Nightmare in Suburbia

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  • 2011
  • 5 Seasons
  • 7.7  (81)

Nightmare in Suburbia was a crime series that aired on the Discovery Channel from 2008 to 2010. The show focused on true crime cases that occurred in quiet suburban neighborhoods across the United Kingdom. Each episode featured a different case, often involving a shocking or brutal crime, and explored how the crime impacted the community and the investigation process.

The series was hosted by true crime writer and journalist Bronwen Weatherby, who provided a detailed and empathetic narration of each episode. Weatherby was able to get interviews with some of the people involved in the case, including investigators, family members of the victims, and witnesses to the crime. Her ability to delve into the emotional impact of the crime made each episode feel more personal and engaging.

One of the standout features of Nightmare in Suburbia was its attention to detail. Each episode included reenactments of the crime, making it easier for the audience to visualize what happened. The show also included archive footage, police reports, and expert analysis to further explore the case. This attention to detail made the show informative as well as entertaining.

The cases featured on Nightmare in Suburbia were wide-ranging and covered a variety of crimes, such as murder, fraud, and kidnapping. Some of the most memorable episodes included the case of Joanna Yeates, a young woman who was murdered in her Bristol apartment, and the case of the Eastburn family, who were brutally murdered in their North Carolina home in 1985.

In addition to exploring the crimes themselves, Nightmare in Suburbia also highlighted how the crimes impacted the community and the investigation process. The show often interviewed neighbors and community members who were affected by the crime, exploring how it changed their perception of their neighborhood and the people around them. The series also showcased the tireless work of investigators who worked to bring the perpetrators to justice, often under difficult circumstances.

Overall, Nightmare in Suburbia was a well-crafted and engaging true crime series that provided a humanizing look at some of the most shocking crimes to occur in suburban areas. The show's attention to detail, empathetic narration, and informative analysis made it a must-watch for true crime fans looking for a deeper understanding of how these crimes impact the wider community.

Nightmare in Suburbia is a series that is currently running and has 5 seasons (28 episodes). The series first aired on May 3, 2011.

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The Cul-de-Sac Sex Cult
6. The Cul-de-Sac Sex Cult
November 4, 2014
When she was seven years old, Annabelle Forest was taken to a quiet, leafy suburban cul-de-sac in a coastal town in Wales by her own mother. The innocent child could never have imagined that that visit to this quaint semi-detached house would herald the beginning of a depraved nightmare that would horrifically play out over a decade.
The Sat Nav Killer
5. The Sat Nav Killer
October 25, 2014
When Vitalija Baliutaviciene suddenly disappeared, she left her ten year old son sleeping.
12 Days of Christmas
4. 12 Days of Christmas
October 18, 2014
During Christmas 2012, 76 year old Patricia Good band vanished without a trace. Pat's business partner and friend Chris Symons said he'd dropped her off at Milton Keynes train station so that she could visit a friend in the North for New Year.
Hotel of Horrors
3. Hotel of Horrors
October 11, 2014
Sasha was studying childcare at Blackpool and the Fylde College and was looking for a part-time job so she could earn some extra money. Little did she know that her new job as a cleaner at a local hotel would lead to her death at the hands of a sadistic killer, but who was responsible?
The Babysitter & The Cyber Killer
2. The Babysitter & The Cyber Killer
October 4, 2014
19 year old babysitter Katy Briscoe was stabbed 23 times and killed. Although, there were no immediate suspects, it was clear that Katy knew her killer and had willingly let them into the house.
Love, Greed & Betrayal
1. Love, Greed & Betrayal
September 9, 2014
When Stephen Seddon crashed his hired BMW into a canal, he was seen as a hero after rescuing his elderly parents from drowning. But just months later Stephen's parents were found shot dead. It first appeared to police that his father had killed his wife then taken his own life.
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Where to Watch Nightmare in Suburbia
Nightmare in Suburbia is available for streaming on the Discovery Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Nightmare in Suburbia on demand at Amazon Prime and Vudu.
  • Premiere Date
    May 3, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (81)