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Welcome to The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast, which started off life as a weekly written blog in 2016, and has now made the jump into a weekly one man and his mic, matter of fact straight talking podcast. In it, the host Paul looks at and recounts in-depth true crime cases from the UK and Ireland - solved or unsolved crimes, but more often than not the lesser known and obscure ones.Follow us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/TheTrueCrimeEnthusiast/), Twitter (https://twitter.com/tc_enthusiast), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/truecrimeenthusiast/) Wordpress Blog (https://truecrimeenthusiast.wordpress.com) and contact us ontruecrimeenthusiast@gmail.com.Also, you can support the show at Patreon for extra content and offers:The True Crime Enthusiast Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/thetruecrimeenthusiast)

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Welcome to The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast, which started off life as a weekly written blog in 2016, and has now made the jump into a weekly one man and his mic, matter of fact straight talking podcast. In it, the host Paul looks at and recounts in-depth true crime cases from the UK and Ireland - solved or unsolved crimes, but more often than not the lesser known and obscure ones.Follow us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/TheTrueCrimeEnthusiast/), Twitter (https://twitter.com/tc_enthusiast), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/truecrimeenthusiast/) Wordpress Blog (https://truecrimeenthusiast.wordpress.com) and contact us ontruecrimeenthusiast@gmail.com.Also, you can support the show at Patreon for extra content and offers:The True Crime Enthusiast Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/thetruecrimeenthusiast)

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Very well done podcast. If the intros were not 6+ minutes, I’d give it five stars.

Excellent work

By Bristle cone - Oct 17 2019
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Paul presents a truely excellent podcast. Well researched and delivered. Many thanks.

iTunes Ratings

366 Ratings
Average Ratings
319
23
13
4
7

Well done

By ThrasherY - Nov 26 2019
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Very well done podcast. If the intros were not 6+ minutes, I’d give it five stars.

Excellent work

By Bristle cone - Oct 17 2019
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Paul presents a truely excellent podcast. Well researched and delivered. Many thanks.

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Welcome to The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast, which started off life as a weekly written blog in 2016, and has now made the jump into a weekly one man and his mic, matter of fact straight talking podcast. In it, the host Paul looks at and recounts in-depth true crime cases from the UK and Ireland - solved or unsolved crimes, but more often than not the lesser known and obscure ones.Follow us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/TheTrueCrimeEnthusiast/), Twitter (https://twitter.com/tc_enthusiast), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/truecrimeenthusiast/) Wordpress Blog (https://truecrimeenthusiast.wordpress.com) and contact us ontruecrimeenthusiast@gmail.com.Also, you can support the show at Patreon for extra content and offers:The True Crime Enthusiast Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/thetruecrimeenthusiast)

Rank #1: Bonus Episode - The Wife In The Wicker Basket

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As a big thank you to all from TTCE for helping the show reach birthday number 2, here is the Patreon episode of the show as voted for by you guys. You all rule, and massive thanks going out here from myself - the show doesn't exist without each and every one of you, simple as. 

Much love. Paul.

Sep 25 2019

51mins

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Rank #2: Bonus Episode - The "Earprint" Murder

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Bit of a bonus episode here to say thanks to EVERYONE because today - The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast is 1 year old!!!

Thanks to all for your big help in getting here - as a token, I've made the most voted for Patreon episode available to EVERYBODY.

See you all very soon for Season 3

Paul (TTCE)

Music used in this episode: "Only" by Alex Mason and the Minor Emotion from the album "Soul Breaker"

All music used is sourced from http://freemusicarchive.org/ and used under an Attribution Licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Remembering Yvonne

Sep 26 2018

45mins

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Rank #3: 2: The Beast Of Jersey

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Join The True Crime Enthusiast, as this week we look back at the disturbing and horrific case of a sex attacker that terrorised the Channel island of Jersey for more than a decade, in Episode 2 - The Beast Of Jersey….

Oct 03 2017

38mins

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Rank #4: 1: Tati's Story

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The premiere episode of Series 4 of The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast is a bit of a hometown case for TTCE, as we look back at the sad case of a woman who went mysteriously missing, and a calculating, devious killer who tried everything possible to cover up all aspects of the crime.

It's damn good being back.

 Music used in this episode: "Chance" by Kai Engel from the album "The Run" All music used is sourced from http://freemusicarchive.org/ and used under an Attribution Licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Promo Show Site:
https://evilmindspod.com/

Playlist Tracks:

"Ghostrider" - Rollins Band
"Flight" - Wooden Shjips


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Remembering Ermatati.

