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Isla Traquair
The Storyteller
Violent Delights
Following on from the smash-hit success of Series One of The Storyteller: Murder Most Foul, comes Series Two - Violent Delights. In this one-case deep dive, Isla Traquair returns to Scotland to investigate a true-crime Shakespearean tragedy involving a beautiful young housemaid to the Royal Family who is swept off her feet by a charismatic Prince Charming and ends up in the dock accused of murder. Her trial alongside two co-accused was the most sensational case in Scottish history with the twists and turns of a complicated love story that went very wrong.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 1,212 ratings
Simply the best
Absolutely love these podcasts. Obsessed with true crime and finding some really good ones has helped during lockdown. Great voice,sympathetic approach and well researched. Can’t wait for the next series
suladog via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/16/21
a must listen
Isla is a fantastic story teller with an amazing voice I could listen to all day. I had never heard of this story but have been gripped from start to end a sad tale which I’m glad is being brought up again to raise awareness, just sad this was never done for Sheila at the time.
legtegpeg via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/12/21
I am so glad to hear your podcast describing Sheila Garvie in a different way than her portrayal from the 1960’s. You have compassionately explored all the proceedings, court case, relationships and following up on her life after Sheila’s prison sentence. Thank you for the interviews and...Read full review »
Sea-beach via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/04/21
Recent Episodes
While you are waiting for the next The Storyteller series, I have a personal recommendation for you to listen to Crime Analyst launching January 2021, hosted by Laura Richards who featured in episode 12 of Violent Delights. She's a world leading criminal behavioural analyst, advocate and...
Published 12/30/20
Isla Traquair talks to award-winning actor Kate Dickie on taking on the role of Sheila Garvie and her thoughts on the murder case.
Published 12/12/20
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Published 12/06/20
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