Unexplained

By Richard MacLean Smith

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Ingrid Cold.
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Love it. Perhaps pronunce Smith a little more boldly?

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 Apr 1, 2021
Excellent story telling and narration!


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Description

Unexplained is a haunting and unsettling bi-weekly podcast about strange and mysterious real life events that continue to evade explanation. A story-based show mixing spoken-word narrative, history and ideas - often to terrifying effect - that explores the space between what we think of as real and what is not; where sometimes belief can be as concrete as ‘reality,’ whatever that is…

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Episode Date
Season 06 Episode 26: Under the Rocks and Stones (Pt.1 of 2)
1771

That people have lived on the land we know today as Guernsey, at least as far back as 4000 BCE, is evidenced by the many incredible relics there that date back to that time.

Most prominently the many dolmen that can be found all over the island. 

Some say they are valuable artifacts to be studied and learnt from. Others say they should be left well alone...

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Dec 02, 2022
Season 06 Episode 25 Extra: The Way Back Machine
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In the wake of numerous historical cases of abuse recently coming to light across the world, from within religious institutions or care homes, among other supposedly 'good' organisations, it can be easy to get sucked into outlandish theories when the reality is not always a million miles away.

On the suspicious death of Lambeth Council manager, Bulic Forsythe and the recent uncovering of hundreds of cases of child abuse perpetrated by Lambeth Council care home staff. 

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Nov 25, 2022
Season 06 Episode 25: Once There Was a Way (Pt.3 of 3)
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The third and final part of Season 06 Episode 25: Once There Was a Way 

Noreen and John Gosch are contacted by former state senator John Decamp who thinks he may have discovered a link between an alleged child sex-abuse ring in Nebraska and the 1982 disappearance of their son. But will it bring them the answers they crave? 

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Nov 18, 2022
Season 06 Episode 25: Once There Was a Way (Pt.2 of 3)
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Part Two of Season 06 Episode 25: Once There Was a Way 

In August 1984, two years after the disappearance of Johnny Gosch, yet another young Des Moines Register and Tribune newspaper deliverer goes missing... 

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Nov 11, 2022
Season 06 Episode 25: Once There Was a Way (Pt.1 of 3)
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For those who like to reminisce about a time when the world was a safer place; when doors could be left unlocked and children could be left outside to play on their own without the slightest care or worry. 

For many, Sunday September 5th, 1982 was the day when that all changed...

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Nov 04, 2022
Lost in Panama is Available Now
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In 2014, Dutch friends Lisanne Froon and Kris Kremers disappeared while hiking a jungle trail in Panama. Two months later, investigators found their remains, as well as a backpack with a digital camera filled with photos that hinted at a darker story. What happened to Kris and Lisanne? In this investigative series, journalists Mariana Atencio and Jeremy Kryt retrace the last steps of the doomed women. Their search for the truth immerses them in eight years’ worth of conflicting evidence, testimonies, and rumors, as on-the-ground witnesses in Panama come forward for the first time. This explosive new evidence sets off a real-time race to reopen the case, and finally get justice for Kris and Lisanne.

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Oct 31, 2022
Season 6 Episode 24 Extra: Digging the Foundations
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On Unexplained we've covered many a haunted house story, however, few have been as terrifying as the subject of this week's extra...

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Oct 28, 2022
Season 06 Episode 24: This Woman's Work
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When asked once what inspired her novel, The Woman in Black, Susan Hill replied that her chief ingredient was atmosphere, which I think sums it up perfectly.

Some have suggested she might also have found inspiration from a little-known haunting, said to have taken place in Cheltenham back in the late 1880s.

This is that story. 

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Oct 21, 2022
Season 06 Episode 23 Extra: Out There Alone
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Roughly 20 years after the death of the McLeod brothers, news broke from out of Canada's Northwest Territories of yet another beguiling mystery striking fear into the hearts of anyone in the area at the time...

The Mad Trapper of Rat River.

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Oct 14, 2022
Season 6 Episode 23: How the Wind Does Scream
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In 1905, two brothers, Willie and Frank McLeod, ventured out to a vast stretch of Canadian wilderness known to some as the Nahanni Valley. 

When they failed to come back, a search party was sent out to find them. They shouldn't have been surprised by what they found...  

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Oct 07, 2022
Season 06 Episode 22 Extra: Closing the Webb
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In July 2021, Professor Derek Abbott made the stunning announcement that (thanks to his tireless work and that of genealogist Colleen Fitzpatrick) he'd finally cracked the mystery of the so-called 'Somerton Man'. 

In this week's Extra I speak to Prof. Abbott to find out more...

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Sep 30, 2022
Season 06 Episode 22: To Morn Names (Pt. 3 of 3)
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Part Three of Season 06 Episode 22: To Morn Names

The discovery of the enigmatic words Tamám Shud curled up in a small fob pocket of the unknown man's trousers, is finally the clue that Detective Leane and his team have been hoping for. 

The truth of the man's identity is in sight...

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Sep 23, 2022
Season 06 Episode 22: To Morn Names (Part 2 of 3)
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Part Two of Season 06 Episode 22: To Morn Names

With news of the unidentified body found on Somerton Beach beginning to spread throughout the world, the Adelaide police have their hands full as they chase one lead after another, but will any of it bring a resolution?

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Sep 16, 2022
GOOD CULT IS AVAILABLE NOW!
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Good Cult is an investigative podcast about the dark corners of the New Age self-help movements and the American counterculture. In season one, host River Donaghey will explore his family's group therapy cult to unpack the strange history of the Human Potential Movement, and try to understand how a violent self-help seminar in the 1980s evolved into a global phenomenon, which would capture his own family decades later.


Apple Podcasts:  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-cult/id1643228328


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Sep 14, 2022
Season 06 Episode 22: To Morn Names (Part 1 of 3)
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On December 1st, 1948, the body of an unknown man was found on Somerton Beach in Adelaide, South Australia. 

Despite recent claimes that the identity of the individual, who would come to be known as the Somerton Man, has now been discovered, his story remians one of the most enduring mysteries of modern times.

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Sep 09, 2022
Season 6 Episode 21 Extra: The Invisible World
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In 1685 George Sinclair, the brother of Maister Thomas Sinclair, the man who revealed Major Thomas Weir's confession to the authorities, published a book titled Satan's Invisible World Discovered, which contained a number of stories that neatly outlined the leading superstitions of the day.

Among them, although never referred to as such, is one of the earliest ever recorded cases of an apparent poltergeist...

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Sep 04, 2022
Season 6 Episode 21: The Mask that Eats the Face
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In 1670, in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Major Thomas Weir, a Covenanter and man of puritanical faith was a much-respected member of the city's Presbyterian community. Until, one day, the mask slipped.  

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Aug 26, 2022
Season 06 Episode 20 Extra: The Secret
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With the death of Francisco Marto in 1919, followed by that of his sister Jacinta the following year, Lucia dos Santos was left as the only living member of the enigmatic trio who knew the apparent secrets given to them by the Virgin Mary.

Lucia disclosed the first two in 1941. The third one however, she would not reveal, believing it was simply too distressing for the public to hear...  

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Aug 19, 2022
Season 6 Episode 20: Children of the Pastures (Pt. 2 of 2)
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Part two of Season 6 Episode 20: Children of the Pastures

Lucia is faced with a true test of her faith as the Mayor attempts to put an end to her and her cousin's extraordinary claims. 

Meanwhile, excitement grows for the miracle that the Virgin Mary has apparently promised to perform at her 6th and final appearance...

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Aug 12, 2022
Season 6 Episode 20: Children of the Pastures (Pt. 1 of 2)
1928

In the spring of 1916, three young children from the village of Aljustrel in western Portugal claimed to see the Virgin Mary while out tending sheep in a nearby pasture. 

The incident marked the beginning of what is now known as the Fatima Prophecies.

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Aug 05, 2022
Season 6 Episode 19 Extra: After the Fire
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In March 1974, Terry Matthews and his mother, Gerri Betz, came across a strange metallic sphere in the woods close to their home in Jacksonville, Florida.

Then, things got a little strange...

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Jul 29, 2022
Season 6 Episode 19: Fire in the Belly
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In 1951, 67-year-old Mary Reeser moved down from Columbia, Pennsylvania to Florida to be closer to her son and grandchildren.

Five weeks later, Mary was dead; killed in the most horrifying and bizarre circumstances that continue to confound to this day.

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Jul 22, 2022
Season 6 Episode 18 Extra: Reading the Signs
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It is said that St Francis of Assisi was the first person to receive the stigmata, back in 1224. 

Since then only thirty or so people have seriously claimed to have suffered from it, with perhaps the most famous of them being Francesco Forgione, or as he would later be known, Padre Pio.

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Jul 16, 2022
Season 6 Episode 18: Tears, Idol Tears
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In the late 1940s, Italian sculptor Amilcare Santini was commissioned to make a statue of the Immaculate Heart of Mary to use as a model for mass production. 

Little did he know, that it would become just about the most famous depiction of the Immaculate Heart ever created.

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Jul 08, 2022
Season 6 Episode 17 Extra: Red Rain
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Perhaps one of the strangest cases of an unidentified body occurred in Kenora, Canada, in 1974 when an unknown man walked into the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce on Main Street with disastrous consequences...

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Jul 01, 2022
Season 6 Episode 17: A Story of Ice and Fire
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In late November 1970, in a valley just outside of Bergen in western Norway, a 12-year-old girl stumbles upon the burned remains of a body.  The discovery will spark one of the most enigmatic true-crime mysteries of modern times.  

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Jun 24, 2022
Season 6 Episode 16 Extra: Remote Control
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In last week's episode, we learned about Baba Vanga, whose apparent psychic abilities are said to have been analysed by a number of parapsychologists.

As for mainstream scientists, you might think they prefer to stay away from such things.

In fact, there is a long and fascinating history of well-respected academics, many of whom have made significant contributions in their field, putting such people to the test, with often startling results.   

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Jun 17, 2022
Season 6 Episode 16: Visions from Darkness
1822

Blinded in a freak storm, Baba Vanga from Strumica in present-day North Macedonia is believed by some to have been the most gifted psychic of the modern age. 

Her life story is almost as extraordinary as her supposed gifts. 

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Jun 10, 2022
Season 6 Episode 15 Extra: Cloudbusting
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Of all the strange aviation related disappearances, perhaps the spookiest of all are those in which the aircraft return, but the crew do not...

Stories like that of US Navy scouting blimp L-8, which in 1942 became the locus of one of the greatest aviation mysteries of all time.  

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Jun 03, 2022
Season 6 Episode 15: Out of the Wreckage
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Second Officer Donald Repo was one of the 101 people killed when Eastern Air Lines Flight 401 crashed in the everglades just west of Miami in December 1972.

But then, according to numerous apparent witnesses, he came back…

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May 27, 2022
VIGILANTE IS AVAILABLE NOW!
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Tim Miller is a famous search-and-rescuer in Dickinson, Texas, who's helped track down more than 300 missing persons. After 38 years of searching, he’s now convinced that he’s finally solved his own daughter’s murder.  In the first season of VIGILANTE, Allie Conti (New York TimesVice) explores the human cost of Tim’s singular obsession with the case—from the people he’s falsely accused in the past, to the current girlfriend he’s put in the crosshairs of a possible serial killer. As Allie prepares to interview the suspect in person, she grapples with whether she might be the latest victim of Tim’s vigilantism.