Jun 12 2019

1hr 25mins

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Rank #5: 4: The Murder Of Sophie Hook

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This week on The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast, we look back at a shocking and tragic case from the mid 1990's, and one from TTCE's home area of North Wales. This is known as "the crime which broke the Nation's heart"..... and this episode does have sensitive content that some listeners may find upsetting, disturbing or offensive.  

Music used in this episode: "Easy Life" by Lee Rosevere from the album "The Big Loop"

All music used is sourced from http://freemusicarchive.org/ and used under an Attribution Licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Recommended Podcasts this week:

Lustmordia Podcast and Occultae Veritatis Podcast

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Howard Hughes - INNOCENT

Remembering Sophie.

Apr 26 2018

1hr 10mins

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Rank #6: 16: The Horror In The Hostel

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We are back in the Birmingham district of Edgbaston at the end of the 1950's this week on The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast, to hear of the actions of a disturbed individual that was such a slow burning fuse, that the inevitable explosion was always going to be something.

That something was the stuff of nightmares.

 Music used in this episode: "Chance" by Kai Engel from the album "The Run"

All music used is sourced from http://freemusicarchive.org/ and used under an Attribution Licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)  

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Remembering Stephanie.

Mar 07 2019

1hr 10mins

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Rank #7: 1: The Beast Of Bermondsey

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For the first episode of Series 2 of The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast, we go back to the late 1980's, and to a district of South London, to learn about the truly horrendous crimes of a despicable creature....

Music used in this episode: "Easy Life" by Lee Rosevere from the album "The Big Loop"

All music used is sourced from http://freemusicarchive.org/ and used under an Attribution Licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Recommended Podcasts this week:

Wining About Crime and Killafornia Dreaming

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Clara Kirton Unsolved Murder

Remembering Irene, and all of the other ladies.

Apr 05 2018

1hr

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Rank #8: 22: Deadly Infatuation

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A case of obsession this week on The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast, with one person who just couldn't take no for an answer, leading to deadly results...

Music used in this episode: "Peaceful Mind" by Borrtex

All music used is sourced from http://freemusicarchive.org/ and used under an Attribution Licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Remembering Catherine

Sep 06 2018

1hr 7mins

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Rank #9: 4: Suzanne's Story

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A case back from the late 1980's here on The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast this week, as we head to the South Wales city of Newport to look back at a sad case involving a young deaf woman, a savage and horrific sex murder, and a controversial case involving several trials, and a number of appeals.

 Music used in this episode: "Chance" by Kai Engel from the album "The Run" All music used is sourced from http://freemusicarchive.org/ and used under an Attribution Licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Promo Show Site: -
https://truecrimefix.podbean.com/

Show Sponsors: -
https://www.awaytravel.com

References:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUAgBHXR-ow&t=806s - Crimewatch UK September 1988 (Reconstruction) 3:50 in

Playlist Tracks:

  • Smashing Pumpkins - Siva
  • Death In Vegas - Aisha

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Remembering Suzanne

Jul 04 2019

1hr 17mins

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Rank #10: 14: The Horrors of Notting Hill and Cambridge

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Two horrific cases of serial sex crimes from the 1970's and 1980's this week on The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast - if these are cases you are unfamiliar with beforehand, then afterwards they are likely to be cases you'll never forget....

Music used in this episode: "Wasn't What I Expected" by Lee Rosevere from the album "The Big Loop"

All music used is sourced from http://freemusicarchive.org/ and used under an Attribution Licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Recommended Podcast this week:

Southern Gone

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Remembering the women of Notting Hill and Cambridge

Jul 05 2018

1hr 12mins

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Rank #11: 3: The Stockwell Strangler (Part 1)

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This week on The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast, we look back at the summer of 1986 - when pensioners in South London were left in fear by a faceless, deranged killer that struck in the dead of night……Join The True Crime Enthusiast as this week, in the first of a two-part case, the case of The Stockwell Strangler is looked at….

Oct 10 2017

29mins

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Rank #12: 20: The Hair Fetishist

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A disturbing and time-spanning, country spanning case this week on The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast, where we look at the crimes of a deeply disturbed individual - with a fetish for hair. And murder.

Music used in this episode: "Impact Prelude" by Kevin Macleod

All music used is sourced from http://freemusicarchive.org/ and used under an Attribution Licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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The Cutter - Michael Litchfield

Murder of Jong-Ok Shin

Remembering Elisa Claps, Heather Barnett, and their families.

Feb 13 2018

1hr 10mins

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Rank #13: 15: Keighley's Story

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A sad case from mid-1980's East London this week on The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast, where we hear the tale of an individual who was willing to go to the most unimaginable means for self gain and preservation - regardless of who was hurt, and what the ultimate cost was.

