David Tennant in Des

United Kingdom


An outwardly meek Scottish civil servant, Dennis Nilsen is unexpectedly cooperative when he is arrested, freely admitting to killing ‘15 or 16’ victims. He revels in the attention from both the police and the press, but both sides soon learn that trying to decipher a serial killer is a dangerous game.

Program Information

New Pictures / ITV

Trivia: This is the first Nomination for David Tennant. The program itself is also nominated in the TV Movie/Mini-Series category.