ITV Yorkshire Ripper drama The Long Shadow is set to begin airing tonight
and live on Freeview channel 276
The six-part series will begin on ITV1 on Monday, September 25 at 9pm.
The series is the depiction of the desperate five-year hunt for serial killer Peter Sutcliffe, with creators saying it will “sensitively focussing on the lives of the victims who crossed his path and those of the officers at the heart of the police investigation”.
The Long Shadow has been written by screenwriter George Kay (Hijack, Criminal: UK) who researched the extensive archive of the investigation, comprising of hundreds of case files, interview transcripts and police reports.
The series is also based on Wicked Beyond Belief, Michael Bilton’s account of the case.
The Long Shadow will begin on Monday, September 25 at 9pm on ITV1.