 

Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/vigilante/id1622288667

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May 23, 2022
Season 6 Episode 14 Extra: Under the Lake
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Early in the evening of November 23 1953, USAF pilot First Lieutenant Felix Moncla and radar operator Second Lieutenant Robert Wilson were scrambled in an F-89 Scorpion to intercept a UFO flying over Lake Superior.

They and their plane were never seen again. 

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May 20, 2022
Season 6 Episode 14: The Ash on the Floor
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In May 1967, Stefan Michalak was spotted walking along Trans-Canada Highway 1, just west of Falcon Lake in Manitoba, Canada. 

Bleary-eyed and holding a briefcase in one hand, while clutching at his stomach with the other, the story of what he was doing there exactly, is one of the strangest in Canadian history. 

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May 13, 2022
Season 6 Episode 13 Extra: A Field in England
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Remorse, guilt, and the ghosts of the English Civil War.

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May 07, 2022
Season 6 Episode 13: A Place of Forgetting
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In 1898 a story written by Mildred Darby was published in London’s Belgravia magazine titled, “A House of Horrors.”

Darby later claimed it was in fact a true reflection of the many strange goings-on that occurred during her time living at Leap Castle in Ireland.

This episode is an adaptation of “A House of Horrors” by Mildred Darby.

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Apr 29, 2022
Season 06 Episode 12 Extra: Mindhunters
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In this episode, we look at the history of criminal profiling and how the practice first came about. But more importantly, just how effective is it anyway?

The answers might surprise you. 

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Apr 22, 2022
Season 6 Episode 12: A Darkness on the Edge of Town (Pt.3 of 3)
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This episode contains deeply disturbing scenes of violence, murder and sexual violence toward children. Parental discretion is advised.

Third and final part of Season 6 Episode 12: A Darkness on the Edge of Town 

With many giving up hope of ever finding the killer, Detective James Wilkerson is convinced he has the guilty man in his sights. 

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Apr 15, 2022
Season 6 Episode 12: A Darkness on the Edge of Town (Pt.2 of 3)
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This episode contains deeply disturbing scenes of violence, murder and sexual violence toward children. Parental discretion is advised.

Part Two of Season 6 Episode 12: A Darkness on the Edge of Town 

In the wake of the horrific murders in Villisca, investigators struggle to find a culprit. But is the killer already in their midst?

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Apr 08, 2022
Season 6 Episode 12: A Darkness on the Edge of Town (Pt.1 of 3)
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This episode contains deeply disturbing scenes of violence, murder and sexual violence toward children. Parental discretion is advised.

In June 1912, one quiet rural community in southwest Iowa, USA, became the scene of one of the most brutal and inexplicable unsolved murders in American history. It remains no less shocking today than it was over 100 years ago. 

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Apr 01, 2022
Season 6 Episode 11 Extra: Habeas Corpus
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Perhaps the strangest and most mysterious story to come out of the 'Bennington Triangle' was that which took place in the early 1800s, which ultimately led to the first officially recorded case of a wrongful conviction for murder in the United States, but was it?  

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Mar 25, 2022
Season 6 Episode 11: Slide Away
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Between 1945-1950, four people vanished without trace in an area of Vermont dubbed the Bennington Triangle due to the array of strange and weird occurrences said to have taken place there. 

In 1946, 18-year-old Paula Jean Weldon became the second of those four people disappear in a case one investigator described as the most baffling he ever came across.

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Mar 18, 2022
Season 6 Episode 10 Extra: Gold in Them Hills
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Some look for gold in rock seams and mineral deposits. Others prefer their search for riches served with a healthy side order of deep and mystical conspiracy... 

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Mar 11, 2022
Season 6 Episode 10: The Longest Road
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Back in 1892, 29-year-old Julia Thomas headed out into the heart of Arizona's Superstition Mountains in search of an apparently lost gold mine, after having its location disclosed to her by a dying man. Said to have been the richest mine in the world at the time it has since become known as The Lost Ducthman's Mine.

Some say it still lies out there, just waiting to be discovered...

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Mar 04, 2022
SCOUNDREL: HISTORY'S FORGOTTEN VILLAINS IS AVAILABLE NOW!
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History consists of heroes and villains (and, I suppose everything in between)... but it's usually the villains who are the most interesting: Their flaws, their quirks, the voids in their hearts that force them to do the unthinkable. These are the characters that fascinate us, that pull us in, that compel us to watch and don’t let us look away. And these are the characters that Scoundrel: History’s Forgotten Villains is all about. Scoundrel, is a new bi-weekly anthology podcast from Kast Media and the award winning creators of Myths & Legends, that tells the stories of the rapscallions through time who were just a little more adept at hiding their evil from historians than others. By joining them on their treacherous journeys, we not only learn about what makes them tick, but more importantly, the times that created them. Sidney Gottlieb, George Remus, Hetty Green, Thomas Blood, James McClintock. They’ve all done horrible things...on varying scales. If there’s anything we can salvage from their misdeeds and incalculable human suffering, it’s the opportunity to use them to elucidate the times they’ve lived… so that we can better understand ourselves. 

 

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Feb 23, 2022
Season 6 Episode 9 Extra: High and Mighty
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Just like Miguel Jose Viana and Manual Pereira da Cruz, 32-year-old Granger Taylor, from Vancouver Island, Canada, also had extensive knowledge of electronics and a burning desire to visit another world.  

And just like Miguel and Manuel, his too is a tragic tale clouded in mystery.

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Feb 11, 2022
Season 6 Episode 9: Hoping for a Spark
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In Brazil, in August 1966, two years into a military dictatorship, there was every reason to assume the bodies of two men, found dead on a hill outside the city of Niteroi, could well be victims of the country's cruel new reality.

Within minutes of surveying the apparent crime scene, however, it quickly became clear to police that something far more bizarre was going on. 

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Feb 04, 2022
Season 6 Episode 8 Extra: Alone in a Darkened Room
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It may seem far-fetched to believe that a vampire had been living at the site of London's Highgate Cemetery since the 18th century.

But did you know the so-called vampire plague said to have ravaged parts of eastern Europe in the 1730s was in one way or another, entirely real...

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Jan 28, 2022
Season 6 Episode 8: The Rising
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In the late 1960s, a large number of acts of vandalism perpetrated in English churchyards were thought to be linked to a resurgent interest in black magic. 

In Highgate Cemetery in North London especially, the evidence was becoming increasingly difficult to deny. 

Something dark and sinister, it seemed, was brewing...

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Jan 22, 2022
Season 6 Episode 7 Extra: Square Root
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Author Elliot O’Donnell wrote widely about all manner of apparent hauntings in Britain and the United States, but there was one story – or rather location, for which he had a particular soft spot.  

The place, a mid-terraced Georgian townhouse in London’s Berkeley Square is often referred to as quite simply the most haunted house in London...

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Jan 14, 2022
Season 6 Episode 7: That Cold Black Cloud
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(Please note: the following episode is adapted from the live episode I presented at the London Podcast Festival in 2016 and later released on this stream, so may be familiar to some listeners).

In the English north western town of Runcorn in 1952, like most typical working families of the time left dealing with the economic aftershocks of the second world war, the Jones and Glynns of 1 Byron Street had little choice but to keep calm and carry on regardless. 

But nothing could prepare them for the extraordinary events that were soon to engulf their lives...

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Jan 07, 2022
Season 6 Episode 6 Extra: So Many Monsters
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Almost every culture it seems has a story of wild mythical creatures living out in the woods and mountains. 

Sometimes they break out from the myth, to be apparently captured on film, recorded on audio, and seen in real-life.

And in 1850, one was even said to have been caught...

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Dec 24, 2021
Season 06 Episode 6: Tales From the Cryptid
1976

In July, 1924, a group of prospectors returned from a trip working their claim in the Cascade Mountains of the Pacific Northwest, with an incredible tale to tell having apparently come face to face with some kind of terrifying ape-like creatures...

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Dec 17, 2021
Season 06 Episode 5 Extra: The Circular Ruins
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More on Kaspar Hauser with some thoughts on the myth of the 'noble savage', the Allegory of the Cave, and the problem with 'Original Sin'...

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Dec 10, 2021
Season 06 Episode 5: The Boy Who (Pt. 2 of 2)
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Part Two of Season 06 Episode 5: The Boy Who.

As Kaspar Hauser’s mind begins to expand, so too does his sense of self and the world around him.

Meanwhile, as rumours begin to swirl about his true identity and where he had really been all his life, things take a deeply sinister turn.

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Dec 03, 2021
Season 06 Episode 5: The Boy Who (Pt. 1 of 2)
2146

One afternoon in May 1828, a mysterious boy stumbled into a quiet square in the picturesque city of Nürnberg, in what was then the German Confederation.

Unable to utter more than a few words and seeming as though he had just arrived from another planet, when the apparent truth of the boy's provenance eventually came to light, it was even more extraordinary than anyone could possibly have imagined. 

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Nov 26, 2021
Season 06 Episode 4 Extra: Strange Games and Funky Things
936

The strange story of British teenager Matthew Manning who achieved worldwide fame in the 1970s after he was determined to possess incredible psychic powers. 

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Nov 20, 2021
Season 6 Episode 4: The Widening Gyre (Pt. 3 of 3)
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The third and final part of Season 6 Episode 4: The Widening Gyre

As the bizarre events at 284 Green Street show no sign of abating, things reach a fever pitch in December 1977 with a series of even more seemingly incredible events, as Maurice Grosse and Guy Lyon Playfair struggle to make sense of it all. 

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Nov 12, 2021
Season 6 Episode 4: The Widening Gyre (Pt.2 of 3)
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Part Two of Season 6 Episode 4: The Widening Gyre 

As Guy Lyon Playfair joins the fray at 284 Green Street, the bizarre activity plaguing the Hodgson family starts to intensify. And soon, things begin to take a more sinister turn.  

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Nov 05, 2021
Halloween Special 2021: The Fountain Road Files
3750

It was back in May 2020 that the body of Ben Williams was found in his flat on Fountain Road in Tooting, London.

When police found him, those who saw the state of his body had no doubt he had been murdered. After a more thorough investigation, however, the cause of Ben’s death was judged unknown and labeled simply ‘death by misadventure'.

And then they discovered the tapes; an audio diary that Ben had been recording of the pandemic, in the months before he died.

These are those tapes, raw and unadorned. Make of them, what you will.

Happy Halloween and remember, wherever you are, it is always the witching hour, somewhere...

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Oct 31, 2021
Season 6 Episode 4: The Widening Gyre (Pt.1 of 3)
2216

On the night of August 31st, 1977, the Hodgson family of 284 Green Street in Enfield, London, fled from their home in terror after a series of strange and inexplicable events. 

Today, the 'Enfield Poltergeist,' as it would come to be known, is considered to be the most documented, compelling, and terrifying supposed poltergeist haunting the UK has ever known...

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Oct 29, 2021
EPISODE POSTPONED UNTIL FRIDAY OCTOBER 29TH
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A huge apology to all my listeners but sadly due to my daughter being quite ill over the last few weeks, I've been forced to postpone this week's episode until next Friday, October 29th. 

It's nothing serious but eventually, something had to give, and finishing the episode in time has proved a small step too far...

Very sorry again but rest assured we will be back next week!

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Oct 22, 2021
Season 06 Episode 3 Extra: Return to Sunder
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In the morning of August 11th, 1676, Benedictine Nun, Sister Maria Crocifissa della Concezione was found on the floor of her bedroom, lying disheveled and covered in ink, next to a strange indecipherable letter.   

