Crimewatch: Three decades of catching Britain's most wanted as show is shelved after 33 years

The show was only relaunched last September with Jeremy Vine as a host.
The show was only relaunched last September with Jeremy Vine as a host.

The BBC is to drop Crimewatch after more than three decades.

Since it was first broadcast in 1984, the programme has carried hundreds of appeals for information and reconstructed crimes with the aim of catching those responsible. Here are some of the high-profile crimes which have been solved with the help of the public after being featured on the show

Sue Cook and Nick Ross hosted the first show in 1984.

Sue Cook and Nick Ross hosted the first show in 1984.