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The Wedding Murders : Episode 27

26:34 | May 15th, 2017

It was July 1980 and the Olympic Games were beginning in Moscow. In Brentwood, Essex it was an uneventful Thursday evening for a recently married young couple until a horrifying sequence of events resulted in their brutal deaths. In this episode of...Show More

The Babysitter Killing: Episode 01

21:34 | Nov 25th, 2016

In this edition of the UK True Crime Podcast we take a detailed look at the disturbing murder of Katie Wynter on Boxing Day 2011.  Katie was only 19 years old. Teenager Katie had been deceived by the her boyfriend, Tony Bushby,  through an elaborate...Show More

The First Date: Episode 121

25:11 | Mar 5th

Their first date was due to take place at a trendy bar in Shoreditch, East London.   Carl sounded great and Katie was incredibly excited as she travelled to their meeting on 23 December, 2015.   How was Katie to know that the man she had met on Plent...Show More

Northern Ireland, October 1993: Episode 120

33:25 | Feb 26th

Northern Ireland, October 1993.  It was a terrible week as violence surged leaving innocent people on all sides of the troubles dead or injured.  I look at the reasons for two of the most horrendous attacks in the history of Northern Ireland, what ha...Show More

A Nightmare In Plymouth: Episode119

35:39 | Feb 19th

Some people have dark, twisted and violent sexual fantasies.  So long as they stay just a fantasy and no innocent people are harmed, then it remains a fantasy.  But when those feelings cross the line into into actions, especially when the fantasy is ...Show More

'Rolex' Dave: Episode 118

27:17 | Feb 12th

Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire 2003.  32 year old Dave King had just left the gym when the white transit van slowed down and the passenger carefully took aim and let fire a torrent of bullets from the AK47. In this episode of the UK True Crime weekly po...Show More

A Life of Privilege: Episode 117

31:39 | Feb 5th

Kilburn, North London. Two men. One a gentle, harmless eccentric gentleman living a peaceful, solitary life. The other, a rich playboy with every advantage possible for a successful life. Then early in 2000, their lives combined with terrible consequ...Show More

New Years Eve 1996: Episode 116

25:52 | Jan 29th

New Years Eve should be a night of celebration and excitement about what is in store for the following year. But in 1996, one 17 year old went out to celebrate with her friends in Sutton Coldfield, but tragically she didn't make it home. In this epis...Show More

Abduction In Reading: Episode 115

33:40 | Jan 22nd

It was just another normal Friday night in Reading.  Sixteen year old Mary-Ann and two friends were parked in the car park of a derelict pub close to her home, just chatting and laughing.  But then they saw one, two and then six men surround the car....Show More

Showing Off: Episode 114

21:49 | Jan 15th

Passing your driving test is a big deal and provides great freedom. But with that freedom, comes responsibility and risk. In 2007 one young man did what many do after passing his driving test and took his friends out for a drive and pushed the limits...Show More

The Machine Gun Murders: Episode 113

23:47 | Jan 8th

Forest Gate, London, 2003\.   One normal August afternoon on a suburban street people were busy going about their every day life.  Then, after a minor traffic violation, three men decided they wanted to exact a terrible revenge completely out of prop...Show More

The Perfect Marriage: Episode 112

29:49 | Jan 1st

The summer of 1987, Carnoustie, Scotland. Lynda Hunter had everything going for her. A wonderful husband, loving family, lots of friends, a job she adored and now she had just had the best news possible - that she was going to have a baby. But shortl...Show More

Festering Hatred in the New Forest: Episode 111

30:20 | Dec 25th, 2018

The New Forest is a beautiful part of England. But one day in 2014, this quiet beautiful area was the scene of a brutal murder, as a mother of five tended her horses. In tis episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast we examine the story in detail. ...Show More

Danger In The Woods: Episode 110

27:57 | Dec 18th, 2018

November 2000, Leeds, Yorkshire. Many teenagers were Christmas shopping in Leeds City Centre, excited about the upcoming holidays. Two friends took a bus to where they lived in the early evening, once they had bought their gifts, but one never made i...Show More

Horror in Luton: Episode 109

28:50 | Dec 11th, 2018

The mutilated, headless torso of the body was recovered from the Blue Lagoon in Bedfordshire. Who was it and why were they murdered? In this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast I tell a story of utter horror in a residential street in Luton.