With no idea what it said, or how it had got there, Sister Maria knew only one thing for certain. It had been written by the devil...

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Oct 15, 2021
Season 06 Episode 3: Under the Influence
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In the evening of February 16th 1981, in Brookfield, Connecticut, 19-year-old Arne Johnson, wanted in connection with a stabbing incident, was arrested by police after being found aimlessly wandering along a main road.

When Arne finally began to speak, he claimed not to remember the incident because he hadn't been inside his mind at the time.

The Devil had. 

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Oct 08, 2021
Season 06 Episode 2 Extra: Wood for the Trees
1042

In 1952, George Adamski inadvertently created the alien contactee movement.  In this week's Extra, we take a brief look at the lives of Georgia Lee and Dorothy Martin, at two early proponents of the movement. 

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Oct 01, 2021
Season 06 Episode 2: Valleys of the Uncanny (Pt 2. of 2)
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Part Two of Season 06 Episode 2: Valleys of the Uncanny 

A few months after the mysterious death of Zigmund Adamski, PC Alan Godfrey sets out on a routine night patrol around the town of Todmorden in North England.  That night will change his life forever...

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Sep 24, 2021
Season 06 Episode 2: Valleys of the Uncanny (Pt 1. of 2)
1868

Once in a while something so extraordinary occurs that can leave its mark so deeply on a place that it appears destined to shape our impression of it forevermore.   

For the town of Todmorden, in the North of England, that something occurred just over forty years ago today. It’ll be sometime before it’s forgotten...

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Sep 17, 2021
S06 Episode 1 Extra: The Chasm Below
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This week's episode looks at the strange and mysterious Houska Castle, a place that has long fascinated people on account of its peculiar location and supposedly dark origins...

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Sep 10, 2021
NIGHTY NIGHT WITH RABIA CHAUDRY IS AVAILABLE NOW!
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Nighty Night is a horror anthology series where famed attorney, author and podcaster Rabia Chaudry delivers bone-chilling bedtime stories that will be sure to keep you wide awake all night long. These creepy tales will be a mix of both original content and lesser known classics delivered with a modern spin. Listen on all audio platforms now! 

Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/nighty-night-with-rabia-chaudry/id1581854514

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6c003br3coRNMn6RXYyecr?si=fkAUvqdCTNiJ4Q7B8t6c4g&dl_branch=1

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Sep 07, 2021
Season 06 Episode 1: Lying in Wait
2368

In July 2009, at the height of war in Afghanistan, US and British forces struggle to get to grips with fighting a mostly invisible enemy, while simultaneously trying to win the hearts and minds of the people whose land they have invaded.  

As part of Operation Khanjar, the US government's latest roll of the dice in their efforts to beat back the influence of the Taliban in Helmand Province, 4000 marines from the 2nd Battalion, 8th Regiment have been deployed to the region.  Among them are eight Marines, tasked with occupying a strange and isolated observation post, known simply as The Rock. 

Their war is about to get far stranger than they could ever have imagined.  

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Sep 03, 2021
Unexplained Season 6 Trailer
204

Unexplained returns with Season 06 on Friday, September 3rd...

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Sep 01, 2021
S05 Episode 18 Extra: Übermensch
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Whatever you believe about the use of Hurkos’ supposed talents, it is hard to deny the extra layer of fascination his involvement brings to a police investigation.

With that in mind, there is one case in particular that makes for intriguing listening. Not least of all, because it also happened to involve one of America’s most curious and shocking crimes of the 20th century...

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Jul 02, 2021
S05 Episode 18: Learning to See (Pt. 2 of 2)
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Part Two of S05 Episode 18: Learning to See 

After accepting a call from the Strangler Taskforce, Peter Hurkos arrives in Providence, Rhode Island to see what he can do to help...

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Jun 25, 2021
S05 Episode 18: Learning to See (Pt. 1 of 2)
2068

In 1964 the eleventh in a series of brutal murders occurred in and around the city of Boston, Massachusetts, that police had come to believe were all perpetrated by the same individual - referred to in the press as The Mad Strangler.   

No closer to finding the culprit after 18 months of investigations, an incredible decision was made in an attempt to crack the case...

Featuring the extraordinary story of self-proclaimed psychic Peter Hurkos. 

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Jun 18, 2021
THE OPPORTUNIST SEASON TWO IS AVAILABLE NOW!
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Robert Courtney was an upstanding Kansas City pharmacist and family man who was deeply devoted to his church. Courtney owned and operated two pharmacies and was perceived as an innovative businessman. His wealth was apparent to people in Kansas City in the 90’s— he lived in a $700,000 home and collected sports cars. It all came crashing down in 2001 when an oncologist discovered that Courtney had been diluting chemotherapy medications. She tipped off the FBI and the Courtney investigation became the FBI’s number one priority in 2001 up until 9/11. Courtney claimed that he started diluting the medication to pay a $600,000 IRS bill and to honor his pledge of $1 million to his church. But his greed, and the fact that he got away with it, led him to dilute more and more medications. In the end, over 98,000 prescriptions were diluted, over 4,000 patients were affected and almost 200 people died as a result. One of the most shocking aspects of this whole story is that it took 10 years for Courtney to get caught and if it weren't for one woman, he would still be working as a pharmacist today. How is that possible? We explore that question along with the even scarier question: Could this happen again?


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Jun 15, 2021
S05 Episode 17 Extra: Dark Dreams and Fairytales
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Many are fascinated by Heinrich Himmler and the National Socialist German Workers' Party's (NSDAP) association with the occult.  It is an association that in ways, along with the term 'Nazi,' has clouded one of the fundamental truths about Himmler and the NSDAP. 

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Jun 12, 2021
S05 Episode 17: The Wondering
1606

By all accounts, Robert Taylor wasn’t a man prone to exaggeration. Certainly, encounters of the strange were the furthest thing from his mind when he headed out to work on the outskirts of Livingston, in Scotland, one chilly morning in November 1979. 

Soon, it would be all people would want to talk about...

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Jun 04, 2021
S05 Episode 16 Extra: Through a Glass Darkly
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The issue of relying on the memory of individuals to recall events in criminal matters, particularly eye-witnesses to a crime, is one that continues to plague the criminal justice system.

Pioneering psychologist Elizabeth Loftus, who's spent the last fifty years looking into the subject, has arguably done more than anyone to help us understand why. 

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May 28, 2021
S05 Episode 16: Built On Shifting Sands (Pt.2 of 2)
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Part Two of S05 Episode 16: Built On Shifting Sands

The discovery of George Jayne's phone number among the belongings of Pat Blough, Ann Miller, and Renee Bruhl, found at the Indiana Dunes State Park, takes the story of their disappearance on a wholly unexpected path...

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May 21, 2021
S05 Episode 16: Built On Shifting Sands (Pt.1 of 2)
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In July 1966, a Park Ranger for the Indiana Dunes State Park came across a blanket of sandy belongings that had been left behind on the beach by three young women.

And so began one of the greatest mysteries the American Midwest would ever know.

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May 16, 2021
S05 Episode 15 Extra: Feeding Off the Scraps
1023

In 1975 in Ukraine, a quarry worker found a strange, black spherical object buried in a seam of clay eight meters below the surface.

Some believe it was nothing more than a gallo - a type of antiquated ironing tool made of glass. Others however believed it was something a little more interesting...

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May 07, 2021
S05 Episode 15: It Came From Above
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In January 1986, a strange object was witnessed crashing into a mountain in a far eastern region of the then Soviet Union.

Described by some as Russia's Roswell, analysis of the crash site is also said to have revealed intriguing similarities with one of the world's greatest mysteries involving something falling to earth from space... 

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Apr 30, 2021
S05 Episode 14 Extra: Thou Shalt Get Kings
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WARNING: Please be advised this episode contains disturbing and graphic scenes of torture. Parental discretion is advised.

In Scotland, England, and Wales, one powerful individual's fear of witchcraft almost single-handedly set off a series of witch panics throughout the 16th and 17th centuries, resulting in the torture and death of thousands of innocent people.  And it all began one stormy night back in 1589...

Featuring the story of King James VI and the North Berwick Witch Trials

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Apr 23, 2021
S05 Episode 14: The Devil’s Kiss
1902

In 1595, just outside the town of Tyldesley in Lancashire, in the northwest of England, two children started exhibiting worrying signs they had become possessed by demonic spirits.   The strange and sinister case of the Lancashire Seven had begun...

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Apr 16, 2021
S05 Episode 13 Extra: An Impossible Murder
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One real-world locked-room mystery that has enthralled and mystified some of the world’s best crime writers from PD James to Raymond Chandler, occurred only a few years before Artemus Oggeltree’s death, in Liverpool, England back in 1931.

It was as Chandler himself described, “the impossible murder because [the main suspect] couldn’t have done it and neither could anyone else...”

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Apr 09, 2021
S05 Episode 13: A Room with No View
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The locked-room mystery in literature is widely thought to have originated with Edgar Allan Poe’s shocking and disturbing The Murder in Rue Morgue published in 1841.

In 1935, in a hotel in Kansas City, Missouri, a real-life locked-room mystery occured, as compelling and strange as any fiction... 

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Apr 02, 2021
S05 Episode 12 Extra: La Mano Nera
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It is thought that neighbours of the Evangelista family were reluctant to help the investigation into their murder, due to fear of reprisal from the culprit.  Or more pertinently, fear of reprisal from La Mano Nera, or the Black Hand, who many suspected was ultimately responsible for the murders.

But who were The Black Hand and were they even real at all?

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Mar 26, 2021
S05 Episode 12: Prophet and Loss (Pt.2 of 2)
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Part Two of S05 Episode 12: Prophet and Loss

Police cast their net ever wider in their effort to find a culprit for the brutal murder of the Evangelista family, drawing increasingly dark and strange connections to the case, but will any of it lead to an answer?

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Mar 19, 2021
S05 Episode 12: Prophet and Loss (Pt.1 of 2)
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On July 3rd, 1929, a horrific discovery was made at 3587 St Aubin Street, home to Santina and Benny Evangelist and their family. What ensued, was one of the most bizarre murder mysteries in US history... 

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Mar 12, 2021
S05 Episode 11 Extra: There Was a Ship
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Some have speculated that Flight MH370 fell prey to Malaysia and Indonesia's own version of the Bermuda Triangle. The theory stems from a proposed connection with another equally haunting story, the disputed origin of which is almost as mysterious as the story itself... Featuring the chilling tale of the SS Ourang Medan. 

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Mar 05, 2021
S05 Episode 11: Destination Unknown (Pt.2 of 2)
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The search continues...

Part Two of S05 Episode 11: Destination Unknown 

Featuring the story of Malaysia Airways Flight MH370

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Feb 26, 2021
S05 Episode 11: Destination Unknown (Pt.1 of 2)
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A plane is missing...

Featuring the story of Malaysia Airways Flight MH370

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Feb 19, 2021
S05 Episode 10 Extra: Under cover of the Night
712

A closer look at the mysterious RAF Rudloe Manor...

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Feb 12, 2021
S05 Episode 10: In the Shadow of the Mountain
1770

The otherworld of Welsh mythology, known as Annwn, is said to be populated with a vast array of creatures including fairies and mottled ridged serpents.  It is also said that there is one place more than any other where the bridge between our world and theirs is at its thinnest.

That place, is the Berwyn Mountains...

