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The weekly UK True Crime Podcast is the home of UK true crime. We examine lesser known UK cases in depth, talk to true crime authors, review products/shows and interview other experts in the field of UK True Crime to offer you the very best insight and analysis.

The weekly UK True Crime Podcast is the home of UK true crime. We examine lesser known UK cases in depth, talk to true crime authors, review products/shows and interview other experts in the field of UK True Crime to offer you the very best insight and analysis.
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The weekly UK True Crime Podcast is the home of UK true crime. We examine lesser known UK cases in depth, talk to true crime authors, review products/shows and interview other experts in the field of UK True Crime to offer you the very best insight and analysis.

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Episodes

A Mild Flirtation: Episode 145

8/19/2019
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I bet you see it at your work all the time. Work colleagues getting on well, maybe a little flirtation, all totally harmless. Or is it? This episode of the UK True Crime Podcast from Surrey in 2014, looks at what happened when a little flirtation got totally out of hand. With a terrible conclusion.... Sponsors A huge thank you to the sponsor of this weeks show: Heist-studios.com (http://heist-studios.com/) . Use the promotion code HEIST15 for 15% off your first order Links...

Duration:00:23:16

The Motorway Service Station: Episode 144

8/12/2019
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It was a cold, December night in 1995 and Celine Figard was keen to get to the hotel in Hampshire, to join her cousin. She had so enjoyed spending the summer there. So when the truck driver offered her a lift at Chieveley Services in Berkshire, she jumped in the cab, excited about the coming weeks. But Celine never arrived at the hotel. In this episode I explore just what happened to 19 year old Celine, and why. Sponsors A huge thank you to both sponsors of this weeks show. Please support...

Duration:00:29:03

Murder At The Marina: Episode 143

8/5/2019
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When the call came on the Saturday afternoon, 33 year old Warren Selkirk drove to Crosby Marina with his two young sons. He got out of the car, telling them he would be back soon, but he never returned. In this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast we look at just what happened to Warren. And why. Sponsored by Heist-studio.com For a 15% discount, use the code: HEIST15 Links https://www.uktruecrime.com (https://www.uktruecrime.com/) https://www.facebook.com/groups/UKTrueCrime...

Duration:00:23:40

A Sex Worker Murder In Leeds: Episode 142

7/30/2019
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It was December 2015 and many of us vaguely heard on the news that a sex worker had been murdered in the 'designated red light district' of Holbeck, to the south of Leeds City Centre. But who was this person and why was she killed? Links https://www.uktruecrime.com (https://www.uktruecrime.com/) https://www.facebook.com/groups/UKTrueCrime https://www.patreon.com/UKTrueCrime

Duration:00:22:22

Laura Bailey: Episode 141

7/22/2019
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Laura Bailey was murdered in Liverpool in 2006. With huge thanks to her brother William Bailey, this week I tell the story of her short life. And how she died a true hero. Links https://www.uktruecrime.com (https://www.uktruecrime.com/) https://www.facebook.com/groups/UKTrueCrime https://www.patreon.com/UKTrueCrime

Duration:00:25:50

An Office Affair: Episode 140

7/15/2019
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The office affair, especially when one, or both, are married, can cause all sorts of problems. In the podcast this week, from Edinburgh, when Suzanne Pilley went missing they suspected the man from her office with whom she was having an affair could hold the information needed to find her. But he wasn't talking... Links https://www.uktruecrime.com (https://www.uktruecrime.com/) https://www.facebook.com/groups/UKTrueCrime https://www.patreon.com/UKTrueCrime

Duration:00:26:34

The Saturday Night Strangler (part two): Episode 139

7/8/2019
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We return to South Wales in 2002 as the body of Joseph Kappen is exhumed from the grave where he was buried 12 years earlier, after dying from lung cancer at age 48. Was he the serial killer who had murdered 16 year old Sandra, Pauline and Geraldine? Reference For this story, I am indebted to the following article by Kevin Toolis in The Guardian newspaper: https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2003/jan/18/wales.kevintoolis Links https://www.uktruecrime.com (https://www.uktruecrime.com/)...

Duration:00:29:27

The Saturday Night Strangler (part one): Episode 138

7/2/2019
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It was a strange experience for the detectives and forensics experts at dusk by the graveside as they began digging to exhume the body of the suspect. But the families of three young girls from the Swansea area, killed 30 years before, needed to be told for certain if this was the man who killed their daughters. This two-part episode of the UK True Crime looks at the terrible murders of Geraldine Hughes, Pauline Floyd and Sandra Newton in 1973 and the efforts made to bring their killer to...

Duration:00:27:37

A Life of Adventure: Episode 137

6/24/2019
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A stolen yacht was found drifting 12 miles from the coast from Senegal and it looked like it had been drifting for a month. Who had been sailing the boat and why was it here? In this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast, I track the events leading to this discovery in August 2006. https://www.uktruecrime.com (https://www.uktruecrime.com/) https://www.facebook.com/groups/UKTrueCrime https://www.patreon.com/UKTrueCrime

Duration:00:25:02

Catching The Bus: Episode 136

6/17/2019
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This is an unusual episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast, as I look at the story of Louis Gillies, from Glasgow, who faced the charge that on a day between May 20 and June 7, 2002, at Eastbourne, he aided, abetted, counselled or procured the suicide of Michael Gooden, contrary to the Suicide Act 1961. I look at the background to the charges and follow events through to their shocking conclusion. Reference For this episode, I leaned heavily on this excellent article:...

