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Coastal Killers

Over the years, the British seaside has played host to some of the most shocking and remarkable murders in crime history, putting paid to the notion that our coastal towns are places of jollity and holiday fun. This series explores the macabre stories of Britain's not-so-sunny seaside towns.
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Episodes

  1. S2 E1 - The Hotelier and the Hitman
    September 8, 2020
    45min
    16+
    An arrogant Bournemouth hotelier called Peter Taylor gets away with murdering his wife in 1982; but when he conspires to kill his son-in-law nine years later, his luck runs out.
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  2. S2 E2 - The Brides in the Bath Murders
    September 15, 2020
    45min
    16+
    George Smith was an Edwardian man who married a string of women under different alias's only to drown them in a bath and steal their money. Eventually he was caught and hanged in 1915.
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  3. S2 E3 - Getting Away With Murder
    September 22, 2020
    45min
    16+
    In 1987, two brothers from the Newall family killed their parents in such brutal fashion that it still haunts the people of Jersey to this day. In the hunt for early access to their inheiritance they ruined their chances of ever seeing a penny of it.
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  4. S2 E4 - Massacre at Red Gables Hotel
    September 29, 2020
    45min
    16+
    Former military commander Neil Rutherford unleashes terror on the unsuspecting guests of a remote Welsh seaside hotel in 1976, before turning the gun on himself.
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  5. S2 E5 - Murder on the Rocks
    October 6, 2020
    45min
    16+
    The discovery of the body of a lighthouse keeper on the Scottish island of Little Ross in 1960 prompts a massive man hunt for his killer, assistant lighthouse keeper Robert Dickson.
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  6. S2 E6 - The Deadly Sin of the Father and Son
    January 5, 2021
    45min
    16+
    Dundee-born Robert Mone was convicted of murder after holding a class of schoolchildren at gunpoint in 1967 and shooting their pregnant teacher dead.
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  7. S2 E7 - The Murder of a Lonely Hearted Wife
    January 12, 2021
    45min
    16+
    Having brutally murdered his wife in 1993, Hassan Shatanawi thought he had effectively made her vanish from the face of the earth but he made one crucial oversight.
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  8. S2 E8 - The Seaside Lady Macbeth
    January 19, 2021
    45min
    16+
    In November 1934, 18-year-old George Stoner answered an advertisement to become the Rattenbury family's chauffeur-handyman but nine months later after a love affair he would be on trial at the Old Bailey for his life.
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  9. S2 E9 - The Last Taxi Rider
    January 26, 2021
    45min
    16+
    The fatal journey of Linda Thomas, a Port Talbot taxi driver who, in 1973, picked up the wrong passenger, a homicidal homeless drifter called Trevor Howell.
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  10. S2 E10 - The Mystery of the Man in the Woods
    February 2, 2021
    45min
    16+
    A young man, Tyrone France, becomes embroiled in Newport's drugs underworld, meeting a disastrous end in a remote forest clearing in 1996. With his remains destroyed the police were initially stumped, how could they possible catch the killer?
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Audio languages
English
Subtitles
English [CC]
Directors
David Howard
Producers
Rik Hall
Starring
David Howard
Studio
Monster Films
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