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Feb 05, 2021
S05 Episode 9 Extra: When Night Falls
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At almost exactly the same time that the horrifying events were coming to light on Hinterkaifeck farm, another strange and tragic story was unfolding on a farm in Brittany, France.

Featuring the story of Pauline Picard

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Jan 29, 2021
S05 Episode 9: Tenebrous (Pt. 2 of 2)
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(Part Two of S05 Episode 9: Tenebrous)

There was once a place, deep in the rural hinterland of Bavaria in southern Germany, that sat quiet and still, alone in the fields, surrounded by thick pine forest. A farmhouse made of stone, and painted white.

Its name, was Hinterkaifeck.

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Jan 22, 2021
S05 Episode 9: Tenebrous (Pt. 1 of 2)
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There was once a place, deep in the rural hinterland of Bavaria in southern Germany, that sat quiet and still, alone in the fields, surrounded by thick pine forest. A farmhouse made of stone, and painted white.

Its name, was Hinterkaifeck.

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Jan 15, 2021
S05 Episode 8 Extra: Setting the Tone
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Starting in November 2016, employees of the US Embassy in Havana, Cuba began complaining of being plagued by a strange and ominous sound. Many were found to have suffered severe physical side-effects as a result. In a plot that could have been lifted straight from the must ludicrous spy novel, it really is a story that has to be heard to be believed...

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Jan 08, 2021
S05 Episode 8: Sound of the Overground
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For a county that is home to the Westbury White Horse, the ancient feature once etched into the side of an iron-age-hill fort, and the ever mystical prehistoric monument of Stonehenge it can be hard to stand out in Wiltshire.

Back in 1965, however, the town of Warminster, gave it a good try.

Featuring the extraordinary tale of The Warminster Thing...

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Jan 01, 2021
S05 Episode 7 Extra: One Night by the Lake
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Some have noted that the suave Count of St. Germaine, with his possible connection to Transylvania, shared similarities with Count Dracula. However, it wouldn’t be until one, turbulent night in the summer of 1816, that the notion of a vampire as a smooth and sophisticated operator, as opposed to the foul-smelling wretch it had previously been thought of, would first be conceived. 

It was a night that has since gone down in horror history as the night that spawned not one, but two of the genres most affecting and enduring creations...

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Dec 18, 2020
S05 Episode 7: A Man of Wealth and Taste
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In 2008, Aubrey de Gray, one of the world’s best-known bio-gerontologists made the stunning claim that the first person who will live to a thousand years old is already alive today.

There are some however who would say, that this person isn’t just alive right now, but they have already lived to be over 1000 years old...

Featuring the incredible story of the Count of St. Germaine. 

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Dec 11, 2020
S05 Episode 6 Extra: Unbound
798

The idea of an object harbouring ghosts or some residue of those who have come into contact with it in the past is a common one found in most cultures throughout the world.

Though objects of any age can be considered haunted, it certainly helps to inspire the imagination if they are a little more on the ancient side, as a number of staff working at the British Museum in London have testified...

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Dec 04, 2020
S05 Episode 6: A Place to Seep
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In the autumn of 1998, Al and Lila Cobb bought an antique bed as a present for their teenage son. Soon after the bed was brought home however, it appeared that wasn't all they had brought home...

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Nov 27, 2020
S05 Episode 5 Extra: Coming Down Fast
850

Leading on from S05E05, this week's Extra takes a closer look at how a group of otherwise ordinary people were inspired to commit murder on behalf of Charles Manson.

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Nov 20, 2020
S05 Episode 5: When Love Breaks Down (Pt. 2 of 2)
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Part two of S05 Episode 5: When Love Breaks Down

In 1965, Sharon, an aspiring actor had a terrifying experience one night while staying alone in the former home of Hollywood producer Paul Bern.

With her journey to stardom just beginning, elsewhere in California, another young women's life was heading on a very different trajectory.

Unbeknownst to each other, however, both women were destined to collide in the most devastating of circumstances.

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Nov 13, 2020
S05 Episode 5: When Love Breaks Down (Pt. 1 of 2)
1737

In 1965, Sharon, an aspiring actor had a terrifying experience one night while staying alone in the former home of Hollywood producer Paul Bern.

With her journey to stardom just beginning, elsewhere in California, another young women's life was heading on a very different trajectory.

Unbeknownst to each other, however, both women were destined to collide in the most devastating of circumstances.

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Nov 06, 2020
S05 Episode 4 Extra: The Great Unravelling
1150

It’s been speculated that before heading off to the hills to hide away, the Gulf Breeze Six had hoped to meet up with Milton William Cooper, otherwise known as the godfather of modern conspiracy theory.

In 2001 Cooper was shot dead by police after drunkenly initiating a shoot out on his property, or as many of his followers might tell you, at least, that’s what they want you to believe...

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Oct 30, 2020
S05 Episode 4: How the End Always Is
2016

1990 in Gulf Breeze, Florida, in the early hours of Saturday, July 14th, a young man is pulled over for a routine traffic stop. Little could anyone have predicted it would begin the unravelling of one of the most bizarre cases of desertion in the United States Military’s entire history.

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Oct 23, 2020
S05 Episode 3 Extra: Ghosts in the Machine
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Following on from the last episode, some psychologists have speculated that Cindy James' troubled life may have been due to her suffering a form of dissociative identity disorder. In this week's Extra episode we take a closer look at the extraordinary possibilities of such a condition.

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Oct 16, 2020
S05 Episode 3: Endgame (Pt.3 of 3)
1398

In June 1989, the body of forty-four-year-old Cindy James, who had been missing for two weeks, was found lying in the tall grass behind a derelict property in the suburbs of Richmond, Vancouver. Cindy's hands and feet had been tied behind her back and she appeared to have been drugged.

A coroner confirmed that Cindy died shortly after she went missing. That her body had been found only a short walk from a major road suggested however that it had been placed there quite recently, meaning this was almost certainly a murder.

But then again, nothing about Cindy’s bizarre and tragic story had ever been certain...

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Oct 09, 2020
S05 Episode 3: Endgame (Pt.2 of 3)
1468

In June 1989, the body of forty-four-year-old Cindy James, who had been missing for two weeks, was found lying in the tall grass behind a derelict property in the suburbs of Richmond, Vancouver. Cindy's hands and feet had been tied behind her back and she appeared to have been drugged.

A coroner confirmed that Cindy died shortly after she went missing. That her body had been found only a short walk from a major road suggested however that it had been placed there quite recently, meaning this was almost certainly a murder.  

But then again, nothing about Cindy’s bizarre and tragic story had ever been certain...  

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Oct 02, 2020
S05 Episode 3: Endgame (Pt.1 of 3)
1775

In June 1989, the body of forty-four-year-old Cindy James, who had been missing for two weeks, was found lying in the tall grass behind a derelict property in the suburbs of Richmond, Canada. Cindy's hands and feet had been tied behind her back and she appeared to have been drugged.

A coroner confirmed that Cindy died shortly after she went missing. That her body had been found only a short walk from a major road suggested however that it had been placed there quite recently, meaning this was almost certainly a murder. 

But then again, nothing about Cindy’s bizarre and tragic story had ever been certain... 

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Sep 25, 2020
S05 Episode 2 Extra: Breaking Bonds
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A closer look at the radical and tragic life of Clara Immerwahr, chemist and first wife of Fritz Haber.

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Sep 18, 2020
S05 Episode 2: The Unceasing Cloud
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Back in 1802, brilliant Prussian naturalist Alexander Von Humboldt was introduced to guano, a natural fertiliser comprised of bat and bird excrement that had long been considered an extraordinarily effective fertiliser, used even by the ancient Incas. 

Humboldt’s subsequent promotion of guano to agriculturalists in Europe set in motion a chain of events that would not only change the world as we knew it, but change it in ways that we may struggle to ever recover from... 

Featuring the mysterious Phantom Gasser of Botetourt County.

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Sep 11, 2020
S05 Episode 1 Extra: A Useful Fiction?
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The importance of truth is frequently stressed without recognising that much of our day to day lives are governed by fictions, some more useful than others. 

But where, if at all, should we try to draw the line?

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Sep 04, 2020
S05 Episode 1: You, in There
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Early 2012 in Gary, Indiana, Latoya Ammons and her young family arrived at their doctor's looking tired and distraught. 

When she was asked what the matter was, however, few could have predicted what she was about to say next. 

'It's the demons in our house,' she said. 'They're attacking the children...'

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Aug 28, 2020
SEASON 5 POSTPONEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT
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Announcement: It is with a heavy heart that I must announce the postponement of Season 05 of Unexplained, which was due to launch tomorrow.
Despite the series being ready to go, the uncertainty caused by the outbreak of Covid-19 has unfortunately led to the pausing of my advertising agreement for the time being.
It has taken months of work to prepare for the launch and with Unexplained being my full-time job and livelihood I simply can’t afford to release the episodes without being able to monetise them.
It goes without saying that your support is hugely appreciated and I’m so sorry to disappoint all you incredible listeners in this way; I feel hugely disappointed at having to postpone.
What this does mean though is that you can rest assured that when things return to a relative state of normality, the full series of Unexplained will be ready to launch with a bang.
I will release more info as I have it, in the meantime stay safe and stay spooky,
Richard MacLean... Smith.

