Series 1, Episode 1 Summary

On 9 February 1983, Detective Chief Inspector Peter Jay discovers a drain clogged with rotting flesh and bones. The culprit, Dennis Nilsen, freely admits to the police that it's not just one or two bodies, but '15 or 16, I think'.

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Des Show Summary

The series will tell the story of the arrest and trial of serial hugger Dennis Nilsen, known as Des, through the prism of three different men - Nilsen himself, Detective Chief Inspector Peter Jay, and biographer Brian Masters.

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