Launching this three-part series about the world’s most enigmatic female sex trafficker, this first episode, Queen Bee, delves into Ghislaine Maxwell’s early life – told through the eyes of those who knew her well in this era. It begins with her lavish childhood in the shadow of a tyrannical father and peels back the layers of this beguiling socialite to see whether there are signs of what is to come. Her father’s death leaves the family penniless and ostracised, but Ghislaine’s move to New York in the early 90s, and association with a mysterious money manager, enables her to resume the position as Queen Bee. But at what price?
Ghislaine Maxwell: The Making of A Monster – Tuesday 10pm on Channel 4