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Apr 02, 2020
S04 Episode 21 Extra: Echoes in a Shallow Bay
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SEASON 4 SEND-OFF
All of us will die and even for those who believe we are somehow more than a bundle of cells and flickering synapses and that something else awaits us beyond this mortal realm – there are few who consider the preservation of the body or its final resting place to have any significant bearing on that.
So why does disturbing a grave site make us so uneasy?  Perhaps because our relationship with death has never really been about the dead...
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Jan 03, 2020
S04 Episode 21: The Under Weight (Pt.2 of 2)
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Part Two of S04 Episode 21: The Under Weight 
In 1980, Harris County's Newport subdivision housing development in Texas, put its newest set of plots on the market. The Williams and Haneys were just two sets of couples who moved into the area shortly afterwards. 
It was a decision, they would soon come to regret...
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Dec 27, 2019
S04 Episode 21: The Under Weight (Pt.1 of 2)
1496
In 1980, Harris County's Newport subdivision housing development in Texas, put its newest set of plots on the market. The Williams and Haneys were just two sets of couples who moved into the area shortly afterwards. 
It was a decision, they would soon come to regret...
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Dec 20, 2019
S04 Episode 20 Extra: Outside the Darkroom
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Many say that if a genuine alien spacecraft really had appeared on earth, there would be incontrovertible photographic or video evidence to prove it. And yet, there are countless videos and photos purporting to reveal exactly that. More often than not, however they are dismissed as cases of mistaken identity or simply fakes.
In reality, unless a craft were to land on a busy high street in full view of a live news feed and collectively witnessed by everyone you knew – any photo or video evidence can easily be dismissed. Perhaps that is, with the exception of one...
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Dec 13, 2019
S04 Episode 20: The Homecoming (Pt. 2 of 2)
1996
Part Two of S04 Episode 20: The Homecoming 
Travis Walton has been missing for five days after his six co-workers claim to have seen him being attacked by a UFO.  And now, Travis has returned...
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Dec 06, 2019
S04 Episode 20: The Homecoming (Pt. 1 of 2)
2003
Part One of S04 Episode 20: The Homecoming 
In November 1975 seven forestry workers headed into Arizona's Apache-Sitgreaves national forest for a routine day's work.  Only six of them would return that night, with one hell of a story to tell...
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Nov 29, 2019
S04 Episode 19 Extra: Touching from a Distance
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In the early hours of March 14th 1928, below deck of an ocean liner just off the coast of West Africa, former RAF pilot Colonel George Henderson reportedly experienced a 'crisis apparition' of his friend and fellow pilot, Captain Raymond Hinchcliffe saying he was lost and in great danger.
What Henderson is said not to have known at the time, is that Hinchcliffe, and his co-pilot, Elsie Mackay were 3000 thousands miles away, high in the clouds, and fated never to be seen again...
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Nov 22, 2019
S04 Episode 19: A View from a Hill
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For any regular listener of this show, as you may have gathered, Unexplained is rather fond of a good old haunted house story.  
The story of the Cooneen ghost house of Ireland is just one such tale,  often regarded as one of the most compelling supposed true-life hauntings of all time... 
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Nov 15, 2019
S04 Episode 18 Extra: Buried Under Brambles
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Whatever your thoughts on supposed occult groups conducting rituals in England's west Sussex countryside, for whatever reason, it's fair to say the region has certainly had its fair share of weirdness. 
In fact, only last year, yet another peculiar story emerged from out of the shadows of the Sussex Downs, as compelling as any other that had previously come to light... Featuring the story of Anthea Ring.
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Nov 08, 2019
S04 Episode 18: The Dark Ascending
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Chanctonbury Ring, an ancient and unusual landmark located in Sussex, England, and the surrounding countryside has long been considered by some to be a hotbed of strange and peculiar activity. In the 1970s, one local resident set out to dig a little deeper into the mystery only to find a little more than he bargained for...
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Nov 01, 2019
E10 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 10)
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EPISODE 10 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure
WARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advised
Have you ever wanted your life to be more like a fairy tale? Are you sure? Well in this one-off Unexplained experience you get the chance to see what it might be like...
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Oct 31, 2019
E09 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 09)
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EPISODE 09 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure
WARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advised
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Oct 31, 2019
E08 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 08)
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EPISODE 08 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure
WARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advised
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Oct 31, 2019
E07 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 07)
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EPISODE 07 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure
WARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advised
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Oct 31, 2019
E06 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 06)
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EPISODE 06 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure
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Oct 31, 2019
E05 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 05)
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EPISODE 05 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure
WARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advised
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Oct 31, 2019
E04 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 04)
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EPISODE 04 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure
WARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advised
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Oct 31, 2019
E03 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 03)
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EPISODE 03 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure
WARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advised
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Oct 31, 2019
E02 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 02)
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EPISODE 02 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure
WARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advised
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Oct 31, 2019
E01 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 01)
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EPISODE 01 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure
WARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advised
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Oct 31, 2019
S04 Episode 17 Extra: Reid Me My Rights
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Despite it first being formerly recognised by psychologist Hugo Münsterberg in 1906, only today are we really getting to grips with understanding the phenomenon of false confessions. In this episode we take a closer look at the worrying way in which false confessions continue to contribute to wrongful convictions.
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Oct 25, 2019
S04 Episode 17: Appearing is Being (Pt.2 of 2)
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Part Two of S04 Episode 17: Appearing is Being
In January 1974, in a quiet port town in Iceland, one teenager’s mysterious and tragic disappearance proves just the beginning in a devastating chain of events that will forever haunt the nation. 
In part two, as investigators push Erla to think harder about the night that Guðmundur Einarsson disappeared, her grip on reality begins to loosen...
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Oct 18, 2019
S04 Episode 17: Appearing is Being (Pt. 1 of 2)
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In January 1974, in a quiet port town in Iceland, one teenager’s mysterious and tragic disappearance proves just the beginning in a devastating chain of events that will forever haunt the nation. 
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Oct 11, 2019
S04 Episode 16 Extra: Sanity and Other Irrationalities
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The notion that it is possible to exist in one state of awareness and perpetrate terrible acts without even realising it, represents a very singular type of horror. This week's Extra, with a little help from Euripides, takes a closer look at the idea.
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Oct 04, 2019
S04 E16: Folie Adieu
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In May 2008, twin sisters and Swedish nationals Sabina and Ursula Eriksson took a ferry from Ireland to Liverpool in England and boarded a bus to London. The pair would never make it to London nor ever disclose where they were going or why they were in England at all.
By the end of their bizarre excursion, one would be left critically hurt in hospital and the other arrested for murder.
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Sep 27, 2019
S04 Episode 15 Extra: Final Cut
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Whatever we might think about the actions of Burke & Hare, their crimes were as much a result of market forces as anything else.
Today's black market organ trade provides a very modern equivalent.
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Sep 20, 2019
S04 E15: Where The Bodies Lie
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It was on one bright summer's day in 1836 that a group of boys out hunting rabbits on Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh, made a very bizarre and macabre discovery. Could it have been linked to one of the city's most infamous murder sprees from only a few years before?
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Sep 13, 2019
S04 Episode 14 Extra: 2+2=5
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In last week's episode, Negative Space, we looked at the chilling tale of the Perron family haunting, which, like many people I first came across through the film The Conjuring. In this week's extra we look a little closer at key elements of the story that inspired the movie.
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Sep 06, 2019
S04 Episode 14: Negative Space
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Many listeners of Unexplained might be familiar with the 2013 film The Conjuring directed by James Wan. Some however, might not know the true story behind the film. Before Hollywood, before the involvement of Lorraine and Ed Warren there was just a family, an old farmhouse and some very peculiar goings on...
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Aug 30, 2019
S04 Episode 13 Extra: Fade to White
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In the winter of 1930, a fur trapper is alleged to have discovered an abandoned village on the shores of Lake Anjikuni, in what is commonly known today as the territory of Nunavut in Northern Canada. What exactly happened to its former residents is a mystery that remains to this day, unexplained...
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Aug 23, 2019
S04 Episode 13: Lost in Stormy Visions (Pt.3 of 3)
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Part Three of S04 Episode 13: Lost in Stormy Visions
In the late 16th century, a series of English dreamers attempted to establish the first English colony in the New World. Their efforts, in equal parts brave and utterly callous would leave a trail of death and disaster in their wake. It is nothing less than the story of the founding of modern America and at its centre lies perhaps one if its greatest mysteries: The Lost Colony.
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Aug 16, 2019
S04 Episode 13: Lost in Stormy Visions (Pt.2 of 3)
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Part Two of S04 Episode 13: Lost in Stormy Visions
In the late 16th century, a series of English dreamers attempted to establish the first English colony in the New World. Their efforts, in equal parts brave and utterly callous would leave a trail of death and disaster in their wake. It is nothing less than the story of the founding of modern America and at its centre lies perhaps one if its greatest mysteries: The Lost Colony.
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Aug 09, 2019
S04 Episode 13: Lost in Stormy Visions (Pt.1 of 3)
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In the late 16th century, a series of English dreamers attempted to establish the first English colony in the New World. Their efforts, in equal parts brave and utterly callous would leave a trail of death and disaster in their wake. It is nothing less than the story of the founding of modern America and at its centre lies perhaps one if its greatest mysteries: The Lost Colony.
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Aug 02, 2019
S04 Episode 12 Extra: Escaping the Cave
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In 1954, Robbers Cave State Park in Oklahoma became the location of one of the most audacious and controversial social psychology experiments of all time. This is the unbelievable story.
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Jul 26, 2019
S04 Episode 12: Wilderness Be Still
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In October 2009, a white pick-up truck was found abandoned deep in the Sans Bois mountains in Oklahoma. The discovery would spark the beginning of one of the state's most peculiar and tragic unexplained mysteries.
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Jul 19, 2019
S04 Episode 11 Extra: The Sky Inside
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In last week’s episode, New Dawn Fades, we traced the origins of what is commonly referred to as the Roswell incident. In this week's extra we look at how changing trends in culture and general thinking have influenced our interpretation of UFOs throughout the ages.
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Jul 12, 2019
S04 Episode 11: New Dawn Fades (Pt.2 of 2)
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Second and final part of S04 E11: New Dawn Fades
For many the term 'Area-51' is synonymous with UFOs and theories on just what it is the US government really knows about supposed visitors from other realms. And with one incident in particular, that sits at the very top of Ufology lore...
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Jul 05, 2019
S04 Episode 11: New Dawn Fades (Pt.1 of 2)
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For many the term 'Area-51' is synonymous with UFOs and theories on just what it is the US government really knows about supposed visitors from other realms. And with one incident in particular, that sits at the very top of Ufology lore...
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Jun 28, 2019
S04 Episode 10 Extra: PEAR Review
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The idea of our potential to possess psychokinetic powers has been around for millennia and has become a frequently used trope in the genre of science fiction. Incredibly, for 30 years one research lab based out of America's Princeton University investigated it for real. Featuring the story of the Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research Lab, otherwise known as PEAR.
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Jun 21, 2019
S04 Episode 10: The Creeping
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In 1878 in a small cottage in the town of Amherst, Nova Scotia a series of peculiar events took place. What is known today as the The Great Amherst Mystery is considered by some to be the most terrifying and convincing incidence of a poltergeist haunting in Canadian history.
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Jun 14, 2019
S04 Episode 9 Extra: Forewarning Signs
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In the wake of the Aberfan disaster of 1966, psychiatrist Dr. John Barker set up the Premonitions Bureau. This extraordinary idea sort to collate apparent precognitive dreams in an effort to save lives from future disasters. Some believe it may have inadvertently contributed to Barker’s own premature death only a few months later…
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Jun 07, 2019
S04 Episode 9: Darkness in Sight
