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Des 

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, History | TV Mini-Series (2020)
In 1983 Scottish serial killer Dennis Nilsen is arrested after the discovery of human remains which have blocked a drain near his London home.
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Series cast summary:
David Tennant ...  Dennis Nilsen 3 episodes, 2020
Daniel Mays ...  DCI Peter Jay 3 episodes, 2020
Jason Watkins ...  Brian Masters 3 episodes, 2020
Ron Cook ...  DSI Geoff Chambers 3 episodes, 2020
Barry Ward ...  DI Steve McCusker 3 episodes, 2020
Faye McKeever ...  Linda Jay 3 episodes, 2020
Ben Bailey Smith ...  DC Brian Lodge 3 episodes, 2020
Bronagh Waugh ...  Charlotte Proctor 3 episodes, 2020
Jay Simpson ...  DS Chris Healey 3 episodes, 2020
Alex Bhat ...  DS Jones 3 episodes, 2020
Joel Morris ...  Tim Wells 3 episodes, 2020
Andy Jaye Andy Jaye ...  News Correspondent 3 episodes, 2020
Chanel Cresswell ...  Lesley Mead 2 episodes, 2020
Jonathan Coy ...  Professor David Bowen 2 episodes, 2020
Oscar Garland ...  Juan 2 episodes, 2020
Cal MacAninch ...  Neil Sinclair 2 episodes, 2020
Neil Edmond ...  Clerk of the Court 2 episodes, 2020
Ross Anderson ...  Douglas Stewart 2 episodes, 2020
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In 1983 Scottish serial killer Dennis Nilsen is arrested after the discovery of human remains which have blocked a drain near his London home.

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The true story of Dennis Nilsen, the Muswell Hill murderer.


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The script is based on the book "Killing for Company" by Brian Masters, who interviewed Nilsen while he was in prison. See more »

Connections

Featured in Jeremy Vine: Episode #3.182 (2020) See more »

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You Kept Them For A Year
Written by Sarah Warne
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Compelling!!
15 September 2020 | by kagey-28769See all my reviews

Well written , Superb acting from all and Tenant is simply brilliant. We have little idea what "Des" is really like but you could imagine this was it ......creepy , very creepy!! It also looks very authentic and yes we all did smoke that much ..... the days of yellow fingers !!


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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 2020 (USA) See more »

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Dezs See more »

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