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RedHanded the podcast jumps head first into all manner of macabre madness. We cover everything from big time serial killers (and those you may never have heard of), to hauntings, possessions, disturbing mysteries, bizarre whodunits and basically anything that tickles our creepy fancy. So, join us, plug in, sit back and prepare for scares.
 
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When Emily Gellis hears rumors of people suffering horrible side effects from a trendy diet she springs into action. Armed with over a hundred thousand Instagram followers, Emily launches a social media crusade to expose F-Factor and its founder, Tanya Zuckerbrot. It’s the start of a feud that will attract trolls, lawyers, and, eventually, national…
 
To some paedophile catchers like Chris Hansen are online superheroes, protecting children and putting predators behind bars. To others they're vigilantes who enforce their own form of justice while putting people in danger. But do they have a place in the system? This week Hannah and Suruthi are jumping into the murky waters of self styled sting op…
 
We’ve met author Sarah Weinman before when she unraveled the real story of the novel Lolita. Now Weinman tells us about killer Edgar Smith, who manipulated powerful men and women to help him get out of prison...and then he killed again. Written, researched, and hosted by Kate Winkler Dawson/producer Alexis Amorosi/mixer Ryo Baum/sound designer Andr…
 
“1 sudden infant death is a tragedy, 2 is suspicious and 3 is murder”; this theory has pervaded criminal investigations for decades. And so when Kathleen Folbigg’s daughter, Laura, became her fourth child to die mysteriously - Kathleen found herself labeled “Australia’s Worst Female Serial Killer”. Today the girls delve into 2 unbelievable cases wh…
 
There is an island in the Bay of Bengal populated by indigenous hunter-gatherers, who live much like our ancestors did some 60,000 years ago. They’ve made it clear they want no contact with the outside world, and in the 50s, India made it illegal for anyone to go within five miles of its shoreline. But a few years ago one man, who thought he was ab…
 
Award-winning author Paula Yoo investigates the murder of Vincent Chin in Detroit in the 1980s and the outrage that was sparked over an unjust verdict. Written, researched, and hosted by Kate Winkler Dawson/producer Alexis Amorosi/mixer Ryo Baum/sound designer Andrew Eapen/composer Curtis Heath/web designer Ilsa Brink Buy my books: katewinklerdawso…
 
The Norwegian black metal scene of the early 90s started with pigs’ heads impaled on spikes, buried clothes wrapped around dead birds, and other notorious onstage antics. In three years, it spiralled into dozens of ancient churches going up in flames, violent bigotry – and the gruesome deaths of three people. In this week’s episode, the girls chart…
 
With cinema stalwarts being ousted and ostracised left, right and centre, one man seems untouchable. Roman Polanski, a renowned child sex offender, has continued to make celebrated movies long after his 1977 arrest. But how? And why do so many in Hollywood support him? Become a patron: Patreon Order a copy of the book here (US & Canada): Order on W…
 
Poisons are excellent accomplices, says author Deborah Blum. She offers us the fascinating story of America’s first medical investigators and how they caught criminals in some of the most complicated poisoning cases in history. Written, researched, and hosted by Kate Winkler Dawson/producer Alexis Amorosi/mixer Ryo Baum/sound designer Andrew Eapen/…
 
In 2013, paramedics were called to a home in Mississauga, Ontario. There they found the body of 40-year-old Caleb Harrison lying in bed, with red marks around his neck. But this wasn’t the first time that the paramedics had found a dead body at the Harrison family home. In fact, in the space of just five years, three members of the Harrison family …
 
Rumours about NASA scientists trying to teach dolphins to talk and getting frisky in the process have long been internet lore. But what really happened when Margaret Howe took on the task of training a sexed-up sea mammal to speak? And how on earth did they get it funded? Become a patron: Patreon Order a copy of the book here (US & Canada): Order o…
 
Author Matthew McGough has spent years investigating a cold case that led him to a Los Angeles police detective and a department that ignored some vital clues to a murder. McGough will take us through the murder of 29-year-old newlywed Sherri Rasmussen and how her killer got away with it for decades. Written, researched, and hosted by Kate Winkler …
 
When three masked men entered the Pan family home, it seemed like an opportunistic home break-in. But on closer inspection, things just didn't add up. Why would the would-be robbers shoot Hann and Bich Pan in cold blood, but leave their 24-year-old daughter Jennifer relatively unharmed? Why didn’t they drive off in the expensive Lexus that was park…
 
When Kate and Gerry McCann put their three-year-old to bed on a family holiday in Portugal, they could never have imagined how the next 15 years of their lives would unfold. The horror of their daughter’s sudden disappearance was followed by the most infamous missing-child case in history. In that time, millions have been raised, and Maddie’s name …
 
Author Kathryn Miles investigates how a serial killer stalked women in the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. Miles uncovers new evidence which suggests that an innocent man is under suspicion, while a suspected serial killer escapes the law. Written, researched, and hosted by Kate Winkler Dawson/producer Alexis Amorosi/mixer Ryo Baum/sound desi…
 
Speeding towards the ground at over 60 miles per hour, former soldier and parachute instructor Victoria Cilliers was about to make history. She would be the first person in over a decade to experience a double parachute failure. Miraculously, she survived the impact. But when Victoria’s equipment was examined, it became clear there was more to this…
 
