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They Walk Among Us is an award-winning weekly UK true crime podcast covering a broad range of cases from the sinister to the surreal.

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Season 3 - Episode 40

April 17th, 2019

46:26

The now 21-year-old Kirk Anderson was standing outside The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Ewell, Surrey on September 14, 1977. He was …

Season 3 - Episode 39

April 3rd, 2019

44:19

As more punches were thrown Christopher struggled but it was no use. He was now on the ground and felt something around his neck. He heard an engine slowly getting louder. It was the sound of the sit-on lawnmower.


In a …

Season 3 - Episode 38

March 27th, 2019

39:51

The following excerpt was found in Gregory Davis' leather-bound dairy in 2003: "Quit job tomorrow. Get Mick killed. Get Stuart to withdraw cash every …

Season 3 - Episode 37

March 20th, 2019

43:51

Around 9 am on Monday, October 28, 2002, police officers were called to a warehouse on the Huyton Industrial Estate in Brickfields, Merseyside.


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Season 3 - Episode 36

March 13th, 2019

54:44

Just before sunset on Saturday, June 18, 1988, a local patrol car slowed as it travelled eastbound along the M50 motorway. Walking along the hard …

Season 3 - Episode 35

March 6th, 2019

42:02

The Rooney Family lived on a travellers site in Drinsey Nook, Lincolnshire. They splashed out on plastic surgery, driving top of the range BMW cars, …

Season 3 - Episode 34

February 27th, 2019

44:05

In a school in Pontypridd, Wales, Christopher May sat peacefully playing a piano — oblivious to the firefighters around him. He continued to play as …

Season 3 - Episode 33

February 20th, 2019

56:45

Anne Fitzpatrick, a market stall holder, lived with her Yorkshire terrier on Church Lane in Moston, Manchester. On the evening of May 30, 1983, at …

Season 3 - Episode 32

February 13th, 2019

39:54

You drop the kids off at school at nine in the morning. The next six hours of their day are spent in the care of trustworthy professionals. The …

Season 3 - Episode 31

February 6th, 2019

48:18

After receiving a 999 call in the early hours of Thursday, July 7, 2016, two police officers from the Avon and Somerset constabulary arrived at a …

Season 3 - Episode 30

January 30th, 2019

48:34

In the American embassy, the telephone rang. Special agent Jaclyn Zappacosta picked it up. The call marked the end of a decade of crimes so bizarre, …

Season 3 - Episode 29

January 23rd, 2019

56:16

Overlooking an estuary, the small village of Bosham, West Sussex sits on the South coast of England. Located a few miles south from the built-up village centre, a sizeable six-bedroom property called ‘Hove To’ on …

Season 3 - Episode 28

January 16th, 2019

40:31

He got into the stolen car, started the engine and left his mothers home. The vehicle wasn't the only thing that he had stolen. Concealed under a …

Season 3 - Episode 27

January 9th, 2019

1:00:47

PLEASE LISTEN TO ‘SEASON 3 - EPISODE 26’ FOR PART ONE OF THIS TWO-PART CASE.


After Michael Ross was charged with the murder of Shamsuddin Mahmood, a trial begin at the High Court in Glasgow on May 12, 2008.


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Season 3 - Episode 26

January 2nd, 2019

39:06

Off the northeastern tip of Scotland, many of the 70 isolated Islands in Orkney, are unoccupied. The sandy beaches, lush green fields and rugged …

Season 3 - Episode 25

December 19th, 2018

50:04

Stephen suddenly felt a pain in his chest and momentarily blacked out. After hitting what he thought was a brick in the centre of the road it startled him and looking for the brake he accidentally put his foot on the …

Season 3 - Episode 24

December 12th, 2018

35:33

The early spring evening was spent at the George Hotel in Pangbourne, Berkshire. Raymond and June Cook enjoyed their meal while overlooking the Thames. Nights like these, alone, were a rare treat, and they were making …

Season 3 - Episode 23

December 5th, 2018

32:57

Extramarital transgressions can cause anger and destruction. But add to that mix another element. The people having the affair are related by …

Season 3 - Episode 22

November 28th, 2018

56:20

THIS IS PART TWO OF A TWO-PART STORY. PLEASE LISTEN TO SEASON 3 - EPISODE 21 FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS CASE. 


