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Nominated for the BEST TRUE-CRIME PODCAST award at the British Podcast Awards 2018, Murder Mile is a uniquely different UK true-crime podcast, presented as an audio guided walk of 300+ of London’s untold, unsolved and (often) forgotten murder cases, all within the West End.

Nominated for the BEST TRUE-CRIME PODCAST award at the British Podcast Awards 2018, Murder Mile is a uniquely different UK true-crime podcast, presented as an audio guided walk of 300+ of London’s untold, unsolved and (often) forgotten murder cases, all within the West End.

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United Kingdom

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Nominated for the BEST TRUE-CRIME PODCAST award at the British Podcast Awards 2018, Murder Mile is a uniquely different UK true-crime podcast, presented as an audio guided walk of 300+ of London’s untold, unsolved and (often) forgotten murder cases, all within the West End.

Twitter:

@mmiletours

Language:

English

Contact:

07799 605701


Episodes

Ep103 - The Beating of Baby Richard

8/6/2020
On Tuesday 4th October 1853, in a squalid first-floor lodging at 6 Little Dean Street, the beating of baby Richard began… and ten days later, he would be dead. Described as a ‘bastard’ child, his widowed mother struggled against insurmountable odds in the hope that he would survive, only those she was forced to trust with his care, became his killers. Murder Mile is researched, written and performed by Michael J Buchanan-Dunne of Murder Mile Walks with the main musical themes written and...

Duration:01:14:01

#102 - The Five Alibis of James Forbes McCallum

7/30/2020
On Friday 20th December 1940, James Forbes McCallum robbed the Coach & Horses public house in Covent Garden; he was a desperate man whose first and only robbery was ill-judged, unplanned and such a catastrophic failure that it ended in death. And yet, when he was arrested, he was so panicked, he gave the Police five plausible alibis. But which alibi was right? Murder Mile is researched, written and performed by Michael J Buchanan-Dunne of Murder Mile Walks with the main musical themes...

Duration:01:13:40

#101 - The Fatal Seizure of John Esmond Murphy

7/23/2020
On Saturday 7th November 1908, at 11:40am, John Esmond Murphy walked into the bank of Cartmell & Schlittle at 84 Shaftesbury Avenue. Overwhelming evidence pointed to the fact that he bungled a heist, pulled a gun, shot and stabbed the manager dead, and was then captured, arrested, convicted and executed. But did he actually do it? Murder Mile is researched, written and performed by Michael J Buchanan-Dunne of Murder Mile Walks with the main musical themes written and performed by Erik Stein...

Duration:01:17:45

#100 - The Martyr and the Massacre

7/16/2020
On Wednesday 13th March 1940 at 4:30pm, in the Tudor Room of Caxton Hall, Udham Singh would murder Sir Michael O'Dwyer, a man he had never met before, but fuelled by hatred over twenty-one years, Udham’s reason to kill would make him not just a murderer, but a martyr. Murder Mile is researched, written and performed by Michael J Buchanan-Dunne of Murder Mile Walks with music written and performed by Erik Stein and Jon Boux of Cult With No Name with additional music, as used under the...

Duration:01:09:31

#99 - The Accidental Death of Amelia Pottle

7/9/2020
On Sunday 29th May 1887, in the first-floor flat of 29 Great Windmill Street in Soho, twenty-year-old Amelie Pottle had a "little accident" with an oil-lamp which would lead to her slow and painful death. But was it a mishap, or a murder? Murder Mile is researched, written and performed by Michael J Buchanan-Dunne of Murder Mile Walks with music written and performed by Erik Stein and Jon Boux of Cult With No Name with additional music, as used under the Creative Commons License 4.0...

