EXCLUSIVE: Prime Video UK and Eire had boarded function documentary Confessions of a Psycho Killer.
The 90-minute function takes viewers again to 1975, when the physique of 63-year-old vicar Anthony Crean was discovered lifeless a quiet village within the English county Kent after a frenzied axe assault. A younger man, Patrick Mackay, confessed to the killing and a collection of observe up police interviews led to a disturbing collection of confessions that unfold into London.
Mackay, now aged 70, has been imprisoned within the UK since 1975 and is taken into account one of many nation’s most deranged and prolific serial killers.
Prime Video took the doc by means of a deal brokered by UK distributor Abacus Media Rights. The function comes from Woodcut Media and can launch on the streamer on February 1 within the UK and Eire. Abacus will promote it elsewhere.
Woodcut’s Nick Mavroidakis produced the doc. Matt Blyth is the director and Kate Beal the chief producer.
Blyth, a Woodcut co-founder, mentioned: “Mackay is the UK’s forgotten serial killer and it’s extraordinary that folks not often hear his identify. His confessions that in the end led to his imprisonment are really surprising and reveal a cold-hearted killer devoid of regret or empathy. Making this documentary has been an eye-opening expertise, figuring out that sooner or later quickly Mackay could possibly be launched from jail places a completely totally different perspective on this historic crime story.”
Jonathan Ford, Managing Director at Abacus Media Rights mentioned: “We’re more than happy to as soon as once more be working with one of many leaders in factual programming within the UK and to work once more with Prime Video. True crime at its greatest, that is an exceptionally chilling documentary from Woodcut Media which we’re positive will captivate audiences world wide.”