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Rillington Place 

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A three-part drama about serial killer John Christie and the murders at 10 Rillington Place in the 1940s and early 1950s.
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Series cast summary:
Tim Roth ...  Reg Christie 3 episodes, 2016
Nico Mirallegro ...  Tim Evans 3 episodes, 2016
Samantha Morton ...  Ethel Christie 3 episodes, 2016
Jodie Comer ...  Beryl Evans 2 episodes, 2016
Gilly Gilchrist ...  Detective Chief Inspector 2 episodes, 2016
Eiry Thomas ...  Mrs. Probert 2 episodes, 2016
Christopher Hatherall ...  Harry 2 episodes, 2016
Tim Bentinck ...  Dr. Odess 2 episodes, 2016
Sonya Cassidy ...  Janice 2 episodes, 2016
John-Paul Hurley ...  Pierrepoint 2 episodes, 2016
Bryan Parry Bryan Parry ...  PC Everly 2 episodes, 2016
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A three-part drama about serial killer John Christie and the murders at 10 Rillington Place in the 1940s and early 1950s.

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If these walls could talk.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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English

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29 November 2016 (UK) See more »

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Rillington Place See more »

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Glasgow, Scotland, UK See more »

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16:9 HD
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Jodie Comer and Nico Mirallegro previously starred together in My Mad Fat Diary (2013) See more »

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Version of 10 Rillington Place (1971) See more »

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Oh boy this is not for the faint hearted.
27 December 2016 | by Sleepin_DragonSee all my reviews

I have wondered for many years why there had been no attempt to retell the grizzly story of the goings on at number 10 Rillington Place. The fabulous 1971 version featuring the marvellous Richard Attenborough will live on as a classic forever. So once again, well done BBC for retelling a story in such a thorough and compelling way.

The three hour format worked well, it allowed the story to develop naturally, at no point did it feel rushed, each character was given time to deliver.

Tim Roth was sensational in the role of Christie, softly spoken, calm, yet monstrous and conniving, I believed utterly in the character he portrayed. He certainly looked the part also. It feels unkind to say that Samantha Morton is a safe pair of hands, but that she is, an actress of immense talent, who always seems to deliver the goods, a super performance as Mrs Christie.

This drama made me curious about the case, and I've picked up a book for some further reading.

If I was brutally honest, I'd say Part 1 was a little too slow, and felt like it had been padded out, twenty minutes into the second part though it takes a very sinister turn, and transforms into something nasty, but enthralling.

Harsh, unnerving, but very impressive. 9/10


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