Dark Histories

By Ben Cutmore

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Subscribers: 2252
Reviews: 21
Episodes: 189

Jeff
 Feb 14, 2024
A thoroughly enjoyable show, host has the perfect voice for it. Well researched and interesting topics.


 May 22, 2023


 May 8, 2023

Bex
 Oct 1, 2022
Mostly episodes play fine then out of the blue an episode will drop that can only be compared to a puzzle that has been put together wrong, with these sudden sentence jumps and massive changes in volume and missing segments rendering the ep useless.

TheFrozenBiscuit
 Jun 5, 2022

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Fortnightly narratives on the unsolved and the unexplained, mysteries, historical true crime, touches of the paranormal and cultural peculiarities.

Episode Date
Murder Aboard the Herbert Fuller
Jul 02, 2024
The Wreck of the Wager
Jun 10, 2024
A Shot in the Dark: The Hammersmith Ghost of 1804
May 26, 2024
William Corder & The Red Barn Murder
May 13, 2024
Fritz Haarmann: The Vampire of Hanover
Apr 28, 2024
Story Time: Dark Rituals & Pagan Rites
Apr 14, 2024
Counterfeiting, Undercover Agents & The Abduction of Abraham Lincoln
Apr 02, 2024
The Mysterious Murder of Mary Jane Bennett
Mar 19, 2024
Prophecy, Second Sight & John Barker’s Premonitions Bureau
Mar 04, 2024
The Druce-Portland Affair: The Duke That Never Was
Feb 19, 2024
Zsuzsanna Fazekas & The Angel Makers of Nagyrév
Feb 11, 2024
The Saltwood & Hythe Mothman
Jan 23, 2024
May Blackburn & The Divine Order of the Royal Arms of the Great Eleven
Jan 12, 2024
Christmas Campfire 2023 (Part 2)
Dec 30, 2023
Christmas Campfire 2023 (Part 1)
Dec 24, 2023
Stories for the Winter Solstice
Dec 11, 2023
The Dalby Spook: Gef the Talking Mongoose (Part 2)
Nov 27, 2023
The Dalby Spook: Gef the Talking Mongoose (Part 1)
Nov 20, 2023
Thames Torso Mysteries: London in the Shadow of the Ripper
Oct 30, 2023
Listen Now: MrBallen’s Medical Mysteries
Oct 17, 2023
The Ratcliffe Highway Murders of 1811
Oct 17, 2023
The Lancashire Seven: Possessions, Exorcisms & Executions
Oct 01, 2023
The Haunting of Hinton Ampner
Sep 17, 2023
Hypnotism & Murder: The Bloody Trunk of Eyraud & Bompard
Sep 06, 2023
The Assassination of Orléans: The Rise & Fall of a Medieval Detective
Aug 22, 2023
Mary Ellen MacDonald & The Haunting of Caledonia Mills
Aug 08, 2023
Mina Crandon, Scientific American & The $5000 Psychical Challenge
Jul 26, 2023
The Bussey’s Woods Ghost Mystery & The Murders of Franklin B. Evans
Jul 11, 2023
The Horror of M.R. James: Lost Hearts & A School Story
Jun 26, 2023
Cocos Island & The Lost Treasure of Lima
Jun 12, 2023
Sarah Hart: Murder on the Telegraph Cables
May 31, 2023
Russel Colvin’s Return from the Dead
May 17, 2023
Rhynwick Williams & The London Monster
May 08, 2023
Escape From Yozgat: The Spooks of Jones & Hill
Apr 19, 2023
Object No. 22542: The Unlucky Mummy
Apr 04, 2023
The Mount Stewart Farm Murder Mystery
Mar 22, 2023
Introducing - Cover Up: Ministry of Secrets
Mar 14, 2023
Hugh & Mary Parsons & The Springfield Witch Trials
Mar 08, 2023
Dr Buck Ruxton & The Jigsaw Murders
Feb 24, 2023
Electricity, Galvanism & The Resurrection of Thomas Weems
Feb 07, 2023
Early Cinematography & The Disappearance of Louis Le Prince
Jan 24, 2023
The Black Dog of Bungay & Other Spectral Beasts
Jan 09, 2023
Christmas Campfire 2022 (Part 2)
Dec 29, 2022
Introducing: The Last Resort
Dec 24, 2022
Christmas Campfire 2022 (Part 1)
Dec 24, 2022
Introducing The Evaporated: Gone with the Gods
Dec 15, 2022
Virginia Campbell & The Sauchie Poltergeist
Dec 05, 2022
Eliza Grimwood & The Lambeth Ripper
Nov 16, 2022
