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The weekly UK True Crime Podcast, hosted by Adam, is the home of UK true crime. With a new episode every Tuesday since 2016, it is where you discover lesser known UK cases and discover new perspectives and insight on stories you may already know.

The weekly UK True Crime Podcast, hosted by Adam, is the home of UK true crime. With a new episode every Tuesday since 2016, it is where you discover lesser known UK cases and discover new perspectives and insight on stories you may already know.

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United Kingdom

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The weekly UK True Crime Podcast, hosted by Adam, is the home of UK true crime. With a new episode every Tuesday since 2016, it is where you discover lesser known UK cases and discover new perspectives and insight on stories you may already know.

Twitter:

@uktruecrime

Language:

English

Contact:

07944983756


Episodes

A Serial Predator: Episode 245

7/20/2021
There are some crimes where we feel particularly strongly. Crimes against the very young and very old particularly, due to their vulnerability. In this episode of the UK True Crime Podcast, from Glasgow, I look at the actions of Graham Smyth, a man who made a career of targeting the elderly..... 1, Please support my sponsors: www.stitchfix.co.uk/truecrime TBest Fiends. 2, Writing Credit: Chris Wood 3, Please buy my book 'Gone Fishing' about the life and crimes of Angus...

Duration:00:23:30

A Puzzling Murder: Episode 244

7/13/2021
Nimal Samarasinha arrived in the UK from Sri Lanka in the 1970's. Along with his wife Florence, he worked hard in his role as an engineer to provide the very best for his daughter Michelle. Then one January morning in 1992 everything changed when Nimal was murdered at their home. Just who would possibly have wanted to hurt mild-mannered Nimal? 1, Please support my sponsors: www.reliefband.co.uk. www.masterclass.com/truecrime. 2, Please buy my book 'Gone Fishing' about the life...

Duration:00:28:55

Introduction to 'Gone Fishing. The Unsolved Crimes of Angus Sinclair'

7/11/2021
As you may well know, I recently wrote a book about the solved and unsolved crimes of Angus Sinclair, which was published almost two weeks ago. When I started researching this book two years ago, I knew very little about Angus Sinclair. If you don't know too much about his crimes, I thought you might be interested in the opening chapter of the book. Here is it... You can buy 'Gone Fishing. The Unsolved Crimes of Angus Sinclair' as paperback or for kindle on Amazon: Gone Fishing: The...

Duration:00:07:22

Getting Away With Murder: Episode 243

7/5/2021
Graham Boyne's first wife had left him for his best friend. So when he met Maria and they had two children together, he wanted a stable upbringing for his children with him and the wife he adored. But Maria didn't read the script...... Please support my sponsor Best Fiends Please buy my book 'Gone Fishing' about the life and crimes of Angus Sinclair. Gone Fishing: The Unsolved Crimes of Angus Sinclair: Amazon.co.uk: Chris Clark, Adam Lloyd: 9781914277221: Books CrimeCon...

Duration:00:23:53

The Plot: Episode 242

6/30/2021
In 1996, Richard Jan was convinced that everyone was against him. His family, the social workers, health workers and everyone else involved - they just wanted to get him sectioned. But he was not going to let them and he would teach them a lesson for the plot they had hatched.... Please support my sponsor: Stitchfix stitchfix.co.uk/truecrime Buy my book 'Gone Fishing' about the life and crimes of Angus Sinclair. Gone Fishing: The Unsolved Crimes of Angus Sinclair: Amazon.co.uk:...

Duration:00:25:06

The Restaurant: Episode 241

6/21/2021
June 1994, 'Love is all around us' was still number one. It was just an ordinary night in the Indian Restaurant in Kirkwall in The Orkneys, when at 7.15pm, the man entered wearing a balaclava. He walked up to the Restaurant Manager, 27 year old Shamsuddin Mahmood, and fired one bullet.... Please support my sponsor: Best Fiends Pre-order my book 'Gone Fishing' about the life and crimes of Angus Sinclair. GONE FISHING (PRE-ORDER) – Mango Books CrimeCon UK Get discounted...

Duration:00:27:17

City Slickers: Episode 240

6/14/2021
Todays story takes us back to the heady days of the dot com bubble around the turn of the century. In this episode of the UK True Crime podcast, I look at the behaviour of some of those working in the media at this time. It is a real tale of winners, losers, luck and coincidence. Pre-order my book 'Gone Fishing' about the life and crimes of Angus Sinclair. GONE FISHING (PRE-ORDER) – Mango Books CrimeCon UK Get discounted tickets for this event in September 2021 using the code:...

Duration:00:23:37

A Killing Spree: Episode 239

6/7/2021
In 2004, Mark Hobson carried out a number of terrible crimes within a matter of days. In this harrowing episode of the UK True Crime podcast, I talk about the crimes, and more importantly, the victims of Hobson. Please support my sponsor Stitch Fix www.stitchfix.co.uk/truecrime Pre-order my book 'Gone Fishing' about the life and crimes of Angus Sinclair. GONE FISHING (PRE-ORDER) – Mango Books CrimeCon UK Get discounted tickets for this event in September 2021 using the code:...

Duration:00:23:38

The Vigilante: Episode 238

5/31/2021
On Facebook crime sites, there always seem to be videos of 'stings', where a bewildered looking man is confronted by a group of people taking the law into their own hands - usually, when the man has travelled to meet face to face with someone he believed to be a young girl from the internet. The podcast this week, from Essex in 2015, looks at the activity of one young group of vigilantes. I look at how in their aim to out 'perverts', they ended up using extreme violence which left one...

