Its Murder Up North

True crime stories from the north of England, from the infamous to the obscure.


Sunday Feb 23, 2020

The murder and brutal attack on a young couple that shocked the country and led to the founding of the Sophie Lancaster foundation, who fight to Stamp Out Prejudice Hatred Intolerance Everywhere

the Murder of Keith Slater

Wednesday Feb 19, 2020

Wednesday Feb 19, 2020

Keith Slater was murdered on the doorstep of his home in Hull, but what was the motive? and why did it take 19 years to bring his killer to justice.

Friday Feb 14, 2020

Welcome to my Podcast its murder up north, hope you have your Yorkshire tea and a biscuit ready to listen.

Sunday Feb 09, 2020

In Liverpool in 1949 the manager and assistant manager of The Cameo Cinema, were murdered during a suspected robbery gone wrong. 2 men were arrested and convicted of the crime, one was jailed, and the other was sentenced to death, but were they really guilty?

The Beast of Wombwell

Saturday Feb 01, 2020

Saturday Feb 01, 2020

Peter Pickering was suspected of murdering Elsie Frost.
Episode 5 takes a deeper look at the crimes that led to him being dubbed the Beat of Wombwell.

Elsie Frost.

Sunday Jan 26, 2020

Sunday Jan 26, 2020

Episode 4 The murder of Wakefield teenager Elsie Frost in 1965.
Elsie was a shy girl, a model pupil, and a loving daughter, whose life was taken on a Saturday afternoon in broad daylight. but who killed her and why?

Sunday Jan 19, 2020

Episode 3, Trevor Hardy, The Beast of Manchester., a killer who stalked the streets of Manchester in the 1970s.

Loss of Innocence

Sunday Jan 12, 2020

Sunday Jan 12, 2020

Episode 2 will look at the 10 year old boys who murdered James Bulger and the aftermath of their crime.

James Bulger

Saturday Jan 04, 2020

Saturday Jan 04, 2020

Hi I'm Jenny, welcome to Episode 1 The life of  toddler James Bulger, 
References "I Let Him Go", by James' Mum Denise Fergus. Proceeds from the book go towards The James Bulger Memorial Trust, for information visit

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