Preview – Harold Shipman: Dr. Death

Doctor Death

Harold Shipman: GP, serial killer, Doctor Death. 20 years on from his arrest, ITV delve into the story and history of one of Britain’s most prolific serial killers as part of their Crime and Punishment initiative.

Dubbed “Doctor Death” by national media outlets, Harold Shipman goes down in British criminal folklore as the man responsible for the deaths of nearly 250 people, many of whom were elderly women in his care. Now 20 years on from his arrest and conviction, ITV mark the anniversary with a new insight into never before seen materials, evidence and testimonial from those working the case at the time.


Harold Shipman: Dr Death – Thursday 9:00pm on ITV.