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I've just watched on the saddest programmes wver

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TheKop Sun 24-Sep-17 19:27:46

Storyville, originally on BBC4 but I watched it on the iPlayer.

It's called Your Father's Murderer : A letter to Zachary.

Don't know if anyone else has watched it, but it documents a true life murder and the aftermath felt by his family and many friends.

There are twists to the story which I won't go into in case anyone wants to watch it, but my word, what a story. I've just cried my eyes out. I can cry at programmes, but this had me sobbing.

I'd recommend anyone watch this - it's not gruesome at all, though the description of the murder is upsetting of course. It was more the struggle the family went through and the amazing friends that were left behind.

TheKop Sun 24-Sep-17 19:28:13

Awful title - apologies for the typos.

Tenementfunster Sun 24-Sep-17 19:31:00

It's a docco you only need to see once. It is utterly utterly heartbreaking. Brilliant but shattering

TheKop Sun 24-Sep-17 19:53:50

Absolutely Tenement I feel drained after watching it but so glad I did.

SconNotScone Sun 24-Sep-17 20:25:19

Oh yes, this is wonderful. But so so sad. It really stuck with me.

Aph413 Sun 24-Sep-17 21:57:11

Oh goodness me I just watched this after seeing this thread. sad So utterly heart breaking

desperatehousewife2 Sun 24-Sep-17 23:42:14

Just finished watching it because of this thread. Thanks so much for posting that OP. One of the most moving and heartbreaking things I've ever watched

SumThucker Sun 24-Sep-17 23:43:29

I've seen it before and absolutely bawled. So sad.

TheKop Mon 25-Sep-17 20:13:00

Sorry, just remembered to come back to this. I'm glad other people 'enjoyed' it.

HelloCanYouHearMe Mon 25-Sep-17 20:17:00

I had to turn it off sad

ReluctantlyRedundant101 Tue 26-Sep-17 20:43:49

Just watched this on the OP recommendation. Utterly heartbreaking

KurriKurri Tue 26-Sep-17 20:47:10

A watched it a couple of months ago - desperately sad documentary sad

5rivers7hills Tue 26-Sep-17 20:48:01

Allmost all of the Storyville docus are amazingly well done

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