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As Aristotle pointed out as far back as the 4th century BCE, in his treatise “On Prophesying in Dreams,” perhaps it is merely because so many believe their dreams to ‘possess a special significance’ that we are minded to give them that significance. 
Yet in 1966, even a credible academic was given pause for thought when a series of peculiar occurrences, emerging in the wake of a horrifying tragedy, led him to believe in the possibility of precognitive dreams...
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May 31, 2019
S04 Episode 8 Extra: Mostly Dead is Slightly Alive
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Today it is generally agreed that absolute death for humans comes only when the brain has irreversibly ceased to function.
However, a remarkable paper authored by a team of neuroscientist from Yale School of Medicine and published in April 2019, has reignited the debate over just what is and what isn’t irreversible.
Could what appears to be a dead brain, in fact still remain one with potential to regain consciousness?
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May 24, 2019
S04 Episode 8: Death's Pale Flag (Pt.2 of 2)
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Part Two of S04 Episode 08: Death's Pale Flag
In 1980, a stranger walked into a village marketplace in Haiti claiming to be a local landowner named Clairvius Narcisse. After interviewing the man and his family, local authorities confirmed that he was indeed who he said he was. The only problem was that Clairvius had been dead and buried for 18 years. 
Two year’s later, inspired by Clairvius’ story ethnobiologist Wade Davis was sent to Haiti on a mission to find out just how exactly this could have happened. What he eventually discovered was far more bizarre than anything he could have possibly imagined. 
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May 17, 2019
S04 Episode 8: Death's Pale Flag (Pt.1 of 2)
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In 1980, a stranger walked into a village marketplace in Haiti claiming to be a local landowner named Clairvius Narcisse. After interviewing the man and his family, local authorities confirmed that he was indeed who he said he was. The only problem was that Clairvius had been dead and buried for 18 years. 
Two year’s later, inspired by Clairvius’ story ethnobiologist Wade Davis was sent to Haiti on a mission to find out just how exactly this could have happened. What he eventually discovered was far more bizarre than anything he could have possibly imagined. 
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May 10, 2019
S04 Episode 7 Extra: Between the Absurd and Momentous
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A quick search online will throw up a host of individuals, who’s apparent psychic abilities have helped to crack police cases, but there is one who stands out a little more than the others.
Known variously as the Dutchman with the X-ray mind, The Radar Brain and The Wizard of Utrecht, Gerard Croiset is thought to have been the most effective of them all. 
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May 03, 2019
S04 Episode 7: Called to the Forest (Pt.2 of 2)
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The second and final instalment of S04 Episode 7: Called to the Forest
In February 1978, five men from the Yuba-Sutter Area in Northern California, took a short trip to watch their favourite basketball team play in a local derby. The heartbreaking story of how the men never returned home is not in doubt. What exactly happened to them however, remains to this day, unexplained...
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Apr 26, 2019
S04 Episode 7: Called to the Forest (Pt. 1 of 2)
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In February 1978, five men from the Yuba-Sutter Area in Northern California, took a short trip to watch their favourite basketball team play in a local derby. The heartbreaking story of how the men never returned home is not in doubt. What exactly happened to them however, remains to this day, unexplained...
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Apr 19, 2019
S04 Episode 6 Extra: Thoughts Unsaid and then Forgotten
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Last week's episode about the infamous ghost ship Mary Celeste put me in mind of a story about influential artist Bas Jan Ader. In 1975, Ader was lost at sea after attempting a solo crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. In this extra episode we learn more about Ader's trip and the extraordinary ideas that inspired him to attempt it in the first place.
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Apr 12, 2019
S04 Episode 6: The Silence of the Sea
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On December 4th 1872, the crew of the cargo ship Dei Gratia, came across a ghost ship set adrift in the Atlantic Ocean, 400 miles to the east of the Azores. The fate of the vessel, Mary Celeste, and that of its crew has since become known as perhaps the greatest maritime mystery of all time.
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Apr 05, 2019
S04 Episode 5 Extra: Deadly Skins
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In last week’s episode, Pre-Sense, a young girl claimed to see people who had long since died. This story was used as the basis for the 2013 film, The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia.  The film played on the idea that these spirits were ghosts of dead slaves who had died while trying to escape the region back in the mid 1800s.
This week's Extra looks at the incredible story of Ellen and William Craft, who also attempted to escape the region around the same time.
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Mar 29, 2019
S04 Episode 5: Pre-Sense
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In M. Night Shyamalan’s iconic 1999 film The Sixth Sense, a young boy named Cole Sear, claimed to be able to see dead people.
Back in 1989, in a small town just outside the city of Columbus in Georgia, in the United States, another young child was claiming exactly the same thing... 
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Mar 22, 2019
S04 Episode 4 Extra: Coexistentialism
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In last week's episode, Always Already, we journeyed deep into the Amazonian rainforest with the Mayoruna tribe and acclaimed photojournalist Loren McIntyre, who hoped to be the first person to photograph them.
To some, McIntyre's ambition to locate the Mayoruna despite their desire to avoid all contact with outsiders speaks to a bygone age of colonial self-importance. 
In this episode we look at the perils of such contact, cultural erasure and what happened when missionary John Allen Chau attempted to reach the islanders of North Sentinel Island in November 2018.
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Mar 15, 2019
S04 Episode 4: Always Already (Pt.2 of 2)
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Part 2 of S04 Episode 4: Always Already
In 1969, National Geographic photographer Loren McIntyre travelled deep into the Amazon in search of the Mayoruna tribe who were said to maintain no contact with the outside world. What happened next left him wondering for the rest of his life whether it had really occurred or not.
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Mar 08, 2019
S04 Episode 4: Always Already (Pt.1 of 2)
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In 1969, National Geographic photographer Loren McIntyre travelled deep into the Amazon in search of the Mayoruna tribe who were said to maintain no contact with the outside world. What happened next left him wondering for the rest of his life whether it had really occurred or not.
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Mar 01, 2019
S04 Episode 3 Extra: Listomania
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In last week's episode, we learned how one couple's dream move to the Boulevard in Westfield, NJ, was scuppered by a series of sinister letters written by an anonymous scribe, known only as the Watcher.
Incredibly however, for such a quiet and seemingly pleasant town, that chilling tale pales in to comparison with that of Westfield’s most infamous resident…
Featuring the story of John List.
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Feb 22, 2019
S04 Episode 3: I See You
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On June 4th 2014 Derek and Maria Broaddus bought a $1.3 millon mansion in the affluent town of Westfield, NJ. Then a sinister letter arrived in the post. Their purchase hadn't gone unnoticed and The Watcher was keeping tabs...
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Feb 15, 2019
S04 Episode 2 Extra: Dog Star
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In April 1961 Yuri Gagarin became the first human to orbit the earth. What is less well known however is the story of those other animals who helped pave the way for his extraordinary feat, and one in particular who beat him to it, as the first sentient creature to orbit the earth – a stray dog plucked from the streets of Moscow.
This is her story.  
To learn more about how to help a stray dog please go to:
https://www.animalauthority.com/how-to-help-stray-dogs/
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Feb 08, 2019
S04 Episode 2: Coming to You Live
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During one of the most turbulent and innovative decades in human history, four teenagers encounter something unexpected near the village of Saltwood in Kent, England, while making their way home from a dance. The year is 1963 and something strange is afoot. Is it a ghost?... Is it a UFO?... Is it the Mothman?...
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Feb 01, 2019
S04 Episode 1 Extra: Account Closed
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In this week's extra episode we take a brief look back at the life of self-styled ghosthunter Eddie Burks and the case for which he is most remembered, the 'ghost' of Coutts bank.
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Jan 25, 2019
S04 Episode 1: Alone With Everybody (Pt 2 of 2)
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S04 Episode 1: Alone With Everybody (Pt 2 of 2)
At the northern edge of the Brecon Beacons in the shadow of the Pen y Fan peak, sits a large stone house.
Named Heol Fanog, or Road to the Peaks, for one couple who moved there in 1989 the house was everything they had ever dreamed of. Little did they know that, in truth, it would soon become the place of their worst nightmares.
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Jan 18, 2019
S04 Episode 1: Alone With Everybody (Pt 1 of 2)
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S04 Episode 1: Alone With Everybody (Pt 1 of 2)
At the northern edge of the Brecon Beacons in the shadow of the Pen y Fan peak, sits a large stone house.
Named Heol Fanog, or Road to the Peaks, for one couple who moved there in 1989 the house was everything they had ever dreamed of. Little did they know that, in truth, it would soon become the place of their worst nightmares.
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Jan 11, 2019
Halloween Special 2018 - Unexplained Audiobook Extract
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2018's Unexplained Halloween Special is an extract from the new Unexplained Audiobook, settle in as as we follow a group of learned women and men on the hunt for ghosts...
Amazon: https://amzn.to/2HxlqyY 
Amazon audiobook: https://amzn.to/2r1PbB3 
Waterstones: https://bit.ly/2Jxlvnc
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Oct 31, 2018
S03 Episode 12 Extra: This New Puritan
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The elevation of the figure known as Jack the Ripper to perversely mythological proportions owes much to a new type of journalism that emerged around the same time as the Whitechapel murders; and there was one among all in the industry who for better or worse, had instigated it.
This final episode in Unexplained Season 3 explores the extraordinary life of William Thomas Stead.
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Oct 16, 2018
S03 Episode 12: The Square (Pt.2 of 2)
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WARNING: This episode contains scenes of an extremely graphic and violent nature which may distress some listeners (not suitable for children).
Part 2 of S03 Episode 12: The Square.
On the night of August 30th 1888, a great fire raged under storm clouds in an East London dockyard, turning the sky blood red. Bolts of lightning appeared like rips in the air; cracks that just might open up and let something abominable through.
A few hours later, it seemed they did...
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Oct 02, 2018
S03 Episode 12: The Square (Pt.1 of 2)
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WARNING: This episode contains scenes of an extremely graphic and violent nature which may distress some listeners (not suitable for children). 
On the night of August 30th 1888, a great fire raged under storm clouds in an East London dockyard, turning the sky blood red.
Bolts of lightning appeared like rips in the air; cracks that just might open up and let something abominable through. A few hours later, it seemed they did...
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Sep 25, 2018
S03 Episode 11 Extra: Hare Raising
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The beguiling Oak Island mystery brought to mind another much-publicised treasure hunt of an eminently more gentle variety, though it is a story no less interesting because of it. This is the extraordinary story of Masquerade...
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Sep 18, 2018
S03 Episode 11: Into the Abyss (Pt.2 of 2)
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S03 Episode 11: Into the Abyss (pt.2)In 1795, Donald MacInnes is a farmer working on Oak Island, a small land mass just off the coast of Nova Scotia. While walking through a clearing one morning, he discovers a strange circular impression on the ground. What he finds underneath it, will spark one of the most bizarre and mysterious treasure hunts of recent times.
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Sep 11, 2018
S03 Episode 11: Into the Abyss (Pt.1 of 2)
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In 1795, Donald MacInnes is a farmer working on Oak Island, a small land mass just off the coast of Nova Scotia. While walking through a clearing one morning, he discovers a strange circular impression on the ground. What he finds underneath it, will spark one of the most bizarre and mysterious treasure hunts of recent times.
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Sep 04, 2018
S03 Episode 10 Extra: This Message Will Self Construct
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WARNING: CONTAINS GRAPHIC DEPICTIONS OF INJURY. In last week's episode we looked at the beguiling case of Shanti Devi, a young girl from Delhi who believed she had lived before in a past life.
For many, their sense of identity is tied up in a strong sense of Self. It may come as a surprise, therefore to learn that your Self might be nothing but a useful fiction...
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Aug 28, 2018
S03 Episode 10: Here is Always Somewhere Else
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When 3-year-old Shanti Devi becomes convinced she has lived a past life, her parents naturally assume it is just a childish game. Today her story is considered by many to show nothing less than absolute proof of reincarnation.
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Aug 21, 2018
S03 Episode 9 Extra: Forever, forever, ever?
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Humans have long speculated on the concept of an afterlife, however it is only fairly recently that we have attempted to study the possibility of it scientifically. This week's extra dips a little toe into the intra-world of the Near Death Experience...
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Aug 14, 2018
S03 Episode 9: Come Talk to Me
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In the summer of 1958 in Mölnbo, Sweden, EVP pioneer Friedrich Jürgenson was attempting to record the sound of birdsong in his garden. What he captured instead would change his life forever.
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Aug 07, 2018
S03 Episode 8 Extra: The Voices of Energy
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This week's Unexplained Extra takes a closer look at the phenomena known as Instrumental Transcommunication - the process of supposed communication with the dead or discarnate through electronic devices.
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Jul 31, 2018
S03 Episode 8: REPEAT INPUT UNTIL END
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In the autumn of 1984, in the village of Dodleston on the border of England and Cymru, something peculiar is occurring. When Ken Webster brings a computer home as a favour for a friend, little did he know he would soon be communicating with an apparent farmer, living at the same location 450 years in the past...
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Jul 24, 2018
S03 Special Episode: Richard MacLean Smith Q & A and Book Reviews
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With Unexplained the book due out on October 25th 2018, a number of people have asked me what books have inspired me and the show. Rather than list them I thought, why not talk about them instead. In tandem with a question and answer session I review a small selection of those books...Go to @unexplainedpod or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info.Thank you for listening.