Music used in this episode: "Chance" by Kai Engel from the album "The Run"

All music used is sourced from http://freemusicarchive.org/ and used under an Attribution Licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Promo Shows:

Twisted Britain Podcast

The Unseen Podcast

Show Sponsor: Cross Her Heart

References:  Childline

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Remembering Keighley.

Feb 28 2019

1hr 20mins

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Rank #14: 13: The "For Sale" Murders

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For this episode of The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast, we look back at a case of a senseless, savage and horrific crime from 1992, where an innocent advertisement in the local newspaper was to have all sorts of horrendous consequences....

Music used in this episode: "Wasn't What I Expected" by Lee Rosevere from the album "The Big Loop"

All music used is sourced from http://freemusicarchive.org/ and used under an Attribution Licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Recommended Podcast this week:

The Dark And Stormy Podcast

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Remembering Matthew, Alison, and their loved ones.

Jun 28 2018

59mins

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Rank #15: 19: Ladies Of The Lake (Part 1) - The Secret Of Wast Water

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This week on The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast sees the first part of a themed set of episodes - and the clue is pretty much in the title! The case concerned in part 1 spans a number of years, hundreds of miles, and is a perfect example of just how sometimes, you never know what you might find when you go looking for something else...

Music used in this episode: "Chance" by Kai Engel from the album "The Run" All music used is sourced from http://freemusicarchive.org/ and used under an Attribution Licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Remembering Veronique, Margaret and their families.

Mar 28 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rank #16: 3: The "Reginald Perrin" Murders

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A tale of brutal murder from the 1980's this week on The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast, and what does it have to do with a 1970's BBC TV sitcom?

Music used in this episode: "Easy Life" by Lee Rosevere from the album "The Big Loop"

All music used is sourced from http://freemusicarchive.org/ and used under an Attribution Licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Recommended Podcast this week: 

No Remorse Podcast

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Remembering Greeba and Marie

Nov 15 2018

1hr 6mins

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Rank #17: 10: The Monster Of Goose Meadow

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Back in 1989, the areas around Blackpool weren't all fairgrounds and candy floss, darkness did indeed exist, as we learn in this week's episode of The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast. It involves the horrific murder of a young girl, and the tale of the strange figure who committed the awful crime.

The episode contains descriptions of crimes and events of a sexual nature, involving a child, that some listeners may find disturbing or upsetting - so discretion is advised whilst listening.
Music used in this episode: "Chance" by Kai Engel from the album "The Run" All music used is sourced from http://freemusicarchive.org/ and used under an Attribution Licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Playlist Tracks:

  • Lucifer Sam - Pink Floyd
  • Abbatoir Blues - Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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Remembering Annette and her family.

Aug 18 2019

1hr 19mins

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Rank #18: 8: The Wolfman Of London

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Join The True Crime Enthusiast, as this week we head back to 1986 for a recount of a savage case of multiple murder. Before Stephen Port, before Colin Ireland, another killer stalked the streets of London's gay scene. One who is surprisingly often forgotten or overlooked - surprising, because the crimes are some of the most horrific ever recounted. 

The episode contains descriptions of crimes and events of a sexual nature that some listeners may find disturbing or upsetting, so discretion is advised whilst listening.
Music used in this episode: "Chance" by Kai Engel from the album "The Run" All music used is sourced from http://freemusicarchive.org/ and used under an Attribution Licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Therapy? - Teethgrinder
The Coral - Fear Machine

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Remembering James, Anthony, Damian, and Unknown.


Aug 02 2019

1hr 14mins

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Rank #19: 21: The "Milk-Note" Murder

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This week on The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast, there comes a savage and callous crime from the South Coast of the UK from the late 1990's, where you see the lengths that greed drives some people to...

Music used in this episode: "Peaceful Mind" by Borrtex 
All music used is sourced from http://freemusicarchive.org/ and used under an Attribution Licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)  

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Remembering Miss Jean Helena Barnes

Aug 30 2018

1hr 10mins

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Rank #20: 7: The Beast Of Woodhouse Moor Park

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It's to the city of Leeds and back to the early 1990's we go this week on The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast, where a vicious sex attacker brought terror to a beauty spot. 

And was caught because of arrogance, and a lie...

Music used in this episode: "Wasn't What I Expected" by Lee Rosevere from the album "The Big Loop"

All music used is sourced from http://freemusicarchive.org/ and used under an Attribution Licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Remembering the women of Leeds.

Dec 15 2018

1hr 11mins

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