The Motorcycle Club: Episode108

26:00 | Dec 4th, 2018

The secretive world of Motorcycle Clubs are hard for outsiders to understand.  In this episode, I look at the events surrounding two Motorcycle Club related murders in Battersea, London, in 1998. Sponsored by:  awaytravel.com/CRIME - claim £15 off y...Show More

The Somerset Explosives Expert: Episode 107

32:25 | Nov 27th, 2018

Reports of terrible bombings from all over the world are sadly part of our daily news. One man from Somerset made an incredible technical breakthrough with a product which could help prevent these tragedies. In todays episode of the UK True Crime Wee...Show More

A Norwich Taxi Rank: Episode 106

24:34 | Nov 20th, 2018

Late at night, many of us congregate at the local taxi rank waiting for that lift home. The mood is often light-hearted as people chat and laugh with others across the whole cross-section of society.  But sometimes, often fuelled by drink or drugs...Show More

Sex Games: Episode 105

32:07 | Nov 13th, 2018

2001, Yorkshire. A couple with an adventurous sex life pushed the boundaries further and further. But what was for joint fun and how was the dynamic changing between them? And then a horrendous axe murder caused detectives to uncover exactly what was...Show More

A London Drug Dealer: Episode 104

23:07 | Nov 6th, 2018

Dealing class A drugs on the streets on north-west London is a profession fraught with danger.  Sure, the rewards can be great but the risks are huge and ever-present.  The UK True Crime Weekly podcast today looks at what happened in Kilburn in 2010,...Show More

The Footballer: Episode 103

25:53 | Oct 30th, 2018

In November 2004, Lee Hughes was playing centre forward for West Bromwich Albion.  Everything was going for him.  And then one evening, everything changed....

A shoe Fetish: Episode 102

31:32 | Oct 22nd, 2018

A shoe fetish, about as common as it gets for a sexual preference.  Could this really lead to murder?

A Shropshire Picnic: Episode 101

26:24 | Oct 16th, 2018

Todays episode from Shropshire concentrates on a group of middle-aged people  living on the fringes of society where casual sex, addiction and violence are common.  I also look at the death of a popular sit-com actor in 1997.

Two Teenagers from Northern Ireland: Episode 100

30:16 | Oct 8th, 2018

Portadown, near Belfast, February 2000\. In this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly podcast I explore how two innocent teenagers were caught up in the political conflict of the time, with terrible results. www.uktruecrime.com https://m.facebook.c...Show More

Wearside Jack: Episode 99

30:41 | Oct 2nd, 2018

The Yorkshire ripped terrified large parts of England as he murdered seemingly at will. Police had lots of suspects, but one in particular stood out. Two letters and one tape convinced leading detectives that he was in fact the Yorkshire Ripper. In t...Show More

The Post Office Killing: Episode 98

25:27 | Sep 25th, 2018

Yorkshire, 2010\. A couple in a seemingly perfect relationship managed a post office in rural Yorkshire. But financial pressures, a fading sex life and mismatched aspirations lead to temptations and, eventually, a shocking outcome. Have you enjoye...Show More

A Family Betrayal: Episode 97

29:02 | Sep 17th, 2018

Battersea, London 2013\.   A talented maths genius with a huge ego struggles to cope with life & rejection, and when his girlfriend leaves him, he looks for someone to blame - with just awful results. Have you enjoyed the podcast and want more? List...Show More

The Bus Station Murder: Episode 96

28:15 | Sep 11th, 2018

Bury, Greater Manchester. A missed bus connection by just a few moments meant that 66 year old Shirley Leach was attacked and murdered in a toilet cubicle by a total stranger. But who would do this to an innocent woman? This episode of the UK True Cr...Show More

The Clydach Murders (part-two): Episode 95

28:07 | Sep 3rd, 2018

In part two of this two part series I look at four dreadful murders which took place in Clydach, near Swansea, South Wales in 1999\. The sheer savagery and brutality of the murders, which wiped out three generations of the same family, rocked the loc...Show More

The Clydach Murders (part-one) - Episode 94

25:59 | Aug 27th, 2018

In part one of this two part series I look at four dreadful murders which took place in Clydach, near Swansea, South Wales in 1999\. The sheer savagery and brutality of the murders, which wiped out three generations of the same family, rocked the loc...Show More

A Pub Fight in Yorkshire: Episode 93

25:11 | Aug 20th, 2018

Depressingly in the UK, most Friday and Saturday nights see fights outside pubs, clubs and food outlets. But witnesses to this fight in April 2015 saw a man being attacked by a much younger love rival as his wife watched on, before leaving with the y...Show More

