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Encounters With Evil

Season 1
What is it like to come face-to-face with the world's most deranged criminals? From serial killers to cult leaders, sex offenders to kidnappers, Encounters With Evil will use extensive ITN archive, expert analysis and interviews with those closest to the case to explore the minds of the perpetrators of the world's most notorious crimes.
10 episodes
16+
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Episodes

  1. S1 E1 - Thrill Killers
    November 15, 2016
    46min
    13+
    This opening episode of new true crime series Encounters With Evil delves deep in to the dark world of those that kill, not for revenge or in a fit of rage, but just for the sheer thrill of it. British serial killer Denis Nilsen, who murdered at least fifteen people, took sexual pleasure from killing and kept the corpses in his home for as long as possible as a twisted form of company.
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  2. S1 E2 - Psychopaths
    November 22, 2016
    45min
    13+
    Joanna Dennehy is considered so dangerous she is one of only three women in the UK to have been given a whole life sentence. Her horrific crimes include murdering three men in a violent ten day killing spree and attempting two others murders. Scottish serial murderer and rapist Peter Tobin who hid behind numerous false identities to conduct a 15 year reign of terror.
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  3. S1 E3 - Evil Imprisoners
    November 29, 2016
    46min
    13+
    We explore the brutality, cruelty and control imposed on their victims by some of the worlds most twisted jailers including Wolfgang Priklopil who kidnapped 10 year old Natascha Kampusch, the notorious 'Black Panther' Donald Neilson who killed heiress Lesley Whittle , the monstrous Josef Fritzl who kept his own daughter in an underground dungeon for 24 years.
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  4. S1 E4 - Prophets of Doom
    December 6, 2016
    45min
    13+
    This episode of Encounters with Evil exposes the twisted Cult leaders and false prophets who, through a mix of fear and brain washing, led their followers to horrific ends. From the needless and bloody show down at Waco where the followers of the self proclaimed, "Son of God" David Koresh died in an apocalypse of their leaders making.
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  5. S1 E5 - Kidnap Killers
    December 13, 2016
    45min
    13+
    This episode of Encounters with Evil explores four cases of lethal predators who all delighted in taking their victims against their will and ultimately murdering them. The featured killers include; Robert Black, a serial child molester and murderer who terrorized the UK for decades, prolific liar and child killer, Soham's Ian Huntley.
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  6. S1 E6 - Killer in the Family
    December 20, 2016
    45min
    13+
    This Episode of Encounters with Evil focuses on the individuals who do the unthinkable and kill those closest to them - family killers. Starting with Michell Quy, a newly married man who, when his wife goes missing, spins a web of lies in the media to deflect the police from the grisly truth.
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  7. S1 E7 - Flesh Eaters
    December 27, 2016
    46min
    16+
    This episode of Encounters with Evil investigates three cases of those with a dark desire for human flesh - Cannibal Killers. Infamous American serial killer Jeffery Dahmer who sexually assaulted, flayed, beheaded and ate his many young male victims.
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  8. S1 E8 - Spree Shooters
    January 3, 2017
    45min
    13+
    This episode of Encounters with Evil explores four cases of shocking spree shooters who callously took the lives of innocents in terrifying blood thirsty massacres.
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  9. S1 E9 - Sex Crimes
    January 10, 2017
    45min
    13+
    This Episode of Encounters with Evil investigates some of the most depraved crimes imaginable, those that combine sex and murder. From Britain's most notorious killer couple, Fred and Rosemary West, who's abusive behavior and murderous spree went unnoticed in their quiet Gloucester street for over 15 years.
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  10. S1 E10 - Murderous Medics
    January 17, 2017
    45min
    13+
    We place our trust in the Doctors and Nurses who are meant to look after us. This episode of Encounters with Evil examines medical men and women who have utterly failed in their duty of care.
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Content advisory
Violencefoul languagesexual content
Audio languages
English
Subtitles
English [CC]
Producers
Ian RussellNick Kenton
Starring
Richard Lintern
Studio
Transparent TV
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