Airs Sundays, July 16-30, 2017 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV
This is the true story of Malcolm Webster, a nurse by profession and, on the surface, a perfect gentleman: well-spoken, personable and charming.
He’s also a spendthrift and killer. He marries, and then attempts to kill, a succession of women to cash in their life insurance policies.
In addition to Reece Shearsmith ("Shaun of the Dead," “The League of Gentlemen”) as Malcolm Webster, THE WIDOWER features Sheridan Smith ("Hysteria," "Quartet") as Claire Morris, Kate Fleetwood ("Les Misérables," "Philomena") as Felicity Webster, Archie Panjabi (THE GOOD WIFE, "Bend It Like Beckham") as Simone Banerjee and John Hannah (DAMAGES, "The Mummy") as DS Charlie Henry.
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"This is the true story of Malcolm Webster
Episode 1 repeats Sunday, July 16 at 11 p.m. - When Claire confronts her husband, Malcolm Webster, over his wild spending, he tries to control her with sedatives. Afraid he’ll soon be caught, he silences her forever. Three years on, he has a new bride…and history appears to be repeating itself.
Episode 2 repeats Sunday, July 23 at 11 p.m. - After two failed attempts on Felicity’s life, Malcolm returns to Scotland and reinvents himself — this time as the perfect boyfriend to Simone. However, DS Henry is hot on his heels and will stop at nothing to prevent the next murder.
Episode 3 repeats Sunday, July 30 at 11 p.m. - As Malcolm continues to evade capture and plots to bigamously marry Simone, DS Henry is thwarted at every step of his investigation. Time is running out when he stumbles across a legal ruling that could ultimately lead to Malcolm’s downfall.
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