Sally Clark had been arrested and charged with murdering two of her sons. Sally was adamant she was innocent, …

Season 3 - Episode 21

November 21st, 2018

41:26

Two police officers arrived at Hope Cottage. They took photos of the bedroom and were sympathetic to the couple's loss. Their visit was expected and …

Season 3 - Episode 20

November 14th, 2018

32:19

Jeeves jumped into the back of the Bentley. The chauffeur was escorting him from London to Scotland. Jeeves was looking peaky, maybe a break from the city for a walk in the Scottish countryside might help freshen him …

Season 3 - Episode 19

November 7th, 2018

48:40

Stefano Brizzi had just been found guilty of murder. Throughout his trial, Stefano denied the allegations made by the prosecution. He insisted that …

Season 3 - Episode 18

October 31st, 2018

32:04

Margaret got into the driver's seat. She heard her husband call, “Drive carefully darling”.


She turned the key in the ignition. BOOM!


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Season 3 - Episode 17

October 17th, 2018

37:33

WARNING: THIS IS PART TWO OF A TWO-PART STORY. PLEASE LISTEN TO SEASON 3 - EPISODE 16 FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS CASE. 


After Robert Allan’s abduction and torture, the theft of ammunition and grenades from a barracks in …

Season 3 - Episode 16

October 17th, 2018

30:12

The alien abductions in Scotland have nothing to do with little green men from another planet. In 2009 members of one of Scotland’s most dangerous crime gangs began kidnapping their rivals at gunpoint. (Part 1 of 2).


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Season 3 - Episode 15

October 10th, 2018

36:26

Her dream wedding dress hung on a door in her parent's home. She had spared no expense buying a £2,000 gown. Today, September 6, 2003, was meant to be her big day, she was supposed to be getting ready. 


Instead, Deborah …

Season 3 - Episode 14

October 3rd, 2018

43:24

Georgia was an independent teenager and wanted to earn some spending money so got a part-time job at a petrol station.


She was working with a man …

Season 3 - Episode 13

September 26th, 2018

42:48

Peter Morgan, a wealthy Welsh businessman and multi-millionaire in his early fifties, had recently separated from his wife. He was looking to start a …

Season 3 - Episode 12

September 19th, 2018

38:59

Millions of people worldwide hand over money every week to be in with a chance of winning the lottery. The odds aren't stacked in your favour but you pay anyway. Maybe for a minute, your mind drifts to a place where …

Season 3 - Episode 11

September 12th, 2018

33:00

The Jane and John Does of the U.K, the unknown people, walking amongst us, unnoticed on the streets, here one day and gone the next. The unidentified, the unloved, the forgotten, the lonely, the lost, the missed and the …

Season 3 - Episode 10

September 5th, 2018

32:13

WARNING: THIS IS PART TWO OF A TWO-PART STORY. PLEASE LISTEN TO SEASON 3 - EPISODE 9 FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS CASE. 


The body of Jimmy Prout had been found in some scrubland only a hundred yards from his home in Percy …

Season 3 - Episode 9

August 29th, 2018

32:22

Late March 2016, Northumbria police appealed to the public as they were growing concerned for two missing people in Tyneside. (Part 1 of 2).


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Season 3 - Episode 8

August 22nd, 2018

29:32

On January 2, 1998, 15-year-old Hannah Deterville left her home in Queens Park, London to meet a friend. She never came home. 


*** LISTENER CAUTION IS …

Season 3 - Episode 7

August 15th, 2018

26:42

The name Boarded Barn didn't really suit the large Tudor house which more closely resembled a manor than a barn. It sat surrounded on three sides by acres of land. The only neighbours lived on a farm nearby, with a road …

Season 3 - Episode 6

August 8th, 2018

36:05

A controversial case in British law when a 22-year-old man with the mental capacity of a nine and a half-year-old, and the understanding of right and …

Season 3 - Episode 5

August 1st, 2018

29:29

WARNING: THIS IS PART TWO OF A TWO-PART STORY. PLEASE LISTEN TO SEASON 3 - EPISODE 4 FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS CASE. 


The charred remains of …

Season 3 - Episode 4

August 1st, 2018

28:34

Smoke was billowing out of an Edwardian end-of-terrace property on the intersection of Pulborough Road and Wimbledon Park Road, in Southfields, …

Season 3 - Episode 3

July 25th, 2018

38:14

‘Hannibal, The Cannibal’, is a fictional character from The Silence of the Lambs. He eats pieces of his victims. After he is caught, he is a kept in a cell, with a glass facade, to be safely observed.


