graphic designer (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Sound Department
Chris Devlin .... sound assistant (2 episodes, 2011)
Gavin Dunn .... sound maintentance (2 episodes, 2011)
Peter Gleaves .... adr mixer (2 episodes, 2011)
John Hughes .... sound recordist (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Tanvir Hanif .... visual effects supervisor (2 episodes, 2011)
Ben Howarth .... on-set supervisor (2 episodes, 2011)
Mark Pickles .... digital effects artist (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Aidan Dungait .... second assistant camera: b camera (2 episodes, 2011)
Roland Keane .... camera facilities coordinator (2 episodes, 2011)
Kirstin McMahon .... camera "b" operator; cinematographer second unit (2 episodes, 2011)
Danny Mendieta .... second assistant camera: dailies (2 episodes, 2011)
Dylan Newton .... assistant grip (2 episodes, 2011)
Steve Smith .... first assistant camera (2 episodes, 2011)
Amy Somers .... second assistant camera: dailies (2 episodes, 2011)
Roger Tooley .... steadicam operator (2 episodes, 2011)
Tony Wilcock .... gaffer (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Louise Egan .... set costumer (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Editorial Department
Mandy Miller .... post production paperwork (2 episodes, 2011)
Barry Moen .... first assistant editor (2 episodes, 2011)
Neil Parker .... colorist (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Location Management
James Muirhead .... location manager (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Music Department
Roberto Morlán .... mixer engineer and composer's assistant (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Other crew
Sandra Butterworth .... dialect coach (2 episodes, 2011)
Deborah Coombes .... production coordinator (2 episodes, 2011)
Jay Parsons .... production accountant (2 episodes, 2011)
Paul Senior .... graphic design (2 episodes, 2011)
Jemima Thomas .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 2011)
James Youd .... production secretary (2 episodes, 2011)
 

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64 min (1 Episode) | 69 min (1 Episode)
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The photos of the victims on the police investgation board, were not of the actual victims of Fred and Rose West.See more »
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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Brilliant, 29 December 2013
Author: martin-311-679945 from New Zealand

This was shown locally buried in a a midnight time slot.

Whilst Emily Watson delivers a commanding performance in the lead role of the "Appropriate Adult", it is Dominic West whose performance as the psychopathic killer Fred West which gives this story believability. In every scene he us mesmerising and you can feel the power of persuasion his characters had on women.

The power of the story is also made by how ordinary events seem. The supporting characters do not try to outshine the leads; this is not a show with quirky cops solving cases. It shows the mundane and procedural efforts required of the constabulary even when such a heinous set of crimes are being investigated.

This could very easily have been one of those dire woman-who-carries- the-load-let-down-by-men stories that get churned out in England with such dire monotony. Thankfully it rise above that sub-plot - rises and soars.

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