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C4 docuseries to trace Bristol murder investigation

UK pubcaster Channel 4 has ordered a three-part docuseries surrounding a police investigation into the murder of a teenager.
August 31, 2015

UK pubcaster Channel 4 has ordered a three-part docuseries around a police investigation into the murder of a teenager.

Produced by Films of Record, the tentatively titled Murder provides unprecedented access to a major crime unit in Bristol following an 18-month inquiry into the fatal stabbing of a 19-year-old male.

The 3 x 60-minute series will revolve around three points of view surrounding the murder: a police detective probing for motive; a family in search of justice while coping with the loss of their child; and another family striving to save their son from incarceration.

The series is directed by BAFTA Award-nominated David Nath and is exec produced by Neil Grant for Films of Record. Channel 4′s Amy Flanagan, deputy head of documentaries, and David Glover, head of specialist factual, commissioned the docuseries.

 

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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