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Dark Histories

Ben Cutmore

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

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In the humid nights of New Orleans in the early years of the 1900’s, a shadowy figure prowled the moonlit streets. more

4 days ago

In the eerie stillness of a moonlit Atlantic night in 1896, aboard the doomed Herbert Fuller, a savage cry pierced the darkness. What followed was a chilling discovery: The Captain, his wife, and the second mate lay brutally murdered in their blood-s... more

21 days ago

In 1741, amidst the treacherous waters of Cape Horn, on the southernmost tip of South America, the British warship HMS Wager pushed through a violent storm, hoping to carry out a mission against the Spanish to alleviate them of one it’s trade ships, ... more

a month ago

In the last twenty-five years, ghost hunting has entered something of a golden age, with all sorts of technology playing its part and filling up an investigators kit bag. Cameras, EMF metres, InfraRed thermometers and spirit boxes all help to carve a... more

2 months ago


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4.8 out of 5 stars from 4.8k ratings
  • Talk About Anything, Forever.

    Such an absolutely engaging podcast, I’ve been listening from the start! As an American, whose tone of voice and lack of anything even closely resembling “British Class”, please continue this pod forever! Read us the dictionary or, the 1987 West Cornwall, Connecticut phone book. “Dealer’s Choice”!

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa month ago
  • Awsome podcast-well researched

    If you enjoy dark history, this is the one for you! Well researched, interesting stories.

    Amazon Customer
    United Statesa month ago
  • Soothing, Educational and highly addictive

    I listen daily. I started late to the game so soon I’ll be having to wait. But having the opportunity to see the growth over a short time has just made me love this show. Keep it going. No shortage of dark history lol

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago
  • Love Ben, excellent story teller who does thorough research. I've re-listened to so many episodes, an absolute favourite pod of mine.

    Podcast Addict
    2 months ago
  • An addictive podcast :)

    Found this podcast recently and started bingeing it immediately! I absolutely love historical mysteries & murder stories etc-especially the obscure! more

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom2 months ago

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