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Haunted Histories

Haunted Histories

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Looking at the history and mystery surrounding some of the most interesting paranormal cases around...
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Haunted Histories - The history of mourning jewellery with Kate Cherrell

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Haunted Histories - Living in the Tower of London
Penny is joined by comedian Tom Houghton, who for the last six years has lived in the Tower of London. Listen as they talk history, hauntings and maybe the odd joke or two...which former resident did he upset? where did he get his sense of humour from? and what exactly is the reason for him living in possibly the most historic palace in London still standing?
June 16, 2022
Haunted Histories - a historical airfield
Penny gets to chat all things RAF Tibenham with her good friend and fellow investigator, Mark Dudley. What was his initial thoughts when they investigated the airfield with her husband Wayne and mutual friend Gaynor for the book "A Haunted Experiment", what does he think about going back there in July 2022 to conduct a public investigation? and what is some of the history of this place and the brave souls who flew from there in WW2? Listen to find out.
May 05, 2022
Haunted Histories - Old Scott County Jail
Join Penny as she chats with Dr Kristy Sumner and Miranda Young about their new project, to help restore and maintain their historical buildings by using the paranormal world.  First up is the fantastic Old Scott County Jail, nestled in the Appalachian district of Tennessee, it has seen some pretty scary events and they want to bring that to us. 
April 08, 2022
Haunted Halls of Norfolk with Neil Storey
Penny chats history and quite a bit of mystery with historian and purveyor of the spooky, Neil Storey. Not only is Neil in possession of the best moustache this side of the 1930s, he is also a prolific author and well respected lecturer, travelling all over the place educating people and encouraging their interest in the subject. We chose three halls in Norfolk to focus on, see if you have any stories to add!
February 24, 2022
Haunted Histories - the mystery of the Princes in the Tower
Penny is joined by historian and writer, Matt Lewis, to talk about his book that aims to question the common held belief that the sons of Edward IV were murdered in the Tower of London by their "wicked" Uncle Richard. A mixture of history, fact and questions, and also some cracking debate! Listen as we talk Plantagenets, Tudors, Roses and of course, ghosts....along with a lot of other stuff along the way. 
January 27, 2022
Haunted Histories - Parapod....a very British Interview
Penny talks with Barry Dodds, one half of the Parapod boys about his new film Parapod- A very British Ghost Hunt and some of their experiences...the conversation also manages to get onto cars, body odour and the menopause??? listen in to find out more.
December 20, 2021
Haunted Histories - The haunting of Bosworth Hall...or not?
Penny is joined by Paul and Andy from Haunted Magazine who also run their own paranormal team known as Haunted live, they talk all things Bosworth and some of the resident spooky things which may reside there...other than hotel guests! man traps, pugnacious bullies, grey ladies and prison doors, it's got it all. 
November 15, 2021
Haunted Histories - Pubs and the Paranormal
Join Penny as she chats with her friend and fellow investigator, Lorien Jones of the Ghost Book all about pubs...and specifically four that they have chosen to highlight the history and hauntings. 
October 07, 2021
Haunted Histories - Tales of Hever Castle with Dr Ciaran O'Keeffe
Ciaran has been lucky enough to investigate Hever Castle on multiple occasions, what are his thoughts on the place and why might it be haunted?  Join him and host Penny, as they discuss the families who have lived there, the effects old buildings may have on people and whether it is homely or scary
September 06, 2021
The ghosts of Dieppe with David O'Keefe
Join Penny as she chats with Canadian historian, Professor David O'Keefe, all about his book "One day in August" and the massacre that happened in Dieppe in 1942. Did this lead to the amazing paranormal experience investigated by the SPR that happened nearly nine years to the day?
August 09, 2021
Haunted Histories - The Haunted Antiques Paranormal Research Centre
Penny chats with Neil & Jane from the HAPRC about some of their favourite items, and the history of the area of Hinckley
July 01, 2021
Haunted Histories - The history of mourning jewellery with Kate Cherrell
Join Penny as she chats with the incredibly intelligent, very funny and totally amazing Kate Cherrell of Burials & Beyond ( all about the history of mourning jewellery, how the Victorians dealt with death and why it shouldn't be seen as bad... There may also be mentions of hair, goths, evil twins and much much more.
June 16, 2021
Haunted Histories - Dambusters with James Holland
Penny talks to historian James Holland all about his  visits to RAF Scampton and associated work regarding the Dambusters squadron, any paranormal experiences he has had and...dogs?  Listen if you dare.
May 17, 2021