Monday's TV pick: Behind Closed Doors

Published Monday, Mar 14 2016, 01:00 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Behind Closed Doors, BBC1, Mon 14 Mar


Three brave women have waived their right to anonymity in new documentary Behind Closed Doors giving us an extraordinary insight into domestic violence.

Beginning from the moment the 999 call is received and shot over 12 months, we'll get to see just how awful and terrifying domestic abuse can be.

It's a complex time as these women are in love with the people doing this to them, so emotions are high, and the police struggle to get the complete truth out of the victims.

It's also startling what a lack of consistency there is in terms of length of sentences given to offenders - one perpetrator is repeatedly taken before the courts only have magistrates release him over and over again. Can these domestic violence victims get justice?

Behind Closed Doors, BBC1, 9pm

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