Netflix has well and truly tapped into the goldmine that is our morbid obsession with documentaries and controversial TV series. Making A Murderer turned us all into armchair detectives, Evil Genius made us question what we know, Wild Wild Country opened our eyes to the world of modern cults and we’re constantly crying out for more.
If you’re craving another series to sink your teeth into, The Staircase is certain to tick plenty of your boxes. It follows the case of Michael Peterson, a crime novelist who was charged and convicted of the murder of his wife, Kathleen. But did he do it? Well, that’s what the series is asking you to find out.