1:04:35 | Oct 29th, 2016
Welcome to the first episode of S'laughter! Each week Lucy and Emma will be bringing you two murderers, partly to entertain you and partly so that they can vent their morbid fascination with the subject. This week we have Britain's youngest and Brita...Show More
1:04:18 | Mar 4th
It's episode 69 guys! This week Emma tells us more about Harold Jones and his connection to Jack the Stripper, and Lucy tells us about the disappearance of Arlene Fraser and the unusual tactics employed in finding her killer. There's a bit of distort...Show More
1:03:16 | Jan 22nd
In our first episode of 2019, Emma tells the story of the Mckay kidnapping - a high profile kidnapping that was meant to beRupert Murdock's wife. Lucy tells a recent story which is currently in appeal, the murder of James Knight by Emma Jayne Magson ...Show More
43:34 | Dec 18th, 2018
What are the latest updates in the 'babes in the wood' murder case? Why wouldn't you want a homeless, alcoholic 20-year-old as your live-in nanny? What does it take for a policeman to commit murder? These are some of the questions we cover in this we...Show More
16:16 | Dec 11th, 2018
1:05:03 | Dec 3rd, 2018
This week is a tale from the Midlands as Emma tells us about the empty gas meter murder. Then Lucy reveals the story of the Yorkshire Ripper and how he was finally caught.
19:13 | Nov 13th, 2018
You voted for the dullest sounding story of the lot, but it turned out to be a doozy. This is the story Charles Starkweather and Caril Fugate. Also, some discussion of American ages of consent, and old shitty old cars.
51:50 | Nov 4th, 2018
This week Emma tells the story of Steve Wilkins, a young lad who started off innocently stowing away in planes, but ended up taking things down a much darker path. Lucy's tells us about the double life of Heather Stephenson Snell. In some ways she's ...Show More
1:00:49 | Oct 22nd, 2018
A missing nightdress becomes a mother's nightmare in the most horrific way when Lucy tells a true crime tale from the Victorian era and Emma tries (and fails) to not constantly reference Making a Murderer Part 2.
33:14 | Oct 6th, 2018
It's a familiar name this week, the story of Ian Simpson. Unfortunately, Lucy's story got destroyed by a bug in editing, and as we edit our own podcasts, we have no idea how to get it back, so you're just going to have to put up with the one story th...Show More
13:17 | Oct 1st, 2018
Look, it's a school night, and when we record on a school night we always go a bit nuts. So, apologies for the particularly morbid humour, but when you've been teaching teenagers all day this is a natural side effect. It's the case of Leonarda Ciancu...Show More
1:18:23 | Sep 23rd, 2018
It's an accidental Babes in the Wood special. The bad news is that means we're talking about child murder. The good news is, you get it all in one hit so if that's not something you're into listening about, this might be episode to avoid. You can als...Show More
53:23 | Jul 24th, 2018
In this week's episode it's Scottish heavy with Lucy's tale of Robert Mone, who committed a series of crimes, some involving his cell mate and lover Thomas McColloch, and then even when they're put away for good, the public are still not safe from th...Show More
1:13:18 | Jun 26th, 2018
This week Emma and Lucy discuss the unexplained case of the Eriksson twins, and the theories that have been suggested to explain their behaviour. Emma tells the story of Gorge Joseph Smith and the brides in the bath. Thanks to those of you who have w...Show More
47:57 | Jun 11th, 2018
This week Emma tells the story of a cupboard that was less the gateway to Narnia and more the gateway to a murder investigation and Lucy shows off her questionable geography skills (apologies to all Scandinavian countries affected by this episode).
48:29 | May 29th, 2018
This week Lucy tells the tale of the DEFINITELY BRITISH John Scripps who committed murders in Asia, and Emma tells the tale of another cunning woman who really stitched up a husband and wife.
1:10:03 | May 6th, 2018
This week Emma and Lucy discuss two more cases from UK true crime: Lucky Lord Lucan who turned out to be not-so-lucky when it comes to identifying people from behind and Kenneth Erskine, who... welll... just ew...
