14 episodes

Journalist Audrey Gillan explores the lives of the three women killed in the Bible John murders. But her investigation also uncovers shocking new revelations about the case.

Bible John: Creation of a Serial Killer BBC Radio Scotland

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Journalist Audrey Gillan explores the lives of the three women killed in the Bible John murders. But her investigation also uncovers shocking new revelations about the case.

    Introducing Bible John: Creation of a Serial Killer

    Introducing Bible John: Creation of a Serial Killer

    Audrey Gillan digs back into the story of the Bible John murders, exploring the lives of the three victims, and uncovers another story that she and others had missed completely.

    • 3 min
    1. Three Women

    1. Three Women

    In 1996, she broke the news of a major development in the Bible John murder investigation. Now Audrey wants to tell the stories of the three women in a way never done before.

    Writer, Producer and Presenter Audrey Gillan

    Producer and Story Editor Jack Kibble-White

    Producers Elizabeth Clark and Victoria McArthur

    Additional Reporting by Marcello Mega

    Researchers Molly Higgins, Amanda Johnston, Anna Miles and Fergus Smith

    Sound Designer and Composer Joel Cox

    Editors Heather Kane-Darling and Iona Macritchie

    The police notes are voiced by actor Kenny Blyth

    • 33 min
    2. Patricia Docker

    2. Patricia Docker

    Audrey and fellow journalist Cello, examine how the original police investigation went awry. And Audrey explores Patricia’s life and speaks to those affected by her death.

    Writer, Producer and Presenter Audrey Gillan

    Producer and Story Editor Jack Kibble-White

    Producers Elizabeth Clark and Victoria McArthur

    Additional reporting by Marcello Mega

    Researchers Molly Higgins, Amanda Johnston, Anna Miles and Fergus Smith

    Sounds Designer and Composer Joel Cox

    Editors Heather Kane-Darling and Iona Macritchie

    The police notes are voiced by actor Kenny Blyth

    Musical Credit: Mother Love, Composed by Martin Simpson and performed on guitar by Alex Docker

    • 48 min
    Bonus Episode: Reflections from Alex Docker

    Bonus Episode: Reflections from Alex Docker

    In his own words, Patricia’s son Alex reveals memories of his mother.

    Music Credit: Mother Love by Martin Simpson, performed on guitar by Alex Docker

    • 20 min
    3. Jemima MacDonald

    3. Jemima MacDonald

    Working with her old friend Andrew O’Hagan, Audrey attempts to build a picture of Jemima’s life and piece together how the murder split the family apart.

    Writer, Producer and Presenter Audrey Gillan

    Producer and Story Editor Jack Kibble-White

    Producers Elizabeth Clark and Victoria McArthur

    Additional Reporting by Marcello Mega

    Researchers Molly Higgins, Amanda Johnston, Anna Miles and Fergus Smith

    Sound Designer and Composer Joel Cox

    Editors Heather Kane-Darling and Iona Macritchie

    The police notes are voiced by actor Kenny Blyth

    • 37 min
    4. Pictures of Jemima

    4. Pictures of Jemima

    The family of Jemima Macdonald share memories of her life and death and Audrey meets one relative who believes they have a photograph of her standing next to her killer.

    Writer, Producer and Presenter Audrey Gillan

    Producer and Story Editor Jack Kibble-White

    Additional Reporting by Marcello Mega

    Producers Elizabeth Clark and Victoria McArthur

    Researchers Molly Higgins, Amanda Johnston, Anna Miles and Fergus Smith

    Sound Designer and Composer Joel Cox

    Editors Heather Kane-Darling and Iona Macritchie

    Actor Kenny Blyth

    • 52 min

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