Crimes That Shook Britain

James Bulger

Series 3 - Episode 5 James Bulger



On February 12, 1993, two-year-old James Bulger was abducted from a shopping centre in Bootle, Merseyside, by 10-year-olds Robert Thompson and Jon Venables, who then tortured the toddler before killing him. This drama-documentary explores the impact of a crime that sent shockwaves through Britain, and includes testimonies from James's mother Denise Fergus, police and reporters close to the case.

Cast & Crew

Director Johnny Perks
Executive Producer Jinal Patel
Producer Helen Tonge