Myth. Matriarch. Murderer. Erzsébet Báthory was one of the most powerful women in sixteenth century Europe; heir to a powerful dynasty, wife of a decorated war-hero and countess of a vast fortune. She later became a sadistic serial killer - allegedly killing nearly 600 young women in cold blood. Skin Deep explores faith, power, sexuality and a touch of the paranormal to investigate Bathory’s friendships, her struggles with the societal confines of her existence and what really makes a murderer.