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Harold Shipman

Catching Dr Death (Season 1, Episode 2)
TV Episode | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

Experts and acquaintances discuss Harold Shipman's later life. He marries, has children, and becomes a sole practitioner slowly continuing his murder spree. He meticulous covers his tracks, but is caught after he attempts to forge a will ...See moreExperts and acquaintances discuss Harold Shipman's later life. He marries, has children, and becomes a sole practitioner slowly continuing his murder spree. He meticulous covers his tracks, but is caught after he attempts to forge a will for one of his murdered patients. He is sent to prison where he commits suicide. He is believed to have murdered around 250 people. Written by Shatterdaymorn See less
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Apr 24, 2014 (United Kingdom)

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Alistair Parker
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Harold Shipman
Himself - Serial Killer (archive footage) (as Shipman) Himself - Serial Killer (archive footage) (as Shipman)   See fewer
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Bernard Postles
Himself - Greater Manchester Police (as Det. Supt. Bernard Postles retd.) Himself - Greater Manchester Police (as Det. Supt. Bernard Postles retd.)   See fewer
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Roy Saxton
Himself - Great Nephew of Victim Sarah Marsland & Nephew of Irene Chapman Himself - Great Nephew of Victim Sarah Marsland & Nephew of Irene Chapman   See fewer
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Joe Kitchen
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Jeremy Dirckze
Himself - GP at The Brooke Medical Centre, Hyde (as Dr Jeremy Dirckze) Himself - GP at The Brooke Medical Centre, Hyde (as Dr Jeremy Dirckze)   See fewer
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Mikaela Sitford
Herself - Crime Reporter, Manchester Evening News 1998-2001 Herself - Crime Reporter, Manchester Evening News 1998-2001   See fewer
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Leslie Turner
Herself - Grand-daughter of Edith Brady Herself - Grand-daughter of Edith Brady   See fewer
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Pam Turner
Herself - Daughter of Edith Brady Herself - Daughter of Edith Brady   See fewer
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Susan Booth
Herself - Former GP at The Brooke Medical Centre, Hyde (as Dr Susan Booth) Herself - Former GP at The Brooke Medical Centre, Hyde (as Dr Susan Booth)   See fewer
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Angela Woodruff
Herself - Daughter of Kathleen Grundy Herself - Daughter of Kathleen Grundy   See fewer
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Phil Woodruff
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Helen Ogborn
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Denis Maher
Himself - St Paul's Church, Hyde (as Father Dennis Maher) Himself - St Paul's Church, Hyde (as Father Dennis Maher)   See fewer
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Richard Badcock
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Colin Shotbolt
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Peter Devine
Himself - Todmorden News 1997-2003 Himself - Todmorden News 1997-2003   See fewer
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Stuart Hamilton
Himself - Forensic Pathologist (as Dr Stuart Hamilton) Himself - Forensic Pathologist (as Dr Stuart Hamilton)   See fewer
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Ian Brooker
Harold Shipman Harold Shipman   See fewer
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David Wayman
Young Harold Shipman Young Harold Shipman   See fewer
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Audrey Nicholson
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Claire Driver
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Martin Ross
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Richard Ginn
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Jane Phillips
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Tessa McGinn
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Mark Kempson
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Danielle Marklew
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Rebekah Mansfield
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Chris Wilson
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Alex Walker
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Ray Richardson
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Suzanna Hughes
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Darren Whyton
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Kevin O'Brien
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Clare Almond
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Melanie Hollinshead
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Tricia Ford
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Gill Stoker
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Dick Hughes
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Glen Ford
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7.8 / 10 | 8 votes