Powerful crime documentary series Crimes That Shook Britain is back for another hard-hitting series which will look back at some of the countries most troubling moments.
Hosted by Dermot Murnaghan, Crimes That Shook Britain focuses on uncovering the real truth behind crimes that took place in the UK.
This series includes the case of teacher Ann Maguire who was murdered by one of her students. This was the first ever incident of a secondary school student murdering a teacher in Britain and viewers will be given an insight into the conviction of student Will Cornick.
The recent Manchester Arena terror attack that took place will also be explored in detail by those who were closely related to the incident.
Last series investigated events including the sentencing of Rolf Harris; the murder of April Jones in 2007 and the disappearance of Suzy Lamplugh, who until this day is yet to have been found.
Koulla Anastasi, Channel Director for Lifetime and Crime + Investigation at A+E Networks UK said: “The success of Crimes That Shook Britain further speaks to the popularity of true crime programming and we’re very pleased that viewing figures continue to grow. Series eight will look at some of the most shocking cases in Britain in recent years.”
Helen Tonge, co-owner and Executive Producer at Title Role Productions added: "We are thrilled to be working with A+E Networks UK again to provide a very personal insight into major crimes across the country. The success of this long running series is testament to the approach we take in covering these harrowing crimes. Dealing with those people affected with great sensitivity is as important as the editorial and visual elements of the show."
The new series of Crimes That Shook Britain will start this autumn on Crime + Investigation.