The UK press has …

Season 3 - Episode 2

July 18th, 2018

46:31

WARNING: THIS IS PART TWO OF A TWO-PART STORY. PLEASE LISTEN TO SEASON 3 - EPISODE 1 FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS CASE. 


After Reggie’s Kray wedding in 1965, Ronnie’s mental health continued to decline, and he suffered from …

Season 3 - Episode 1

July 11th, 2018

38:39

From their east end beginnings, the Kray twins would go on to run one of the most powerful and feared criminal organisations in London. Their …

Season 2 - Episode 28

June 13th, 2018

56:42

On a dark December night, a couple were heading home after an evening out. As they drove towards Alvechurch in Worcestershire, they were stopped on a deserted country lane and the driver was murdered in a brutal attack. …

Season 2 - Episode 27

May 30th, 2018

45:02

Basil and Avril Laitner’s day was filled with happiness. They watched their eldest daughter get married, and they spent the early evening at the reception, in a marquee tent in their back garden. When they waved their …

Season 2 - Episode 26

May 16th, 2018

40:04

WARNING: THIS IS PART TWO OF A TWO-PART STORY. PLEASE LISTEN TO SEASON 2 - EPISODE 25 FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS CASE. 


During September 2012 Dale …

Season 2 - Episode 25

May 9th, 2018

51:09

On Tuesday, September 18, 2012, PC Nicola Hughes and PC Fiona Bone arrived at a property in Abbey Gardens, ten miles east of Manchester City Centre. …

Season 2 - Episode 24

April 25th, 2018

44:20

WARNING: THIS IS PART TWO OF A TWO-PART STORY. PLEASE LISTEN TO SEASON 2 - EPISODE 23 FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS CASE. 


After his release from prison in 1970, Roy Fontaine had accepted a job at Whittingham hospital, and he …

Season 2 - Episode 23

April 18th, 2018

45:31

To ensure his brother couldn’t lift his head above the water, Roy held it under for a moment as the last of the air left Donald’s lungs. As Roy and …

Season 2 - Episode 22

April 4th, 2018

32:56

Between 1975 and 1980 The Yorkshire Ripper used the North of England as a hunting ground. He spread fear not just in Yorkshire, but across the entire country.


The Yorkshire Ripper, Peter Sutcliffe, killed thirteen women …

Bonus Episode 5

March 28th, 2018

23:35

David Smith, a former member of the SAS, was due to receive a large sum of money as a company he owned was being sold. David and his partner …

Season 2 - Episode 21

March 21st, 2018

38:27

Richard Buckland had spent the last three months in a jail cell. The 17-year-old had confessed to the brutal rape and murder of teenager Dawn …

Season 2 - Episode 20

March 7th, 2018

26:06

WARNING: THIS IS PART TWO OF A TWO-PART STORY. PLEASE LISTEN TO SEASON 2 - EPISODE 19 FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS CASE. 


Alan Turing had served his country during the second war, decoding Nazi communications at Bletchley …

Season 2 - Episode 19

February 28th, 2018

32:45

Two police detectives arrived at Hollymeade, the home of a faculty member at Victoria University in Manchester. Alan, the occupant, had reported a …

Season 2 - Episode 18

February 21st, 2018

32:40

Olivia was woken up around 3:30 am on December 30, 1999, by the sound of something crashing to the ground. She prodded her husband awake. She was sure that somebody was in the house. She jumped out of bed and ran to …

Season 2 - Episode 17

February 7th, 2018

44:16

John Cooper was an unassuming man. He claimed to suffer from a frozen shoulder and near debilitating arthritis. But John was living a double life.


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Season 2 - Episode 16

January 24th, 2018

41:22

A dangerous prisoner escapes from custody. The events that unfolded are what worst nightmares are made of.


*** LISTENER CAUTION IS ADVISED AS THIS …

Season 2 - Episode 15

January 10th, 2018

48:49

Monday, August 23, 2010, officers from the central London police force visited the home of Gareth Williams at his top-floor flat on Alderney Street …

Bonus Episode 4

January 3rd, 2018

14:49

On the evening of Friday, February 3, 2017, 95-year-old Denver Beddows, and his 88-year-old wife Olive, received a visit from their son and …

Season 2 - Episode 14

December 27th, 2017

38:58

WARNING: THIS IS PART TWO OF A TWO-PART STORY. PLEASE LISTEN TO SEASON 2 - EPISODE 13 FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS CASE. 


