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British Murders Podcast

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A true-crime podcast that focuses exclusively on British murder cases and serial killers with an occasional glimpse at horror movies

A true-crime podcast that focuses exclusively on British murder cases and serial killers with an occasional glimpse at horror movies

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United Kingdom

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A true-crime podcast that focuses exclusively on British murder cases and serial killers with an occasional glimpse at horror movies

Language:

English


Episodes

S05E01 - Russell Bishop (The ‘Babes in the Wood’ Murders of Nicola Fellows and Karen Hadaway)

1/19/2022
In the first episode of British Murders Season 5, I tell the tragic story of the ‘Babes in the Wood’ murders.⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ On October 9, 1986, a 20-year-old man named Russell Bishop sexually assaulted and strangled two 9-year-old girls named Nicola Fellows and Karen Hadaway.⁣ ⁣ He was arrested, taken to trial and acquitted in 1987.⁣ ⁣⁣ In 1990, Bishop went on to sexually assault a 7-year-old girl, leaving her for dead.⁣ ⁣⁣ This time, the girl survived, and Bishop was handed a life sentence...

Duration:00:35:21

"The 'Dexter' Copycat Killer" Mark Andrew Twitchell | Killer British Murder Stories Vol. 4 Feat. Bobbie Holmes

1/12/2022
In the fourth volume of Killer British Murder Stories, I am told the story of Mark Twitchell by Bobbie Holmes of Killer Stories Podcast. Twitchell was convicted of first-degree murder on April 12, 2011, for the murder of Johnny Altinger. He was handed a life sentence with a minimum term to serve of 25 years. This case is notorious because Twitchell claims to have been inspired by fictional serial killer Dexter Morgan, the protagonist of the 'Dexter' book series and TV show. This is the...

Duration:00:59:22

Scary Movie (2000) | Movie Review feat. Once Upon A Nightmare

1/5/2022
In this off-season episode, I am once again chatting to my good friend Lorraine from the horror movie podcast 'Once Upon a Nightmare'.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ This episode was actually recorded for Lorraine’s podcast, but we had such a fun time, so I thought I’d bring the episode across here so you can all give it a listen.⁣ ⁣⁣ This movie was a staple of my childhood and I still quote it daily.⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Lots and lots of laughs were had.⁣ You can find and support 'Once Upon a Nightmare'...

Duration:00:54:33

Kristy Sumner (Paranormal Investigator) | Special Guest Interview

12/29/2021
In this very special episode of British Murders, I welcome Florida-based paranormal investigator Kristy Sumner to the show.⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ In 2014, Kristy along with her sisters and friends formed the Soul Sisters Paranormal team.⁣ ⁣ The team have travelled all across America in order to investigate supposed haunted locations.⁣ ⁣ In a unique combination of true crime and the paranormal, this episode sees Kristy tell me the stories of 3 infamous American murder cases followed by her experiences...

Duration:01:32:36

S04E11 - Special (Part 2) - "The Bus Stop Killer" Levi Bellfield

12/22/2021
In the season 4 special of British Murders, I'm telling the story of Levi Bellfield, aka “The "Bus Stop Killer”.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Bellfield was found guilty on February 25, 2008, of the murders of Marsha McDonnell and Amélie Delagrange and the attempted murder of Kate Sheedy, for which he was sentenced to life imprisonment.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ On June 23, 2011, Bellfield was found guilty of a third murder, 13-year-old schoolgirl Amanda “Milly” Dowler.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Bellfield is the only UK serial killer to be handed two...

Duration:00:30:06

S04E11 - Special (Part 1) - "The Bus Stop Killer" Levi Bellfield

12/15/2021
In the season 4 special of British Murders, I tell the story of Levi Bellfield, aka “The Bus Stop Killer”.⁣ ⁣⁣ Bellfield was found guilty on February 25, 2008, of the murders of Marsha McDonnell and Amélie Delagrange and the attempted murder of Kate Sheedy, for which he was sentenced to life imprisonment.⁣ ⁣ On June 23, 2011, Bellfield was found guilty of a third murder, 13-year-old schoolgirl Amanda “Milly” Dowler.⁣ ⁣ Bellfield is the only UK serial killer to be handed two whole life...

