The Widowmaker

The Widowmaker

The Widowmaker is a 1990 made-for-television film directed by John Madden and starring Annabelle Apsion, Alun Armstrong, David Morrissey and Kenneth Welsh. The film deals with a woman whose husband has been arrested after going on a killing rampage and the reaction of her local community. It was produced In the United Kingdom by Central Independent Television for the ITV Network and aired on 29 December 1990. It received a nomination for Best Single Drama at the 1991 BAFTA Awards.


Kathy (Apsion) is forced to face the hostility of her local community after her husband is revealed as a brutal spree killer.

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    director John Madden
    editor David Rees
    genre action drama
    keywords force spree killer
    musicBy Rachel Portman
    publisher ITV Central