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UK True Crime Podcast

The weekly UK True Crime Podcast, hosted by Adam, is the home of UK true crime. With a new episode every Tuesday since 2016, it is where you discover lesser known UK cases and discover new perspectives and insight on stories you may already know.

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The Selfie Murderer: Episode 03

This week we examine the chilling case of Michael Danaher, who tortured and brutally murdered art/book dealer Adrian Greenwood in April 2016, before posing for a selfie revealing his blood-soaked beard immediately after the attack.  We look at his motivation to kill and how Danaher clinically plotted future crimes by compiling an excel spreadsheet detailing a list of potential celebrity victims.

21mins

9 Dec 2016

Rank #1

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A Selfish Man: Episode 60

August 2008, Shropshire. Chris Foster has it all - a beautiful wife and daughter, successful business and living in an amazing mansion with dogs and horses. But was everything as it seemed? Enjoy the podcast and want more? For just £3 per month listen to nine bonus episodes plus other exclusive content at www.patreon.com/uktruecrime Want to talk about the show or any other aspect of UK True Crime? Join our friendly facebook group today: https://m.facebook.com/groups/1479468325433430 www.uktruecrime.com

29mins

2 Jan 2018

Rank #2

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The Body In The Freezer: Episode 63

Newcastle, October 2012. Peter McMahon was besotted by his lover 25 years his junior, but his friends were concerned that it was his money that really interested Sharon. In this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast we look at their passionate, volatile relationship and follow it to a terrible conclusion. Enjoy the podcast and want more? For just £3 per month listen to nine bonus episodes plus other exclusive content at www.patreon.com/uktruecrime Want to talk about the show or any other aspect of UK True Crime? Join our friendly facebook group today: https://m.facebook.com/groups/1479468325433430 www.uktruecrime.com

29mins

23 Jan 2018

Rank #3

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Horror in Luton: Episode 109

The mutilated, headless torso of the body was recovered from the Blue Lagoon in Bedfordshire. Who was it and why were they murdered? In this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast I tell a story of utter horror in a residential street in Luton. www.uktruecrime.com https://m.facebook.com/groups/1479468325433430 www.patreon.com/uktruecrime

27mins

11 Dec 2018

Rank #4

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The Husband Killer: Episode 04

David Edwards suffered horrendous domestic abuse and was eventually murdered by his wife, Sharon.  In this episode of the weekly UK True Crime Podcast, we examine how the life of a well-respected Solicitor spiralled out of control, eventually leading to his violent death just two months after his marriage in Las Vegas.

26mins

15 Dec 2016

Rank #5

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Colin Hatch - Pure Evil: Episode 05

In 1993, Colin Hatch was responsible for a sickening murder which shocked and disgusted the entire nation.  In this episode of the weekly UK True Crime Podcast we explore the circumstances leading up to this murder, including the refusal of authorities to accept the recommendation that Hatch should be sent to Broadmoor to stop him killing - as he was not dangerous enough.  We then look at Hatch's own murder in prison, at the hands of a convicted Armed Robber who had already attempted to murder the Soham Killer, Ian Huntley. We look at all the families affected by these three crimes and the differing emotions generated.

31mins

20 Dec 2016

Rank #6

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One night in Scotland: Episode 58

It was approaching Christmas 2014. Just an ordinary day for a family of four in Falkirk, but one mans secret cocaine habit, growing debts and addiction to sex line and escorts lead to a night of utter terror. Enjoy the podcast and want more? For just £3 per month listen to nine bonus episodes plus other exclusive content at www.patreon.com/uktruecrime Want to talk about the show or any other aspect of UK True Crime? Join our friendly facebook group today: https://m.facebook.com/groups/1479468325433430 www.uktruecrime.com

25mins

19 Dec 2017

Rank #7

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The Headmistress: Episode 161

In 2012 Anne Lakey was a highly respected headmistress in County Durham. Then on that normal Monday morning in 2012 she saw the email which she immediately knew could destroy her career, family and her life... Referenced sites: www.uktruecrime.com www.patreon.com/uktruecrime https://www.facebook.com/groups/UKTrueCrime

22mins

10 Dec 2019

Rank #8

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It Was Only A Kiss: Episode 62

Hyde Park, London. July 1982. The horror of the IRA bombs that left 11 people dead and many more injured. But as we discover 30 years later, many of those injured in the attacks never recovered, with tragic consequences. Enjoy the podcast and want more? For just £3 per month listen to nine bonus episodes plus other exclusive content at www.patreon.com/uktruecrime Want to talk about the show or any other aspect of UK True Crime? Join our friendly facebook group today: https://m.facebook.com/groups/1479468325433430 www.uktruecrime.com

26mins

16 Jan 2018

Rank #9

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A sexual Obsession: Episode 53

In Brighton in 2003 a dangerous sexual fantasy becomes a chilling, shocking reality with terrible consequences Listeners should be aware that this episode contains sexual content Enjoy the podcast and want more? For just £3 per month listen to nine bonus episodes plus other exclusive content at www.patreon.com/uktruecrime Want to talk about the show or any other aspect of UK True Crime? Join our friendly facebook group today: https://m.facebook.com/groups/1479468325433430 www.uktruecrime.com