Stalking Terror in Devon: Episode 92

28:45 | Aug 13th, 2018

In the podcast this week we look at a woman stalked for more than five years in Exeter before a shockingly violent conclusion. Is there a crime more terrifying than stalking? The constant fear of what may happen at any time and becoming a prisoner in...Show More

A Mysterious Disappearance in Bristol: Episode 91

43:21 | Aug 7th, 2018

It was a week before Christmas, 2010\. One young couple in Bristol had everything to look forward to as they started their lives together. But then when Greg Reardon returned from a weekend away visiting family there was no sign of his girlfriend, Jo...Show More

A Gruesome Discovery in Leeds: Episode 90

22:44 | Jul 30th, 2018

Leeds, 2004\. A dog walker makes a gruesome discovery when he digs up a human bone, but although the remains are quickly identified as 28 year old Lyndsey Bourne, where is the rest of the body and who killed Lyndsey? We follow detectives as through e...Show More

Perception Vs Reality in Merseyside: Episode 89

25:23 | Jul 23rd, 2018

Formby in Merseyside is a beautiful place with stunning beaches. In the year 2000 the UK was filled with optimism for a better future, but for one family of four a violent burglary had appalling consequences and revealed a stunning deception at the h...Show More

A Glasgow Gangster: Episode 88

32:53 | Jul 16th, 2018

Brutal, unrestrained violence, drugs, murder and retribution. This episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast follows the Glasgow gang headed by 'Speccy' Boyd as they caused terror on the streets of Glasgow and beyond from the mid 1990's to the pres...Show More

A body on a Cornish beach: Episode 87

25:46 | Jul 9th, 2018

February 2014, Perranporth Cornwall.   When the body of a man washed up on the beach, detectives appeal for help to identify the man.  In this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast we follow the Police investigation as suspect a suspicious deat...Show More

Murder in Slow Motion: Episode 87

29:16 | Jul 3rd, 2018

At 19, Hollie Gazzard from Gloucester had everything to live for - bright, fun, pretty with lots of friends and a loving family.  But then she met Asher Maslin, who started out as a boyfriend and until his increasingly controlling behaviour made him ...Show More

The Cambridge Drugs Killings: Episode 85

25:33 | Jun 26th, 2018

Murder, manslaughter or accident?  Kathleen McCluskey was a self styled witch and along with her husband enjoyed sex and drugs parties in Cambridge.  But then  people started to die when they were in her company.   Coincidence: or more sinister....? ...Show More

An Unremarkable Man From Worcester: Episode 84

25:52 | Jun 18th, 2018

Perception and reality. What we portray to the world bears very little resemblance to who we are and how we live our lives. This was the case for 52 year old Jonathan Palmer who on the outside appeared unremarkable in every way. Yet when his secret l...Show More

Tragedy in Dorset: Episode 83

25:56 | Jun 11th, 2018

Lyme Regis in Dorset is a stunning coastal town. In March 1993 a school from Plymouth arrived and on day one, their first activity was a canoe trip across Lyme Bay to Charmouth. Very quickly, the fun turned to absolute horror and in this episode of t...Show More

Obsessive Lady Jane: Episode 82

28:02 | Jun 6th, 2018

It was 2000\. Jane Andrews had met the man of her dreams and was looking forward to getting married and living happily ever after. But her partner wasn't as keen to commit, and following a terrible discovery events took a shocking turn. Have you e...Show More

An Incident in Bond Street, London: Episode 81

28:31 | May 28th, 2018

It was 2009\. The jeweller Graffs caters for the super-wealthy and is no stranger to robberies. But when two armed men robbed the store in 2009 it was particularly violent and during their escape a bystander was lucky to escape with his life after be...Show More

A Lancashire Affair: Episode 80

26:22 | May 21st, 2018

Accrington, Lancashire 2006\. A 45 man fell madly in love with a 21 year old woman but there was just one major issue: she was already married to her cousin in Pakistan. In this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast we examine the shocking step...Show More

A Norfolk Murder: Episode 79

23:41 | May 14th, 2018

It was October 2003 that the body was found, 13 miles north west of Norwich in the county of Norfolk. When people realised the identity of the dead man, based on his own crimes there was little sympathy in the community and little help for the police...Show More

Revenge of the Politicians Wife: Episode 78

25:55 | May 7th, 2018

This week's episode look at the story of Chris Huhne.  A minister in the David Cameron coalition government destroyed by his arrogance, lies and the revenge of his scorned wife. Have you enjoyed the podcast and want more? Listen to 14 bonus episodes...Show More

