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Hosted by actor and musician Donnie Wahlberg, each two-hour episode traces the heinous crimes and the long road to justice

Crime + Investigation Play is the number one true crime streaming service, showcasing all the latest premieres and unmissable boxsets. The extensive catalogue is available as part of Amazon’s line-up of Prime Video Channels in the UK and Europe for just £3.99 per month. Original seasons are being added every month to ensure our audience never have to watch the same thing twice (unless you really want to).

Secrets of Playboy - Season 1

This groundbreaking docuseries explores the hidden realities behind the fable and philosophies of the Playboy empire. Numerous interviews with insiders, executives, Playmates and employees from every level of the brand share the full story of what life was like within the complex world created by Hugh Hefner. Can comparisons be made to notorious cults, such as the Manson Family? The show also examines Playboy’s far-reaching consequences on our culture’s views of power and sexuality.

Once Upon A True Crime – Season 1

Four of Britain’s best-loved crime writers put on their detective hats to explore the enduring mysteries behind the real-life murder cases that inspired some of their most famous novels. Once Upon A True Crime is not to be missed as it gives an unrivalled look into some of the worst crimes in British history. Denise Mina follows the story of Peter Manuel, Scotland’s most notorious serial killer, while Peter James revisits the ‘Babes In The Wood’ murders from 1986. 

Very Scary People – Season 1 & 2

Very Scary People is one of the most popular Crime + Investigation shows to date, detailing the twisted lives of the most twisted and diabolical characters in history. Hosted by actor and musician Donnie Wahlberg, each two-hour episode traces the heinous crimes and the long road to justice. Season 1 features the likes John Wayne Gacy, Charles Manson and the Zodiac Killer while season 2 covers Robert Durst, Dennis Rader (BTK) and The Night Stalker.

Very Scary People – Season 3

If you’ve already made your way through the first two seasons then fear not, season 3 is available now. Host Donnie Wahlberg traces the heinous crimes and the long road to justice for some of the world’s most notorious criminals. These include The Golden State Killer, The Butcher Baker and The Iceman. Each two-hour episode is incredibly detailed and ensures no stone goes unturned.

Killer Britain with Dermot Murnaghan – Season 4

Hosted and curated by one of the UK’s most well-respected journalists, Killer Britain with Dermot Murnaghan made its highly anticipated return to our screens. Viewers are guided through 11 of the most shocking killers from recent times, such as Stephen Port, Ben Geen and Pawel Relowicz. Using archived footage and key interviews with those closest to the case, these stories are told with the utmost respect to the victims and their families.

Meet, Marry, Murder – Season 3

Also on Crime + Investigation Play is the latest season of Meet, Marry, Murder. Sadly, the most common culprit in modern day homicides is the victim’s husband or wife. These are the stories of the shocking, unique and sometimes mundane motives behind some crimes of passion. These include affairs, to cash in on insurance money, or to simply remove a spouse in order to make room for another.

Criminal Confessions – Season 3

Seasons 1 and 2 of Criminal Confessions are already available to stream, but the latest instalment includes some of the most shocking cases yet. Viewers are transported inside the interrogation room to learn what it takes to extract a confession from murderers. Testimonies from police officers and detectives dissect the unbelievable strategies they use on a daily basis.

Family Massacre – Season 1

What could be worse than losing a loved one to a gruesome murder? Having multiple family members taken away during the same incident. Family Massacre covers the terrible impact that has on the surviving relatives. Featuring exclusive interviews, archival footage, and cinematic reconstructions, the show details the work that detectives and prosecutors do to achieve justice.

Court Cam – Season 4

For some more light-hearted entertainment, Court Cam returned to Crime + Investigation Play for its fourth season. Most people will be lucky enough to never set foot inside a court, so this is your opportunity to peak behind the curtain and see what really goes on. From frightening outbursts to furious judges, Court Cam has it all. There are also behind the scenes interviews with the professionals, witnesses, and victims to really get the full true crime story behind the most unbelievable court moments caught on camera.

Cold Case Files – Season 1

Perhaps you are more intrigued by mystery and want to learn all about the biggest crimes that have never been solved. Cold Case Files investigates unsolved cases by following the family members in their unwavering pursuit of justice. Some cases are almost 30 years old, but the advancement of technology and DNA testing means there is always the chance for a resolution.

Homicide’s Elite – Season 1

David Quinn and Vince Velazquez have worked hundreds of murder cases together. Homicide’s Elite features the most shocking cases from their combined 50 years on the street. The factual dramatisations cover every twist and turn during the criminal activity that can often lead to unusual scenarios. From the moment 911 call comes in, to the eventual arrest and conviction, no stone is left unturned or unexplored by two of Atlanta’s most well-known detectives.

City Confidential – Season 7

The United States of America is a very big country with thousands of unique communities dotted from coast to coast. So, only a tiny fraction of crimes are reported on a national scale, let alone an international one. City Confidential is an incredibly popular documentary show that singles out individual towns and cities and shines a light on some of their very worst crimes. Each case is explicitly unique to its location and the show analyses how it impacted the wider community.