Macabre London Podcast

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The ancient Egyptian king Tutankhamun was happily resting in the after life when Howard Carter, a down and out archaeologist exacted a plan to discover the lost king. But before the exitement in egypt, we head to London to find otu exactly why
The weird history of the 1904 Olympics is insane. The Louisiana Worlds Fair hosted the 1904 Olympics Games and the marathon event was so poorly organised it nearly caused many of the competitors to lose their lives. Wild dogs, poison, cheating
Thomas Neill Cream was a real nasty piece of work! He used his position of power as a doctor to manipulate his patients, offering them treatments they couldn't afford for free and then used those medications to poison his victims!If you like da
Thomas Neill Cream was a real nasty piece of work! He used his position of power as a doctor to manipulate his patients. Even when some of them ended up dead at quite obviously his hands, he still managed to talk his way out of it!If you like d
On the evening of the 30th of October 1938, puffs of green gas were seen erupting at regular intervals by astronomers from the planet Mars and that something was headed on its way toward earth.The unusual activity was reported live on the radio
On a drizzly June morning in 1982, the silhouette of a man was seen hanging partly submerged in the river Thames from the underside of Blackfriars Bridge right in the heart of London’s busy financial district.Initially this looked like someone
On the 27th of March 1997 a bizarre tragedy occurred. 39 bodies were found inside a San Diego mansion. All laid out the same way and all seemingly departed the world in the exact same manner. this was no mass murder but instead a group known as
Strap in and make sure you mind the doors as we disappear down a darkly lit tunnel and discover some of the most disturbing events that have happened on the central line and why you should be wary when using this line of the London Underground.
On todays episode we discover some very strange activities in the form of somnambulism - that's sleepwalking to you and I.We look at how my idle scrolling through TikTok led me to  @Celina SpookyBoo  and how this sparked my mind into discoverin
On a summers evening in 1910, a man was found bleeding to death in the yard of his ex girlfriends flat.Extraordinarily this man was the son of the man who found him but he failed to recognise him despite standing over him, nursing him whilst he
On todays episode we discover some very strange happenings in Fayetteville North Carolina. When a devastating but seemingly normal house fire took shelves of five innocent children, the remaining six family members had a lot of questions but ve
On todays episode we discover some very strange happenings from London's many bizarre meteorological events over the years. With everything from the windmills which once dotted it's skyline and how they may have helped solve the puzzle of the s
On todays episode we discover some very strange happenings from London's many bizarre meteorological events over the years. With everything from the beer flood which killed 8 people through to a sky scraper which has a deathly heat ray much lik
Hi everybody and welcome to a Valentines special episode. You know I couldn’t let this joyous holiday of love, lasciviousness and lust pass by without comment, so today, we’re going to delve into a story which may just make you think twice abou
To watch the video version of this episode, please head to YouTube where you'll be able to see pictures and video from interviews with John and also you'll see me hosting the episode. www.youtube.com/macabrelondonJoin me today for an incredibly
The grimy back streets in elephant and castle in south London during the Victorian times were definitely not a desirable place to be. The packed slums, workhouses and transient nature of the area meant that at times the residents would find the
Welcome to Macabre London's Christmas Special. Today we learn why you have London to thank for many of your Christmas traditions and why you should be thank fun that some of the stranger ones haven't translated to anywhere else in the world!Joi
A little bedtime story for you on Christmas Eve. Original poem by Clement Clarke Moore - Adapted by Nikki Druce See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Welcome to door number 23 of Macabre London's Abhorrent Advent Calendar. Today we learn the true origins of Santa and blow open the myth that he was invented by Coca Cola. Join me to find out the true story of Santa! I hope you enjoy and if you
Welcome to door number 22 of Macabre London's Abhorrent Advent Calendar. Today we learn about a mysterious occurrence that happened in Warminster on Christmas Day 1964 when residents were supposedly visited by aliens! Join me to find out the li
Welcome to door number 21 of Macabre London's Abhorrent Advent Calendar. Today we learn about The Lord Of Misrule, Saturnalia and how "Christmas " used to be a bit more murdery! Join me to find out why! I hope you enjoy and if you did, please t
Welcome to door number 20 of Macabre London's Abhorrent Advent Calendar. Today we learn about Hans Trapp, the Christmas cannibal scarecrow of France! Join me to find out why he may have just been a real person!I hope you enjoy and if you did, p
Welcome to door number 19 of Macabre London's Abhorrent Advent Calendar. Today we learn about a ton of Christmas superstitions that you may be inadvertently flouting, which is why you're single! Join me to find out why.I hope you enjoy and if y
Welcome to door number 18 of Macabre London's Abhorrent Advent Calendar. Today we learn about the Greek Christmas goblins the Kallikantzaroi and why they're hell bent on ruining your Christmas, or even worse, the whole world! Join me to find ou
Welcome to door number 17 of Macabre London's Abhorrent Advent Calendar. Today we learn about two christmas witches La Befana and Frau Perchta. Ones naughty and ones nice. Join me to find out who's who.I hope you enjoy and if you did, please th
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