Thursday 19th November 2015

A 3DD Production in association with Yesterday TV (UKTV)

24th November will see the world premiere of 3DD’s 4 part series that explores the murders of pre-Victorian London “Murder Maps” on UKTV Channel – Yesterday, 10pm.

For many centuries London was a dangerous place.  It was a magnet for the very worst kind of people.  Murder was afoot and the fear of death was everywhere however police had their work cut out to track the culprits down.

We’ll be investigating some of the city’s most notorious and intriguing crimes.  Sexual intrigue, vicious murder as well as the latest technology fed the nations insatiable desire for gruesome stories of London’s dark side. 

This documentary series takes you back in time to the most shocking and surprising murder cases in history. Our presenter, Nicholas Day, guides us into into the world of the killer as we see how police ingenuity and early forensics helped bring them to justice.

Ep 1 - The Bermondsey Horror
In 1849, a man suddenly disappeared in Bermondsey.  The discovery that he had been brutally murdered enraptured the press and the public. Even Charles Dickens was totally engrossed in the story of the sinister Marie Manning.

To view a sneak peek of the series -