Duration:00:30:22

S04E10 - James Patterson Smith (The Murder of Kelly-Anne Bates)

12/8/2021
In the tenth and final episode of British Murders Season 4, I tell the story of James Patterson Smith and Kelly-Anne Bates.⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ On April 16, 1996, middle-aged James Smith drowned his 17-year-old girlfriend, Kelly-Anne, in the bath.⁣ ⁣ Kelly-Anne had been brutally tortured by James for around 4 weeks prior to being murdered.⁣ ⁣⁣ Detective Sergeant Joseph Monaghan said he has never seen a case as horrific as this in his 15 years on the police force.⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ James Smith was handed a...

Duration:00:24:20

S04E09 - Peter Reeve (The Murder of PC Ian Dibell)

12/1/2021
In the ninth episode of British Murders Season 4, I tell the story of Peter Reeve and PC Ian Dibell.⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ On July 9, 2012, Reeve confronted his neighbour Trevor Marshall in Clacton-on-Sea and fired several handgun shots towards him.⁣ ⁣ Trevor was hit once in the leg and survived, but the same can’t be said for heroic police officer Ian Dibell.⁣ ⁣⁣ Despite being off-duty at the time of the attack, PC Dibell attempted to disarm Reeve but was shot in the chest during the...

Duration:00:22:16

S04E08 - Euan Peters (The Murder of Shafiul Islam)

11/24/2021
In the eighth episode of British Murders Season 4, I tell the story of Euan Peters and Shafiul Islam.⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Peters, who also went by Sax Coke, was an underground UK hip hop artist who was well known to the police.⁣ ⁣ On November 14, 2019, Peters visited Islam’s flat in Newport, South Wales, and proceeded to attack him multiple times with a glass Kopparberg cider bottle.⁣ ⁣⁣ Islam suffered severe brain injuries and died 6 days later at Royal Gwent Hospital as a result.⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Peters...

Duration:00:24:43

S04E07 - Lee James (The Murder of Bijan Ebrahimi)

11/17/2021
In the seventh episode of British Murders Season 4, I tell the story of Lee James and Bijan Ebrahimi.⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Bijan arrived in the UK as a refugee from Iran in 2000 and settled in South Bristol.⁣ ⁣⁣ He received horrific abuse, both physical and verbal, from his neighbours at several different housing estates.⁣ ⁣⁣ On July 13, 2013, Bijan was kicked to death by his neighbour Lee James after incorrectly being branded as a paedophile by the other residents.⁣ ⁣⁣ Lee James was sentenced to...

Duration:00:32:21

S04E06 - Colin Cheetham (The Murder of Stuart Ludlam)

11/10/2021
In the sixth episode of British Murders Season 4, I tell the story of Colin Cheetham and Stuart Ludlam.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Gun enthusiast Cheetham had always dreamed of committing the perfect murder with a complete stranger as his victim. ⁣ On September 17, 2009, his dream came true as he shot and killed 43-year-old taxi driver Stuart Ludlam at Cromford Railway Station. ⁣ Cheetham had zero connection to Ludlam, and most frightening of all, there was zero motive behind the killing. ⁣ Cheetham was...

Duration:00:22:23

28 Days Later (2002) | Movie Review feat. David John Brady

11/3/2021
In this mid-season break episode, I am joined by Sheffield-born composer David John Brady.⁣ ⁣⁣ Dave is a good mate of mine who I’ve known for years and he’s the one who created my intro music.⁣ ⁣ We sat down recently and reviewed Danny Boyle’s 2002 British horror movie ‘28 Days Later’.⁣ ⁣⁣ To say this zombie horror movie is such a classic, you may be shocked to hear I’d never seen it before.⁣ Follow David John Brady here: https://linktr.ee/davidjohnbradymusic Follow British Murders...

Duration:00:58:38

S04E05 - Ben Blakeley (The Murder of Jayden Parkinson)

10/27/2021
In the fifth episode of British Murders Season 4, I tell the story of Ben Blakeley and Jayden Parkison.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ A serial domestic abuser, Ben regularly beat up and strangled every girlfriend he had in his life.⁣ ⁣ Sadly, 17-year-old Jayden Parkinson’s experience with Ben was no different⁣.⁣ ⁣ Despite leaving her abuser in November 2013, Jayden discovered she was pregnant with Ben’s child.⁣ ⁣ As they discussed the pregnancy the following month, Ben strangled and killed Jayden before...