Fear & Loathing in Southend-on-Sea: Episode 77

35:30 | May 1st, 2018

Drugs, guns, wannabe gangsters. A depressing combination seen all over the UK but in this episode we concentrate on one story from Southend in 2001, with devastating consequences for so many people. And still it goes on…. Support our sponsor:   en...Show More

Four Murders In Northern Ireland: Episode 76

35:11 | Apr 23rd, 2018

Northern Ireland, 1991\.   Despite the political conflict, people still got on with living their daily lives.  Margaret Perry, at 26, had everything to live for when she was murdered: an innocent victim of a wider struggle.  This episode look at the ...Show More

A Fantasy World: Episode 75

34:16 | Apr 16th, 2018

Liverpool, 2004\. Brian 'brains' Blackwell was taking A'levels this year before heading to university to study medicine. But Brian, a good club tennis player, had developed a fantasy world around his tennis ability to impress his girlfriend. When his...Show More

A 10 minute walk: Episode 74

29:45 | Apr 9th, 2018

Nottinghamshire, England October 1983\. Colette Aram was a 16 year old trainee hairdresser when she made the 10 minute walk to see her boyfriend one Sunday night. But she never arrived. In this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast we examin...Show More

A Younger Lover: Episode 73

24:37 | Apr 2nd, 2018

Liverpool, July 2010\. When a retired 65year old man meets someone 38 years younger than him they start a passionate love affair. But with different expectations from the relationship, their affair concludes in a shocking manner. Have you enjoyed ...Show More

A Minor Embarrassment: Episode 72

24:32 | Mar 26th, 2018

Dover is known to many for the white cliffs and busy port. In 2013 it was the scene of a brutal murder of a vulnerable 30 year old man. Just who would want to kill Michael Kerr? Have you enjoyed the podcast and want more? Listen to 13 bonus episod...Show More

An Edinburgh Pub Landlord: Episode 71

30:26 | Mar 20th, 2018

When a pub landlord goes missing in October 2002 his wife, family and the police are worried as this is so out of character. The investigation that follows leads detectives across the European sex industry and to two of the most notorious gangsters e...Show More

A Toxic Friendship: Episode 70

30:59 | Mar 13th, 2018

Today our story is from Cumbria in 2012\. When one person wants more from a friendship events take a sinister turn with tragic results. Enjoy the podcast and want more? Listen to 12 bonus episodes plus other exclusive content at www.patreon.com/uk...Show More

Twisted Revenge: Episode 69

23:28 | Mar 6th, 2018

A talented MMA fighter died of a drugs overdose in 2012.  His family were, as you can imagine, distraught.  But his dad knew exactly who he blamed for the death of his treasured son, and he planned to exact his revenge, with terrible results.... E...Show More

The Cannibal Killer: Episode 68

27:43 | Feb 27th, 2018

Darlington, north-east England.  It was a strange, unnecessary and unremarkable murder when 40 year old Alan Taylor strangled his friend after an early morning drinking session.  But the reasons for the killing included an opportunity to gain revenge...Show More

Foiling The Beast: Episode 67

30:57 | Feb 20th, 2018

He was a member of mensa, a computer programmer and always polite and courteous.  But Alan Hopkinson had always had an unhealthy interest in young girls.  In this episode of the UK True Crime Podcast, we examine his life and what happened to those wh...Show More

Witchcraft & Sex: Episode 66

30:10 | Feb 13th, 2018

We head to Cornwall in 2004 to experience a strange murder involving witchcraft, money, sex, abuse & greed in a small sailing community.  Is everything quite as it seems? Enjoy the podcast and want more? Listen to 12 bonus episodes plus other exclus...Show More

The Flat Cap Robber: Episode 65

26:42 | Feb 6th, 2018

In his 50's, M&S jumpers, genial bloke. All sounds very innocent but from 1995 - 1998 across Central England this man was causing terror to the large number of building societies he held up at gunpoint. In this episode of the UK True Crime Podcast we...Show More

A Surgical Fetish: Episode 64

28:13 | Jan 30th, 2018

A violent sexual predator with a sexual fetish for surgical procedures doesn't sound good and it wasn't. Not good at all. In this episode from London we head back to1993 to explore the appalling actions of a man from your very worst nightmares. En...Show More