On June 30, 2003, a 14-year-old …

Season 2 - Episode 13

December 13th, 2017

27:32

On the morning of Wednesday, December 8, 2004, a jury stepped on to a bus to travel from Edinburgh High Court to Roan’s Dyke Path, a countryside short-cut between the residential areas of Newbattle and Easthouses in …

Season 2 - Episode 12

November 29th, 2017

37:57

Scotland in the 1960s saw two murders with each case centred around a complex love triangle. Even though the motives and methods of these crimes were strikingly similar, the outcome was very different. 


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Bonus Episode 3

November 22nd, 2017

11:05

John Frederick Perry had been through a messy divorce and now found himself living alone with his cat, Katie, in the village of Higher Kinnerton in North Wales. John had saved up some money and decided to treat himself …

Season 2 - Episode 11

November 15th, 2017

37:23

WARNING: THIS IS PART TWO OF A TWO-PART STORY. PLEASE LISTEN TO SEASON 2 - EPISODE 10 FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS CASE. 


Jennifer and June Gibbons were …

Season 2 - Episode 10

November 15th, 2017

26:34

From a very early age, identical twins, Jennifer and June Gibbons were insular. They created their own secret language and refused to talk to anyone …

Season 2 - Episode 9

November 1st, 2017

31:48

On Friday, May 6, 1927 a large black trunk was abandoned in the luggage office at Charing Cross station in London. The trunk sat amongst the other abandoned luggage in the stifling heat until Monday morning. Staff …

Season 2 - Episode 8

October 18th, 2017

30:09

Stephen Farrow was born in 1964. He was the black sheep of the family.


*** LISTENER CAUTION IS ADVISED AS THIS EPISODE CONTAINS ADULT THEMES AND DESCRIPTIONS THAT SOME LISTENERS MAY FIND DISTRESSING ***


More information …

Bonus Episode 2

October 11th, 2017

12:47

We’ve all had them. Those awkward first dates. You struggle to find something to talk about. So you go for the sure bet, and you mention the weather. …

Season 2 - Episode 7

October 4th, 2017

34:50

Bijan Ebrahimi lived on the ground floor in a four-story block of flats located on Capgrave Crescent in Bristol. Bijan, a shy man and an Iranian …

Season 2 - Episode 6

September 20th, 2017

31:39

Alan Hopkinson is a former member of Mensa with an IQ of 159. He was a computer programmer and had served in the royal air force. At the time of his arrest he was middle-aged with a salt and pepper hair, and a …

Bonus Episode 1

September 13th, 2017

19:10

In 2009, Christopher Monks persuaded a boyfriend, he met through an internet chat room, to kill his parents in return for a distributing reward.


*** LISTENER CAUTION IS ADVISED AS THIS EPISODE CONTAINS ADULT THEMES AND …

Season 2 - Episode 5

September 6th, 2017

30:53

WARNING: THIS IS PART TWO OF A TWO-PART STORY. PLEASE LISTEN TO 'SEASON 2 - EPISODE 4' FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS CASE.


During April 2016 Helen Bailey, …

Season 2 - Episode 4

August 23rd, 2017

32:54

Ian Stewart lived on Baldock Road in Royston with his finance, successful author Helen Bailey. The couple shared their home with Ian's two sons, from …

Season 2 - Episode 3

August 9th, 2017

39:37

Over ten days in 2013 Joanna Dennehy went on a sadistic killing spree. She murdered three men and left two others fighting for their lives.


*** LISTENER CAUTION IS ADVISED AS THIS EPISODE CONTAINS ADULT THEMES AND …

Season 2 - Episode 2

July 26th, 2017

30:56

On Tuesday, November 24, 2015, Michelle James and an acquaintance, were clearing out a communal garden in Beddau, Wales, after a neighbour, Leigh Sabine, had passed away. 


Before she had died, Leigh who was always …

Season 2 - Episode 1

July 12th, 2017

32:01

On May 12, 1958, 31-year-old, Peter Manuel went to trial at Glasgow High Court for the murder of eight people. So desperate were people to get a seat …

Season 2 - Trailer

June 23rd, 2017

0:34

They Walk Among Us returns for Season 2 on Wednesday July 12, 2017.