Duration:01:12:30

#98 - The Petty Grudge of Victor Castigador

7/2/2020
At just before midnight on Sunday 2nd April 1989, Victor Castigador and his small gang of cohorts robbed the Leisure Investments amusement arcade at 23 Gerrard Street in Chinatown, but owing to a very petty grudge, Victor would turn a simply robbery for a few thousand pounds into one of London's worst and most horrific mass-murders. Murder Mile is researched, written and performed by Michael J Buchanan-Dunne of Murder Mile Walks with music written and performed by Erik Stein and Jon Boux of...

Duration:01:17:01

Meander Mile #4 - Piccadilly Circus

6/25/2020
This is Meander Mile #4, a casual little dawdle around Piccadilly Circus, W1 in London's West End. Over just 600 feet, I'll introduce you to loads of murder cases (solved and unsolved) which you may never have heard of, and showing you just how many murder can appear on one street. Previous streets explored were Old Compton Street, Covent Garden and Gerrard Street (Chinatown). If you'd like to follow this on GoogleMap, click this link - https://tinyurl.com/ycsw57tf See acast.com/privacy...

Duration:01:05:40

Meander Mile #3 - Chinatown

6/18/2020
This is Meander Mile #3, a casual little dawdle down Gerrard Street, W1 in London's West End, commonly known as 'Chinatown'. Over just 400 feet, I'll introduce you to loads of murder cases (solved and unsolved) which you may never have heard of, and showing you just how many murder can appear on one street. Previous streets explored were Old Compton Street and Covent Garden. If you'd like to follow this on GoogleMap, click this link - https://tinyurl.com/y8mtom8f See acast.com/privacy...

Duration:00:46:03

#97 - 'Christine Granville' - The Fall of a Forgotten Hero

6/11/2020
On the evening of Sunday 15th June 1952, just inside the front-door of the Shelbourne Hotel at 1 Lexham Gardens, a 44-year-old lady known as 'Christine Granville' was murdered. She looked like a nobody, and yet, living under an assumed name, she was actually a hero, a soldier, a secret-agent and one of the most amazing women who has ever lived. Her exploits were the stuff of legend, but being cast aside by a government who no longer needed her skills, her cruel death marked a sad demise for...

Duration:01:19:02

#96 - Zakaria Bulhan - The Terrorist Who Never Was

6/4/2020
On the evening of Wednesday 3rd August 2016, a young Muslim man ran amok in Russell Square, he was armed with a knife and had killed one person and injured five, but as the press jumped to lazy conclusions and branded him as a ‘terrorist’, they missed the fact that he was (literally) fighting demons of his own. Murder Mile is researched, written and performed by Michael J Buchanan-Dunne of Murder Mile Walks with music written and performed by Erik Stein and Jon Boux of Cult With No Name...

Duration:01:02:04

#95 - Elsie Goldsmith and the Parasite Inside

5/28/2020
On the 21st November 1927, in the backroom of a well-respected abortionist at 55 Upper Brook Street in Mayfair, recently-pregnant Elsie Goldsmith went in to have her little problem solved. His illegal technique was hailed as non-invasive, safe and revolutionary, and yet he destroyed not only the baby's life... but also hers. Murder Mile is researched, written and performed by Michael J Buchanan-Dunne of Murder Mile Walks with music written and performed by Erik Stein and Jon Boux of Cult...

Duration:01:06:16

#94 - The Terror of Maltese London (Amabile Ricca)

5/21/2020
On Tuesday 15th June 1948, in the 'The Maltese Club' situated in the basement of 3 Carlisle Street, one of Soho’s deadliest and most feared gangsters known as 'The Terror of Maltese London' was murdered by Joseph Farrugia? But who was 'The Terror' and why did he have to die? Murder Mile is researched, written and performed by Michael J Buchanan-Dunne of Murder Mile Walks with music written and performed by Erik Stein and Jon Boux of Cult With No Name with additional music, as used under the...

