Feb. 16, 2020

Strange Stories UK , Frederick Seddon of Finsbury Park, London.

This is now a forgotten murder and a possible miscarriage of justice from 1911. It was a famous case of the time and featured in George Orwell's essay 'Decline of the English murder' when everybody seemed to read about and …

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Jan. 25, 2020

Strange Stories UK. Jean McConville, The ‘Unknowns’ and Gerry Adams

Northern Ireland 1972, a mother of 10 goes missing, she was abducted from her home in front of her 10 children. She was never seen again. Jean McConville was the widowed mother who was such a threat to the Republican …

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Jan. 13, 2020

Strange Stories UK Jane Longhurst murder and the dangers of internet…

Brighton 2003. Jane Longhurst, music teacher went missing and was later found murdered partly as a result of internet pornography. The accused came to think of his desires as normal after discovering material that sexually ...

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Jan. 5, 2020

Strange Stories UK Midsomer murder at Bosham, Valerie Graves Murder.

December 29 2013. A woman was murdered while house sitting with her family. She was murdered during the night while people slept in a wealthy out of the way coastal retreat . It looked like the case was to remain …

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Dec. 20, 2019

Strange Stories UK , Ghost Story for Christmas 2019

Three ghost stories for Christmas. The first two are cases of retrocognition, The first case at Man Sands beach at South Devon, the second at Boscastle Cornwall. The third story is at Woburn Sands, Bedfordshire and is a tradi...

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Dec. 11, 2019

Strange Stories UK The Abdul Deghayes story, extremism and death in …

The Deghayes family moved to the Brighton area in the late 1980s, a young family with children wanting to make a new start away from the dictatorship of Gaddafi in Libya. The family did not find it easy to integrate. …

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Nov. 19, 2019

Strange Stories UK, Neville Heath, deadly ex RAF playboy.

It was the summer of 1946 when the charming but deadly ex RAF playboy Neville Heath shocked the British public with the brutality of his murders. Certainly Heath was a narcissistic character who was addicted to thrills and se...

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Oct. 30, 2019

Strange Stories UK, The Cheltenham ghost aka The Morton hauntings.

The Morton ghost, later known as the Cheltenham ghost is said to be one of the best records of an apparitional haunting on record. It was first published in the proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research in 1892 under …

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Oct. 21, 2019

Strange Stories UK, Fred Bywaters & Edith Thompson. The Ilford murder.

A famous case in UK legal history. Edith Thompson a modern young woman, made the mistake of marrying young to her first boyfriend. The new husband was about to be sent to France to fight in the Great War. Fred …

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Oct. 7, 2019

Strange Stories UK Albanian drug gangs in Brighton and the UK.

The country with the highest cocaine use is Albanian with 2.5% of the population using the drug. Scotland is runner up and England and Wales, on 2.25%, just miss out on third place to the United States. Albanian drug gangs …

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Sept. 22, 2019

Strange Stories UK , The adventures of the unfortunate Ronald True.

Ronald True from troubled childhood to a liability and hinderance during a world war to an eccentric character to his male friends but a controlling bully to the females he knew. True was a case celebre in 1922 when he …

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Sept. 7, 2019

Strange Stories UK, Harold Wilson plots to overthrow his government

Harold Wilson was prime minister for the UK in the 1960/70s. There was a mildly socialist programme that was being implemented. There was plotting against Wilson from inside his own party, the security services and later Righ...

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July 31, 2019

Strange Stories UK Bernard Spilsbury, the Sussex murders The Crumbles…

A podcast looking at different sides to the forensic pathologist Bernard Spilsbury, a brilliant pathologist but maybe lacking in humanity as he was entranced by his image. We look at two cases showing different aspects of his...

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July 20, 2019

Strange Stories UK Lucy McHugh murder part 2

Stephen Nicholson an unskilled scratcher / tattooist who preyed on young girls offering them body art in return for sex. He stood trial during June/July 2019 for underage sex and murder in his hometown of Southampton. This is...

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July 4, 2019

Strange Stories UK Lucy McHugh murder part 1

This is a trial taking place now. June/July 2019. the trial is perhaps half way through. It is claimed that less than 5% of males are peadophiles, that is interested in young teenage girls, not including males interested in b...

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June 25, 2019

Strange Stories UK, Hove Crown Court Incident

It is June 2019. There is a rape trial being held at Hove Crown Court. A rape having taken place in the January of that year by a plastic gangster on a woman he had been giving alcohol to all …

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June 5, 2019

Strange Stories Uk Undercover Police UK

Are you being spied on by the UK Undercover police? You may think because you have no police record that this could not be the case, but think again. If you care about the environment or your fellow citizens you …

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May 20, 2019

Strange Stories UK , The murder of Allan Chappelow

Allan Chappelow, a forgotten author who had no close family or friends was found dead under a pile of paper at his crumbling house at Hampstead London in 2006. Who killed him? Was it Chinese identity thieves? Was the person …

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May 8, 2019

Strange Stories UK, The Ghost Club and the Society for Psychical Rese…

The Ghost Club and The Society for Psychical Research were organisations that started in the same year 1882 in London. They were both created in a response to the great interest that British society had in the spirit world an...

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April 30, 2019

Strange Stories UK , Sex games gone wrong, the Christina Abbotts murd…

Spring 2018, Crawley UK. A young woman found murdered in a flat she was looking after for a friend. A secret life emerged to friends and family as the police investigated, she was an escort girl. The person convicted of …

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April 21, 2019

Corrupt London part 2 paedophilic activity

Part 2 of paedophilic activity in London. We concentrate here on three main strands. The activities of Roger Gleaves and Sidney Cooke who seemed to corrupt youngsters from the 1960/70/80/90s without too much hinderance from t...

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April 7, 2019

Strange Stories UK, Corruption in London, part 1

This episode has been inspired by the book by Anthony Daly, 'Playland' secrets of a forgotten scandal. Playland refers to a homosexual/rent boy vice ring centring on the Playland amusement arcade in Piccadilly during the mid ...

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March 26, 2019

Strange Stories UK, Witchcraft, human sacrifice and child trafficking…

21 Sept 2001, a torso of a young boy found in the Thames caused an investigation into the hidden world of African witchcraft taking place in London, which revealed possible human sacrifice to aid human trafficking from Africa...

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March 15, 2019

Strange Stories UK Aimee Spencer podcast

Aimee Spencer was a larger than life character, a modern woman who took on the world on her terms. One of her friends was Daniel Lewis, a spoilt rich kid from a newly wealthy family who had a lot of …

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