17 episodes

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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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.

    Dr Eric Cullen discusses Forensic Psychology

    Dr Eric Cullen discusses Forensic Psychology

    Dr Eric Cullen is a Clinical Forensic Psychologist and has spent much of his working life working in prisons throughout the UK, including the therapeutic prison, Grendon. Dr Cullen brings his expertise with dangerous offenders to the fore, and analyses what key areas of their lives cause our serial killers to commit murder.

    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. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 20 min
    Aileen Wuornos with Professor Jethro Toomer

    Aileen Wuornos with Professor Jethro Toomer

    Professor Jethro Toomer has spent over 35 years practising forensic and clinical psychology. Professor Toomer has worked at Florida International University, as well as a treatment consultant for the NBA and the NFL. He also specialises in death row cases, and has interviewed a number of high-profile serial killers, including Ted Bundy and Aileen Wuornos. Professor Toomer carried out the psychological assessment of Wuornos prior to her trial, where she discussed her troubled life and transition to serial killing in unprecedented detail.

    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. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 27 min
    Michael Ross with Dr Fred Berlin

    Michael Ross with Dr Fred Berlin

    Dr Fred Berlin is an American psychiatrist and sexologist specializing in sex offences. Dr Berlin has been an attending psychiatrist at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore since 1978, where he also founded the 'Sexual Disorders Clinic'. He has appeared as an expert witness in numerous high-profile trials, including that of Jeffrey Dahmer. Dr Berlin testified for Ross at trial, and also supported him through his attempts to bring forward his death penalty.

    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. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 34 min
    Dr Richard Rappaport discusses Forensic Psychology

    Dr Richard Rappaport discusses Forensic Psychology

    Dr Richard Rappaport is a clinical psychologist based in California who has profiled and testified for numerous murder cases, including as an expert witness in John Wayne Gacy's trial.

    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. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 20 min
    John Wayne Gacy with Dr Richard Rappaport

    John Wayne Gacy with Dr Richard Rappaport

    A clinical psychologist, Dr Richard Rappaport interviewed John Wayne Gacy for over 65 hours, gaining a deep understanding of his psyche and the factors that drove him to kill.

    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. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 27 min
    Dr Richard Shepherd discusses Forensic Pathology

    Dr Richard Shepherd discusses Forensic Pathology

    Dr Richard Shepherd’s career as one of the UK’s most distinguished forensic pathologists saw him involved in disasters from the Hungerford shootings to the Bali bombings, and in high-profile cases from Harold Shipman to Stephen Lawrence. Dr Shepherd has examined over 23,000 bodies in his working life and provides an incredible insight into the minds of serial killer through their horrific actions.

    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. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

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Absolutely amazing!!!!

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

Ch4rlie123 ,

So good

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

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A Crime to not listen

Really good, fascinating old news clips and a real atmosphere builder of the era discussed. Very good If you like this kinda thing

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