19 episodes

How do you get into the mind of the devil, when that devil is trying to get into yours?
Alongside Crime+Investigation’s brand new TV show Making a Monster, the partner podcast series Making a Monster: The Tapes has exclusive access to extra interview recordings from the forensic psychiatrists, psychologists and pathologists featured within the eight-part TV broadcast.
Hosted by British television presenter Cherry Healey (BBC’s Inside the Factory), Making a Monster: The Tapes will provide insight into the field of investigating the psyches of some of the most notorious serial killers of all time, including Robert Black, Rose West and Levi Bellfield.

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Making a Monster: The Tapes Crime+Investigation

    • True Crime
    • 4.4 • 111 Ratings

How do you get into the mind of the devil, when that devil is trying to get into yours?
Alongside Crime+Investigation’s brand new TV show Making a Monster, the partner podcast series Making a Monster: The Tapes has exclusive access to extra interview recordings from the forensic psychiatrists, psychologists and pathologists featured within the eight-part TV broadcast.
Hosted by British television presenter Cherry Healey (BBC’s Inside the Factory), Making a Monster: The Tapes will provide insight into the field of investigating the psyches of some of the most notorious serial killers of all time, including Robert Black, Rose West and Levi Bellfield.

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    CrimeCon UK interview with Prof Paul Britton and Prof Sam Lundrigan

    CrimeCon UK interview with Prof Paul Britton and Prof Sam Lundrigan

    Criminal profiler Professor Paul Britton and geographic profiler Professor Sam Lundrigan joined podcast producer Sam Pearson for a special live interview at the first CrimeCon UK in September 2021. Both contributors to Crime+Investigation's Making a Monster, they discussed their careers and their thoughts on the true crime genre.
    You can find out more about CrimeCon UK by searching online or social media, and watch more from the event on Crime+Investigation's YouTube channel. If you haven't already, catch the Making a Monster TV series on Crime+Investigation Play.
    This special bonus episode of Making a Monster: The Tapes was produced and hosted by Sam Pearson.

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    • 27 min
    Rose West with Professor Paul Britton

    Rose West with Professor Paul Britton

    "She is a most potent, powerful woman."
    Professor Paul Britton has advised on numerous high-profile cases such as the murder of James Bulger and the abduction of baby Abbie Humphries. He was also instrumental in the negotiations and interviews that caught Colin Ireland in 1993. As well as his expert view on all Making A Monster’s murderers, Professor Britton also brings his first-hand account of Rose West’s crimes to the fore for the first time, having visited the infamous Cromwell Street to aid the police in their investigation.
    Get in touch on social media by searching for Crime+Investigation and using #MakingAMonster, and leave your thoughts in the review section of your podcast app.
    Making a Monster: The Tapes features interviews recorded by Monster Films for the Crime+Investigation TV series, and was hosted by Cherry Healey, produced by Sam Pearson and Chloe Frost, with editing by Joel Porter.

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    • 25 min
    Professor Paul Britton discusses Forensic Psychology

    Professor Paul Britton discusses Forensic Psychology

    "They find that exploiting other people becomes necessary for them to have any feeling of self-esteem."
    Professor Paul Britton is an expert criminal profiler, having spent more than 20 years working as a consultant clinical and forensic psychologist, as well as being the former head of the Regional Forensic Psychology Service for Trent. He previously advised the Home Office and Association of Chief Police Officers Crime Committee on offender profiling, and currently teaches clinical and forensic psychology at Birmingham City University.
    Get in touch on social media by searching for Crime+Investigation and using #MakingAMonster, and leave your thoughts in the review section of your podcast app.
    Making a Monster: The Tapes features interviews recorded by Monster Films for the Crime+Investigation TV series, and was hosted by Cherry Healey, produced by Sam Pearson and Chloe Frost, with editing by Joel Porter.

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    • 31 min
    Robert Maudsley with Dr Bob Johnson

    Robert Maudsley with Dr Bob Johnson

    "If you're not careful he projects the picture of his father onto you."
    Dr Bob Johnson is a psychiatrist and has worked closely with Robert Maudsley at HM Prison Parkhurst on the Isle of Wight, where after extensive interviews and counselling, Dr Johnson believed that he was making progress and could be rehabilitated. Dr Johnson is able to make some fascinating revelations about Maudsley the killer – and how serial killers are a product of their environments.
    Get in touch on social media by searching for Crime+Investigation and using #MakingAMonster, and leave your thoughts in the review section of your podcast app.
    Making a Monster: The Tapes features interviews recorded by Monster Films for the Crime+Investigation TV series, and was hosted by Cherry Healey, produced by Sam Pearson and Chloe Frost, with editing by Joel Porter.

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    • 23 min
    Levi Bellfield with Dr Julian Boon

    Levi Bellfield with Dr Julian Boon

    "That led to a need for power and underpinned his sadistic streak."
    Dr Julian Boon is a chartered forensic psychologist and an honorary senior lecturer in Forensic Psychology at the University of Leicester. Dr Boon has been involved in a professional profiling capacity in assisting Police forces around the world for over 35 years and his technique in offender profiling served as the inspiration for the ITV drama Wire in the Blood, as well as being the focus of the C4 documentary The Real Cracker. He brings his expert knowledge and experience to each episode to provide an in-depth profile of our serial killers.
    Get in touch on social media by searching for Crime+Investigation and using #MakingAMonster, and leave your thoughts in the review section of your podcast app.
    Making a Monster: The Tapes features interviews recorded by Monster Films for the Crime+Investigation TV series, and was hosted by Cherry Healey, produced by Sam Pearson and Chloe Frost, with editing by Joel Porter.

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    • 24 min
    Robert Black with Dr Richard Badcock

    Robert Black with Dr Richard Badcock

    "He said it was like a theatre, like the curtains opening at the start of a play."A consultant forensic psychiatrist, Dr Richard Badcock provides Making A Monster with an expert overview of some of the key issues faced by our serial killers – including a personal insight into the horror of Robert Black’s crimes after he was called to assess him.
    Get in touch on social media by searching for Crime+Investigation and using #MakingAMonster, and leave your thoughts in the review section of your podcast app.
    Making a Monster: The Tapes features interviews recorded by Monster Films for the Crime+Investigation TV series, and was hosted by Cherry Healey, produced by Sam Pearson and Chloe Frost, with editing by Joel Porter.

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    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
111 Ratings

111 Ratings

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One of the best

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Absolutely amazing!!!!

This is a fantastic new series please please keep producing new content.

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This is my new fave podcast - it’s always too short! Please make longer eps xx

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