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To complement a weekend of Oscar-winning director
Jean-Xavier de Lestrade 's gripping documentary
Death on the Staircase, novelist Ian Rankin explores the line between crime fact and crime fiction. With comment from writers PD James,
Scott Turow , Minette Walters ,
James Ellroy and Denise Mina.


Jean-Xavier de Lestrade
Ian Rankin
Scott Turow
Minette Walters
James Ellroy
Denise Mina.

Was the death in 2001 of US novelist Michael Peterson 's wife Kathleen an accident or a crime? This compelling documentary series follows a real-life murder investigation, giving viewers access to the entire case, from crime scene to courtroom trial and verdict. The remaining two episodes can be seen tomorrow and Sunday. BBC2 is broadcasting the series in eight parts, with episode two next Wednesday


Michael Peterson

BBC Four

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BBC Four reflects arts, music and culture with an ambitious range of intellectually and culturally enriching programmes, taking an expert and in-depth approach to its subjects.

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