28mins

14 Nov 2017

Rank #10

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A walk in the woods: Episode 158

In September 1992, life was good for newly married Bob Wignall and his wife Sandra, as they strolled in the woods by their home on a beautiful autumn evening. But Bob was unaware that convicted murderer Terry Bewley was having an affair with his wife. And that Bewley was waiting for Bob in the woods.... Sources https://totalcrime.co.uk/real-life-stories/ Robin Odell, Paul Connelly. The Mammoth Book of More Bizarre Crimes  http://wolfiewiseguy.blogspot.com/2014/04/the-murder-of-bob-wignall.html https://www.thefreelibrary.com/THE+KILLERS+BEHIND+A+VEIL+OF+TEARS%3B+A+chilling+documentary+looks+at...-a085418856 https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/sex-crazed-wife-who-was-stifled-by-kindness-rhys-williams-reports-on-the-fatal-attraction-that-led-1505589.html https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/12712372.woman-accused-of-husbands-murder-had-sex-with-her-lover-in-rolls-royce/

26mins

19 Nov 2019

Rank #11

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A Terrible Revenge: Episode 43

A couple are brutally murdered in a sleepy village on the Lincolnshire coast. The police investigation reveals that a close relative of the murdered couple was a responsible for killing an innocent man in Nottingham a year before. Could the two incidents be related? In this week's shocking episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast we see the bloody consequences of revenge. www.uktruecrime.com https://m.facebook.com/groups/1479468325433430 www.patreon.com/uktruecrime

37mins

4 Sep 2017

Rank #12

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An Office Affair: Episode 140

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.facebook.com/groups/UKTrueCrime https://www.patreon.com/UKTrueCrime

25mins

15 Jul 2019

Rank #13

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A Family Betrayal: Episode 97

Battersea, London 2013. A maths genius with a huge ego struggles to cope with life & rejection, and when his girlfriend leaves him, he looks for someone to blame - with just awful results. Have you enjoyed the podcast and want more? Listen to 19 bonus episodes plus other exclusive content at www.patreon.com/uktruecrime Want to talk about the show or any other aspect of UK True Crime? Join over 1400 others on our friendly facebook group today: https://m.facebook.com/groups/1479468325433430 www.uktruecrime.com

27mins

17 Sep 2018

Rank #14

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A Deadly Obsession: Episode 20

Today we head to Newport, South Wales. In early 2011 a young, happy couple are excited at the prospect of their new baby, due to be born two weeks – on the 18th birthday of the father, Ryan. Then one night changed all of their futures forever…. References Nikitta: A Mother’s Story. Marcia Grender https://www.cps.gov.uk http://www.walesonline.co.uk http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk http://www.bbc.co.uk http://www.dailymail.co.uk http://www.southwalesargus.co.uk

28mins

27 Mar 2017

Rank #15

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A night at the pub: Episode 155

A pub on the outskirts of Birmingham which catered for the older crowd. On Saturday night, a couple popped out to see friends, relax and enjoy themselves - like so many people across the UK. But it just takes one person, agitated and volatile, high on alcohol and cocaine to change the night from one of fun to one of terror. Sponsor With thanks to: www.hellofresh.co.uk  promo code, Truecrime Other sites: www.uktruecrime.com www.patreon.com/uktruecrime https://www.facebook.com/groups/UKTrueCrime Sources https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/gary-twist-murder-family-give-14588766 https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/garry-twist-murder-jailed-live-14537716 https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5653063/Thug-killed-man-stamping-head-rum-cocaine-fuelled-street-attack-convicted-murder.html https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/first-picture-merciless-ex-soldier-14574823

22mins

29 Oct 2019

Rank #16

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The Welsh Serial Killer

Today, we head to North Wales in the mid 1990's where three dead men are found in quick succession. Is there a link? Is there a killer, or killers, murdering gay men in the area? In this episode of the weekly UK True Crime Podcast we go back to 1995 to look back at four months of terror.

23mins

9 May 2017

Rank #17

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Murder By The Seaside: Episode 56

Hastings is a quiet seaside town on the south coast of England. In 1998 the town was rocked by two murders just eight days apart. Ten years later, the murders remained unsolved, but then detectives received information from a most unlikely source that changed everything. Enjoy the podcast and want more? For just £3 per month listen to nine bonus episodes plus other exclusive content at www.patreon.com/uktruecrime Want to talk about the show or any other aspect of UK True Crime? Join our friendly facebook group today: https://m.facebook.com/groups/1479468325433430 www.uktruecrime.com

24mins

5 Dec 2017

Rank #18

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The Undertaker's Wife: Episode 32

Today we look at events surrounding an undertaker and his wife in rural Herefordshire. John and Alethea Taylor were a well-known, sociable couple at the centre of events in their local community, with a wide circle of friends and interests. Then one day in January 2012, Alethea disappeared. In this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast we see that as the police investigation began, it soon became clear that under the surface not everything was quite as it had seemed.... www.uktruecrime.com www.patreon.com/uktruecrime

34mins

19 Jun 2017

Rank #19