1:12:00 | Mar 26th, 2018
Emma and Lucy power through Lucy's nasty cold to bring you a new episode. This week they discuss Angus Sinclair, a Scottish serial killer who is linked to a series of murders of young women, a poor woman from Nottingham trying to make money for her f...Show More
50:20 | Mar 11th, 2018
On episode 50 Emma tells Lucy about the murder of Candice Williams in Birmingham, and Lucy tells Emma about a massacre in Northampton due to a fight over money. They also worry about how much of the stupid things they say their pupils will remember. ...Show More
1:24:14 | Jan 28th, 2018
Emma and Lucy lend their usual dark comedy to the tales of Gemma Barker (don't google it first, you'll ruin it!) and Robert Elmer Kleason. This episode contains one transatlantic murderer, and one story with tales of non-consensual sexual acts. There...Show More
1:22:37 | Jan 15th, 2018
This week there is some semblance of an episode in between Emma's worrying rants about the Unabomber. Please do not encourage her further. Despite that, there's another horrific story of a doctor, who exploited his position to do away with people and...Show More
1:15:22 | Jan 2nd, 2018
On this new year's episode of S'laughter, Lucy and Emma discuss gang member Dale Cregan who killed multiple people in Manchester, and Elvira Barney, the socialite who caused a scandal in the 1920s. Happy new year to all our listeners!
59:22 | Dec 3rd, 2017
Another two true crime stories for you to enjoy over a cuppa, or while doing something a little more productive. This week's stories involve a whole family murderered for their business, and a guy with very small ears.
1:01:19 | Oct 28th, 2017
In our halloween special we discuss the most famous ghostly events from UK history, The Enfield Poltergeist, and the murder of Charles Walton because it has loads of 'witchy shit'.
59:38 | Oct 15th, 2017
Technical issues mean that the tale of George Psalmanazar has been cut slightly short... Before his death, he went on to become a theological essayist and friend of Samuel Johnson (author of the flipping dictionary), but I'm sure you'll agree that no...Show More
1:02:43 | Oct 1st, 2017
This week Lucy brings a tale of police corruption that sounds like something conceived by the writers of Line of Duty, while Emma discusses the drastic measures taken to end an abusive marriage.
1:22:53 | Jul 16th, 2017
This Week Lucy and Emma have exciting news to announce about the S'laughter meet up! If that wasn't enough, Lucy brings you a story of the woman with the most understanding landlord in history... many won't replace carpets, let alone remove a body. ...Show More
1:02:46 | Jun 25th, 2017
This week Lucy and Emma discuss a twisted tale of teenage online intrigue, while revealing almost a little too much about their own online habits as teenagers. Lucy also uses the case of Daniel Gonzalez to show off her psychology knowledge... but wat...Show More
1:35:52 | Jun 12th, 2017
This week Lucy and Emma learn the lesson from a murderous doctor that cleanliness is next to godliness... or at least will remove evidence of your misdeeds. They also discuss a case so awful that a case of genital lice is the nicest thing about it.
1:24:59 | Jun 4th, 2017
In this episode Lucy reveals the host of police f*ck ups in the investigation of the Grindr killer, and Emma tells a story of twists and turners in the hunt for a murder in the Orkney Islands. She also attempts a Scottish accent, but, you can't win '...Show More
1:06:01 | May 28th, 2017
Lucy and Emma discuss a mysterious story of inheritance and forged identities, as well as a mysterious disappearance and conflicting stories. "If you're gonna live in my house, you're gonna look at my wang."
1:03:27 | May 20th, 2017
This week the S'laughter girls discuss the Ian Brady and Myra Hindley murders, as requested by many listeners. They also give some recommendations of some true crime series, as well as reveal the secret patreon content that will be up next month. If ...Show More
47:52 | May 13th, 2017
This week, Emma and Lucy look at a case of murder by that 'magic bullet': Arsenic! The only solicitor ever to be hanged in the UK teaches us that 'excuse fingers' is not an acceptable excuse for poisoning...
