This is the story of a troubled woman drawn ever deeper into a career of casual murder, while her loved ones and friends, who were also her victims, never suspected a thing. Golden Globe-winner Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey) portrays the notorious Victorian poisoner Mary Ann Cotton, a child of the northeast England coal fields who dreamed of escaping the hard life of a miner's family.
Mary Ann Cotton returns home, having lost four babies in as many years. But under the weight of loneliness, hardship, and loss, she finds herself taking drastic steps with arsenic when faced with dire poverty and no prospects.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Mary Ann Cotton, married to two living men at the same time, is still pursuing a third that would yield a chance at a better life. But when her stepson dies, an suspicious shopkeeper calls the police. Will they be able to prove their case?Watch Now:AmazoniTunes