Duration:00:23:27

A Halloween Obsessive: Episode 135

6/10/2019
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Control, domination, obsession. What makes someone exhibit these behaviours and then plan murder based on them? In today's story, from near Manchester in 2003, we look at a terrifying story of obsession that lead to an innocent man dying in the street outside his own home. https://www.uktruecrime.com (https://www.uktruecrime.com/) https://www.facebook.com/groups/UKTrueCrime https://www.patreon.com/UKTrueCrime

Duration:00:23:04

A Naval Disappearance (part-two): Episode 134

6/3/2019
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**This is the second part of a two part story**. The story resumes with Allan Grimson revealing to detectives details of another horror murder carried our for the elation he felt experiencing total domination and control of another person. I then explore other potential crimes carried out by this monster - did he kill as many as 15? https://www.uktruecrime.com (https://www.uktruecrime.com/) https://www.facebook.com/groups/UKTrueCrime https://www.patreon.com/UKTrueCrime

Duration:00:26:42

A Naval Disappearance (part-one): Episode 133

5/27/2019
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In today's episode I look at two members of the Royal Navy who disappeared in very different circumstances. And we meet a murderer who describes killing someone as: "It was such a feeling. I have never, ever had that feeling. It was a feeling of power. I would say it was better than sex." https://www.uktruecrime.com (https://www.uktruecrime.com/) https://www.facebook.com/groups/UKTrueCrime https://www.patreon.com/UKTrueCrime

Duration:00:24:17

The Facebook Killer: Episode 132

5/20/2019
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The internet allows all of us to be whoever we want to be. Of course, this can be escapist fun, but in today's episode of the UK True Crime weekly podcast from the north-east in 2009 we look at a man who posed as teenage boys for much more sinister reasons. https://www.uktruecrime.com (https://www.uktruecrime.com/) https://www.facebook.com/groups/UKTrueCrime https://www.patreon.com/UKTrueCrime

Duration:00:24:34

Margo Lafferty from Glasgow: Episode 131

5/13/2019
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The night of 28 February was chilly in Glasgow, with a bitter wind. But one sex worker was still on the streets, earning the money to pay for her heroin habit. In this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly podcast we follow the life of Margo Lafferty. 1, Please buy tickets for my live events in London & Manchester here: www.uktruecrime.com 2, Other links mentioned in the show: https://www.facebook.com/groups/UKTrueCrime www.patreon.com/uktruecrime

Duration:00:22:02

A Double Abduction: Episode 130

5/6/2019
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Luck. Is staying safe just a matter of luck? In this episode, from North London in Christmas 1986 looks at two awful abductions and one terrible accident. A series of events caused by just one man which caused such misery and ruined so many lives. A huge thank you to Chris Clarke for his help with this story. He can be found on Facebook at The Armchair Detective. Chris chose to donate his fee for this episode to www.sosad.com, a dog rescue charity in County Durham. 1, Please buy tickets for...

Duration:00:27:17

Nikki Allan from Sunderland: Episode 129

4/29/2019
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Nikki Allan was born in Sunderland on 30 August 1985 and she lived in the City with her mum, Sharon and 3 sisters. There was nothing unusual about the night of 7 October 1992, but this was the night that Nikki went missing and her body was found the next day. Nobody has been convicted of her murder. If you have any information about Nikki’s death - however small or insignificant it might seem - please speak to Northumbria Police’s major crime team on 101 ext 69191 or the independent charity...

Duration:00:28:31

A Double Murder: Episode 128

4/22/2019
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Stansted Mountfitchet is a quiet, pretty Essex village of around 6,000 people 35 miles north of London and close to Stansted airport. Not much happens here. But on a summers evening in July 2015 a brutal double murder rocked the community. In this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast I look at exactly what happened. And why.

Duration:00:21:02

Missing in Bournemouth: Episode 127

4/15/2019
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On the outside, they had everything. A beautiful home, the sports cars, holidays, great jobs. But beneath the surface, tension was building between Russell and Carole Packman, especially when Russell's younger lover moved into the family home in Bournemouth. Then in June 1985, Carole disappeared. In this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast I explore a quite extraordinary story stretching from the 1970's to the present day. 1, Please buy tickets for my event with top author Geoffrey...

Duration:00:30:14

The Scottish Vampire: Episode 126

4/8/2019
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Have you ever been obsessed by a film? I mean really obsessed? In todays story, we hear how one Scottish man watched one vampire film three times a day, every day, and began to believe in the characters. Then fiction merged with reality producing unimaginable horror…. 1, Please buy tickets for my event with top author Geoffrey Wansell on 16 April in Manchester and 20 May in London 'Inside the mind of a serial killer' here: www.uktruecrime.com 2, Other links mentioned in the show:...

Duration:00:25:51