Duration:01:15:14

#93 - The Landor House Murders

5/14/2020
Today’s episode began as a violent sexual assault on a young woman, a humiliating and traumatic rape which changed her life forever, but this isn’t the victim’s story and neither is it the culprit’s, it’s about two innocent people who the system was designed to protect, but ultimately failed. Murder Mile is researched, written and performed by Michael J Buchanan-Dunne of Murder Mile Walks with music written and performed by Erik Stein and Jon Boux of Cult With No Name with additional music,...

Duration:01:01:40

#92 - Elizabeth McLindon and the Wrong 'Mr Right'

5/7/2020
Today’s episode is about Elizabeth McLindon, a lonely lady looking for love who had finally found her future husband in a man named Arthur Boyce, and although this sweet and attentive man seemed like ‘Mr Right’, he was actually a liar, a thief, a bigamist and – just months later - her murderer. Murder Mile is researched, written and performed by Michael J Buchanan-Dunne of Murder Mile Walks with music written and performed by Erik Stein and Jon Boux of Cult With No Name with additional...

Duration:01:06:57

#91 - The Sad Faced Killer

4/30/2020
Today’s episode isn’t about the victim, it’s about her murderer. His identity isn’t a mystery; we know his name, his age and (based on witness descriptions) he would later become known as ‘the sad faced killer’; we know what he did, when he did it and where, but the one detail we can’t explain is why? Murder Mile is researched, written and performed by Michael J Buchanan-Dunne of Murder Mile Walks with music written and performed by Erik Stein and Jon Boux of Cult With No Name with...

Duration:01:09:48

#90 - The Wormwood Scrubs Police Massacre

4/23/2020
Today’s episode began as an ordinary morning for three police officers going about their regular duties. And what started as a simple stop-and-search on a West London street for (what would have been) a very minor traffic offence, lead to the brutal and senseless executions of three good men. Murder Mile is researched, written and performed by Michael J Buchanan-Dunne of Murder Mile Walks with music written and performed by Erik Stein and Jon Boux of Cult With No Name with additional music,...

Duration:01:11:01

#89 - The Last Gasp of Peter Buckingham

4/16/2020
Today’s episode is about the tragic death of eight-year-old Peter Buckingham; a lovely little boy who wasn’t starved, abused or mistreated, if anything he was adored, and yet, several traumatic incidents lead to this innocent boy being murdered by the one person who loved him the most – his own mum. Murder Mile is researched, written and performed by Michael J Buchanan-Dunne of Murder Mile Walks with music written and performed by Erik Stein and Jon Boux of Cult With No Name with additional...

Duration:01:07:48

#88 - The Three (Possible) Murders of Vincent Patrick Keighery

4/9/2020
Today’s episode is about the three possible murders of Vincent Patrick Keighery, a delightful elegant bachelor brutally tortured in his Bayswater flat. But whose story was true and why was he killed? Was it a robbery, a homophobic attack, or a sex game gone wrong? Murder Mile is researched, written and performed by Michael J Buchanan-Dunne of Murder Mile Walks with music written and performed by Erik Stein and Jon Boux of Cult With No Name with additional music, as used under the Creative...

Duration:01:05:31

#87 - The First Date Killer

4/2/2020
Today’s episode is about the murder of Kate Beagley; a smart independent woman who had agreed to go out for a drink with a handsome young man; she did everything right, she took every precaution, and yet, the only mistake she made was the one we all make - she knew nothing about this stranger. Murder Mile is researched, written and performed by Michael J Buchanan-Dunne of Murder Mile Walks with music written and performed by Erik Stein and Jon Boux of Cult With No Name with additional...

Duration:00:58:50

Introducing: The Immaculate Deception

4/1/2020
If you're looking for a new true-crime podcast to tickle your tastebuds, try The Immaculate Deception. Fertility doctor Jan Karbaat was renowned for getting amazing results. Women who were desperate for children would visit him at his Rotterdam clinic and always leave pregnant. But when the clinic closed, rumours began about the methods Karbaat used to achieve his success. The children conceived at the clinic - the Karbaat Kids - began asking difficult questions about what happened to their...

Duration:00:06:35