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Little Boy Blue has been one of the highest viewed TV series on ITV in recent months and tonight’s episode left viewers feeling angry and in shock.

If you haven’t managed to catch up with the entire series just yet, the drama told the story of school boy Rhys Jones who was brutally murdered by Croxeth gang member Sean Mercer in Liverpool in 2007.

Tonight’s fourth and final episode in the ITV mini-series was set in the exact court in which the real-life murder trial took place, bringing the disturbing scenes much closer to home.

Viewers took to Twitter to air their views on the behaviour of the culprits’ behaviour in court:

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