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 81 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 3 hours 21 minutes

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episode 19: Pubs, what's in a name?


Many British pub names have curious stories behind their names....in todays episode we look at a few of these.





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Decharne Max: Capital crimes, seven centuries of London life and murder, London, Random house, 2012

lookup.london/weird-london-pub-names/

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 2021-08-24  20m
 
 

episode 18: Han Van Meegeren


During WW2 a Dutch Artist sold a forgery to the Nazi Party. In todays episode we look at the forger Han Van Meegeren and his legacy.





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allthatsinteresting.com/lee-israel-true-story

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/11415893/Lee-Israel-literary-forger-obituary...


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 2021-06-08  28m
 
 

episode 17: The 1904 Olympic marathon: The most bizarre race ever run


The Olympics have seen many strange events over the years, including Art. In todays episode we look at a few.






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www.dailymail.co.uk/home/moslive/article-2169255/Dirtiest-Olympics-race-history-1988s-100m-final-year-steroids-turned-sport-sour...


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 2021-06-01  15m
 
 

episode 16: The real life inspiration for Hannibal Lecter( and other characters)


We have grown up loving any number of fictional characters and animals. Many of them have their origins in real people. In todays episode we will look at a few.

*please note I made an error in recording( don’t record 4 episodes in a row) naming CS Lewis as the author of Alice in Wonderland instead of Lewis Carroll. Apologies S





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 2021-05-25  15m
 
 

episode 15: Paris stories(..and all that Jazz)


Paris has always been a magnet for foreigners. In todays episode we will look back at 20th century Paris with stories of literature, crime, lesbians and jazz.




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theculturetrip...


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 2021-05-18  27m
 
 

episode 14: Mary Ann Cotton


Out of the top 3 Serial killers in the UK, 2 are women.

Mary Ann Cotton is Britains 3rd most prolific with a suspected 21 kills.




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www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/Mary_Ann_Cotton.html


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 2021-05-11  17m
 
 

episode 13: The sandwich that started a war


It is argued by some Historian and disputed by others that a sandwich played its part in starting one of the biggest conflicts the world has ever witnessed.





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www.historic-uk.com/cultureuk/the-cornish-pasty/

justfunfact.com/interesting-facts-about-lunch/

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 2021-05-04  14m
 
 

episode 12: The Real Double Indemnity murder


In 1927 a murder took place that would inspire the book and famous film, Double Indemnity. The case also involved a secret camera taking a famous photo of the moment of execution by electrocution. In todays episode we look at the case of Ruth Synder. see the photo on the twitter page.





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 2021-04-27  28m
 
 

episode 11: The Swells night time guide through the Metropolis


In 2019 a Victorian book called 'The Swells night time guide through the Metropolis' was sold for £4000 at Auction. it was a Victorian Guide for young men finding sexual adventures in London.





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 2021-04-20  16m
 
 

episode 10: The Baker Street Robbery


In 1971, a Bank Robbery directly inspired by a Sherlock Holmes Short story took place on exactly the same street where the great fictional Detective had lived.




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*Aplogies for the mispronunciation of John Bindon's name...slight tongue slip!


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 2021-04-13  28m