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 20m. Bisher sind 94 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 8 hours 11 minutes

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episode 12: The Notting Hill Riots


Notting Hill is one of London's most desirable locations to live with all the charm of a Hugh Grant Film. However, 1958 it was essentially a slum which housed many Caribbean Immigrants. It was in this area that we saw the Notting Hill riots.



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 2022-04-26  23m
 
 

episode 11: The Bobbed Haired Bandit


10 years before Bonnie Parker because the most famous female robber in America's history, another woman caused a sensation in New York, with her series of robberies. She was called Celia Cooney but the Newspapers called her the Bobbed Haired Bandit.




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 2022-04-19  24m
 
 

episode 10: Half hanged Smith(and other stories)


Hanging was the traditional execution throughout England and Scotland for Centuries, but it wasn't always successful. In todays episode we look at some who survived the process. They were known as the 'Half-Hanged'.



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 2022-04-12  20m
 
 

episode 9: The D-Day Crossword Puzzle


In 1944 during WW2 codenames for the D-Day operation started appearing in the Daily Telegraph newspaper. Was this a German spy at work? M15 were determined to find out.



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www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/06/05/d-day-clues-hitler-had-done-telegraph-crossword/

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 2022-04-05  17m
 
 

episode 8: Belle Gunness


Belle Gunness is one of the United States most infamous serial killers, yet her story remains shrouded in mystery. In todays episode we look at the story behind this monster.




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 2022-03-29  24m
 
 

episode 7: (More) Statues of London


London is a city of Statues. In todays episode we will look at some more of these.





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 2022-03-22  19m
 
 

episode 6: The Convict Hulks


After the American colonies fought independence in 1775, it caused one big problem for Great Britain...we had nowhere to send our convicts. So, what was the answer?





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 2022-03-15  25m
 
 

episode 5: George Orwell's 'The Spike'


In 1931 George Orwell wrote an essay on his life as a tramp and a Spike he stayed in overnight. Spikes were the slang name for Workhouses.





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 2022-03-08  14m
 
 

episode 4: London's grave issue


By the 19th century Londons population had exploded and it simply had no more space for its dead...


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 2022-03-01  28m
 
 

episode 3: The Rev Hackman


A Tale of obsession, stalking and Murder in Georgian era London.





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 2022-02-22  17m