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Crime & Investigation UK to mark 10th anniversary of Soham Murders

Crime & Investigation UK has signed up Back2Back Productions to produce The Soham Murders: 10 Years On, a one-hour doc looking back at the murder of two schoolgirls in the village of Soham, Cambridgeshire.
November 24, 2011

Crime & Investigation UK has commissioned Back2Back Productions to produce The Soham Murders: 10 Years On, a one-hour doc looking back at the murder of two schoolgirls in the village of Soham, Cambridgeshire.

Crime & Investigation, the joint venture between A+E Networks and BSkyB, will air the documentary in summer 2012, which is currently in production.

Back2back has secured exclusive access to people connected to victims Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman, and to the perpetrator, Ian Huntley, their school’s caretaker.  The Soham Murders: 10 Years On will also examine the current state of British policing and how it’s been influenced by the Soham case.

“Back2back has a proven track record in dealing with shocking, highly-publicised cases and this documentary will be a sensitive and emotional examination of what happened at Soham almost a decade ago,” said Koulla Anastasi, head of acquisitions and commissioning, Crime & Investigation Network & BIO at A+E Networks UK.

An airdate has not yet been announced.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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