32 episodes

Laura Whitmore and Iain Stirling love true crime - in fact, they're a little bit obsessed. And now they want to share that obsession with you.
Join Laura and Iain as they dive deep into some of the world's most jaw-dropping crime stories. Expect murder, mayhem, blackmail, betrayal, and more.
Each week, the pair choose a new crime and divulge all the details you're dying to know. They unpick the crucial moments and get to the heart of the whodunnit - all while making each other laugh along the way.
Murder They Wrote with Laura Whitmore and Iain Stirling is available weekly on BBC Sounds. Subscribe now so you never miss an episode!
If you would like to send us a message, email lauraandiain@bbc.co.uk and join the conversation using the hashtag #MTWPod

Murder They Wrote with Laura Whitmore and Iain Stirling BBC Radio 5 Live

    • True Crime
    • 4.3 • 46 Ratings

Laura Whitmore and Iain Stirling love true crime - in fact, they're a little bit obsessed. And now they want to share that obsession with you.
Join Laura and Iain as they dive deep into some of the world's most jaw-dropping crime stories. Expect murder, mayhem, blackmail, betrayal, and more.
Each week, the pair choose a new crime and divulge all the details you're dying to know. They unpick the crucial moments and get to the heart of the whodunnit - all while making each other laugh along the way.
Murder They Wrote with Laura Whitmore and Iain Stirling is available weekly on BBC Sounds. Subscribe now so you never miss an episode!
If you would like to send us a message, email lauraandiain@bbc.co.uk and join the conversation using the hashtag #MTWPod

    S1.29: The Wicked Crimes of Jolly Jane

    S1.29: The Wicked Crimes of Jolly Jane

    Laura looks at the crimes of ‘Jolly’ Jane Toppan, the woman believed to be America’s first female serial killer.
    Murder They Wrote with Laura Whitmore and Iain Stirling is available weekly on BBC Sounds. Subscribe now so you never miss an episode. Email us at lauraandiain@bbc.co.uk.

    • 36 min
    S1.28: The Harvey’s Casino Bombing

    S1.28: The Harvey’s Casino Bombing

    This week, Iain looks at an extortion plot involving a homemade bomb, a confusing ransom note and an unusual father-son dynamic.
    Murder They Wrote with Laura Whitmore and Iain Stirling is available weekly on BBC Sounds. Subscribe now so you never miss an episode. Email us at lauraandiain@bbc.co.uk.
    Details of help and support with domestic abuse, gambling addiction and some other issues raised in today’s episode are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline.

    • 42 min
    S1.27: The Anne Marie Fahey Disappearance

    S1.27: The Anne Marie Fahey Disappearance

    This week, Laura looks at a murder case involving a possessive lover, a diabolical brotherly pact, and a mysterious cooler box bobbing in the Atlantic ocean.
    Murder They Wrote with Laura Whitmore and Iain Stirling is available weekly on BBC Sounds. Subscribe now so you never miss an episode. Email us at lauraandiain@bbc.co.uk.
    Details of help and support with domestic abuse are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline.

    • 38 min
    Bank Holiday Special: Slick Willie

    Bank Holiday Special: Slick Willie

    Here at Murder They Wrote, we think there’s no better way to celebrate the bank holiday than hearing about some good old fashioned bank robberies. This week, Laura dives deep into the case file of one of history’s most prolific bank robbers – a man who earned himself a spot on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. Expect high-stakes heists, unbelievable prison escapes – and a lot of laughter from Iain when he learns that the criminal in question is called Willie.
    Murder They Wrote with Laura Whitmore and Iain Stirling is available weekly on BBC Sounds. Subscribe now so you never miss an episode. Email us at lauraandiain@bbc.co.uk.

    • 23 min
    S1.26: A Murder In The Mearns

    S1.26: A Murder In The Mearns

    When businessman Maxwell Garvie goes missing from his home in May, 1968, the last place police expect to find him is in an underground tunnel beneath one of Aberdeenshire’s most picturesque tourist attractions. But, as the circumstances around his murder begin to unravel, investigators are plunged into a murky underworld of sex, scandal… and deadly secrets.
    Murder They Wrote with Laura Whitmore and Iain Stirling is available weekly on BBC Sounds. Subscribe now so you never miss an episode. Email us at lauraandiain@bbc.co.uk.

    • 38 min
    S1.25: The Sally Salisbury Stabbing

    S1.25: The Sally Salisbury Stabbing

    This week, Laura tracks the rise and (spectacularly dramatic) fall of a famous 18th-century courtesan. Sally Salisbury’s client list runs the gamut of London’s rich and famous (think secretaries of state, future kings, and so on). In other words, she’s living the high life. That is until one fateful night in December 1721 when she flies into a jealous rage over one of her lovers – and stabs him in the chest.
    Murder They Wrote with Laura Whitmore and Iain Stirling is available weekly on BBC Sounds. Subscribe now so you never miss an episode. Email us at lauraandiain@bbc.co.uk.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
46 Ratings

46 Ratings

Samakazam ,

So good!

Laura has such a great storytelling voice and the banter is always hilarious. Iain and Laura have great chemistry which makes sense because they’re married but it doesn’t detract from the subject matter which I feel is always handled with the respect that should be commonplace for True Crime media.

Bigbswife ,

Obsessed

I just found this podcast today and I love it so much. They could read from the dictionary and I’d listen to every episode. Lots of stories I haven’t heard of before which is awesome!

Sibyl- PHL ,

Made it 3 minutes

I could tell this is a podcast where the host are more interested in hearing the sound of their own voices. The banter and the chatter is so annoying to me. I stopped my run to find a podcast where the story was the focus not the host.

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