Netflix has released the trailer for an upcoming true crime documentary film about the British serial killer Dennis Nilsen. “Memories of a Murderer: The Nilsen Tapes”, which arrives on August 18th, uses a wealth of personal archive left in his cell after his death, including over 250 hours of never-before-published cassette tapes of his private recordings. The film promises to take us into Nilsen’s world.
Nilsen confessed to killing 15 people in 1983. Over a five-year period, he picked up vulnerable young men, lured them back to his home and strangled them, before disposing of their bodies under the floorboards. He was also the subject of a recent ITV drama series “Des“.