Funzing Talks: Series - Interviews With Serial Killers @ Texture MCR, Manchester [from 11 March to 6 May]

Funzing Talks: Series - Interviews With Serial Killers

- 6
17:00 - 19:30

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Texture MCR
67 Lever Street, M1 1FL Manchester, United Kingdom
Tickets & info:
Venue: Texture, Northern Quarter — Manchester
Doors: 5pm, Talk Starts 5.30pm

For a limited time we are offering this series of 5 talks by Paul Harrison for the price of 4. Save £12!

Embark on a journey through the minds of the most notorious serial killers of our time in this 5 talk series. Discover unheard stories and gruesome details exclusively disclosed to Paul through his interviews with the sick, insane and sometimes psychopathic.

One by one, the myths and mystery surrounding serial killers is unravelled, their sins laid open, their minds exposed, allowing us a unique insight into the evil that lies beneath.

** Every 2nd Sunday at Texture
1. Interviews with British Serial Killers — 11th March
2. Interviews with American Serial Killers — 25th March
3. Female Serial Killers — 8th April
4. Serial killers Speaking about their victims — 22nd April
5. Why Serial killers Kill — 6th May



The stories of ten of the worst UK serial killers, in their own words. Each one tells a different, shocking story. These are the real facts behind their killings and lives.

Ten different serial killers told their own, unique stories, to Paul Harrison. He asked them the questions we all wanted to know more. These killers crimes cover the length and breadth of Britain. Join Paul as he gets inside their heads and minds, and delves into the darkest recesses of their thoughts and memories.

Hear why one killer called himself The Devils Disciple. What drove the Grindr killer to murder. Why The Sunderland Strangler relishes his reputation. What Peter Bryan loves to eat. Each killer provides their own interpretation of what it feels like to kill another human being. An in depth look, into the psyche of the UK’s worst serial killers.


The stories of ten of the US’s worst serial killers in their own words. Each one tells a different shocking story. This is the real facts behind their killings and lives. There’s a common belief that all serial killers are alike, possessing similar traits and domestic antecedents. How true is this?

Paul Harrison has interviewed some of the United States worst serial killers, and analysed their background and actions against their British counterparts. Culturally they are very different.

In this talk, you will hear what drove The Killer Clown to kill. What Aileen Wuornos offered Paul, the secret of the Eyeball Killer. The life and crimes of The Broomstick Killer. Ronald DeFeo, bad or mad? What irritated Joseph Roy Bethany sufficiently to kill?

Each killer discusses their lives and crimes with Paul, who retells there story, verbatim, like you’ve never heard before.


In depth interviews with women who kill, told by Paul, in their own words. These interviews show how serial killing and sadistic murders are not the sole territory of the male. Some of these women are terrifyingly cold, and callous.

Killer Women — Paul Harrison has got up close, and personal, with some of the world’s most vicious female killers of our time. During interview, butter wouldn’t melt in the mouths of these vicious women. From Rose West through to Aileen Wuornos, the audience is taken on a journey that confronts them with pure evil. Hear about: Johanna Dennehy’s marriage proposal to Paul, The killers Mum’s ultimate sadness, why the angel of death, Beverly Allitt believes she killed. The female killers opinion of male serial killers. What they looked for in a partner and in a victim.

Paul strips off the layers of mascara and reveals women who kill!


This is a wholly unique talk, where it’s revealed the reasons why, some killers select their victims. In a truly eye opening talk, murderers such as: Dennis Nilsen, Robert Maudsley, Peter Sutcliffe, Donald Neilson, John Wayne Gacy, Joseph Roy Bethany open up about the personalisation of their crimes.

Not for the faint hearted, Paul discusses what the killers told him about their victims. Why they selected them, and their innermost feelings after the kill. There’s also terrifying survivor testimony. Of all the serial killer talks, this one remains the most frightening and unnerving. Is it just bad luck, and being in the wrong place at the wrong time? Or something altogether more sinister?


Forget Criminlogy, or Academic guesswork. This is the reality of what makes serial killers commit the heinous crimes they did, it comes direct from the horse’s mouth.

Learn how they started to kill, why they continued to do so, and why they believe they were caught. This is the most in depth talk of its type. No single authority has been able to determine why they kill. This is the closest we will ever come to understanding the reason why.

These are the killers, telling Paul, what makes them tick. What are the triggers for their murders? What planning and preparation takes place, leading to the execution of the murder itself? Different murder types, different motives and different geographic locations. Are serial killers, mad, bad or sad?

* 7 day cancellation policy.
** You can not cancel individual talks from this series, if you are unable to attend one of the talks please inform us at least 48 hours prior to the event by emailing [email protected] and we will arrange entry for you to another of Paul Harrisons talks.

*Please see venue website for admission (age restrictions) or accessibility information. Our talks may be filmed for promotional purposes.


Funzing Talks are here to re-invent your evenings, creating an exciting alternative to having a drink in your local pub or bar. Funzing Talks pull together an impressive array of leading entrepreneurs, intellectuals, bright thinkers and incredible individuals to inspire your evenings and expand your mind.

Held in a carefully selected range of intimate spaces, Funzing Talks is the ultimate boredom-buster.

Delve into a totally new subject and challenge your perspectives with like-minded, equally curious people. It's time to try something different — you never know where it may take you.
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