20 episodes

A chilling new and highly addictive true crime podcast set in one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland. A young woman's body is found face down behind her door in the upmarket west end of the Granite City, Aberdeen. Her neck was slashed so deeply it was almost severed. The trainee-nurse was an unlikely victim but the identity of her killer was even more shocking. Join The Storyteller Isla Traquair as she retraces her steps from 20 years ago when she first covered the case as a 19-year-old reporter. She's tracking down the key people involved - most importantly the killer, to finally get some answers about this Murder Most Foul.

The Storyteller: Murder Most Foul Isla Traquair

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A chilling new and highly addictive true crime podcast set in one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland. A young woman's body is found face down behind her door in the upmarket west end of the Granite City, Aberdeen. Her neck was slashed so deeply it was almost severed. The trainee-nurse was an unlikely victim but the identity of her killer was even more shocking. Join The Storyteller Isla Traquair as she retraces her steps from 20 years ago when she first covered the case as a 19-year-old reporter. She's tracking down the key people involved - most importantly the killer, to finally get some answers about this Murder Most Foul.

    MURDERESS MOST FOUL

    MURDERESS MOST FOUL

    In the final episode of this series, loose ends are tied in a poetic way as the living victims of Pamela Gourlay come together and find comfort by sharing their very different experiences. The Storyteller Isla Traquair thinks she’s done, but is she? Maybe one last trip north but will she find the truth?  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 3 min
    9 - BACK FROM THE DEAD

    9 - BACK FROM THE DEAD

    In an unexpected twist a key character in this awful story, who was believed to be dead, is in fact alive and ready to talk about the case for the first time in 20 years.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 48 min
    BONUS 8

    BONUS 8

    What was Pamela Gourlay's solicitor predicting for the verdict and why did she only serve 14 years? Meanwhile the family of Melanie Sturton were forced to return to the court time and time again for appeals and deal with receiving her belongings still covered in fingerprint dust and blood stains. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 31 min
    8 - WHY DID YOU DO IT?

    8 - WHY DID YOU DO IT?

    The jury returns but who do they believe? Pamela Gourlay or her former boyfriend Kris Taylor? Present day The Storyteller Isla Traquair goes on a quest to find the killer to get some answers twenty years after the horrific murder.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 39 min
    BONUS 7 - PART 2

    BONUS 7 - PART 2

    Pamela Gourlay gave evidence over two days. In the second part of this week's bonus content, find out exactly what the young chef said in court as The Storyteller Isla Traquair goes through and reads excerpts of the transcript. An actor is used for reading the parts of Edward Targowski QC and former Advocate Depute Neil Brailsford who is now a judge, Lord Brailsford. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 10 min
    BONUS 7 - PART 1

    BONUS 7 - PART 1

    In Part 1 of Bonus Episode 7, The Storyteller Isla Traquair explains the options available to the jury. Did you know Scotland has a third verdict? And fellow journalist Alison Shaw and defence agent Shane Campbell recall the cold behaviour of Pamela Gourlay throughout the trial. QC Edward Targowski explains the perils of an accused giving evidence and learn more about that phone call confession between mother and daughter. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

Mother.Bird ,

What a brilliant podcast

So glad I found this. Heart breaking. The dignity of Susan is outstanding. And Isla’s production is superb. I hope she’ll do another one. So insightful and brilliantly presented. Such a horrible story.

knockthewronghouse ,

Powerful

Brilliant, it goes that little bit extra, and have created an avenue for peace for the family

aneire ,

Gripping

Absolutely gripping podcast. Such a sad story so well related.

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