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Isla Traquair
The Storyteller
Murder Most Foul
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...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 941 ratings
I lived around corner from the crime scene in 1999 and it brings back all the memories. I live in Australia now and love hearing all the Aberdonian accents.
AusJohn127 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 06/08/20
I binge listened to the whole series, my heart brakes for Melanie’s family. Isla I could listen to you all day!
graceswain1989 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/03/20
A fascinating story, well told. I had one problem - just one - since English is not my mother tongue I sometimes had a problem to understand the Scottish accent. I want more of these kind of stories Isla!
ami 1066 via Apple Podcasts · Sweden · 06/02/20
Recent Episodes
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...
Published 12/11/19
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
Published 12/04/19
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