March 14, 2022

Strange Stories UK: Rettendon 'Essex Boys' murders part 1

This is the first of three podcasts on the Rettendon, aka Essex Boys murders which are to finish off the Canning Town Crime and Corruption series of podcasts. I go straight into the story so to aid understanding, The three …

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Feb. 25, 2022

Strange Stories UK: Murder or Sudden Death? Winchester to Southampton.

This case dates from May 1979, set in Southampton on the South Coast of the UK. There is an argument between a couple and the woman dies supposedly of strangulation., In this case there was an argument for vagal inhibition. …

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Feb. 15, 2022

Strange Stories UK. Janice Ersser, Garston park, Watford.

A sad and senseless killing of a child crossing her local park after visiting a sweet shop during the school summer holiday . It was a violent and sexual killing. The seemed totally unplanned and senseless. The killer seemed...

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Feb. 10, 2022

Strange Stories UK : Joan Woodhouse, Murder and cover-up at Arundel p…

This is part 2 of the Joan Woodhouse case of murder at Arundel, Sussex. Please be advised that this is recorded in one take without editing and there are a couple of intrusive coughs.

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Feb. 5, 2022

Strange Stories UK: Joan Woodhouse, Murder and cover up at Arundel, S…

This podcast examines a murder from 1948. It was a botched investigation and it seems that for a couple of possible reasons, there was a conspiracy to prevent the case going to trial. This is part 1 of the podcast, …

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Jan. 18, 2022

Strange Stories UK : The mystery of Michael Maybrick part 2

Part 2 of the Michael Maybrick mystery. In this episode we examine who Michael Maybrick was and why he was thought to be the 'Ripper'. Again just a warning that this is a lo-fi production, I splutter, I forget words …

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Jan. 17, 2022

Strange stories UK, The Mystery of Michael Maybrick part 1

This podcast is a follow up to The Florence Maybrick trial podcast from November 2020. Florence was convicted and sentenced to death for murdering her husband. who seems to have actually been killed by 'his brother Michael Ma...

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Jan. 4, 2022

Strange Stories UK, Madame Schmeder visits Sussex.

A Femme fatale, Madame Schmeder leaves France, in a hurry, in her airplane, and crash lands at Selsey in Sussex. A story that captured the imagination of the world in 1936 but is now virtually forgotten. This story told in …

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Dec. 30, 2021

Strange Stories UK: The Bognor-Gatwick train murder of Patti Woolard

A murder from a long time ago, The Rolling Stones were number 1 in the singles charts with 'I can't get no Satisfaction', this podcast tells of a story from September 1965 when a woman who had just finished her …

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Dec. 20, 2021

Strange Stories UK, 2021 Ghost story for Christmas. Tony Cornell inve…

Ghost Story for Christmas 2021. Tony Cornell and others, investigate three cases in East Anglia, Hannath Hall during 1957-60, Wisbech shoe shop 1965-66 and Old Morley Hall 1964. All of these cases as published by the Society ...

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Nov. 17, 2021

Strange Stories UK, Drug Dealing stories from Portslade (Brighton) du…

Two stories about street drug dealing, both ending in murder ten years ago, during 2011. Both drug dealers lived in Portslade part of the conurbation of Brighton and Hove. Gary ‘Hammer’ Hampsen was a flawed character who move...

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Nov. 9, 2021

Strange Stories UK, Canning Town, Crime & Corruption 6, Judas Pig

Episode 6 in the Canning Town Crime and Corruption Series of podcasts. This episode is about the novel Judas Pig by Horace Silver. Published in 2004, it became a cult novel as it told stories about an OCG (organised Crime …

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Oct. 29, 2021

Strange Stories UK: SPR investigations into the Haunting of 'M'House.

Hello, All Hallows Eve 2021. I am only posting one story this year and it is a pretty standard Haunted House story which was first published in 1902 in the Journal of Psychical Research. I do not know the location …

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Oct. 26, 2021

Strange Stories UK, The Burbot fish in the UK, does it still exist?

This is not a podcast to interest everyone. It is about the Burbot, only fish in the UK that has been declared extinct in known history. Please also be warned that this podcast is recorded in one take with no …

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Oct. 17, 2021

Strange Stories UK Canning Town Crime & Corruption 5, Epping Forest 3…

This is the fifth podcast in the Canning Town Crome & Corruption Series. This involves three unsolved murders in Epping Forest, near London. Terry Gooderham and Maxine Arnold murdered in December 1989 and the murder of Patri...

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Oct. 6, 2021

Strange Stories UK: The Palm Sunday case and SPR investigations in Ra…

Three Paranormal cases : The Palm Sunday Case which concerned Arthur Balfour the Conservative Prime Minister and his lost love, his cousin May. I dont think it would be possible today to conceive how well the Balfour family w...

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Sept. 23, 2021

Strange Stories UK Canning Town crime & Corruption 4

Podcast 4 in the Canning Town Crime and corruption series: This episode looks at The Bowers OCG within the Canning Town Cartel, and those who worked within the crime group. Then we look at some feuds concerning Christopher P...

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Sept. 13, 2021

Strange Stories UK, Canning Town, London, Organised Crime & Corruptio…

Part 3 of the Canning Town Cartel of organised crime groups. Please listen to parts 1 & 2.

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Sept. 7, 2021

Strange Stories UK Canning Town, London. Organised Crime and Corrupt …

Strange Stories UK. Canning Town, London Organised Crime and Corrupt police. Part 2. Season 4, Episode 2. This podcast tells how some members of the Snipers gang in Canning Town, evolved into the Canning Town Cartel which was...

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Sept. 3, 2021

Strange Stories UK Canning Town, London, Organised Crime and Corrupt …

Season 4 starts with contemporary Organised Crime in London, there will be four or five linked podcasts on this theme starting with a case that developed in Canning Town, the next few podcasts will flow on from this case incl...

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July 18, 2021

Strange Stories UK: St.Boswells haunted road.

This a short episode to end Series 3. Again a rambling story about a possible paranormal incident in a small village (St.Boswells) in the Borderlands between England and Scotland. The story comes from the Journals of the Soc...

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July 11, 2021

Strange Stories UK, The Hess Enigma , Part 2

This is part 2 of the Hess Enigma. What happened to Hess? Was he murdered? Was it Hess? We also examine the roles of other characters such as Tancred Borenius, the Polish leader Sikorski and others. There is also Anthony …

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July 10, 2021

Strange Stories UK, The Hess Enigma part 1

May and June 1941 was the period that Nazi Germany came close to conquering Western Europe. But the Nazi leader Adolf Hitler then opened a second Front which was going to cost him the war. Events during May and June …

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June 19, 2021

Strange Stories UK, John Palmer, Brinks Mat, Time Shares scams and a …

This is a rambling story based on John 'Goldfinger' Palmer. We find how the Brinks Mat gold bullion robbery was responsible for a lot of criminal enterprises as these were funded by the proceeds of Brinks Mat gold. John Palme...

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