RedHanded

RedHanded

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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January 20, 2022 104 min
This week Hannah and Suruthi finish their two-part attempt to unravel the mysteries of Scientology (and get themselves fair-gamed) by discussing Scientology's most important questions like: "what is the current structure of The Church of Scientology?", "where does Tom Cruise fit in?" and most importantly "where on Xenu's green earth is dead-eyed Dave's wife Shelly Miscavige?"

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In part 1 of this 2 part series, Hannah and Suruthi peer under the slippery stone of Scientology’s sinister origins. They track the life of founder L. Ron Hubbard, from the birth of dianetics, to the constantly shifting goalposts of engrams, and of course the conception of the Sea Org.

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On May 31, 2014, in Waukesha, Wisconsin, two 12-year-old girls, Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser, lured their best friend Payton Leutner into the woods and stabbed her 19 times.
They claimed it was in an attempt to become proxies of the fictional character Slender Man.
It was a case that gained the attention of the press internationally, bringing children's internet usage and "creepypastas" to the forefront of public ...
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This week, in the concluding part of our Casey Anthony series - Hannah and Suruthi head into a courtroom full to the brim with bulldog lawyers, yet more lies, accusations of incest and forensic fuck-ups.

In a case that just gets stranger and stranger, the shocks really do come right at the end...

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To celebrate the end of another amazing year on Patreon and our whopping 16% off Patreon annual membership FLASH SALE (details below), we're bringing you some of our highlights from this years Patreon bonus content!
We have clips from our bonus episode on Flat Earth "Theory", an In the News segment about a very lifelike manikin, and of course some EmyptyHanded caller woes from Under the Duvet. 
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When 22-year-old Casey Anthony was arrested on 16 July 2008, her two-year-old daughter Caylee hadn't been seen for over a month. Casey's history of lying and manipulation, as well as her strangely distant attitude towards her missing child, was setting off all kinds of alarm bells... and the smell of death coming from the boot of her car didn't help either.

Prepare for bizarre phone calls, fascinating police interviews...
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On the 5th of October 1974, the Provisional Irish Republican Army blew up a military pub in Guildford, killing four soldiers, one civilian and injuring sixty-five others.

The responsibility for the heinous act of terror was quickly thrown at three young Irish men and a seventeen-year-old English girl. On top of this, accusations of running a  "bomb factory" was soon being shouldered by a middle-aged Irish woman who'd l...
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Every couple of weeks like clockwork, another child would vanish from Nithari, Delhi. The police didn't seem concerned, and no one wanted to take a closer look at the alleyway - or so-called "black hole" where all the kids had disappeared. 

What the locals would eventually find in the sewers surrounding bungalow D5 would bring to light a terrifying killer who indulged in paedophilia, necrophilia and cannibalism - in ...
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November 18, 2021 69 min
In May 2005, 18-year-old Natalee Holloway and her friends flew from Alabama to Aruba to celebrate their graduation.


Just five days later, when the group were set to fly back to the States, Natalee was nowhere to be found. 


The investigation that followed uncovered sex-trafficking gangs, potential police cover-ups and a terrifying teenage psychopath, all turning this case into America’s favourite reality show…

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November 11, 2021 65 min
In September 2015 the brutalised bodies of British backpackers Hannah Witheridge and David Miller were found on the tropical island paradise of Koh Tao. The island off the coast of mainland Thailand, has long been a hotspot for partygoers lured in by the cheap alcohol, stunning beaches, and of course its infamous full moon parties.

With the whole world watching, two suspects for the brutal murders were quickly found, but with 20% ...
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On the 18th of November, 13 year old Dylan Redwine boarded a plane to visit his dad, Mark. Dylan really didn’t want to go - Mark lived in the middle of nowhere and the relationship between the 2 had been strained since the Redwine’s divorce. But no one could have expected the nightmare that was about to unfold, and the unbelievably shocking family secrets that would be spilled…

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This week we're bringing you part two of our annual Halloween story-swap. We've got two terrifying tales of true crime Halloween-horror including Thailand's real-life answer to The Boogyman, and the infamous case of Ireland's "Boy in the Attic".

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October 25, 2021 13 min
As a bit of a treat for you, our dedicated Spooky Bitches, we've decided to give you a little sneak peek of our new show Sinister Societies, which debuted last week exclusively on Spotify.

The show comes out every Tuesday and features the same RedHanded flavour you love but covers the world of faith followings, dodgy clandestine organisations, and of course, sinister societies (basically cults).

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It's Halloween time, that means at RedHanded - it's story swap time!

This week Suruthi takes us to a TB ward in the 1930s for some "sexy" body-stealing, while Hannah shares the tale of the Kurim cult that was cracked thanks to a terrifying baby monitor...


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October 15, 2021 27 min
It's that time again, where we give you a sneak peek of what goes on over at the glorious RedHanded Patreon page, so we're giving you some of the juiciest highlights from the previous month of bonus content. 
This time you get to hear all about Raoul Moat from our Patreon exclusive episode Raoul Moat: Terror of Tyneside. On top of that, there's our latest segment on Under the Duvet called "EmptyHanded" where w...
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Lauren Giddings had a strange feeling; she couldn’t shake the sense that someone had been coming into her apartment. But nothing was ever out of place and nothing was ever missing, so she tried to put the scary thought out of her head.

Less than a month later Lauren’s torso was found wrapped in a plastic sheet in the bins behind her building.
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Over 30 years ago, Issei Sagawa murdered, raped and ate a young woman named Renée Hartevelt. Despite his guilt never having been in question, Sagawa would not stand trial or spend any significant amount of time behind bars


And today, in the sleepy Tokyo district of Yurioka, this known murderer, necrophile and cannibal walks the streets not only as a free man - but as a twisted celebrity…

















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In Panjwai, a district in the Kandahar Province of Afghanistan, on the 11th of March 2012, U.S Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales committed what is considered to be the deadliest war crime blamed on a single member of the U.S Armed Forces since the Vietnam War.


During this brutal massacre, Robert Bales took the lives of 16 innocent Afghan civilians – 9 of them were children. In this week's episode, Hannah and Suruthi explore...
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In this very special bonus episode of RedHanded, we sit down with former BBC journalist Sam Walker to discuss her latest investigation into the terrifying world of real-life violent vigilantes. 
Over the course of months, Sam interviewed a mysterious man known only as “KC”. He told her all about his brutal exploits as he and his gang roam the country dishing out their own brand of savage justice.
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On the 3rd of June 2003, 14-year-old Jodi Jones ran home from school and begged her mum Judith to let her go out. Eventually, mum relented and Jodi rushed out saying she was off to meet her boyfriend, a local 14-year-old boy Luke Mitchell.

6 hours later Jodi's naked, mutilated body was found in the woods just a mile from her house, by the very same boy. 


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