Harold Shipman: Doctor Death

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Harold Shipman: Doctor Death
Genre Crime drama
Based on The Harold Shipman Murders
Written by Michael Eaton
Directed by Roger Bamford
Starring James Bolam
James Hazeldine
Olive Pendleton
Deborah Norton
Jacqueline Pilton
Peter Gunn
Peter Penry-Jones
Theme music composer Debbie Wiseman
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 1
Producer(s) Nick Finnis
Running time 120 minutes
Production company(s) Yorkshire Television
Distributor ITV Studios
Original network ITV
Picture format 16:9
Audio format Stereo
Original release 9 July 2002

Harold Shipman: Doctor Death is a 2002 ITV television drama about the life and crimes of serial killer Harold Shipman. Starring James Bolam in the role of Shipman, the programme was directed by Roger Bamford and written by Michael Eaton. Broadcast on 9 July 2002, the programme attracted a viewing audience of 7.37 million.[1] The programme was released on DVD on 15 July 2013 by Strawberry Media, in association with ITV.[2]



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