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Jul 17, 2018
Q & A announcement for Tuesday 17th July 2018
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Since the announcement of the unexplained book which is due out on October 25th, a few people have been asking me for a reading list of books that have inspired me and the show.So in place of an Extra episode for next Tuesday July 17th 2018 I thought why don’t I just review them on the show - which I’d like to combine with a Q & A session to make it a bit more interesting.If you have any questions about the show, or me or anything else that you’d like me to speak about please write to me at unexplainedpod@gmail.com or on tweet me @unexplaindpod and I will endeavour to answer. Please get your questions to me before Tuesday at the latest.Thank you.

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Jul 12, 2018
S03 Episode 7: Shadowplay
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The 2017 film Verónica, directed by Paco Plaza, tells the story of a teenage girl from a suburb in Madrid, who dies in terrifying circumstances after fooling around with a Ouija board. Many may have seen the film, but did you know it was based on a deeply unsettling true story? 
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Jul 10, 2018
S03 Episode 6 Extra: Chupa Chupa
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In last week’s episode, Shores of the Unknown we explored the west Wales flap of 1977. Amazingly, it wasn't nearly the most peculiar supposed UFO incident of that year.
S03 Episode 6 Extra: Chupa Chupa features the extraordinary story of the Brazilian Government's first official military investigation into the UFO phenomenon...
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Jul 03, 2018
S03 Episode 6: Shores of the Unknown
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1977, in the village of Broad Haven in Wales, a bizarre episode at the local primary school sets off an extraordinary series of events, unparalleled in the history of the British UFO experience; a series of events that remain to this day, very much unexplained...
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Jun 26, 2018
S03 Episode 5 Extra: When Apples Fall
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In the world of parapsychology, it has long be supposed that apparent poltergeist activity, if it were to exist at all, is not the malevolent workings of the deceased but rather the result of telekinesis – the potential ability of an individual to manipulate material things without physical contact.  
Despite years of scientific research, there remains no widely accepted evidence that we can manipulate them with our minds alone. There is one individual, however, that came closer than most to suggesting otherwise….
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Jun 19, 2018
S03 Episode 5: Banggerreng
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In January 1998 a curious set of events besieged the tenants of 90 Mcminns Drive in Humpty Doo, Northern Australia. It has been described as one of the country's most compelling and terrifying cases of a poltergeist haunt.
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Jun 12, 2018
S03 Episode 4 Extra: There's No Place Like Home
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As interest in all things ancient Egyptian grew in the wake of the rediscovery of Tutenkhamun's tomb in 1922, so too did the number of people claiming to have lived a previous life during the time of the Pharoahs.
There was one person however whose peculiar story of reincarnation was a little different from all the rest...
The story of Omm Sety, once known as Dorothy Eady was described by one New York Times reviewer as one of the world’s most intriguing and convincing modern case-histories of reincarnation. 
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Jun 05, 2018
S03 Episode 4: From Eternity to Here
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It's 1922 and two men are on the hunt for something so incredible, if they were to find it, it would likely be considered the greatest archeological find the world had ever known. But at what price?
S03 Episode 4: From Eternity to Here tells the extraordinary story of Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvan and their hunt for the tomb of Tutankhamun.
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May 29, 2018
S03 Episode 3 Extra: The Brockley Spectre
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In last week’s episode Under the Asphalt, we came across some strange goings on taking place inside Frankham House - part of a south London housing estate - in the 1970s. It brought to mind another south London ghost that is alleged to have plagued a property in neighbouring Brockley, not more than a kilometre from Frankham House... 
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May 22, 2018
S03 Episode 3: Under the Asphalt
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Considering there have been settlers based around the area of London for over 5000 years, it's hardly surprising that under all that concrete we find many remnants of those that have come before us. 
But what comes of those whose remnants have been disturbed? This week’s episode looks at a series of strange goings that occurred between 1973-74 at Frankham House, an otherwise quiet housing estate in South East London.
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May 15, 2018
S03 Episode 2 Extra: The Ring
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Perhaps more than anything, what grips many people about the case of Johnny Frank Garrett 9as explored in S03 E02 is the revelation that shortly before Garrett’s execution he had written a visceral and passionate final letter placing a curse on all those who had helped to secure his conviction. 
One of the more unexpected curse stories I have come across, is that relating to silent movie star and one of Hollywood’s first great heart throbs, Rudolph Valentino. This is that story.
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May 08, 2018
S03 Episode 2: Lex Talionis (Pt. 2 of 2)
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Part 2 of S03 Episode 2: Lex Talionis (Warning: contains scenes of a distressing nature).
A 2014 study concluded that over 4% of people sentenced to death in the United States of America, have been convicted for crimes they did not commit; Some might consider this little more than an unfortunate consequence of en essential system. Others however, might think twice given how often support for capital punishment stems largely from that old maxim of an eye for an eye.
After all, as some might say, just because those innocent people are now dead, it doesn’t mean they won’t still be seeking retribution... Lex Talionis tells the strange and tragic story of Johnny Frank Garrett, who some believe was sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit. Others, think he may have had his revenge too.
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May 01, 2018
Unexplained Book Trailer
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I’m extremely excited to share the news that over the last year I have been working on a book, featuring ten new real-life events from around the world which continue to evade explanation. Each chapter will go deeper than I have on the podcast into not just the story itself, but the science, theory and philosophy we can learn from it.
What can an apparent demonic possession teach us about free will? What can the case of a poltergeist tell us about the human need to create stories? And what can a haunted box teach us about how we construct reality? Publishing on the 25th of October, you can pre-order your copy of Unexplained now on Amazon, Amazon Audiobook or Waterstones.
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May 01, 2018
S03 Episode 2: Lex Talionis (Pt. 1 of 2)
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Part 1 of S03 Episode 2: Lex Talionis( Warning: contains scenes of a distressing nature)
A 2014 study concluded that over 4% of people sentenced to death in the United States of America, have been convicted for crimes they did not commit;Some might consider this little more than an unfortunate consequence of en essential system. Others however, might think twice given how often support for capital punishment stems largely from that old maxim of an eye for an eye.
After all, as some might say, just because those innocent people are now dead, it doesn’t mean they won’t still be seeking retribution... Lex Talionis tells the strange and tragic story of Johnny Frank Garrett, who some believe was sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit. Others, think he may have had his revenge too.
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Apr 24, 2018
S03 Episode 1 Extra: Cameron
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For the last episode We Are the Witchcraft, we took an in-depth look into the extraordinary life and death of pioneering rocket scientist and magician Jack Parsons. In this week's Extra episode we take a closer look at the no less extraordinary life of Marjorie Cameron the focal point of his Babalon Working. 
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Apr 17, 2018
S03 Episode 1: We Are The Witchcraft (Pt. 3 of 3)
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The final instalment of S03 Episode 1: We Are The Witchcraft (Contains adult themes).
John Maynard Keynes described Isaac Newton as the last of the magicians; the last person of science for whom the gnostic mysteries still held some sway. In 1914 another scientist and magician was born. Jack Parsons would go on to help establish NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab developing a rocket fuel that will put the human race on the moon.
In 1946, Parsons would also attempt a complicated magic ritual in the hope of manifesting the divine goddess Babalon. Some say he did it too.In 1952 Parsons was killed in a catastrophic explosion at his house in what many believe to be mysterious circumstances that to this day remain unexplained...
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Apr 10, 2018
S03 Episode 1: We Are The Witchcraft (Pt. 2 of 3)
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Part 2 of We Are The Witchcraft (Contains adult themes).
John Maynard Keynes described Isaac Newton as the last of the magicians; the last person of science for whom the gnostic mysteries still held some sway. In 1914 another scientist and magician was born. Jack Parsons would go on to help establish NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab developing a rocket fuel that will put the human race on the moon.
In 1946, Parsons would also attempt a complicated magic ritual in the hope of manifesting the divine goddess Babalon. Some say he did it too.In 1952 Parsons was killed in a catastrophic explosion at his house in what many believe to be mysterious circumstances that to this day remain unexplained...
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Apr 03, 2018
S03 Episode 1 pt.1 Extra: Crowley Recap
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When Jack Parsons first heard the name Aleister Crowley he could scarcely have known how much it would change his life. But who was the man once dubbed the wickedest Man in the world?
With pt. 2 of We Are The Witchcraft due out on Tuesday April 3rd, we take a look back at two of the more extraordinary moments of Crowley's life featuring Unexplained Episode 10 and 10 Extra from Season 01.
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Mar 27, 2018
S03 Episode 1: We Are The Witchcraft (Pt. 1 of 3)
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John Maynard Keynes described Isaac Newton as the last of the magicians; the last person of science for whom the gnostic mysteries still held some sway.In 1914 another scientist and magician was born. Jack Parsons would go on to help establish NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab developing a rocket fuel that will put the human race on the moon.
In 1946, Parsons would also attempt a complicated magic ritual in the hope of manifesting the divine goddess Babalon. Some say he did it too.In 1952 Parsons was killed in a catastrophic explosion at his house in what many believe to be mysterious circumstances that to this day remain unexplained...
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Mar 20, 2018
Halloween Special 2017
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If on Halloween you come across a looped branch of briar-thorn sticking up from the ground, you might decide to creep through it three times in the devil’s name. Then afterwards cut a piece of it so that you might take it home and place it under your pillow. In so doing, it is said, that you will dream of the one you will marry.
Perhaps it was just such a game that a young girl by the name of Bridget Boland played one Halloween afternoon down in Ireland’s County Tipperary. And perhaps that night, as she lay her head to rest, a man did come to her in a dream; his handsome face, his dark hair and his striking blue eyes, appearing to her from out of the flames of a fire, and his name, Michael Cleary whispered like a warning, but long forgotten by the first light of day…  
Warning: Contains some graphic imagery that some may find upsetting.
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Oct 31, 2017
S02 Episode 5 Extra: Child Be Strange
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In the last episode Roads to Knowhere, we found ourselves circling a small, concreted patch of England on the southern boundary of Yorkshire, known as the Stocksbridge Bypass.
This seemingly unassuming stretch of road is considered by some to be the most haunted in all of the UK.
In this final part of Season Two we examine the ways in which landscape can both shackle and stir the imagination, and how the notion of haunting can become more than a simple invocation of the dead...
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Jul 18, 2017
S02 Episode 5: Roads to Knowhere
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The A616 is a road in England running from the town of Newark-on-Trent in Nottinghamshire to Huddersfield in West Yorkshire.
In 1987 building began on a small stretch of the road that would later become known as the Stocksbridge Bypass, a stretch of road now generally regarded as one of the most haunted in the whole of the UK...
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Jun 17, 2017
S02 Episode 4 Extra: The Sound of Fear
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For the last episode, When the Snow Melts, we took an in-depth look into the unsettling mystery often referred to as the Dyatlov Pass Incident.
The incident details the mysterious deaths of nine hikers as they attempted a challenging trek through the Ural Mountains.
In this Extra episode we look at one final theory that might go some way to explaining just what exactly happened on that fateful night of February 1st 1959.
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May 17, 2017
S02 Episode 4: When the Snow Melts pt.3
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With five of the students' bodies now recovered from Kholat Syakhl mountain, rumours begin to circulate about just what exactly might have caused their deaths.
Meanwhile, with four of the students still unaccounted for, lead investigator Lev Ivanov is under increasing pressure to bring the the case to a swift and uncontroversial end...
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May 10, 2017
S02 Episode 4: When the Snow Melts pt.2
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It is February 25th 1959, and Igor Dyatlov and his team, due back in their hometown of Sverdlosk on February 13th have not been seen since January 28th.
