To catch a monster you must get inside his head. A profiler's true story.

Based on the book of the same name, Catch Me A Killer tells the harrowing true story of former journalist-turned-psychological profiler Micki Pistorius (Charlotte Hope, The Spanish Princess, Game of Thrones), South Africa’s first serial killer profiler.

In 1994, against the backdrop of a country getting used to democracy, Micki joins a police task team on the hunt for a notorious serial killer the Station Strangler; a serial murderer who has left a trail of 22 dead boys in his wake.

While finding her feet in a male-dominated arena, Micki battles with her status as an outsider in the police force and in the community she serves.

In each episode of this brooding dramatic thriller, Micki deals with the looming spectre of her personal life and confronts increasing darkness in her quest to entrap and understand some of South Africa’s most infamous serial killers.




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"Mindhunter’ Meets ‘Silence of the Lambs" VARIETY
"A tense, dark drama that would be compelling enough if fictional, its true story origins add extra edge." THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
"Charlotte Hope shines as Pistorius." THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
"This dramatisation of her [Micki Pistorius] life and work is strong and affecting." THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
"Best news shows on SBS this month." SCREEN HUB
"February's top-pick." TV BLACKBOX
"the setting is as central to the appeal of this true crime thriller as its solid characterisation and compelling narrative.." THE DAILY TELEGRAPH
"Trailblazers are good story subjects, and Catch Me A Killer gives us an especially intriguing one..." THE DAILY MAIL
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"a great story... acted with conviction" THE DAILY MAIL
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**** [Four Stars] CRIME MONTHLY
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"gripping, eye-opening.... drama based on the real-life cases" VIRGIN MEDIA TV EDIT
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**** [Four Stars] RAPPORT, South Africa
**** [Four Stars] NETWERK24, South Africa
"One of South Africa's best true-life crime series with a fresh approach" NETWERK24, South Africa
"thrilling" DAILY VOICE, South Africa
"must-see series" HUISGENOOT, South Africa
"promises to captivate and shock... audiences" SARIE, South Africa
"a slice of true crime history centring on South Africa's first criminal profiler" THE404, South Africa
"Jephta's new show hits close to home" DAILY VOICE, South Africa
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"thrilling" TERLOOPS, South Africa
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9 x one hour plus 1 x 90-minutes (Also available: 11 x one hour)







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