Devils in the Dark

Devils in the Dark

Helen Anderson and Danni Howard explore the wildest, most gruesome and totally shocking true crime cases in history. Together, with the help of experts, they'll learn more about the killer's origins, darkest secrets, and horrific desires... can they handle it?

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May 30, 2022 56 min
Helen Anderson and Danni Howard finish the series with a killer of enormous proportions… literally. At a staggering height of 6”7, ‘Big Ed’ is one of the most violent and messed up killers of the century. After murdering his grandparents aged just 15 years old, Edmund went on to kill dozens of University students before exacting revenge on his estranged mother in one of the worst ways imaginable. Expect sinister beginnings, another...
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Helen Anderson and Danni Howard travel back to 1990s America to learn about the horrific and infamous Milwaukee Cannibal, Jeffrey Dahmer. After his childhood obsession with animals took a very dark turn, Jeffrey channeled his love of gore and need for control to whole new levels in his one bedroom apartment on North 25th Street in Milwaukee. Expect serious grisly discoveries, a macabre shrine to his victims, and the kind of crimes ...
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Helen Anderson and Danni Howard turn back the clock to look into one of the most disgusting killers so far, the Bus Stop Killer, Levi Bellfield. After growing up into a woman hating thug, Levi took the lives of two women, one 13 year old girl and attempted to murder another woman in a violent attack involving a people carrier. Expect harrowing accounts from ex-partner Jo Collings, first hand accounts from police investigators on th...
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Helen Anderson and Danni Howard travel back to 1980s America to learn about the horrific crimes of The Night Stalker, Richard Ramirez. After growing up under the care of a convicted murderer, Richard Ramirez would go on to take at least 13 lives over the course of a terrifying 14 month killing spree that held the state of California in a constant panic. Expect details of a satan worshiping psychopath, some of the most grisly crime ...
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Helen Anderson and Danni Howard take a look at the case of Raoul Moat, the murderer on the run that had the UK glued to their TV screens. After getting out of prison, Raoul took his hatred of the police to a whole new level, murdering two innocent men and seriously injuring his ex-girlfriend before turning the gun on himself. Expect a terrifying meat head of a man, a vendetta against the police, serious ‘roid rage, and football sta...
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Helen Anderson and Danni Howard take a look at one of the worst killers in history, the Dating Game killer, Rodney Alcala. After ‘reforming’ twice, Rodney was free to roam The United States, studying under Roman Polanski, and killing an unimaginable number of young girls and women… oh, and he had time to star on American reality TV dating show The Dating Game too. Expect the worst self defence since Ted Bundy and the creepiest game...
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Helen Anderson and Danni Howard dive into the world of Britain’s most hated father, Mick Philpott. After serving only three years in prison after being found guilty for a grisly grievous bodily harm attack in his early twenties, famous ‘benefits scrounger’ Mick is living the high life in the noughties in England. Finding fame through touting his government funded lifestyle on daytime TV shows like This Morning and The Jeremy Kyle S...
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After deep diving into Dorothea Puente’s cookery book from last week’s episode, Helen Anderson and Danni Howard explore the horrific world of the most infamous killer couple in history, Fred and Rose West. Meeting in a perfect storm, twisted Fred and Rose West would go on to murder at least 12 girls and women, two of whom were their own daughters. Expect grim discoveries, anger over missing women, and a seriously sinister and sick ...
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April 4, 2022 54 min
Helen Anderson and Danni Howard travel back to 90’s America to visit a boarding house for people down on their luck, run by sweet little old lady Dorothea Puente… but is Dorothea all that she seems? After discovering a body in her front garden, detective John Cabrera has a hunch that this kindly caretaker might not be all that she seemed to be… Expect grisly discoveries, missing teeth, and an OAP on the run. Devils in The Dark cont...
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March 28, 2022 50 min
Helen Anderson and Danni Howard take a look into the horrible crimes of Stephen Port, The Grindr Killer. After masquerading as a graduate from Oxford University, a member of the armed forces, and even a special needs teacher on online dating site Grindr, Stephen Port evaded police for months, going on a sick killing spree that spread fear and shock throughout the LGBTQ+ community. Expect ridiculous police failings, harrowing ta...
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Helen Anderson and Danni Howard travel back to just before the millennium to delve into the mind of Tracie Andrews, the femme fatale killer who tricked the nation. After murdering her partner Lee Harvey in a vicious and frenzied attack, she used her charm to lay blame on a ‘fat man with staring eyes’, promoting the police to launch a search for a man who never even existed. Expect arguments of volcanic proportion, enough charm to f...
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Helen Anderson and Danni Howard travel to 1970s Illinois, America to explore the twisted world of the sinister Killer Clown, John Wayne Gacy. Once a strong pillar of his community, John Wanye Gacy or “Pogo” the clown to the local children, his kind reputation was shattered after a search warrant for his home uncovered unspeakable horrors. Expect harrowing details from police on the scene, an incredible story from the only survivor ...
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Helen Anderson and Danni Howard travel to 1970s Austria to dive into the world of famous writer and not so reformed murderer Jack Unterweger. After serving time in prison for one horrendous murder, Jack’s writing hobby spiralled into an illustrious career… so illustrious that he was let out of prison early… triggering one of the worst killing sprees modern Europe and America have ever seen. Expect eerie radio plays for children, an...
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Helen Anderson and Danni Howard delve into the life and crimes of England’s most dangerous woman, Joanna Dennehy. With the help of criminologists, forensic psychologists and journalists from the scene, they’ll learn how Joanna Dennehy became one of Britain's most frenzied and dangerous murderers. Expect sad wannabe Bonnie and Clyde vibes, deranged behaviour, the story of the worst burglar in history, and a VERY annoying key sus...
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February 28, 2022 50 min
Helen Anderson and Danni Howard travel back in time to rural 1950s America to uncover the horrific crimes of Ed Gein, The Butcher of Plainfield. The infamous inspiration behind all your favourite horror movies, Ed Gein's horrendous crimes against humanity have gone down in infamy. After growing up in rural New Jersey with a puritanical and overbearing mother, Ed took his love for his mother to a whole new level after her death,...
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February 2, 2022 1 min
Coming soon... your new favourite true crime podcast, Devils in the Dark!

From Audioboom Studios, join Helen Anderson and her hilarious best friend Danni Howard as they turn back the clock to explore some of the wildest, most gruesome and totally shocking true crime cases in history. 

With the help of expert criminologists, pathologists and journalists who were on the scene at the time, they’ll learn about the killer's origin...
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