Duration:00:23:06

A Campaign of Hate: Episode 237

5/25/2021
Manfield is a small, pretty village in North Yorkshire of under 100 houses. It is a sleepy place with a real sense of reality. But then in 1987 strange things began to happen and this would continue for another decade.... Please support my sponsors: Best Fiends Beer52 www.beer52.com/truecrime Writing credit: Chris Wood You can buy his debut book 'Famous Last Words' here: Pen and Sword Books: Titles by Chris Wood (pen-and-sword.co.uk) Pre-order my book 'Gone Fishing' about the...

Duration:00:25:42

A Suicide Pact: Episode 236

5/18/2021
Brian Darbyshire was diagnosed with MS at just 47, and his health continued to decline. After the death of his wife in 2008, his daughter Claire became his primary carer. In 2015, the pair decided that neither wanted to live any longer and agreed a suicide pact. Or did they? Writing credit Pre-order my book 'Gone Fishing' about the life and crimes of Angus SInclair. GONE FISHING (PRE-ORDER) – Mango Books CrimeCon UK Get discounted tickets for this event in September 2021 using the...

Duration:00:22:14

Facing the Consequences - part 2/2: Episode 235

5/12/2021
In this episode of the UK True Crime, I conclude the story of what happened to Lynda Spence, from Glasgow, in April 2011. Sponsored by TRIP www.drink-trip.com Pre-order my book 'Gone Fishing' about the life and crimes of Angus SInclair. GONE FISHING (PRE-ORDER) – Mango Books CrimeCon UK Get discounted tickets for this event in September 2021 using the code: UKTC https://www.crimecon.co.uk Referenced...

Duration:00:24:24

Facing the Consequences - part 1/2. Episode 234

5/4/2021
We read about scams every day, don't we. In 2011, 27 year old Lynda Spence, from Glasgow, was an accomplished scammer. But as she got involved in bigger deals, the people she ripped off were becoming serious criminals, with a background of extreme violence. One of these was a man called Colin Coats. In this episode of the UK True Crime podcast, I cover the story of Lynda Spence and the consequences she faced for scamming dangerous people, like Colin Coats. Sponsored by TRIP Go to:...

Duration:00:23:35

CrimeConversation with Mark Williams-Thomas 'The Detective'

4/29/2021
Ahead of CrimeCon UK in September, I had a fascinating chat with top investigator Mark Williams-Thomas about his work. I hope you enjoy the conversation. Thank you to CrimeCon UK for arranging this.

Duration:00:30:03

The Cover Up : Episode 233

4/27/2021
In the summer of 2009, Civil Servant and father of two 51 year old Christopher Pratt went missing. It was most unlike him and detectives feared he had come to harm. And the prime suspect had already been convicted of murder in 1989. Had he struck again? Sponsored by Best Fiends. Download this game today https://download.bestfiends.com Pre-order 'The New Millenium Serial Killer' at a huge discount. Discover the further crimes of Christopher...

Duration:00:20:30

A Responsible Child: Episode 232

4/20/2021
This episode of the UK true Crime Podcast comes from Guilford, Surrey. In a cramped house tensions were rising. A series of violent attacks made two young brothers, one being just 14, believe that the only way to keep the family safe was to kill their step-dad. And in August 2013, they made plans to do so.... Writing credit Pre-order 'The New Millenium Serial Killer' at a huge discount. Discover the further crimes of Christopher...

Duration:00:22:55

A Strange Connection: Episode 231

4/14/2021
Anglesey is a beautiful Island off the north coast of wales. Retired lecturer 74 year old Gerald Corrigan and his partner Marie, loved the remote position of their home. They both loved nature, peace and solitude so it really was the perfect spot. Then one night in April 2019, Gerald had problems with the satellite dish and headed outside. This week on the UK True Crime podcast, I discover just what happened to Gerald Corrigan. Sponsored by: betterhelp - claim your 10%...

Duration:00:26:28

The Guesthouse: Episode 230

4/5/2021
Bridlington, on the north-east Yorkshire coast, is an attractive seaside resort also well known for shellfish. There are lots of B&B's, hotels and guesthouses dotted through the small town. But in July 2014, horror struck Bridlington when the owner of one guesthouse, Bei Carter, was murdered in her own establishment. This week, on the UK True Crime podcast, I tell Bei's story. Sponsored by Best Fiends. Download this game today https://download.bestfiends.com CrimeCon UK Get...

Duration:00:23:16

The Freshwater Five: Episode 229

3/30/2021
May 2010. When the cocaine was found in the shallow waters off sleepy Freshwater Bay, in the southern Isle of Wight, it was valued at over £50M. Law Enforcement were confident the men they had arrested on the fishing boat were guilty of an elaborate importation. But were they? Today, in this episode of the UK True Crime podcast, I tell the story of the 'Freshwater Five'. CrimeCon UK Get discounted tickets for this event in June 2021 using the code: UKTC https://www.crimecon.co.uk...

Duration:00:26:45

Walking Home: Episode 228

3/23/2021
Luton, September 1985. After a night at her local pub, 26 year old Avril Dunn left for the 15 minute walk to her home. But she never made it to her house. In this episode of the UK True Crime Podcast, I tell her story. Sponsored by: betterhelp - claim your 10% discount https://www.betterhelp.com/truecrime UK True Crime Live - free tickets https://www.crowdcast.io/adamlloyd CrimeCon UK Get discounted tickets for this event in June 2021 using the code:...

Duration:00:23:23