The Body In The Freezer: Episode 63

30:35 | Jan 23rd, 2018

Newcastle, October 2012\. Peter McMahon was besotted by his lover 25 years his junior, but his friends were concerned that it was his money that really interested Sharon. In this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast we look at their passionate...Show More

It Was Only A Kiss: Episode 62

28:09 | Jan 16th, 2018

Hyde Park, London. July 1982\. The horror of the IRA bombs that left 11 people dead and many more injured. But as we discover 30 years later, many of those injured in the attacks never recovered, with tragic consequences. Enjoy the podcast and wan...Show More

A Warwickshire Village: Episode 61

34:33 | Jan 9th, 2018

A sleepy Warwickshire village near Nuneaton in 1994.  Carol Wardell and her husband Gordon lived a quiet life in a sleepy village where nothing much happened.  Then one day there was a robbery and a murder, which people still talk about today.  Was t...Show More

A Selfish Man: Episode 60

30:37 | Jan 2nd, 2018

August 2008, Shropshire. Chris Foster has it all - a beautiful wife and daughter, successful business and living in an amazing mansion with dogs and horses. But was everything as it seemed? Enjoy the podcast and want more? For just £3 per month li...Show More

The Beast of Warsaw: Episode 59

24:09 | Dec 26th, 2017

May 1997 in Hammersmith, West London. A 12 year old girl from Macedonia is brutally murdered in her own home. Who killed her and why? Six years on from the terrible crime, it appears that the answer could lie with the polish police. Enjoy the podc...Show More

One night in Scotland: Episode 58

27:11 | Dec 19th, 2017

It was approaching Christmas 2014\. Just an ordinary day for a family of four in Falkirk, but one mans secret cocaine habit, growing debts and addiction to sex line and escorts lead to a night of utter terror. Enjoy the podcast and want more? For ...Show More

A Second Chance: Episode 57

27:19 | Dec 12th, 2017

This week we head to Northern Ireland in the run up to Christmas 2003. A retired librarian walks to church, but walking home disappears seemingly without trace. Just what happened? Enjoy the podcast and want more? For just £3 per month listen to...Show More

Episode 56: Murder By The Seaside

25:47 | Dec 5th, 2017

Hastings is a quiet seaside town on the south coast of England. In 1998 the town was rocked by two murders just eight days apart. Ten years later, the murders remained unsolved, but then detectives received information from a most unlikely source t...Show More

Wrong Place, Wrong Time - Part two. Episode 55

28:50 | Nov 28th, 2017

We fast forward five years to October 1994 from the last episode. David Morley has moved from the Admiral Duncan pub in Soho to another bar in Earls Court. In late October, he goes for a night out with a friend near Waterloo station, unaware that a...Show More

Wrong Place, Wrong Time - Part one: Episode 54

29:46 | Nov 21st, 2017

Soho, April 1999. David Morley was working behind the bar at the Admiral Duncan pub when it was targeted by a bomb attack which left three innocent people dead. In this first episode of two, the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast follows the life of Davi...Show More

A sexual Obsession: Episode 53

30:06 | Nov 14th, 2017

In Brighton in 2003 a dangerous sexual fantasy becomes a chilling, shocking reality with terrible consequences **Listeners should be aware that this episode contains sexual content** Enjoy the podcast and want more? For just £3 per month list...Show More

A Fresh Beginning: Episode 52

28:56 | Nov 7th, 2017

Just how well can we ever know someone? At the turn of the century a man in Louisiana met a woman from Coventry online. Love blossomed, he moved to England but then it became more complicated. In February 2010 as the pressure rose, events reached ...Show More

An Innocent Girl: Episode 51

33:41 | Oct 31st, 2017

Scotland, July 2011. A fire at a flat claims the lives of three members of the same family and police find out the blaze was started deliberately. Just who would be capable of murdering innocent children and why? This episode of the UK True Crime ...Show More

A Random Encounter: Episode 50

22:01 | Oct 23rd, 2017

April 2006 in Essex. A nurse takes a short break from her work in the grounds of her hospital not knowing the danger lurking nearby. Why would she? In our everyday routine we don't ever expect to come face to face with evil.... www.uktruecrime....Show More

The Three Saddams: Episode 49

28:26 | Oct 16th, 2017

In the winter of 2003 a gang of armed robbers terrorised communities in Southern England and South Wales, striking on an almost daily basis. They were happy to use sickening levels of violence and even happy to threaten young children. Police knew ...Show More

The Oldham Riots: Episode 48

32:15 | Oct 9th, 2017

In the summer of 2001 , northern cities in the UK experienced terrifying riots. In this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast, we examine the events in the town of Oldham. What caused the riot and what were the repercussions?

