Steeltown Murders Episode 1 Release Date: Upcoming BBC true crime four-part miniseries “Steeltown Murders” is about to premiere, and today we’ll bring you everything you should know about this upcoming crime thriller that will chill your bones with its haunting stories about the deaths of three women in the 1970s.
It’s fair to warn our readers that this post contains references to abuse, murder, and other topics that some might find disturbing. After setting that necessary trigger warning aside, we’ll dig into the specifics; like all true crime cold cases, this one takes place in Wales.
It tells us the story of that location’s first serial killer, the pain the families had to go through, and the decades-long investigation that ensued to bring the killer to justice. As this show makes its way to the small screens of the BBC, we’re prepared to give you some background on this production.
In this article, we will discuss the Steel Town Murders Episode 1 Release Date, storyline, and much more. Scroll down and read the complete article if you wish to obtain all information.
Steeltown Murders Episode 1 Quick Info!
|Release Date||May 15, 2023|
|Where to Watch||BBC One|
Steeltown Murders Episode 1 Release Date!
The first episode of the four-part series will air on BBC One on May 15 at 9 p.m., and new shows will air every Monday after that. After the first show airs, all four parts will be available as a box set on BBC iPlayer.
What is the Story of the Steeltown Murders?
The main plot of Steeltown Murders is about three women who went out to a party in Swansea, England, in 1973 but never came back home.
The bodies were found in a bush in Neath Port Talbot. There were clear signs of sexual abuse and suffocation. In the 2000s, cutting-edge DNA technology was used to solve a case that had been going on for almost 30 years.
Who Will Be in the Cast of Steeltown Murders?
Philip Glenister (Life on Mars, State of Play) will lead a cast full of Welsh actors as DCI Paul Bethell, who took over the case in the 2000s. Steffan Rhodri (In My Skin, Gavin and Stacey) will play fellow detective Phil ‘Bach' Rees.
Scott Arthur (Good Omens, Borg McEnroe) and Siôn Alun Davies (The Sandman, Hidden) will play their younger selves.
Keith Allen (The Pembrokeshire Murders, Marcella), Priyanga Burford (Industry, No Time to Die), Sharon Morgan (Yr Amgueddfa, Gangs of London), and Nia Roberts (Red Rose, Yr Amgueddfa) will also be there.
Elinor Crawley (Vikings, Ordinary Lies), Gareth John Bale (35 Awr, Y Pris), Kriss Dosanjh (The Larkins, Casualty), Matthew Gravelle (Silent Witness, Broadchurch), Amy Morgan (Mr. Selfridge, Showtrial), and Dyfan Dwyfor (A Very English Scandal, Bang) round out the group.
How Can I Watch Steeltown Murders?
Steeltown Murders was made by BBC One and will only be shown on that network and streamed on the BBC's own iPlayer website after its release date. If you live in the UK, you can sign up for BBC iPlayer for free by giving your email address, zip code, and TV license.
If you don't live in the UK, you could get around the location limits by using a VPN. If not, you'll have to wait until the show's licensing and distribution rights let it be watched on other platforms.