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The Psychology Of Serial Killers

From:
26 February 2023
To:
26 February 2023
New Theatre Oxford
24-26 George Street
Oxford
OX1 2AG

26 February 2023 @ 7.30pm

24-26 George Street
Oxford, OX1 2AG
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The Psychology Of Serial Killers with Jennifer Rees
The Psychology Of Serial Killers with Jennifer Rees

About The Psychology Of Serial Killers with Jennifer Rees

Join expert forensics lecturer Jennifer Rees to explore one of Forensic Psychology’s most troubling topics.

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)?

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


The Psychology Of Serial Killers with Jennifer Rees
The Psychology Of Serial Killers with Jennifer Rees

Jennifer will discuss the typical differences between male 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.


Tickets

£21.00

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Ticketing information

Prices: From £21.00
Tickets are subject to a transaction fee

This show has an interval.

Age guidance: 14+ years


About New Theatre Oxford

There has been a theatre on George Street for almost 170 years. The first theatre was built in 1836, and a second in 1886. In 1934, the third New Theatre opened.

The theatre has been owned by several different companies and undergone several name changes. It is now owned by the Ambassador Theatre Group and hosts everything from ballet and opera to musicals.

On performance days, the Box Office opens at noon and closes 15 minutes after the show starts. If there is a performance on a Sunday or Bank Holiday, Box Office will open 2 hours before the show begins and close 15 minutes after the show starts.

There is a large air-conditioned bar with seating located below the Stalls Foyer, two further bars in the Circle Foyer and an additional one at the back of the balcony. All stocked with an array of drinks and snacks.

There is a cloakroom located in the stalls bar. If this is closed, please speak to a member of staff. £1 per item. It is free to ATG Theatre Card members.

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