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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Feb. 27, 2019

Strange Stories UK, Rats in Britain according to Buckland and Mayhew

An examination of some aspects of the history of the rat in Britain according to Frank Buckland and Henry Mayhew, Victorian scientists. Not a normal episode but more of an interesting ramble on some bizarre and interesting f...

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Feb. 21, 2019

Loch Ness podcast

A sideways look at the Loch Ness Mystery, an examination of some of the characters involved in the story and some possible candidates for the sightings. A realisation that Loch Ness is an unusual place and strange things ha...

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Feb. 9, 2019

Shana Grice A Sussex stalking story

Shana Grice was a teenager living independently in Brighton. A work colleague became infatuated by her and started stalking. Shana asked the police for protection, but they gave her a fixed penalty notice for wasting their ti...

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Jan. 30, 2019

Strange Stories UK Robert Trigg from Worthing

Drunken domestic violence in Worthing West Sussex. Robert Trigg played the dating game but was the date you did not want. Charming company when sober but a violent jealous drunk. Robert killed two of his girlfriends claiming ...

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Jan. 25, 2019

Strange Stories UK The Baccarat scandal

Edward Prince of Wales is staying at Tranby Croft while attending the horse racing at Doncaster during September 1890. His entourage are enjoying the hospitality of a shipping magnate Mr Wilson. A game of baccarat results in ...

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Jan. 17, 2019

Strange Stories UK Alfred Rouse The burning car murder.

London 1930. A man who had many lovers decides to disappear. He chooses a victim to kill as if it himself that has died in order to end his problems. A case that intrigued the British press in 1931.

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Jan. 7, 2019

Strange Stories UK, Gaia Pope

Gaia Pope was a talented teenager from a loving family who lived in a quiet Dorset village. She became a victim of a sexual pervert she met at college, incompetent policing , austerity cuts and a lack of provision from …

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Jan. 2, 2019

Strange Stories UK , Dr. Bodkin Adams.

John Bodkin Adams was accused of being one of the greatest mass murderers in history. Was this doctor practicing in the South coast town of Eastbourne wrongly accused by small town gossip or was he cleared by a Masonic conspi...

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Dec. 23, 2018

Strange Stories UK , A Christmas Ghost story 2018.

Strange Stories UK. Two Ghost stories, one I experienced and another told to me. These are not Hammer Horror stories and probably have a rational explanation. However it is Christmas and there is time to examine such stories.

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Dec. 19, 2018

Strange Stories UK, Babes in the Brighton wood murder

October 1986 two nine year old girls are found murdered in a wooded park in Brighton, UK. There is a suspect who is charged but found not guilty. People in Brighton are still suspicious that the person acquitted was the …

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Dec. 13, 2018

Strange Stories UK David Kelly's strange death and reasons for the…

Why did a scientist die in a wood in Oxfordshire? Was it suicide or was he murdered? I seems certain that secret police were involved and that the scientist knew of secrets that caused a war. We examine the life …

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Nov. 28, 2018

Strange Stories UK Historic Sex Crimes in Brighton.

Brighton, a GAY friendly party town in the 1980s where some sexual predators took advantage of vulnerable young men.

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Nov. 21, 2018

Strange Stories UK, Satanism in Sussex

There was a Satanism scare in Britain during the late 1970s and 1980s. This is an aspect of what was happening in Sussex during the 1980s ending in a trial that could be seen as part Dennis Wheatley and part …

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Nov. 13, 2018

Strange Stories UK, The Cartland murder

Spring 1973, an unsolved murder case that caused no end of speculation, criticism of the French police and diplomatic manoeuvring to fudge the differences of French and British law. Was it organised crime or a a political ex...

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Oct. 29, 2018

Strange Stories UK , When country lines goes wrong.

Max and Ace, young and inexperienced, thought they would make some easy money moving from South London to sell drugs in the Sussex market town of Horsham. Things went wrong quite quickly.

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Oct. 24, 2018

Strange Stories UK Piltdown man and Charles Dawson

The most famous fossil forgery and archaeological fraud was Piltdown man, this is an examination into Charles Dawson who I think was responsible for the fraud.

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Oct. 16, 2018

Strange Stories UK, Folkestone Poltergeist

A true story set during world war 1 on the Kent coastline where poltergeist activity was thought to be taking place. The army commisioned a report amongst others to try to get some understanding what was taking place.

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Oct. 9, 2018

Strange Stories UK, Midlife crisis, UK true crime.

UK true crime case from 2016. A story involving infatuation and murder on the South coast of Sussex.

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