Preview – The Bulger Killers

The Bulger Killers

This February marks the 25th anniversary of two-year-old James Bulger’s murder.

Having been targeted by two 10-year-old boys, Robert Thompson and Jon Venables, James was lead away from his mother while she was distracted in a busy shopping mall and was brutally tortured then murdered by the boys.

This documentary includes excerpts from police interview tapes with Venables and Thompson, footage from the time and interviews, examines the press, public and political influence on the prosecution of the case and questions whether justice was ever served for the Bulger family.

The Bulger Killers, Monday, 9 pm – Channel 4

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