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The Widower

Season 1
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This is the true story of Malcolm Webster, a nurse by profession and a perfect gentleman. He’s also a spendthrift and killer. He marries, and then attempts to kill, a succession of women to cash in on their life insurance policies.
Starring
Reece ShearsmithSheridan SmithArchie Panjabi
Genres
Drama
Subtitles
English (UK) [CC]English (US) [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. Episode 1
    October 3, 2015
    46min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English (UK) [CC], English (US) [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Malcolm Webster tries to control his new wife with sedatives, but afraid he’ll soon be caught, he silences her once and for all. Three years later, he has a new bride. Will history repeat itself?
  2. 2. Episode 2
    October 10, 2015
    45min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    After two failed attempts on Felicity’s life, Malcolm returns to Scotland and reinvents himself--this time as a perfect boyfriend to Simone. However, DS Henry is hot on his heels and will stop at nothing to prevent the next murder.
  3. 3. Episode 3
    October 17, 2015
    45min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    As Malcolm continues to evade capture and plots to bigamously marry Simone, DS Henry is thwarted at every step of his investigation. Time is running out when he finds a legal ruling that could ultimately lead to Malcolm’s downfall.
  4. 101. PBS Previews: The Widower
    September 27, 2015
    1min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    This is the true story of Malcolm Webster, a nurse by profession and a perfect gentleman. He’s also a spendthrift and killer. He marries, and then attempts to kill, a succession of women to cash in on their life insurance policies.

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Directors
Paul Whittington
Producers
Jeff PopeRonan FlynnJames FlynnKwadjo Dajan
Network
PBS
Amazon Maturity Rating
13+ Teens. Learn more
Supporting actors
John Hannah