A Girl on a Bike: Episode 47

29:12 | Oct 2nd, 2017

It was July 1972 and Leeds United had just beaten Arsenal in the FA Cup final. Near Tamworth, a young girl went for a ride on her bike one summers evening never to return. Who was responsible for her disappearance: a local soldier who had experien...Show More

The Leeching Lord: Episode 46

34:04 | Sep 25th, 2017

In 2009 the UK was rocked by the MP’s expenses scandal. Every day we heard unbelievable stories of our politicians stealing from the taxpayers they were elected to serve and this has had a long-lasting effect on how politicians are perceived. One p...Show More

An Island Hideout: Episode 45

29:33 | Sep 18th, 2017

From the sunshine of Antigua to the windswept south coast of the Isle of Wight, this week we examine a drug smuggling plot involving love, greed and adventure. In this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast we look at how a plan to smuggle coca...Show More

The Rented Room: Episode 44

28:12 | Sep 12th, 2017

Newcastle, 2008. Two Chinese graduates from Newcastle University are brutally murdered in their home and even their cat is drowned in the sink. This episode of the Uk True Crime Weekly Podcast asks who could be responsible for such brutality? And ...Show More

A Terrible Revenge: Episode 43

39:08 | Sep 4th, 2017

A couple are brutally murdered in a sleepy village on the Lincolnshire coast. The police investigation reveals that a close relative of the murdered couple was a responsible for killing an innocent man in Nottingham a year before. Could the two inc...Show More

The Fox: Episode 42

24:49 | Aug 28th, 2017

1984. A violent masked, armed rapist is on the loose in Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire. Known as 'The Fox' as he builds lairs at empty homes, waiting for their occupiers to return home. Could another attack in Yorkshire be the sa...Show More

Look Away: Episode 41

26:59 | Aug 21st, 2017

Hoxton, East London. In 2004 a minor slight to a gang member resulted in terrible revenge. But was justice served for anyone involved? www.uktruecrime.com https://m.facebook.com/groups/1479468325433430 www.patreon.com/uktruecrime

A Life of Violence: Episode 40 - part 2/2

40:43 | Aug 15th, 2017

Part two of the incredible story of Robert Mone Junior concludes this week in a story of brutal violence beyond any fiction. www.uktruecrime.com www.patreon/uktruecrime

A Life Of Violence: Episode 39 - Part 1/2

30:23 | Aug 7th, 2017

Part 1/2. Dundee, Scotland. 1967. A man with a chaotic home life joins the army to add structure to his life. Instead, Robert Mone's experience of the forces is an unhappy one and when he goes AWOL, a series of events leads to an act of unimagina...Show More

Murder By Numbers: Episode 38

33:32 | Jul 31st, 2017

Hull, England. August 1988. A knock on the door of the family home after midnight leads to tragedy for a young family. Over the next 20 years, the police investigation heads to some very dark places including devil worship and the occult. www.u...Show More

The Gameshow Murderer - Episode 37

35:36 | Jul 25th, 2017

This week we head to the stunning Pembrokeshire coast in West Wales. Two people murdered on a coastal path, a botched robbery leaving two others dead and a string of robberies and sexual assaults. But for 20 years although police suspected who was ...Show More

The Monster of Medomsley

30:14 | Jul 17th, 2017

In this episode of the UK True Crime Podcast we head to County Durham in the North East of England. When Neville Husband died at the age of 72 he appeared to be quite unremarkable in every way. But in his life, Husband, 'The Monster of Medomsley' ...Show More

A Double Suicide? : Episode 35

29:54 | Jul 10th, 2017

Today we are in Coleraine, Northern Ireland for this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast. In 1991 Dentist Colin Howells was a respected businessman who played a major role in his church and wider community. But then he met Sunday School Teac...Show More

A Deadly Intrusion: Episode 34

27:23 | Jul 3rd, 2017

In the episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast we head back to October 1983, when Culture Club topped the UK charts and Neil Kinnock had just been elected leader of the Labour Party. A family wedding should have been a joyous affair. But then t...Show More

Who Killed Janet Murgatroyd: Episode 33

38:14 | Jun 27th, 2017

Who Killed Janet Murgatroyd? Episode 33 0:0033:20 Share on Facebook twitter Google+ In this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast we head to Lancashire in 1996. Across England, hosting EURO96 meant that football fever was in the air. After...Show More

