For me, it's one of life's big questions: why do people like true crime so much' I ask myself this often, alongside other conundrums, such as: are bay leaves a scam' And, what is the correct way to pronounce 'almond'' Because people don't just like true crime. People LOVE true crime. So much so that ITV has just commissioned a big new drama about the Yorkshire Ripper, aka that guy who killed 13 women and tried to kill seven more. Since everything is on fire, it almost seems the natural law of the universe that somebody, somewhere would be making a fancy telly show about a tragic loser like this.The Yorkshire Ripper series will be 'sensitively dramatised' of course, which is code for 'this is NOT unethical'. We're told that the show will be 'placing the victims, their families and the survivors at the heart of this story', which sounds sincere, but going by the two previous iterations of this formula, only time will tell whether they'll be more than sketchy marginal figures. Click here to read full news..