Appropriate Adult

Fact-based psychological tale of the cat-and-mouse game played by a British serial killer and the court-appointed "appropriate adult" assigned to oversee his questioning by the police.

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Appropriate Adult
Based on a true story, Janet Leach (Emily Watson, "Gosford Park") finds herself sitting in on serial killer Fred West's (Dominic West, "The Wire") hig (more…)
Appropriate Adult
Based on a true story, Janet Leach (Emily Watson, "Gosford Park") finds herself sitting in on serial killer Fred West's (Dominic West, "The Wire") hig (more…)
Appropriate Adult
Based on a true story, Janet Leach (Emily Watson, "Gosford Park") finds herself sitting in on serial killer Fred West's (Dominic West, "The Wire") hig (more…)
Appropriate Adult
Based on a true story, Janet Leach (Emily Watson, "Gosford Park") finds herself sitting in on serial killer Fred West's (Dominic West, "The Wire") hig (more…)

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Episode 3 Season 1, Episode 3 Sep 11, 2011 Subscription

The remains of Anna McFall are found, and Fred suggests to Janet her resemblance to Anna is highly significant to him. As Janet tries to persuade Fred to break with Rosemary and reveal the whole truth, she becomes ever more closely involved with him - an involvement which, ultimately, proves to have shattering consequences for her at the trial of Rosemary West.

Episode 2 Season 1, Episode 2 Sep 11, 2011 Subscription

With Janet Leach no longer involved in the police interviews, Fred West refuses to speak to the police. His wife Rosemary is similarly uncooperative, and Janet receives a call asking her to resume as West's appropriate adult. Fred West appears to be delighted and resumes co-operation with the police. But, once again, this co-operation is on his own terms.

Episode 1 Season 1, Episode 1 Sep 4, 2011 Subscription

The routine life of Gloucester woman Janet Leach is dramatically transformed when she asked by police to sit in as an 'appropriate adult' on interviews with serial killer Fred West who, within minutes, makes a shocking confession of murder. From that moment on she is drawn into the center of the investigation and a complex personal relationship with West.

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  • Premiered: September 4, 2011
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Fact-based psychological tale of the cat-and-mouse game played by a British serial killer and the court-appointed "appropriate adult" assigned to oversee his questioning by the police. (more)

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