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The Psychology Of Serial Killers with Jennifer Rees

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Opera House Manchester
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Thu 2 Mar 2023
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Join expert forensics lecturer Jennifer Rees to explore one of Forensic Psychology’s most troubling topics.

Opera House Manchester

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Thu 2 Mar 2023
3 Quay St, Manchester M3 3HP, UK
2 hours 20 minutes incl. interval
Thu at 19:30
Age guidance 14+ years
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During this talk, you will discover how serial killers are classified. What are the differences between lust killers like the BTK (Bind, Torture, Kill) Killer and visionary killers such as David Berkowitz (Son of Sam)?

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Jennifer will explore the different categories, using case studies to illustrate.

She will also debunk common Serial Killer Myths – you may be surprised by what you learn!

Jennifer will discuss the typical differences between males and female serial killers, again, incorporating case studies to illustrate.

You will also investigate the phenomenon of killer couples such as Fred and Rose West and The Moors Murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, as well exploring the Folie à deux syndrome a.k.a ‘shared psychosis’.

Why do women fall in love with known serial killers? Jennifer will discuss the clinical knowledge surrounding why serial killers gain admirers, fan mail, and even spouses in light of their atrocious crimes. Learn about Hybristophilia, and the astounding case of the Night Crawler’s trial.

How common are homicidal fantasies? Have you ever fantasised about killing someone? You may be surprised by the results of the research!

Identifying John and Jane Does – how are victims identified? You will watch a fascinating time-lapse video of facial reconstruction on the skull of a discovered body.

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Opera House Manchester

3 Quay St, Manchester M3 3HP, UK
Deansgate Station
The Box Office is open for 90 minutes prior to the performance commencing. See 'What's On' section for performance times Please be aware this is a cashless venue and will only accept card payments at retail points.
Bar - Pre-show & interval drinks and snacks
Ambassador Lounge - Pre-show & interval table service (Charge applies)

Originally The New Theatre, it opened on Boxing Day, 1912. It went through several iterations, being renamed once before becoming the Opera House in 1920. It's also been used for different functions; as a cinema in WW2, then a bingo hall before reopening as a theatre again in 1984. Since, it has hosted magnificent shows like Barnum and Phantom of the Opera.

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Opera House Manchester

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Thu 2 Mar 2023
3 Quay St, Manchester M3 3HP, UK
2 hours 20 minutes incl. interval
Thu at 19:30
Age guidance 14+ years
For group bookings of 10 or more:
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Enjoy priority booking & zero transaction fees with ATG Membership

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