Real Crime is a British documentary television series produced by ITV Studios for the ITV network. Each episode examines a notorious crime and includes interviews with relatives of the victims.
The terrifying story of Jeremy Bamber, an apparently devoted son who in 1985 murdered his parents Nevill and June, his adopted sister Sheila and the latter's six-year-old twins at their remote Essex farm. Key witnesses, detectives, the trial judge and Bamber's closest surviving family speak openly about one of the most shocking incidents in the annals of British crime
The investigation into the murder of Oxford University student Rachel McLean, who disappeared in 1991. Her jealous boyfriend was apparently the last person to see her alive, but his claim that she'd been meeting another man raised the suspicions of the police, who soon had him in their sights as the prime suspect - and decided to involve the media on a massive scale to help crack the case
The investigation into the murder of Leeds teenager Leanne Tiernan, who vanished in 2000 after a shopping trip with a friend. Her body was discovered nine months later some 16 miles from her home, prompting police to focus on the forensic evidence - which eventually helped to convict postal worker John Taylor