Ex­treme lengths to catch killer

The Western Star - - TV GUIDE -

AC­CLAIMED screen­writer Jeff Pope tells the true story of how De­tec­tive Su­per­in­ten­dent

Steve Fulcher (Mar­tin

Free­man, pic­tured) de­lib­er­ately breached po­lice pro­ce­dure and pro­to­col to catch a killer – a de­ci­sion that ul­ti­mately cost him his ca­reer and rep­u­ta­tion.

Set in Swin­don, Wilt­shire, A

Con­fes­sion de­tails the dis­ap­pear­ance of 22-year-old Sian O’Cal­laghan in March, 2011. On a night out with girl­friends, Sian left a night­club in Swin­don Old Town to walk the 15 min­utes home to boyfriend Kevin Reape. Wor­ried for her safety, Kevin re­ports Sian miss­ing when she fails to come home in the early hours or re­spond to his in­creas­ingly fran­tic texts.

Zero­ing in on chief sus­pect Christo­pher Hal­li­well, DS Fulcher takes him to a re­mote lo­ca­tion to ques­tion him.

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