Des is a true-crime drama focusing on one of the most infamous serial killers in UK history – Dennis Nilsen. The story is told through the prism of three isolated men – a detective, a biographer, and Nilsen himself. Can we ever really understand the mind of a psychopathic killer?
New Pictures / ITV
Executive Producer(s): Willow Grylls, Kim Varvell, Lewis Arnold, Luke Neal, David Tennant, Elaine Pyke, Charlie Pattinson
Director(s): Lewis Arnold
Producer(s): David Meanti
Writer(s): Luke Neal
Principal cast: David Tennant, Jason Watkins, Daniel Mays