An in-depth look at some of the world's most prolific serial killers. Police detectives, journalists, childhood friends, room mates, attorneys and leading experts in criminal psychology offer an insight into their unique relationships with the evil of society.

Born to Kill - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2005-10-13

Born to Kill - Born to Kill (miniseries) - Netflix

Born to Kill is a British television miniseries, produced by World Productions, that was first broadcast on Channel 4 from 20 April to 11 May 2017. The four-part serial stars Jack Rowan as Sam Woodford, a seemingly ordinary 16-year-old schoolboy who harbors secret psychopathic tendencies. The series also stars Romola Garai as Sam's mother, Jenny; Lara Peake as Sam's girlfriend, Chrissie; Earl Cave as Sam's only friend, Oscar; Daniel Mays as Chrissie's father, Bill; and Richard Coyle as Sam's father, Peter. The series was written and created by Tracey Malone and Kate Ashfield, becoming Malone's second original television production following Rillington Place. The series serves as Rowan's first leading television role, having only previously appeared as a regular character in Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands. The series achieved average viewing figures for its time slot, with 2.43 million viewers tuning in for episode one, and a slight drop to 1.74 million for episode two. The complete series is due for release on DVD on 12 June 2017.

Born to Kill - Cast - Netflix

Jack Rowan as Sam Woodford, a 16-year-old schoolboy with psychopathic tendencies Romola Garai as Jenny Woodford, Sam's mother who works as a nurse at the local hospital Lara Peake as Chrissie Anderson, a fellow student with whom Sam enters a relationship Daniel Mays as Bill Anderson, Chrissie's father, who is a Detective Inspector Richard Coyle as Peter Woodford, Sam's biological father Earl Cave as Oscar, a schoolboy that Sam befriends Jeany Spark as Lauren, Oscar's mother Simon Bubb as Mike, Oscar's father, Elizabeth Counsell as Margaret Anderson, Bill's mother and Chrissie's grandmother Karl Johnson as Mr. Williams, a hospital patient whom Sam befriends Sharon Small as Cathy, Jenny's best friend and work colleague James Greene as Bob Franklin, a hospital patient whom Sam befriends Lolita Chakrabarti as Helen Deverill, a psychologist who represents Jenny during Peter's parole hearing Pal Aron as Philip, a prison liaison officer working on behalf of Peter's parole board

Born to Kill - References - Netflix