#Hollyoaks360 launches for viewers to explore a ‘Gloved Hand Killer’ crime scene

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#Hollyoaks360 launches – offering fans the chance to play detective and explore a ‘Gloved Hand Killer’ crime scene.

Hollyoaks has kicked off a 360 video campaign – becoming the first soap to offer the audience the immersive filming experience. Fans will be able to join Hollyoaks’ detective DS Thorpe as he visits an imagined crime scene from the gloved hand killer storyline and look for clues.

The film will be available to watch later today (Friday May 6th) following the E4 broadcast at 7.30pm. The video will be viewable on Hollyoaks YouTube and Twitter.

In the footage DS Thorpe, who has been investigating the gloved hand murders, arrives at the crime scene, which is closed off by police tape following another murder. He can be overheard chatting to his wife before sitting down on the sofa, surveying the debris scattered around him and reflecting on the events that have happened in the room.

Items belonging to key players in the gloved hand killer investigation are scattered around the room belonging to Lindsey, Kim, Mercedes and Silas as well as memorabilia belonging to other members of the Roscoe household.

Viewers of Wednesday nights Channel 4 episode saw hospital killer Lindsey Butterfield make a phone call to serial killer Silas Blissett asking for his help. She is currently on the run after committing seven murders in the village. What happens as a result of the pair joining forces will be revealed in the week commencing Monday May 16th. But Lindsey’s sister Kim, her ex-lovers Joe and Freddie Roscoe and her former best friend and love rival Mercedes are currently in immediate danger from the pair. It is wide open as to whom this next victim might be.

The launch of the video kicks off the #Hollyoaks360 series which will allow viewers unprecedented behind the scenes access to the show. The first film in the series was shot by former Hollyoaks actor, turned Brandwidth producer, Matt Littler on Nokia’s Virtual Reality camera the Nokia OZO.

“I am really excited that Hollyoaks’ first use of immersive 360 filming has been in one of our biggest ever storylines. It’s so important that soaps keep on finding new ways to engage the audience across all platforms and deliver twists and surprises both on and off-screen. ” – Executive producer Bryan Kirkwood

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