Duration:00:32:18

S04E04 - Stuart Hulse (The Murder of Shirley Brown)

10/20/2021
In the fourth episode of British Murders Season 4, I tell the story of Stuart Hulse and Shirley Brown.⁣ ⁣ In June 1996, Hulse attended a "sordid sex party" with ten other individuals.⁣ ⁣ At the party, Hulse watched an extreme pornographic video and became frustrated when he was left on his own after everyone else coupled up and disappeared to different bedrooms.⁣ ⁣ Hulse took a taxi home, snuck into Shirley Brown's house and sexually assaulted her. He was re-enacting the acts portrayed...

Duration:00:21:17

S04E03 - David Chenery-Wickens (The Murder of Diane Chenery-Wickens)

10/13/2021
In the third episode of British Murders Season 4, I tell the story of David and Diane Chenery-Wickens.⁣ ⁣ In January 2008, David reported Diane as missing to the police after the pair travelled by train from West Sussex to London.⁣ ⁣ Diane was a makeup artist and had a meeting at the BBC’s headquarters, but she never showed up.⁣ ⁣ It was later revealed that David had in fact made the trip to London alone, having killed his wife 2 days earlier.⁣ ⁣ Diane’s body was found 4 months later...

Duration:00:27:50

S04E02 - Anthony Antoniou (The Murder of Walter McCarthy)

10/6/2021
In the second episode of British Murders Season 4, I tell the bizarre story of Anthony Antoniou and Walter McCarthy.⁣ ⁣ In the early 1990s, Antoniou began a relationship with up-and-coming UK singer-songwriter Gabrielle.⁣ ⁣ They were together for three years, but Antoniou decided to leave the R&B star on the same day their son was born - April 16, 1995.⁣ ⁣ In December 1995, Antoniou and his friend Timothy Redhead drove his stepfather Walter McCarthy to the Derbyshire Peak...

Duration:00:27:51

S04E01 - Olga Freeman (The Murder of Dylan Freeman)

9/29/2021
In the first episode of British Murders Season 4, I tell the tragic story of Olga Freeman and her son Dylan Freeman.⁣ ⁣ During the UK's first Coronavirus lockdown, Olga Freeman, who had a history of suffering from depression and anxiety, had a complete mental breakdown.⁣ ⁣ Her son, Dylan, who had been diagnosed with autism, global neurodevelopmental delay, progressive myopia and significant difficulties with language and communication, self-help and independence, required around the...

Duration:00:26:08

The Chicago Tylenol Murders | Killer British Murder Stories Vol. 3 Feat. Bobbie Holmes

9/22/2021
In the third volume of Killer British Murder Stories, I discuss the case of The Chicago Tylenol Murders with Bobbie Holmes of Killer Stories. The Chicago Tylenol murders were a series of poisoning deaths resulting from drug tampering in the Chicago metropolitan area in 1982. The victims had all taken Tylenol-branded acetaminophen capsules that had been laced with potassium cyanide. A total of seven people died in the original poisonings, with several more deaths in subsequent copycat...

Duration:00:38:49

The Jurassic Games (2018) | Movie Review feat. Once Upon A Nightmare

9/15/2021
In this episode, I am once again joined by my good friend Lorraine from the horror movie podcast 'Once Upon a Nightmare'. Lorraine and I are going through a phase of watching direct to video B-movie's, especially ones involving animals. Therefore, for this episode, we decided to discuss Ryan Bellgardt's 2018 movie 'The Jurassic Games'. You may have guessed from the title that this movie was marketed as 'Jurassic Park (1993)’ meets 'The Hunger Games (2012)'. This hidden gem of a movie...

Duration:00:46:27

The Chris Benoit Double-Murder Suicide | Bonus Episode feat. John Consignado & Ben Davies

9/8/2021
In this very special bonus episode of British Murders, I am joined by John from the 'Reddit On Wiki' podcast and my lifelong friend Dav as we discuss the double-murder suicide case of former WWE wrestler Chris Benoit.⁣ ⁣ Over a three-day period from June 22 to 24, 2007, the former two-time world champion killed his wife Nancy Benoit and their 7-year-old son, Daniel, before finally hanging himself.⁣ ⁣ Benoit was booked to become ECW Champion at WWE’s Vengeance: Night of Champions...

Duration:01:31:57