Travel journalist Brandon Presser explores a remote, sparely populated island in the South Pacific with a history of mutiny, greed, and murder. Written, researched, and hosted by Kate Winkler Dawson/producer Alexis Amorosi/mixer Ryo Baum/sound designer Andrew Eapen/composer Curtis Heath/web designer Ilsa Brink Buy my books: katewinklerdawson.com   …
 
Hello beautiful listeners! Have you been considering becoming an official Spooky Bitch and joining RedHanded's Patreon? Well, here's a tasty sample of just some of the content from the past month that your ear-holes have been missing out on. In this month's Patreon Round-Up we bring you clips from our weekly Patreon show, Under the Duvet, and a sni…
 
Boyzone obsessions and black magic paedophile rings consumed the mind of Sabrina Koudier. And her neighbours turned a blind eye to the strange woman's violent outbursts and vile treatment of her au pair. It wasn't their place to get involved. But even the well-to-do residents of Southfields couldn't ignore a billowing plume of black smoke and the u…
 
The hosts of the hit true crime podcast “RedHanded” recall murderous stories from their book and uncover some unanswered questions about the killers’ motivations. Written, researched, and hosted by Kate Winkler Dawson/producer Alexis Amorosi/mixer Ryo Baum/sound designer Andrew Eapen/composer Curtis Heath/web designer Ilsa Brink   Buy my books: kat…
 
With nothing but a vague suspect profile to go on, and with mutilated bodies piling up around the USSR, Soviet police were battling to bring the Rostov Ripper's reign of terror to an end. All the while Andre Chikatilo tore through his victims, constantly changing who he went after. The police were stumped. But with a dogged detective hot on his tai…
 
Award-winning author and historian Candice Millard writes about the fusion of adventure, courage, and death on the Nile River. Written, researched, and hosted by Kate Winkler Dawson/producer Alexis Amorosi/mixer Ryo Baum/sound designer Andrew Eapen/composer Curtis Heath/web designer Ilsa Brink Buy my books: katewinklerdawson.com If you have suggest…
 
For over thirty years, Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo eluded law enforcement as he slaughtered more than 50 women and children across the USSR. In the first of this two-part episode, we take you through Chikatilo’s early years, the horrors he lived through in Nazi-occupied Ukraine, and how the surrounding chaos turned him into one of the most prolific…
 
"Mrs. Sherlock Holmes" is the fascinating true-life story of Grace Humiston, a New York lawyer and detective who broke gender rules at the turn of the century and solved the famous cold case of 18-year-old Ruth Cruger. Author Brad Ricca tells the story so well. Buy my books: katewinklerdawson.com If you have suggestions for historical crimes that c…
 
Join Hannah and Suruthi live on stage at a packed out Islington Assembly Hall as they describe the demonic possessions, bouncing beds, ghostly green goo and red-eyed pig-monsters linked to 112 Ocean Avenue in Amityville, New York. The six brutal murders and explosive demonic haunting depicted in ‘The Amityville Horror’ are now a part of horror folk…
 
It's that time of year again! We've cranked the discount slider on Patreon as far as it will go! For the next 7 days (until June 15th) you can get 12 months of amazing Patreon content for the price of 10!! That's eight Under the Duvets, two episodes of In the News, and two full-length bonus episodes FOR FREE!!! All you need to do is head on over to…
 
Wicked Words is back for Season 2 with more cases from some of the world’s best journalists and writers. Host Kate Winkler Dawson interviews storytellers about their best true crime investigations, including the journalist who teamed up with her old high school boyfriend to investigate his sister’s murder, the writer whose babysitter was a serial k…
 
In 2021, a 51-year-old man referred to as “Daddy” by the followers of his alleged sex cult, was found guilty of 8 counts of sex trafficking. Breaking any of Daddy’s rules would result in brutal punishment; including beatings, solitary confinement, and starvation. “Daddy” kept his victims – most of them teenagers – locked up in his mansion. And all …
 
The fallout from Dorothy Symons’ death echoes throughout her family for generations. Her mother was institutionalized. Her brothers were separated. But the Symons are resilient, and they will never forget Dorothy. Buy my books: katewinklerdawson.com   If you have suggestions for historical crimes that could use some attention, email me: info@tenfol…
 
On 22 May 2017, as Ariana Grande hit the high notes of her final song to a sold-out Manchester Arena, Salman Abedi hit the button on a homemade bomb. The resulting explosion killed Abedi and 22 other innocent people, and left over 1,000 more injured. The country mourned, millions of pounds were raised, and we all promised not to let hate win. But a…
 
The conclusion of Newton Yarberry’s murder trial is revealed as Dorothy Symons’ family falls apart. Will they get retribution for her death? Buy my books: katewinklerdawson.com   If you have suggestions for historical crimes that could use some attention, email me: info@tenfoldmorewicked.com   Follow me on social: @tenfoldmore (Twitter) / @tenfoldm…
 
Cowboys, private eyes, poisonings, bomb plots, shootings, and the birth of the FBI. This is the story of how in the 1920s, one Native American tribe became the richest human beings per capita in the world and the diabolical conspiracy that led to hundreds of their people being murdered in cold blood. Classic merch is out now: redhandedshop.com Beco…
 
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