In season six, every family’s worst nightmares are relived and re-told in unflinching detail by those left behind.
S6 E1: Ellie Butler 44m
The tragic story of Ellie Butler, a six-year-old girl who was beaten to death by her father on 28 October, 2013, at his home in Sutton, London.
S6 E2: Special: What Makes A Murderer? 44m
In this special episode, we look back over five years and 40 episodes of Britain’s Darkest Taboos and examine what we can learn from some of the most disturbing familial crimes in British criminal history.
S6 E3: My Sister: Driven To Death By Her Husband 43m
Ian Walters and his wife Tracy seem a normal, loving couple but in 2014 Ian drove his car off the motorway, killing Tracy. Her family talk for the first time in detail about the couple's troubled marriage and their fight to get justice for Tracy.
S6 E4: My Mother Murdered By Her Golden Boy Son 44m
Ross Taggart dialled 999 on the 23rd December 2014 to report his mother Carol missing. Two weeks later he was charged with her murder. David Swindle and Emma examine how a son could commit such a callous act.
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S6 E5: He Trapped Our Sons In The Attic, Then Set Fire 43m
On the 22nd October 2014 Darren Sykes lured his sons Jack and Paul into the attic then set fire to the house. Jack and Paul’s mother Claire Throssell reveals how Darren's behaviour spiralled out of control and the devastating impact of his actions.
S6 E6: My Secret Torment: I Was Abused By My Father 43m
Alissa Moore was subjected to years of horrific sexual abuse at the hands of her father James O’Brien. Former Detective Superintendent David Swindle and psychologist Emma Kenny examine the horrific details of the case.
S6 E7: Our Father Killed Our Mother & Divided Our Family 44m
On July 14th 2013, Kelvin Newton strangled his wife Assia to death with a dog lead. Daughters Sameera and Charmaine reveal how losing their mother has shattered the family, while David and Emma look into the devastating effects of domestic homicide.
S6 E8: Stepfather Took My Sister as Lover & Stabbed Her 43m
Leanne Meecham was murdered in Southend-on-Sea in February 2014 by her abusive stepfather, Simon Meecham. Leanne’s sister Carly and her friend Alex tell us about their deep sense of loss and David and Emma look at what drove Meecham to murder.