We’ve started a closed group on Facebook where you can discuss the latest cases …

Season 1 - Episode 19

May 24th, 2017

29:56

WARNING: THIS IS PART TWO OF A TWO-PART STORY. PLEASE LISTEN TO SEASON 1 - EPISODE 18 FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS CASE. Upon his release in 1987, Michael Peterson had spent almost a decade and a half in prison. He had …

Season 1 - Episode 18

May 10th, 2017

26:15

There is only one prisoner who will go down in history as being Britain’s most notoriously violent inmate. This is not a label you get overnight, and …

Season 1 - Episode 17

April 28th, 2017

23:17

In 2004, Sydney Blackwell, a retired accountant, and his wife Jacqueline, an antiques dealer, lived in the village of Melling in Merseyside. It's an …

Season 1 - Episode 16

April 12th, 2017

39:28

WARNING: THIS IS PART TWO OF A TWO-PART STORY. PLEASE LISTEN TO SEASON 1 - EPISODE 15 FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS CASE.


Stephen Port was arrested on October 15, 2015, for the murders of 4 men. They were all found in Barking …

Season 1 - Episode 15

March 31st, 2017

33:58

St Margaret’s Church is located in Barking, in East London. The church is surrounded by grassland and lies on the same grounds as an abbey which has …

Season 1 - Episode 14

March 14th, 2017

28:57

Canterbury is a Cathedral city located in Kent in the South East of England. The city lies on the River Stour, and within the city walls, the gothic Canterbury Cathedral dominates the skyline.


On March 29, 2016 the …

Season 1 - Episode 13

March 1st, 2017

19:37

The Humber bridge nature reserve is in the east ridings of Yorkshire, and is scenic place where families spend the day. It's also the location of rumour and legend, like that of the headless man that stalks the woodland …

Season 1 - Episode 12

February 15th, 2017

28:47

WARNING: THIS IS PART TWO OF A TWO-PART STORY. PLEASE LISTEN TO 'SEASON 1 - EPISODE 11' FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS CASE.


On May 11, 2012 in the early hours of the morning, a fire raged throughout a semi-detached house in …

Season 1 - Episode 11

January 30th, 2017

28:50

May 11, 2012, in the early hours of the morning, a fire raged throughout a semi-detached house in Derby. Thick smoke escaped through anywhere it …

Season 1 - Episode 10

January 21st, 2017

27:14

At 13 Graham Frederick Young’s knowledge of chemistry was that of university student and he needed subjects that he had unlimited access to. That’s when he turned his attention to experimenting on his family.


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Season 1 - Episode 9

January 4th, 2017

26:44

The Secret intelligence service, or MI6, are a not so secret government agency that collates vast amounts of foreign intelligence and feeds this …

Season 1 - Episode 8

December 22nd, 2016

18:09

In early December 2015 Katie Locke started communicating online with Carl Langdell. Carl painted a picture of the person he wished he was, while corresponding with Katie but looking from the outside in, through the rose …

Season 1 - Episode 7

December 11th, 2016

25:40

The resort town of Morecambe is situated on Morecambe Bay, a popular seaside resort on the north west coast of England.


This town is home to the Stud …

Season 1 - Episode 6

November 26th, 2016

35:37

During the afternoon of February 19, 2008, a young school girl was meant to return home after a school trip to a local swimming pool. Her …

Season 1 - Episode 5

November 13th, 2016

30:31

Colchester is said to be the birthplace of some of the most famous nursery rhymes we are told as children to make us feel safe and lull us to sleep.


Season 1 - Episode 4

October 30th, 2016

34:05

On the morning of Thursday, March 21, 2002, John Darwin took his red canoe, called the Orca, out for a paddle at the seaside of Seaton Carew in …

Season 1 - Episode 3

October 15th, 2016

32:48

Halloween 2010. Joanna Brown was waiting at her home in Ascot, Berkshire expecting the return of her two children after they had been on a half-term visit to their fathers. She was in the middle of a costly divorce and …

Season 1 - Episode 2

October 3rd, 2016

26:04

On the evening of Saturday, September 11, 1971, a robbery was taking place on Baker Street in London. Months of planning had finally come to fruition and Anthony Gavin, Reginald Tucker and Thomas Stephens were just …

Season 1 - Episode 1

September 19th, 2016

30:07

On Thursday January 14, 2016, Sadie Hartley, a 60 year old mother of two, had spent the day at work. She arrived home in the early afternoon and then …

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