The disappearance of the York chef on March 18, 2009, sparked the largest and most intricate missing person inquiry ever undertaken by the North Yorkshire Police.

True Crime UK now presents a captivating two-part mini-series that delves deep into this enigmatic case, providing viewers with an exclusive glimpse into the perplexing events, alongside the expertise of Mike Laycock, a seasoned reporter from the York Press. With meticulous attention to detail, the documentary takes audiences on a gripping journey.

In part two of the series, the film explores how the case changed over the years and the effects of Claudia's disappearance on her family. It concludes with the latest developments at the Sand Hutton Gravel Pits in early 2021.

Mark Williams-Thomas, Newsquest's Group Investigations Editor, renowned for his groundbreaking work in exposing Jimmy Savile as a paedophile in the seminal documentary "The Other Side of Jimmy Savile," lends his expertise to the Claudia Lawrence documentary. Regarding this mini-series, the former detective said: "We will, for the first time, bring you the most definitive timeline and overview of the investigation, bringing you right up to date. In addition, we showcase some very interesting information about Claudia's phone records."

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