Monday 24 April 2017

'Making A Murderer' takes us down to the shadowland

Illustration by Jim Cogan
Illustration by Jim Cogan

What will they think of next?

You've been watching television programmes in one form or another for most of your life, you've seen a million stories which are broadly in the same territory as Making A Murderer - a documentary about a police investigation into a murder, a courtroom drama, a miscarriage of justice, a lot of official misbehaviour.

You know all that stuff, or at least you think you know it, and then you realise that somebody has taken it to a place in which you have not been before.

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