When their last movements are traced to a mountain known as Kholat Syakhl, or Dead Mountain, a gruesome discovery is about to be made...
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Apr 26, 2017
S02 Episode 4: When the Snow Melts pt.1
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On Friday January 23rd 1959, a story begins from out of the foothills of the Ural Mountains. A story that is perhaps the most extraordinary of all the stories featured on this show so far. A chilling and profound mystery that remains to this day Unexplained…
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Apr 12, 2017
S02 Episode 3 Extra: 6EQUJ5
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In last week’s episode, The Final Flight, we looked at the tragic story of Australian Training Corp pilot Fred Valentich and his mysterious disappearance one evening in October 1978.
In a famous last communication between Fred and Air Traffic Control it appeared that Fred was being tracked by a large UFO just prior to his disappearance.
If, as some believe, Fred had in fact fabricated the event, it has been suggested that the Stephen Spielberg’s Close Encounters of the Third Kind may have served as a possible source of inspiration.
Yet, only 6 months previously something far more fantastical had occurred that would no doubt have been noted by Fred, a young man with a keen interest in UFOs and the hunt for Alien life...
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Mar 29, 2017
S02 Episode 3: The Last Flight
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It has been calculated that the likelihood of the human race being the only sophisticated life form in the milky way is a one in sixty billion chance. The milky way is one of 2 trillion galaxies in the observable universe.
The following story is considered by many UFOlogists to be among the most compelling pieces of evidences of an alien visitation to our planet. Just what happened in the skies off the coast of Melbourne Australia in 1978 has never been fully accounted for. It is a mystery that remains to this day Unexplained.
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Mar 15, 2017
S02 Episode 2 Extra: My Name is John
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In last week’s episode, Time Out of Joint, we looked at two incidences of a supposed time slip.
In both stories we find ourselves questioning the validity of someone’s belief that they unwittingly stepped back into the past.
But what, instead, if we were on the other side and it was us witnessing them arriving miraculously from the future. How could we possibly believe them?
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Mar 01, 2017
S02 Episode 2: Time Out of Joint
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It has long been accepted that time as we know it, or at the very least in the sense that we experience it, is not what it seems.
There are two accounts of alleged time-slips that took place in Britain in the 1950s. Writer and long time member of the society of psychical research Andrew MacKenzie, documented both the events, in his 1997 book Adventures in Time. For MacKenzie the accounts were nothing less than two of the most convincing accounts he had ever come across.
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Feb 22, 2017
S02 Episode 1 Extra: Operation Cone of Power
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In last week’s episode, Whispers in the Trees, we looked at the unsettling mystery of the skeleton found inside the hollowed-out trunk of an old wych elm tree.
In 1945, Dr. Margaret Murray suggested a possible occult link to the crime. As fanciful as the suggestion might sound, it certainly wouldn’t have been the first time that an occult ritual had been conducted in England during the second world war...
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Feb 15, 2017
S02 Episode 1: Whispers in the Trees pt.2
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Part Two of Episode 1: Whispers in the Trees.
Where we return to the midlands in the winter of 1943 as the Worcestershire police try to unravel the mystery of the skeleton found in an old wych elm tree.
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Feb 08, 2017
S02 Episode 1: Whispers in the Trees pt.1
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Traditionalists consider the real Black Country to only include the region just west of Birmingham where the 30ft coal seam comes to the surface - a product of once living trees, compressed and buried for millions of years, returning to the surface like an irrepressible secret.
There are some who say the trees can talk, and if they could, what secrets might they hold?
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Jan 25, 2017
Unexplained Halloween Special 2016
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The Exorcist, released on December 26th 1973, is for many the most iconic horror film of all time. From William Freidkin’s masterful direction, to Blatty’s profound and personal script to the intensely evocative use of Mike Oldfied’s tubular bells, it is a cinematic masterpiece.
But what many people don’t know is that William Peter Blatty’s nightmarish book, from which the film was adapted, was in fact based on a real life Exorcism.
This is that story.
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Oct 31, 2016
S01 Episode 10 Extra: Who Aiwass (Season 1 Sign-Off)
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In last week’s episode, The Spaces that Linger, we journeyed to the grounds of Boleskine House on the banks of Loch Ness in the highlands of Scotland. Although the house has long been the subject of dark intrigue, it is best known for its association with author and occultist Aleister Crowley who made a failed attempt to conjure his Guardian Angel at the property.
Four years later, in Cairo, Crowley claimed to have finally make contact with his Guardian Angel, it was an event that would change his life forever and one that has established Crowley in legend far beyond many of his peers.
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Jun 30, 2016
S01 Episode 10: The Spaces that Linger
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The world of horror is littered with unnerving locations, places that both draw from and have in turn seeped into the public imagination.
For many there is one place in particular that continues to fascinate like no other in the UK.
For its combination of mystery, intrigue and atmospheric location you couldn’t concoct a better setting, the place: Boleskine House.
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Jun 16, 2016
Unexplained Bonus Episode: William, An Origin Story
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With Unexplained on a short break until June 16th, here is something to fill the time...
A short story about a strange boy called William.
(Parental Guidance: some scenes of graphic horror)
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Jun 02, 2016
S01 Episode 9: Dawn of the Head
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Throughout history we have attributed worth and sentiment to inanimate objects, things that when looked at out of context or without the language to understand their worth would otherwise appear completely insignificant.
But what of those objects that seem not to conform to the vagaries of the human conscious. Objects that seem to have a power all of their own…
Featuring the extraordinary mystery of The Hexham Heads.
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May 19, 2016
S01 Episode 8 Extra: Into the Myst
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In last week’s episode, When the Light Fades, we looked at the haunting tale of the Lightkeepers of Eilean Mór.
The island was often referred to as ‘the other country’, a place where a mysterious otherworld had touched with our own mortal world. It is a sentiment reserved for a number of remote islands from around the world.
Though many will be familiar with the mythical Atlantis or the lost land of Lemuria, there is one island, once thought to be located a few hundred miles off the south coast of Ireland that may just prove the strangest of them all...
Featuring the mythical land of Hy Brasil.
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May 12, 2016
S01 Episode 8: When the Light Fades
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Of all the unexplained mysteries I have come across there is one that has for me left the most indelible impression. As far as mysteries go you couldn’t invent a better story. A story that has over time led to some of the most extraordinary of speculations and has since evolved a folklore all of its own.
This is that story...
Featuring the mystery of the Eilean Mòr Lighthouse Keepers.
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May 05, 2016
S01 Episode 7 Extra: Hands Off
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In last week’s episode, Ghosts in Time, we looked at the strange occurrences that took place in the 1920s at Borley Rectory in Essex, England.
What intrigues me most about the story is its slight air of credibility due to the reputable character of the witnesses and the anodyne nature of the supposed hauntings.
But for others, a ghost story is nothing without something a little more sinister buried somewhere within...
Featuring the terrifying Hairy Hands of Dartmoor.
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Apr 28, 2016
S01 Episode 7: Ghosts in Time
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For all the many elements that constitute the paranormal, there are few things quite as evocative as the notion of ghosts.
There are of course the ghosts that we carry with us in our daily lives, memories of those we have loved and lost or perhaps even wronged. Thoughts that sit in the deepest parts of the psyche, straining to become manifest.
But what of the apparitions that seem not to have been brought forth from our unconscious, those that have no connection to the observer but instead seem for all the world to be reaching out to us from a seemingly timeless space?
Featuring the intriguing mysteries of Borley Rectory
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Apr 21, 2016
S01 Episode 6 Extra: The Ultimate Price
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In last week’s episode, Demons in Suburbia, we looked at the tragic story of Michael Taylor and in the process touched on the notion of free-will.
The degree to which any of us can be truly held accountable for our actions is a complex and controversial subject.
For one man in particular, this idea became an obsession for which he would ultimately give his life.
Featuring the life of maverick academic George R. Price
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Apr 14, 2016
S01 Episode 6: Demons in Suburbia
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The notion that free-will might be nothing more than an illusion is a little unnerving to say the least. For some, it might merely be seen as a fascinating quirk of life.
But for others, a lack of free-will might speak of something else entirely, something far more sinister.
For after all, if we aren’t in control of our minds, then just who, or what, is?
Featuring the chilling and tragic story of the exorcism of Michael Taylor.
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Apr 07, 2016
S01 Episode 5 Extra: Can You Hear What I Hear
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For last week's episode, What Hides Beneath, we looked at the infamous K-219 incident and wondered at the many mysteries of the vast ocean deep.
Some believe a strange underwater sound, known as a 'quacker,' may hold the key to unlocking the mystery.
However, in 1997 a sound known as the Bloop was picked up by hydrophones deep in the pacific ocean. The intriguing recording may yet prove to be the the most extraordinary underwater sound of them all…
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Mar 31, 2016
S01 Episode 5: What Hides Beneath
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For all the myths and stories that have sprung from the sea, fantastical tales of monsters and mermaids, there remain those that make no allusions to metaphor, whose place is not for the pages of the poet or the psychologists couch but exist merely as a matter of record.
Stories of hidden worlds and unknown creatures that may yet prove to be beyond our wildest imaginations…
Featuring the mysterious K-219 incident.
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Mar 24, 2016
S01 Episode 4 Extra: The Victorian Ghostbusters
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For last week's episode, Where Darkness Plays, we touched briefly on the supernatural theories of the eminent Sir William Barrett.
In 1882 Sir William had been a founding member of a fascinating collective known as the Society for Psychical Research, a group often said to be the original Ghostbusters.
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Mar 17, 2016
S01 Episode 4: Where Darkness Plays
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Fear, it would seem, is a powerful primal emotion. So potent that it can even make us afraid of things that may not even exist.
But then again, just because we can't see something, it doesn't mean it isn't there
Featuring the terrifying Pontefract Poltergeist.
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Mar 10, 2016
S01 Episode 3 Extra: Heaven's Gate
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In Unexplained Extra episodes we look at the stories that for one reason or other didn't make it onto our show.
For last week’s episode, Do You See What I See, we came across a story that demonstrates the sheer power of belief and how one man’s interpretation of the arrival of the Hale Bopp comet led to the death of 39 people.
Featuring the story of the Heaven's Gate group.
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Mar 03, 2016
S01 Episode 3: Do You See What I See
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The stories we tell can often be said to reveal certain truths about ourselves, and yet, the notion of truth is the most elusive of things.
For the residents located near Howden Moor in the North East of England, the strange events that occurred on one spring night in 1997 would test their credulity to the limit…
They say the truth is out there, but does it even exist?
Featuring the extraordinary story of The Howden Moor Incident.
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Feb 25, 2016
S01 Episode 2: Resurrected Dreams
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It could be said that all stories are ultimately about one thing – death. None more so than the stories we tell each other concerning what awaits us after life. It is a theme that can be found in stories told across every community and culture, from as far back as we can remember.
But what might our dreams have to do with it? Featuring the unsettling story of The Pollock Twins.
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Feb 11, 2016
S01 Episode 1: Opening the Gate
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Since the dawn of communication we have shared stories about imaginary beings; entities such as demons, angels, monsters and fairies.
But what if they weren’t stories at all? What if these entities were real, existing right next to us, right now, walking invisibly among us? What if all we needed to see them was some kind of gateway?
What price might we pay for opening it? Featuring the story of the mysterious death of occultist Netta Fornario.
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Jan 28, 2016