After Dark: Myths, Misdeeds & the Paranormal

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 Jan 15, 2024

 Nov 20, 2023


This is After Dark: Myths, Misdeeds and the Paranormal. The podcast that takes you to the shadiest corners of the past, unpicking history’s spookiest, strangest, and most sinister stories.

Join historians Anthony Delaney and Maddy Pelling, every Monday and Thursday to take a look at the darker side of history. From haunted pubs and Houdini, to witch trials and weird UFO sightings.

After Dark: Myths, Misdeeds and the Paranormal - a podcast by History Hit, the world's best history channel and creators of award-winning podcasts Dan Snow's History Hit, Gone Medieval, and Betwixt the Sheets.

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Episode Date
What is the Yeti?
Apr 22, 2024
The Georgian Husband with Fourteen Wives
Apr 17, 2024
Bigfoot: the Origin Story
Apr 15, 2024
Deadly Dancing Plague of 1518
Apr 10, 2024
Bigfoot: Hunt for the Truth
Apr 08, 2024
Jack the Ripper
Apr 04, 2024
Medieval Mass Murdering Monk: Malmesbury Abbey
Apr 01, 2024
The Murdering Midwife of Covent Garden
Mar 28, 2024
Who is the Real Dracula? The Bloody History
Mar 25, 2024
England's Worst Witch Trial: Pendle Witches
Mar 21, 2024
St Patrick: Pirates, Snakes and Goatees
Mar 17, 2024
Medieval Torture: The Dark History
Mar 14, 2024
'Black Widow': Serial Killer of Victorian England
Mar 11, 2024
Pirate Queens: Mary Read & Anne Bonny
Mar 06, 2024
The First Alien Abduction
Mar 03, 2024
The Paris Morgue's Dark Story
Feb 29, 2024
Do Mermaids Exist? Historical Sightings & Myths
Feb 25, 2024
The Earliest Evidence of Ghosts
Feb 22, 2024
The Real Hannibal Lecter
Feb 18, 2024
Murder in Henry VIII's England
Feb 15, 2024
The Mystery of the Medieval Green Children
Feb 12, 2024
Dragons: From the Ancient World to the Hobbit
Feb 07, 2024
The Fairy Hoax That Fooled the World
Feb 04, 2024
The American Ripper
Feb 01, 2024
Alaskan Stories: Sedna the Sea-Goddess & Myth of Last Frontier
Jan 28, 2024
The Mythical Origins of Britain
Jan 25, 2024
The Real Dick Turpin
Jan 21, 2024
The Many Murders of Alexander the Great
Jan 18, 2024
Ghost Ship: The Mary Celeste
Jan 15, 2024
Myths of King Arthur: Origins, Creepy Sex & Magic Swords
Jan 11, 2024
Ireland's Bloodiest Murders: Maamtrasna Murders
Jan 08, 2024
Medieval Werewolves, Ghosts & Zombies
Jan 04, 2024
Exploding Kings & Red Hot Pokers: Gruesome Deaths of Monarchs
Jan 01, 2024
Blood Countess of Hungary: Sixteenth Century Serial Killer
Dec 28, 2023
Christmas Day Strangler: the murder of Gwen Ellen Jones
Dec 25, 2023
Charles Dickens' Christmas Ghosts
Dec 20, 2023
Palmer the Poisoner: Victorian England's Doctor of Death
Dec 18, 2023
Why Do People Kill at Christmas?
Dec 13, 2023
Ghost That Solved Its Own Murder: Red Barn Murder
Dec 10, 2023
The Ghost of Anne Boleyn
Dec 07, 2023
Hellfire Club: Sex, Scandal & Satanism in Georgian England
Dec 04, 2023
Amelia Dyer: Victorian Baby Farm Killer
Nov 29, 2023
The Real Origins of Witches
Nov 27, 2023
Victorian Death Photography: Postmortem Posers
Nov 23, 2023
Mother Shipton: Tudor Prophetess of England's Doom
Nov 20, 2023
The Real Witch Hunts: Persecution & Panic
Nov 16, 2023
The Man Who Hanged Nazis: Albert Pierrepoint
Nov 12, 2023
Ghost Fetishes: From Ancient World to Victorians
Nov 09, 2023
Origins of the Loch Ness Monster
Nov 06, 2023
Guy Fawkes & the 1605 Gunpowder Plot
Nov 01, 2023
Hammersmith Ghost: How to Murder a Poltergeist
Oct 29, 2023
Hauntings, Hangings & a Beast: Bodmin Jail
Oct 26, 2023
Last Witch of Scotland
Oct 23, 2023
Banshees: Ireland's Harbinger of Death
Oct 19, 2023
HMS Terror: Cursed Arctic Expedition
Oct 16, 2023
Burke & Hare: Scotland’s Most Notorious Serial Killers
Oct 16, 2023
Goriest Murders in Ancient Rome: From Gladiators to Flesh Eating Fish
Oct 16, 2023
The Origins of Halloween
Oct 16, 2023
The Murders That Shocked Georgian London
Oct 16, 2023
Welcome to After Dark: Myths, Misdeeds & the Paranormal
Oct 13, 2023