The historical crimes and criminals podcast

a podcast looking back at historical crimes, criminals and social stories that created the world we now live!

https://anchor.fm/steven-connelly

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 19m. Bisher sind 79 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 2 hours 29 minutes

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episode 17: The Blue Carbuncle


Merry Xmas everyone and its a Christmas bonus episode in the shape of the classic Sherlock Holmes christmas tale 'The Blue Carbuncle', first published in 1892. Its a tale of christmas forgiveness and a wonderful tale unfolds of criminal events. 




 


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episode 16: Rattlesnake James


In 1942 Robert S James was the last man hanged in California. He was found guilty of the murder of his wife in a very unique way.




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medium.com/the-true-crime-edition/rattlesnake-james-the-last-man-to-be-hanged-to-death-in-california-da63551fc2d2

www.geocities.ws/princessdiisdead/hangingb.html

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episode 14: Streets, what's in a name?


The world is full of curiously named streets, none more so in historical Britain. In todays episode, we look at a few of these!





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https://www.spectator.co.uk/article/british-street-names

londontopia.net/site-news/featured/streets-london/

www.southernliving...


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 2021-12-14  15m
 
 

episode 15: Bodyline


In 1933 an England sporting team caused controversy with their tactics, sparking a diplomatic incident and damaging relations with Australia for many years. This is the story of 'Bodyline'






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cricketlife.co.uk/the-bodyline-series-the-ashes-1932-1933/

www.itsonlycricket...


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 2021-12-07  25m
 
 

episode 12: The Lancashire Jack the Ripper suspect


Frederick Bailey Deeming was a man of many alias's. He was suspected by some of being Jack the Ripper and he was certainly a murderer and a conman.




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Todays story told with permission and thanks to Andrew Jago. 

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Twitter: a janner darkly

blog: ajannerdarkly.wordspress.com


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 2021-11-30  28m
 
 

episode 11: A tale of Clubs


The world has known many different types of clubs. In todays episode we dive in for a look at a few of these.



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The history of the london clubs, Edward ward. London 1709

patrickspedding.blogspot.com/2009/08/english-aphrodites-part-1.html

https://www.hebergementwebs...


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 2021-11-23  13m
 
 

episode 10: Operation Mincemeat (Part 2)


During WW2 the Allies devised an incredible plan to fool German Intelligence into thinking they would invade Greece instead of Italy.




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 2021-11-16  20m
 
 

episode 9: Operation Mincemeat Part 1


During WW2 the Allies devised an incredible plan to fool German Intelligence into thinking they would invade Greece instead of Italy. 





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Operation mincemeat, Ben Macintrye, Bloomsbury books, 2016

Deadly Deception, Denis Smyth, OUP Oxford, 2010

militarywiki/operationmincemeat


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 2021-11-09  25m
 
 

episode 8: Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot


In 1605 a plot to blow up the houses of parliament was thwarted and the Catholic conspirators executed. 



*apologies for the sound recording in this episode. I had problems with my microphone


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www.parliament.uk/about/living-heritage/evolu tionofparliament/parliamentaryauthority/the-gu npowder-plot-of-1605/

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 2021-11-02  35m
 
 

episode 7: George Orwell's a hanging


Whilst serving as an imperial police officer in British occupied Burma (now Myanmar) in the 1920's Orwell witnessed a hanging which he later wrote about in his book of Essays.



 


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Orwell, George  Essays, Penguin reprint 2000



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 2021-10-26  19m