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The Ruth Ellis Files: A Very British Crime Story

Series 1 Episode 1

In April 1955 Ruth Ellis shot her lover David Blakely dead. It's a case that shocked the nation and it still fascinates today. It has its place in ushering in the defence of diminished responsibility and the abolishment of capital punishment.

Category
Documentary / Crime
Original air date
2018-03-13
Cast and crew
  • Gillian PachterHost