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Ready for something frightful? From the creators of Foul Play and Hometown History: if you're in for stories about dark events, places, people, and objects - this is the podcast for you! Join Peter Laws as he narrates scary true stories and experiences.

Frightful Peter Laws

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 300 Ratings

Ready for something frightful? From the creators of Foul Play and Hometown History: if you're in for stories about dark events, places, people, and objects - this is the podcast for you! Join Peter Laws as he narrates scary true stories and experiences.

    Doreen Irvine: Queen of the Black Witches? (Part 2)

    Doreen Irvine: Queen of the Black Witches? (Part 2)

    We conclude our look at at the curious case of Doreen Irvine. In her book called 'From Witchcraft to Christ', this Christian woman claimed to have once been an important leader in the shadowy world of the occult....

    Was her story true? That'll be for you to decide, as we conclude this special two part Frightful, telling the story of "Doreen Irvine - Queen of the Black Witches?"

    Features Zoe Holly Barke as the voice of 'Doreen Irvine'.

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    • 36 min
    Doreen Irvine: Queen of the Black Witches? (Part 1)

    Doreen Irvine: Queen of the Black Witches? (Part 1)

    I was walking through town one morning when I noticed lots of unspooled audio cassette tape tangled in the railings of a church. Curious, I turned to my friend and said - 'I guess it must be kids messing around.' He shook his head and said, in all seriousness: 'No, that'll be the witches - they record themselves saying curses against churches and wrap them around churches.'

    Baffled, I asked him where he got the idea that 'the witches' were plotting against Christians...he pointed me to a book called 'From Witchcraft to Christ', which claimed to be a true story of a Christian woman who had once been an important leader in the shadowy world of the occult....

    Was her story true? That'll be for you to decide, as we start this special two part Frightful, telling the story of "Doreen Irvine - Queen of the Black Witches?"

    Features Zoe Holly Barke as the voice of 'Doreen Irvine'.

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    • 26 min
    Negative Near Death Experiences

    Negative Near Death Experiences

    Four out of five Near Death Experiences (also known as NDE's) are usually positive. People see themselves drifting down a tunnel and they meet lost loved ones, and gain a sense of peace. However, one out of five NDE's are terrifying, where the person is plunged into frightening, disturbing landscapes, sometimes with bizarre malevolent creatures.

    Tonight on Frightful, we explore the little discussed world of Negative Near Death Experiences and ask...could they be Glimpses of Hell itself?

    Note: This episode contains some disturbing accounts of NDE's.

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    • 37 min
    The Pitchfork Witch Murder

    The Pitchfork Witch Murder

    Valentines Day, 1945, and a mutilated corpse is found on Meon Hill - an English spot that is notorious for tales of phantom black dogs and witchcraft rituals. The victim is Charles Walton and his murder is hellish. His head almost severed with a bill hook; a pitchfork slammed into his face.

    When Scotland Yard despatch the famous Detective Fabian to investigate, he assumes the case will be quickly solved. He is wrong and is thrown into a weird world of pagan ritual, superstition. witchcraft and most of all...secrets.

    I'm Peter Laws, and we're about to head up to the mist shrouded hills of Shakespeare Country, for a frightful mystery: The Pitchfork Witch Murder...the longest unsolved killing in the history of Warwickshire.

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    • 29 min
    The Horror at Smalls Rock Lighthouse

    The Horror at Smalls Rock Lighthouse

    Maritime history is filled with frightful stories, but few are as creepy as tonights tale, where two lighthouse keepers encounter a morbid nightmare on a tiny cluster of offshore rocks.

    I'm Peter Laws, and tonight we'll be sailing together, back to the windswept terror of 1801...and 'The Horror at Smalls Rock Lighthouse'.

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    • 21 min
    Worst Funerals Ever

    Worst Funerals Ever

    Funerals aren’t exactly fun (though you might say that depends on who died). For most though, a funeral service offers a heady cocktail of emotions. They can be heartbreaking, comforting, awkward or even inspiring. But when was the time you went to one which was horrifying or disgusting or full-on dangerous?

    Well, get your black jacket on, because I'm Peter Laws...and tonight on Frightful, you’ve been invited...to The Worst Funerals Ever!

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    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
300 Ratings

300 Ratings

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Great

This is great!

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So good, so creepy

If you want a quick creepy story to make your day more interesting, you’re in the right place. If you want nightmares, you’re probably in the right place too.

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