1:02:17 | Apr 30th, 2017
Emma and Lucy fail the bechdel test by discussing two male murderers in this week's episode. They also establish the excuse, "I left him in the hollow of a tree," is not a good enough alibi.
56:43 | Apr 23rd, 2017
This week Emma and Lucy discuss the desperate measures gone to in order to avoid the most evil of all states: spinsterhood. They also consider whether you really need brain-smarts if you've got gun-smarts.
1:22:28 | Apr 2nd, 2017
This week Lucy discusses the guy who put the 'great' into 'great train robbery' and the girls learn that there's nothing you can't achieve with some plastic surgery and a Brazilian child. Emma then takes you back to the 19th Century for a killer doct...Show More
1:25:26 | Mar 25th, 2017
This week Lucy and Emma bring two cases which continue to perplex. We find that being a computer wizard isn't enough to hide your secrets and wearing a camouflage jacket won't hide your stabbing rampage...
1:25:26 | Mar 5th, 2017
This week Lucy spills the T on the 'teacup poisoner', who let his dreams of murder brew until they became reality, putting the fear of god into every polite English person. Emma then discusses a case of where, the more you try and tell people you're ...Show More
23:49 | Feb 16th, 2017
Chicago, you earned this, partly for being our top listeners this week and partly for having so much frickiiinnn murder. You made it a tough choice, but here we read the story of deadly double act Leopold and Loeb.
1:05:20 | Feb 11th, 2017
This week Lucy and Emma discuss a killer-doc and a Hammersmith haunting.... along with the twisted logic behind rewarding a doctor in your will who has failed to keep you alive and the ethics of watching someone leave your house.
1:30:50 | Jan 28th, 2017
This week we discuss everyone's favourite 90's throwback: the IRA! Not the actual IRA... but a conman who was able to capitalise on the turmoil. In addition, Lucy brings the last woman to be hanged in Britain... but she's not completely sure she des...Show More
18:49 | Jan 25th, 2017
Our first UK slash and dash - Edinburgh made it to the top of the leader board this week. Emma and Lucy discuss a teenage tale of murder, and talk about what they got up to in their spare time as teenagers - spoiler alert, they just watched TV.
1:01:14 | Jan 14th, 2017
This week Emma and Lucy both travel back in time to bring you two very Victorian, but very different cases of murder. Lucy becomes slightly obsessed with idea of a 'tramp's kitchen' and Emma once again advocates for prostitution as a lifestyle choice...Show More
1:10:51 | Dec 19th, 2016
Quality over quantity is not something we believe in here at S'laughter HQ, so get ready for a barrel full of crime as Emma and Lucy bring you three stories from the UK, as well as a bonus listener email that is well worth waiting until the end for!
1:21:42 | Dec 10th, 2016
This week Emma and Lucy discover that while drunk podcasting can be fun, hungover podcasting will lead to HOURS of editing. Try and spot the million and one cracks in what they managed to piece together this week... but actually its good. Pinky promi...Show More
21:42 | Dec 7th, 2016
The top city for this minisode takes Emma and Lucy back to America to bring you a tale of murder in Seattle. Listen as they yet again display their ignorance about guns, as well as the merits of partying solo!
1:19:16 | Dec 3rd, 2016
This week Emma and Lucy discuss the truth behind BBC's latest crime drama and look into the life of Peter Tobin aka the Cliff Richard of murder. The message is becoming more and more clear... check your fucking loft!
54:48 | Nov 12th, 2016
This week Emma and Lucy use their telepathic connection to bring two murders from the 70's era. Also hear about our reactions to milestones in the podcast and Emma's convincing argument for the romance of a kitchen floor.
22:13 | Nov 8th, 2016
Emma and Lucy just can't get enough! Each week the mini episode will bring you a murder from the city which has listened to us the most. Get your city featured by spreading the word and so your city reaches the top of the leader board!
1:04:42 | Nov 4th, 2016
This week Emma and Lucy bring two new murderers to the podcast-sphere. We learn the power of the double bluff in getting away with murder and get hot under the collar with Fifty Shades of Graham...