Who Killed Rasputin?

Extraordinary new evidence uncovers the truth behind one of the most notorious murder stories in history - the killing of Rasputin.

One of the most notorious murder stories in modern history, the killing of Rasputin has been a closed case for almost a century.  Now Timewatch re-opens the case and uncovers extraordinary new evidence. It leads to a startling new theory that the assassination was carried out by the British Secret Service.

Former Metropolitan Police murder detective, Richard Cullen, pieces together the new information and re-examines existing evidence.The investigation takes in family testimony, forensic experts, newly discovered documents and previously unseen photographs that point to the real murderer.

Production Information

Broadcaster: BBC Timewatch

TX Date: October 2004

Format: 1 x 50

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BBC Press - Who Killed Rasputin?

Executive Producer(s):

Bill Locke


Michael Praed