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Trainee social worker Janet Leach is asked by Gloucester police to be the appropriate adult,sitting in on the interrogation of a simple-minded suspect who may not have a full grasp of the ... See full summary »

Director:

Julian Jarrold

Writer:

Neil McKay
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Emily Watson ... Janet Leach
Dominic West ... Fred West
Robert Glenister ... Detective Superintendent John Bennett
Sylvestra Le Touzel ... Detective Constable Hazel Savage
Monica Dolan ... Rosemary West
Anthony Flanagan ... Mike
Samuel Roukin ... Detective Constable Darren Law
Gerard Horan ... Howard Ogden
Seline Hizli ... Mae West
James McArdle ... Stephen West
Rupert Simonian ... Josh
Sophie Downham Sophie Downham ... Jade
Paula Williamson Paula Williamson ... Kirsty Stephens
Andonis Anthony Andonis Anthony ... Male Journalist (as Adonis Anthony)
Heather Tobias Heather Tobias ... Ruth
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Trainee social worker Janet Leach is asked by Gloucester police to be the appropriate adult,sitting in on the interrogation of a simple-minded suspect who may not have a full grasp of the law. He is Fred West who,with his wife Rosemary,is accused of killing their daughter and burying her in the garden of their house at 25,Cromwell Street. West claims the death was an accident,of which Rosemary is innocent. However grisly details gradually come to light and West owns to the murders of nine other girls who stayed at the house. Janet soon finds herself intimidated by the intensity of the situation,gutter press overtures,to which her bipolar husband succumbs,and the foul-mouthed threats of Rosemary West. Just as disturbing is the rapport that Fred West believes he has with her,terming her his only friend and telling her things he has not told the police. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 December 2011 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

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ITV Studios See more »
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Stereo

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Color
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Fred West: [after telling police he'd killed and buried his daughter Heather in the garden] I'm telling you now what I just told my solicitor - Heather is not in that garden. She's alive and well and possibly living in Bahrain. She's been recruited to work for a drugs cartel as a drugs runner. They treat her like a queen. She gets in touch now and again to tell me she's all right. She's using a false name. I have no idea what that is and I will not let her tell me. Now, whether or not you believe me in ...
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