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Chris Summers – Crime Journalist

I'm delighted that journalist Chris Summers has written a short blog today about his life covering crime. His excellent blog, total crime, is a vital source of information for me as a true crime podcaster. I hope you enjoy his comments below. A LIFE OF CRIME: WRITNG...

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A Sunderland Boxer

The monthly bonus episode has just been released for Patreon supporters. It is a fascinating story about a young Sunderland boxer and the people he was connected with and how those relationships resulted in him receiving a life sentence. Take a listen today at:...

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Crime With Hattie

At the UK True Crime Facebook group a member has recently been posting some really interesting you tube crime videos she has created.  I have enjoyed them and asked the person behind them, Hattie, to write a short blog post explaining the motivation to start creating...

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Phones in Prison Cells

I don’t buy into the widely held view that prison is like a holiday camp. Almost all prisons, but especially Young Offender Institutions, are scary, violent places where for many of the inmates rehabilitation is the last thing on their minds. Just staying safe is much...

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12 Things I have Learnt Podcasting

I thought I’d share 12 things I have learned in producing 100 podcasts with around 120,000 listeners a week. As I hope you know, I don’t pretend my podcast is anything special and I am always learning, but I thought you might be interested. Like my podcast, the list...

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Podcast passes 100 episodes

Are you a regular listener to the UK True Crime Podcast? If not, take a listen now as we have passed over 100 episodes, with episode 1oo being voted for by supporters on Patreon - where there are another 21 full length episodes to listen to! Take a listen now on Apple...

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Bonus Podcast Episode

Do you enjoy the UK True Crime Podcast and want more? Join our Patreon supporters and access 16 full-length bonus episodes plus other exclusive content.  The episode this month is from North Wales and tells the story of a man brutally killed in a pub cubicle in the...

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The Moment of Truth

We all lie to ourselves daily.  But there are some moments when we can lie no longer and that is never more true than the moment the Magistrate or Jury announce your guilt and tell you they are taking away your freedom.  In that moment life stands still.  The words...

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Top 5 UK True Crime Podcasts

This is a well written review of true crime podcasts written by Ian Morgan in his excellent Fuelled By Caffeine blog. Good to see my podcast at two - thanks Ian - and in the company of four excellent shows (if you don't listen to them already, I strongly recommend you...

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Review of UK True Crime Weekly Podcast

It is always nice, if somewhat rare, to receive a detailed review of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast.  When it is from a podcaster/blogger as talented at the true crime enthusiast it is ven better to read so I have copied it for you below.  And do check out he...

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UK True Crime Facebook Group – over 1,000 members

We now have over 1,000 members of our Facebook Group - come and jon us! This group is for discussing all aspects of UK True Crime, from Jack the Ripper to the current spate of murders in London.  Talk about current and old cases, tv programmes, books, podcasts and...

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Interview with UK True Crime Podcast Host, Adam

I am a big supporter of many True Crime Podcasts, and last year I was interviewed by one of my favourite hosts, The True Crime Enthusisast.   The interview is below: UK True Crime Podcast – Meet the Host! So a few weeks ago TTCE wrote a guest piece for the excellent...

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A Minor Incident

It was approaching Christmas 2013 and Lily Allen was number one with her cover of the Keane classic, ‘Somewhere only we know’ and topping the US charts was ‘The Monster’ with Eminem featuring Rhianna. In Sheffield, Simon Holdsworth was a 36-year-old father, engaged to...

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UK True Crime Facebook Group

Join the conversation today. This isn't just about discussing the latest podcast episode or blog topic. It is your chance to join like-minded true crime fans as we discuss all aspects of UK True Crime. Join us now......

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