Amazon Music Presents MrBallen Podcast: Strange, Dark, and Mysterious Stories
Nov 02, 2022
Amazon Music Presents: I Hear Fear
Nov 01, 2022
Demonic Possession & Exorcism Through The Ages
Oct 31, 2022
The Debosnys Ciphers
Oct 17, 2022
Madeleine Smith & The Dangerous Game of Dating in the 19th Century
Sep 29, 2022
The Bizarre History of the Hollow Earth
Sep 12, 2022
The Thin Place: Netta Fornario & The Occult
Aug 25, 2022
The Haunting of Willington Mill
Aug 07, 2022
The Tichborne Claimant: A Tale of Two Butchers
Jul 26, 2022
The Murder of George Little & The Broadstone Mystery
Jul 06, 2022
Esther Cox & The Great Amherst Mystery
Jun 20, 2022
Catherine Elise Muller & Her Mission to Mars
Jun 06, 2022
The Mary Cecilia Rogers Mystery
May 18, 2022
Garbo & The Ghost Spies of WWII
May 02, 2022
The Medieval Ghosts of Byland Abbey
Apr 11, 2022
Iron Mike Malloy: The Man Who Would Not Die
Mar 29, 2022
Jürgenson, Raudive & A Brief History of EVP
Mar 14, 2022
The Floreana Affair: Murder in Paradise
Mar 02, 2022
The Unsolved Murder of Sir Harry Oakes
Feb 14, 2022
Tom Slick & The Search for the Yeti
Jan 23, 2022
Christmas Campfire 2021 (Part 2)
Jan 04, 2022
Christmas Campfire 2021 (Part 1)
Dec 24, 2021
The Gloucester Sea Serpent of 1817
Dec 07, 2021
The New York Press & The Headless Torso Mystery
Nov 17, 2021
The Supernatural in War
Nov 01, 2021
The Borley Rectory Affair
Oct 17, 2021
Biped Beavers & The Man Bats from the Moon
Sep 27, 2021
The Many Confessions of Alfred Packer
Sep 05, 2021
Somerton Man With Professor Derek Abbott
Jul 27, 2021
The Barnes Mystery: Kate Webster’s Best Dripping
Jul 12, 2021
The Disturbing Kingdom of Batavia's Graveyard
Jun 28, 2021
Percy Fawcett & The Lost City of Z
Jun 13, 2021
The Midnight Assassin
May 30, 2021
Clarita Villanueva & The Thing
May 16, 2021
Concerning the recent technical difficulties
Apr 26, 2021
Joanna Southcott, The Panacea Society & The Mystery Box
Apr 26, 2021
The Laetitia Toureaux Affair
Apr 06, 2021
Gordon Cummins: The Blackout Ripper
Mar 21, 2021
Phantom Airships of the 19th Century
Mar 02, 2021
Haunted Bones: Screaming Skulls
Feb 15, 2021
The Homunculus: From Science Fact to Gothic Fiction
Jan 31, 2021
William Dove & The Wizard
Jan 21, 2021
Christmas Campfire 2020 (Part 2)
Dec 28, 2020
Christmas Campfire 2020 (Part 1)
Dec 25, 2020
Loup-Garou: Witches, Cannibalism & The Werewolves of France
Nov 29, 2020
A Small Amendment
Nov 17, 2020
Nandor Fodor & The Alma Fielding Poltergeist
Nov 17, 2020
James Eugene Harrison: The Murder That Never Was
Nov 01, 2020
The Lindley Street Poltergeist
Oct 18, 2020
The Mysterious Death of Joseph Elwell
Oct 05, 2020
The Pirate Life of Henry Every
Aug 23, 2020
The Murder of Jane Clouson: The Eltham Mystery
Aug 11, 2020
The Hairy Hands of Dartmoor: Birth of an Urban Legend
Jul 26, 2020
Albert hicks: The Pirate King of New York
Jul 14, 2020
The Strange Tale of The Campden Wonder
Jun 28, 2020
Photography, Spiritualism & The World of William Mumler
Jun 15, 2020
Alexander Pearce: A Disturbing Journey Through The New World
May 31, 2020
Christiana Edmunds: The Chocolate Cream Killer
May 19, 2020
Benandanti: Anti-Witches & The Inquisition
May 03, 2020
The Cardiff Giant & The Great American Humbug
Apr 20, 2020
Conan Doyle & The Case of Oscar Slater
Apr 06, 2020
The Horror of M.R. James
Mar 22, 2020
Chimeras: Ilya Ivanov & The Humanzee
Mar 08, 2020
Joseph Vacher: The French Ripper
Feb 23, 2020
The Mad Gasser of Mattoon
Feb 09, 2020
Scratching Fanny & The Cock Lane Haunting
Jan 26, 2020
The Death of George Bodle & The Birth of Forensic Toxicology
Jan 12, 2020
Christmas Campfire Episode 2019
Dec 24, 2019
Season 3 Finale Bonus
Nov 25, 2019
