THE JURY ROOM
Thursday 7 June at 4.45 AM
NEXT EPISODES ON CBS REALITY
What happens behind the closed doors of the jury room? This series re-examines real murder cases where a convicted killer has always maintained their innocence.
Series 1, Episode 1 - Friday 8 June - 4.45 AM
Series 1, Episode 2 - Saturday 9 June - 4.45 AM
Series 1, Episode 3 - Sunday 10 June - 4.45 AM
Series 1, Episode 4 - Monday 11 June - 4.45 AM
Series 1, Episode 5 - Tuesday 12 June - 4.45 AM
MEET THE JURORS
THE JURY ROOM PODCAST
Delve deeper into each episode of The Jury Room with our dedicated podcast available free from iTunes
. Each podcast contains more background information on the cases covered in each episode and is an indispensable companion to the series.
THE JURY ROOM: CASE 1 - MICHAEL STONE
In 1996, a mother and her two young children were viciously attacked whilst walking down a country lane as they returned from a school swimming gala. The man repeatedly smashed them over the head with a hammer in an attack so violent the mother and one of her daughters died, whilst the other was so badly hurt, the assailant assumed she was dead. He even killed their dog. The truly awful ordeal, suffered b...
THE JURY ROOM: CASE 2 - ANDREW FEATHER
In 2013, at around 2am, beloved family man Barry Selby was viciously attacked in the bedroom of his home in Bradford by a group of masked men. Mr Selby had tried to prevent his attackers from coming into the bedroom but the door was forced open. The savage attackers shot him in the knee and then proceeded to pour acid all over his body causing 50% burns. Meanwhile his wife hid behind the bed, cowering ...
THE JURY ROOM: CASE 3 - SUSAN MAY
On March 12th 1992, in a quiet residential road in Greater Manchester, 89 year-old widow Hilda Marchbank was found dead. Lying in her own bed she had been beaten and suffocated with her pillow during the night. The murder of this vulnerable elderly woman shocked and horrified the small town of Royton in which she lived.
It initially appeared that she had fallen victim to a bungled robbery but crucially there...
THE JURY ROOM: CASE 4 - JACK WHOMES
On a frosty night in December of 1995, the bodies of three men were found in a Range Rover parked on a country lane in Essex.
Their names were Patrick Tate, Tony Tucker and Craig Rolfe, and they had each been shot in the head at close range with a shotgun. But these murders were not so surprising considering all three victims had a long history of involvement with violence and crime.
They had all been...
THE JURY ROOM: CASE 5 - BEN GEEN
Between December 2003 and February 2004, at Horton hospital in the market town of Banbury, 18 patients became inexplicably ill. There was no connection between the respiratory attacks they suffered and the relatively minor illnesses for which they were admitted to hospital. Patients were mostly elderly and would go into a sudden decline, leaving them fighting for their lives. Two died from what has been descri...
THE JURY ROOM: CASE 6 - OMAR BENGUIT
In the early hours of 12 July 2002, a masked man stabbed Korean student Jong-ok Shin three times in the back as she walked home alone from a night out in the seaside town of Bournemouth. Terrified and thousands of miles away from her family, the 26 year old died from her injuries.
It was a random cowardly attack; she had no defense wounds as she didn’t even get the chance to fight back. The whole co...
INTERVIEW WITH THE JURY ROOM MEMBER TRACEY HAYNES
Starting May 28th at 10pm, The Jury Room is new and exclusive to CBS Reality. The show re-examines real murder cases where convicted killers have always maintained their innocence. The accepted facts of each case are presented, as originally seen by the actual trial judge and jury, to the twelve members of our specially selected CBS Reality Jury. One of the jury members is Tracey Haynes who we cha...
THE JURY ROOM - PODCAST DETAILS
You'll all know by now about our brand new and exclusive series, The Jury Room, which starts Sunday 28th at 10pm. Well, you can go deeper into each episode with a dedicated podcast which is available to download now.
Each podcast is free to download and contains more background information on the cases covered in the series. Week by week they'll become an indispensable companion to the series.
The first ...
INTERVIEW WITH WILL HANRAHAN, THE MAN IN CHARGE OF THE JURY ROOM
On May 28th a compelling new series starts exclusively on CBS Reality, The Jury Room. The programme re-examines real murder cases where convicted killers have always maintained their innocence. Renowned crime reporter Will Hanrahan helps the jury and the viewers to connect the dots. Will is one of the most respected journalists around so we decided to chat to him about this, his latest unmissable project.
CBSR: You’ve had an ...