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Burke and Hare, movie
Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis feature in the film Burke and Hare.

Had Netflix been around in the early 19th century, the story of Burke and Hare would have made one binge-worthy docu-series.

It all started in a Scottish boarding house in 1827, when William Hare’s tenant sneakily skipped out on the rent — by dying.