The Yatton Demoniac: George Lukins
Nov 10, 2019
The Sarah Duckett Ghost Mystery & Other Stories
Oct 27, 2019
Sadamichi Hirasawa & The Teigin Incident
Oct 13, 2019
Graham Young: The Tea Boy
Sep 29, 2019
Harry price & The Séance of Rosalie
Sep 15, 2019
Death Raft: The Wreck of The Medusa
Sep 01, 2019
James Dunham & The McGlincy Murders
Aug 18, 2019
William Cragh: The Not So Hanged Man
Aug 04, 2019
Lost & Found: The Mysterious case of Pauline Picard
Jul 21, 2019
Belle Gunness: Lady Bluebeard & The Murder Farm
Jul 07, 2019
The Dodleston Messages: Ghost in the Machine
Jun 23, 2019
The Curious Case of Not Townsend
Jun 09, 2019
Detective Whicher & The Road Hill House Mystery
May 26, 2019
Terror in Gévaudan: The Beast
May 12, 2019
The Balham Mystery: The Death of Charles Bravo
Apr 28, 2019
Waverly Hills: The History & The Hauntings
Mar 31, 2019
Lurancy Vennum & The Watseka Wonder
Mar 17, 2019
The Disappearance of Lord Lucan
Mar 03, 2019
Bridget Cleary: Away with the Fairies
Feb 17, 2019
Everyday Sensationalism in Victorian Britain: The Illustrated Police News
Feb 03, 2019
Bonus Episode? January Patreon AMA
Jan 27, 2019
Bella Wright & The Green Bicycle Mystery
Jan 13, 2019
BONUS: Christmas Campfire 2018
Dec 24, 2018
The Rise & Fall of Spring Heeled Jack
Dec 16, 2018
The Euston Square Mystery
Dec 02, 2018
Room 1046
Nov 18, 2018
Demons & Witches: Ann Glover & The Goodwin Children
Nov 04, 2018
Halloween Bonus: Five Folk Horrors
Oct 30, 2018
The Spider Man of Denver: Theodore Edward Coneys
Oct 21, 2018
(Part 2) Phantom: The Texarkana Moonlight Murders
Oct 08, 2018
(Part 1) Phantom: The Texarkana Moonlight Murders
Oct 08, 2018
Russian Dolls: Anatoly Moskvin
Sep 23, 2018
Americas First Documented Ghost: The Nelly Butler Haunting
Sep 09, 2018
A Topper & A Beaver: Thomas Briggs & Franz Muller
Aug 26, 2018
The Murder of Julia Wallace
Aug 12, 2018
Transmissions from nowhere: Numbers Stations
Jul 29, 2018
Zigmund Adamski & Alan Godfrey: A Tale of Two Halves
Jul 15, 2018
Roch Theriault & The Ant Hill Kids
Jul 01, 2018
The Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run: Clevelands Torso Murders
Jun 17, 2018
Emilie Sagée: The woman who wasn't there
Jun 03, 2018
The Crabb Affair
May 20, 2018
Matthew Hopkins: Witchfinder General
May 06, 2018
Tutankhamun: Pharaoh Curses & Fake News
Apr 22, 2018
The Disappearance of Gary Mathias
Apr 08, 2018
Introducing Moya - Trailer
Apr 02, 2018
We are one
Mar 25, 2018
The Arthurs Seat Coffins
Mar 11, 2018
The Mysterious Deaths of the Jamison Family
Feb 24, 2018
The Exorcism of Anna Ecklund
Feb 11, 2018
The Circleville Letters Mystery
Jan 28, 2018
Adam: The Body in the Thames
Jan 14, 2018
BONUS: Christmas Campfire Stories
Dec 25, 2017
Krampus & Co.
Dec 17, 2017
Joshua Maddux: The Boy in the Chimney
Dec 10, 2017
The Second Life of Omm Sety
Dec 03, 2017
The Pimlico Poisoning
Nov 19, 2017
Peter Stumpp: The Werewolf of Bedburg
Nov 12, 2017
Terri Hoffman & The Black Lords
Nov 05, 2017
The Hinterkaifeck Murders
Oct 30, 2017
The Clapham Wood Mystery: Satanism & The Occult
Oct 22, 2017
The Fire from Within: Spontaneous Human Combustion
Oct 16, 2017
Vampires: From Myth to Murder
Oct 08, 2017
The Devils Footprints of 1855
Oct 02, 2017
Eilean Mor: The missing lighthouse keepers
Sep 24, 2017
Who put Bella in the Wych Elm?
Sep 17, 2017
Charles Walton: The Pitchfork Murder
Sep 10, 2017
Zombies: A true story of Haitian Voodoo
Sep 03, 2017
Tamam Shud: the Somerton Man Mystery
Aug 27, 2017
The Dyatlov Pass Incident
Aug 13, 2017
Burke & Hare: The West Port Murders
Aug 06, 2017
The Enfield Poltergeist Story
Jul 23, 2017
Jack the Ripper: The Whitechapel Murders
Jul 16, 2017