A detailed look at the disappearance of 3-year-old Madeleine McCann, who vanished while on holiday with her family in Portugal on May 3rd, 2007. It was a disappearance that reverberated around the world as the Portuguese police together with Scotland Yard mobilised a major investigation which would go on to become the most high-profile missing child case in British history.
The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann
A documentary following the world's most famous missing child case.
There are no scheduled airings for this show.
- Director Chris Smith
- Genre documentary
When does 'The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann' arrive on Netflix?
15th March.How many episodes in 'The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann'?
There are eight-hour long episodes in 'The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann'.Who directed 'The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann'?
It is also executive produced by Emma Cooper and produced in association with Paramount Television.Will Madeleine McCann's parents feature in the documentary?
Kate and Gerry McCann will not appear in the documentary series. They said in a statement: "We did not see – and still do not see – how this programme will help the search for Madeleine and, particularly given there is an active police investigation, it could potentially hinder it.
"Consequently, our views and preferences are not reflected in the programme."Where and when did Madeleine McCann go missing?
3-year-old Madeleine McCann vanished from the seaside resort of Praia de Luz in Portugal, while on holiday with her family on May 3rd, 2007.Who will feature in the 'The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann'?
It will blend interviews with more than 40 contributors, 120 hours of interviews, archival news footage and reenactments. Participants include investigators, journalists and friends of the McCann family.Is there a trailer for 'The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann'?
Yes, it dropped on March 14th, along with the announcement that the documentary series would arrive on Netflix the next day.
When did Netflix commission 'The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann'?
Netflix commissioned the documentary series in 2017 off the back of the success of 'Making a Murderer' and the growing interest in true crime and cold case TV programmes. However the streaming service never formally announced the commission.Why were delays with the release?
That is not clear but it was repeatedly delayed causing speculation that it would never air or that the programme had not uncovered anything at all.How much did 'The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann'? cost to make?
It's speculated to have cost more than £1m for each hour-long episode.