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Picture Shows: Peter Manuel (MARTIN COMPSTON) and Muncie (DOUGLAS HENSHALL). Copyright: World Productions/Finlaggan Films 2016

Series: In Plain Sight

In Plain Sight is a new three-part mini-series based on the true story of Lanarkshire detective William Muncie’s (Douglas Henshall) quest to bring to justice notorious Scottish killer Peter Manuel (Martin Compston).

Released from prison in 1955, Manuel embarked on a two-year killing spree, claiming eight lives in the close-knit communities of South Lanarkshire. 

Manuel evaded capture for so long because he was unlike anything the local police had ever encountered: A murderer without any discernible motive whose victims were chosen at random. Muncie was the one man who had Manuel’s measure and doggedly refused to give up until Manuel was brought to justice.

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