As the world becomes more and more of a nightmare, with an impending climate catastrophe and negative news arriving via push notification every other hour, people have turned to an unorthodox escape method: true-crime stories.
Since the podcast Serial launched our true-crime obsession into overdrive in 2014, we’ve been getting to know convicted murderers from the safety of our homes. Are they really guilty? And what would we have done in their position?
Making the perfect true crime show is a fine art and constantly producing content that’s addictive and compelling a big ask. If we’re really honest, the genre was starting to feel a slightly predictable (please don’t @ us).