The Undertaker's Wife: Episode 32

35:31 | Jun 19th, 2017

Today we look at events surrounding an undertaker and his wife in rural Herefordshire. John and Alethea Taylor were a well-known, sociable couple at the centre of events in their local community, with a wide circle of friends and interests. Then on...Show More

An Unwelcome Guest: Episode 31

25:23 | Jun 12th, 2017

Today, we head to beautiful Yorkshire on 29 January 2013. It was a stunning winters day with snow on the ground and the local children had spent the day sledging and playing in the snow. As night fell, there was a calm around the town. In this ep...Show More

The Music Festival : Episode 30

24:27 | Jun 5th, 2017

As the UK summer hots up, for many people weekends are spent at music festivals enjoying the bands and relaxed vibe with friends. In this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast, we look at the events at a smaller Essex festival, Brownstock. Tw...Show More

Susan Third Lived in Aberdeen

25:51 | May 29th, 2017

In this episode of the UK Weekly True Crime Podcast we head to Aberdeen, Scotland in February 2005. Susan Third was a 21 year old young mum who lived in Scotland. Today we look at her story. www,uktruecrime.com www.patreon.com/uktruecrime @uktruecr...Show More

Settling The Debt: Episode 28

27:31 | May 22nd, 2017

It was a normal October Monday morning on a Business Park in Pontypool, South Wales. But the events of this day were to be anything but normal as the financial pressures felt by one man resulted in violence. And murder. www,uktruecrime.com @uktru...Show More

The Welsh Serial Killer

25:23 | May 9th, 2017

Today, we head to North Wales in the mid 1990's where three dead men are found in quick succession. Is there a link? Is there a killer, or killers, murdering gay men in the area? In this episode of the weekly UK True Crime Podcast we go back to 19...Show More

The Guy Fawkes Murders: Episode 25

31:34 | May 1st, 2017

Cornwall is one of the most beautiful counties of England, popular for tourism with beautiful beaches and a warm climate. In this episode of the UK True Crime podcast we look at the events of Bonfire Night, 2003, when a brutal double murder shocked...Show More

14 Days of Terror

33:29 | Apr 24th, 2017

This episode begins with the killing of three suspected IRA terrorists in Gibraltar in 1988 by the SAS. Feelings ran high in Northern Ireland as the bodies were returned home and 14 days later another six people were dead in related events. In this ...Show More

A Triple Murder: Episode 23

23:59 | Apr 17th, 2017

Manchester is the second largest City in England. In July 2007 Beverley Samuels lived on the outskirts of family with her children Kesha and Fred. We look at what happened when her on-off boyfriend, Pierre Williams, didn't get exactly what he wante...Show More

'The Art of Armed Robbery': Episode 22

28:55 | Apr 10th, 2017

Today, we are in Essex and East London. A commuter is shot at a railway station when he attempts to foil an armed robbery. The investigation leads to a high-profile crime author who had turned his back on a life of crime. Were he and his brother g...Show More

The M50 Motorway Murder: Episode 21

27:33 | Apr 3rd, 2017

"Mrs Wilks....Mrs Wilks". It was June 1988 and the Police Operator could not understand why the pregnant lady who had called for help after breaking down on the M50 motorway was not answering. Tragically, nobody would speak with 22 year old Marie ...Show More

A Deadly Obsession: Episode 20

30:15 | Mar 27th, 2017

Today we head to Newport, South Wales. In early 2011 a young, happy couple are excited at the prospect of their new baby, due to be born two weeks – on the 18th birthday of the father, Ryan. Then one night changed all of their futures forever…. Re...Show More

Losing Control: Episode 19

23:48 | Mar 21st, 2017

In this weeks episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast, we look at a series of events culminating in a desperate woman threatening to jump from the cliff edge at Beachy Head, a notorious suicide spot. References: https://www.justiceforwomen.org...Show More

The Cinderella Killing: Episode 18

25:45 | Mar 14th, 2017

We head to Portsmouth, on the south coast, to examine the murder of Linda Cook in December 1986. Tracking a pair of shoes worn by the killer looks like it could be the key to solving the crime, leading to it being dubbed the 'cinderella murder'. Wi...Show More

Suicide or Murder? Episode 17

27:30 | Mar 7th, 2017

This week we return to Scotland to examine a deadly case of deception that spiralled wildly out of control directly leading to two suicides. In this tragic case, we look at how the deception began and why it continued as well as the terrible repercu...Show More

