Articles Tagged 'Burke and Hare'

Infamous Crimes That Shocked Britain: From Burke & Hare to Cumbria

On the BBC America series Whitechapel, airing Wednesdays at 10/9c in Dramaville, modern copycat killers look to historic British crimes for inspiration. Here are a few of the most brutal and notable crime sprees that have rocked the UK, and, in several cases, sparked major reforms: The Burke and Hare Murders For these Irish-born roommates […]

UK Trailer for ‘Burke and Hare,’ Starring Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis

Coming Soon has posted the British trailer for the Simon Pegg/Andy Serkis comedy, Burke & Hare, directed by John Landis. The film is “based on a true story” about two Irish grave-robbers, William Burke (Pegg) and William Hare (Serkis), who learn they can make a pretty penny on providing cadavers to two medical professors (Tom […]