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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.

 

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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