The Bogus Gasman: Episode 16

33:40 | Mar 1st, 2017

This episode of the weekly UK True Crime Podcast takes us to Bristol, July 1985. A local shopkeeper is brutally murdered and the suspect is an unknown man claiming to be from the gas board. The television programme Crimewatch UK features the recon...Show More

A Man in a Belfast Bar: Episode 15

44:23 | Feb 21st, 2017

Belfast, Northern Ireland. A small group of friends go for a drink on a bar on a Sunday evening where an argument leads to violence which spirals out of control, leading to a sequence of events still being felt today. In this episode of the weekly...Show More

The Corrupt Police Officer: Episode 14

21:29 | Feb 14th, 2017

Integrity is important in every profession, but in the police service it is absolutely vital. In this case, we examine the case of PC Mesut Karakas, a Police Officer working for the Metropolitan Police. Mesut's relationship with integrity was tenuo...Show More

The Honeytrap: Episode 13

24:09 | Feb 7th, 2017

This week we are back in London.  The money around casinos has always been a draw to criminals and today we look at how a 'honeytrap' gang identified and targeted a professional poker player in Mayfair, with tragic results.

A Charmed Life: Episode 12

38:33 | Jan 31st, 2017

This week we are examine a case spanning five UK police forces over 15 years.  This case involves police incompetence, astonishingly inept decisions from the prison service, bizarre inquest verdicts, armed robbery, rape, a drowning, murder and conspi...Show More

A Glasgow Feud: Episode 11

22:31 | Jan 23rd, 2017

Today we head north of the border to Scotland.  This episode of the weekly UK True Crime Podcast examines a feud between two Glasgow families over a number of years which have left one man dead and several others injured - so far.  We look at the rea...Show More

A Fatal Love Triangle: Episode 10

31:28 | Jan 17th, 2017

In September 2009 Christopher Hartley was shot at point-blank range at a layby in South Yorkshire - well known for public sex - in what appeared to be a drug deal that had gone wrong. The reality was much more complex involving love, betrayal, loyalt...Show More

The Female Arsonist Killer: Episode 09

26:05 | Jan 10th, 2017

We head to Prestatyn, on the north coast of Wales, for this edition of the weekly UK True Crime Podcast.  We examine the events of 2012 leading to the deaths of five people - including three young children - in an horrendous arson attack.  The culpri...Show More

A Valentine's Day Murder: Episode 08

39:10 | Jan 3rd, 2017

Today we head to Wales and examine a frenzied murder which took place on Valentines Day 1988.  Lynette White was only 20 when she was stabbed to death in a flat above a bookmakers in the Cardiff Bay area of the City.  In this episode of the weekly UK...Show More

The Travolta Fantasist: Episode 07

26:54 | Dec 31st, 2016

A brutal murder in 1982 lay unsolved until early 2016. In this episode of the weekly UK True Crime Podcast we examine the rape and murder of 17 year old Yiannoulla Yianni in Hampstead, North London. We look at the police investigation and examine th...Show More

The Caribbean Holiday: Episode 06

27:04 | Dec 27th, 2016

To many of us who had dreams of being a professional sportsperson, we are fascinated when those people who our living our dreams, and appear to have it all, spectacularly get it wrong and become involved in serious crime. In this episode of the week...Show More

Colin Hatch - Pure Evil: Episode 05

33:01 | Dec 20th, 2016

In 1993, Colin Hatch was responsible for a sickening murder which shocked and disgusted the entire nation.  In this episode of the weekly UK True Crime Podcast we explore the circumstances leading up to this murder, including the refusal of authoriti...Show More

The Husband Killer: Episode 04

27:46 | Dec 15th, 2016

David Edwards suffered horrendous domestic abuse and was eventually murdered by his wife, Sharon.  In this episode of the weekly UK True Crime Podcast, we examine how the life of a well-respected Solicitor spiralled out of control, eventually leading...Show More

The Selfie Murderer: Episode 03

23:03 | Dec 9th, 2016

This week we examine the chilling case of Michael Danaher, who tortured and brutally murdered art/book dealer Adrian Greenwood in April 2016, before posing for a selfie revealing his blood-soaked beard immediately after the attack.  We look at his mo...Show More

The South Coast Ponzi Fraud: Episode 02

23:09 | Dec 2nd, 2016

At 35 Benjamin Wilson appeared to have it all.  A financial trading maestro he was the local boy made good, living in a £4 million mansion in Sandbanks and able to spend most of his time on the golf course. However, this was all a facade.  His world...Show More