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Appropriate Adult is a haunting psychological thriller based on the true story of the unusual relationship between serial killer Fred West (Dominic West The Wire) and his appropriate adult Janet Leach (Emily Watson Gosford Park).
This 2:13 hour production from ITV (2011) is a realistic depiction of the events surrounding the discovery and prosecution of the serial killers Fred and Rose West in 1994/5. Read morePublished 3 months ago by They
If I could, I would probably give this mini-series 3.5 stars. That's because it has some definite good elements:
--Dominic West's performance as Fred West as the... Read more
A not too compelling drama, where the two main characters develop some sort of bond. We only know this because it's based on real events. Read morePublished 7 months ago by M. Jensen
I watched APPROPRIATE ADULT due to my love for superior, UK cop shows (PRIME SUSPECT, A TOUCH OF FROST, REBUS, WIRE IN THE BLOOD, etc.). I was NOT disappointed. Read morePublished on April 30, 2013 by Bindy Sue Frønkünschtein
Whoa! Many reviewers here have described the story in "Appropriate Adult" in detail so there's no need for me to rehash it. Read morePublished on February 8, 2013 by Baazumi
This release is missing 40 minutes of material.
The original airing was 180 minutes. This release is only 2 hours and 19 minutes. Read more
I was not familiar with this case before but now intend to learn more. Emily Watson plays a social worker who assists a man who claims he has killed many people but then contends... Read morePublished on September 9, 2012 by Viva