Murder in the BadlandsSeason 1
Four young women were brutally murdered across four decades in Northern Ireland's Badlands. No one has ever faced trial for these horrific actions. This compelling BBC true crime documentary looks at the stories behind these killings and attempts to unravel the reasons they took place. Why were the lives of these women brutally cut short and why are these murders unsolved?
- 1. The Murder of Lisa DorrianMarch 13, 202259minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishIn 2005, a 25-year-old sales assistant vanished in the Badlands of Northern Ireland. Her killer has never been found. In this gripping true crime documentary on BBC Select, the murder of Lisa Dorrian is reinvestigated. Family members, journalists and criminologists will forensically rebuild the timeline of the crime. How could a young woman simply vanish and why has her killer never been caught?
- 2. The Murder of Igna Maria HauserMarch 13, 202259minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishIn 1988, the body of a 18-year-old backpacker was found in the most remote part of Ballypatrick Forest in Northern Ireland. This true crime documentary on BBC Select pieces together the unsolved murder of German student Inga Maria Hauser. Her family and detectives from the original investigation revisit these tragic events. But do the local community know who committed this hideous crime?
- 3. The Murder of Arlene ArkinsonMarch 13, 202259minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishIn 1994, 15-year-old Arlene Arkinson left her home to attend a disco in Bundoran, Northern Ireland. Her older sister waved her goodbye but would never see her again. This true crime documentary on BBC Select revisits this unsolved murder. Arlene's body has never been found, presumed to have been buried in the vast swathes of bogland on the Irish border. But who could be responsible for her death?
- 4. The Murder of Marian BeattieMarch 13, 202259minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishIn 1973, 18-year-old Marian Beattie, attended a dance in Aughnacloy, Northern Ireland. Her body was later found at the foot of a cliff in a quarry along a narrow country road. This gripping true crime documentary on BBC Select tries to piece together what happened to Marian and why no one has been jailed for this unsolved murder. Her family think they know who killed her, but are they correct?
- Fine Point Films