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 investigator and her series is the perfect listen for fans of The Storyteller.
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
World-renowned criminal behavioural analyst, advocate and investigator Laura Richards BSc, MSc. MBPsS, gives an in-depth analysis of this case and all the people involved. If you are affected by any of the issues in this podcast please check out any of the following websites. www.laurarichards.co.uk www.womensaid.org.uk www.thehotline.org www.lifeline.org.au
Published 12/06/20
In this special extended episode, a new and different insight into the case from a previously unheard viewpoint for a detective who interrogated the three accused. And the horrifying truth about Sheila Garvie’s never-ending prison from the womAn who cared for her in her final years.
Published 11/30/20
Sheila and Brian begin their life sentences but both are released on parole a decade later. However freedom did not guarantee happiness.
Published 11/23/20
Sheila and Brian begin their life sentences but both are released on parole a decade later. Find out if freedom brought them happiness and the impact on the forgotten victims, Sheila and Max's children.
Published 11/23/20
The stern judge gives his directions to the jury and asks them to ignore the very aspects of the case which attracted so much attention. Lady Chatterley, Lady Bountiful or Lady MacBeth? Which will the jury decide best describes Sheila Garvie? All three accused discover their fates.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 11/16/20
Sheila Garvie is questioned about two books she was writing while in prison awaiting trial and the lawyers for the Crown and defence take centre stage for their addresses to the jury.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 11/09/20
Former police officer Alfred Birse enters the witness box and yet more explosive details emerge and claims are made from two witnesses that Brian and Sheila had joked about getting Max out of the way.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 11/02/20
Alan Peters claims Sheila assisted in the murder of her husband and police go to great lengths using a pig to establish how Max was murdered,   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 10/26/20
Sheila attempts to leave her husband but is urged to return to the marital home by those she sought help from and the court hears two very different versions of what happened on the night of Max’s murder.    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 10/19/20
The trial hears Max Garvie’s appetite for the extreme increased beyond fast cars and planes. He became the puppet-master who pushed his wife into the arms, and bedroom, of a younger man. He then finds a lover for himself, a woman who is a little too close to home.    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 10/11/20
The trial of the century gets underway with three people accused of murdering 35-year-old prominent farmer Maxwell Garvie. The cream of Scottish legal talent and top journalists are drafted in for the case while hundreds of people queue outside for a seat in court.    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 10/05/20
A second person is arrested for the murder of prominent farmer Maxwell Garvie and cracks during an overnight interrogation leading police to the body. The forensic team then face a major challenge retrieving the body from a hiding place that would never have been found.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 09/29/20
A prominent Scottish farmer has disappeared and after initial thoughts he'd gone off with a fellow amateur pilot, suspicions grow that something sinister has happened to him. Three months later his glamorous wife is arrested in front of their three children. But who tipped off the police and prompted the most sensational murder investigation in Scottish history?   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 09/28/20
The official trailer for series two of the The Storyteller: Violent Delights. Following on from the True Crime Number 1 hit The Storyteller: Murder Most Foul, investigative journalist Isla Traquair returns to Scotland to uncover the dark truths of one of the most sensational cases in recorded criminal history. Set against a backdrop of the North east coast and prudish farming community, a prominent and wealthy "flying farmer" goes missing. His beautiful wife and two others end up in the dock...
Published 09/21/20
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 truth?  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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 acast.com/privacy
Published 12/04/19
What was Pamela Gourlay's solicitor predicting for the verdict and why did she only serve 14 years? Meanwhile the family of Melanie Sturton were forced to return to the court time and time again for appeals and deal with receiving her belongings still covered in fingerprint dust and blood stains. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 11/29/19
The jury returns but who do they believe? Pamela Gourlay or her former boyfriend Kris Taylor? Present day The Storyteller Isla Traquair goes on a quest to find the killer to get some answers twenty years after the horrific murder.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 11/27/19
Pamela Gourlay gave evidence over two days. In the second part of this week's bonus content, find out exactly what the young chef said in court as The Storyteller Isla Traquair goes through and reads excerpts of the transcript. An actor is used for reading the parts of Edward Targowski QC and former Advocate Depute Neil Brailsford who is now a judge, Lord Brailsford. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 11/23/19
In Part 1 of Bonus Episode 7, The Storyteller Isla Traquair explains the options available to the jury. Did you know Scotland has a third verdict? And fellow journalist Alison Shaw and defence agent Shane Campbell recall the cold behaviour of Pamela Gourlay throughout the trial. QC Edward Targowski explains the perils of an accused giving evidence and learn more about that phone call confession between mother and daughter. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 11/22/19
Finally the pieces of the jigsaw come together and so do all the people in this story as everyone gathers at the High Court in Aberdeen for the trial of Pamela Gourlay. Melanie’s family come face to face with the young woman accused of killing her for the first time and they are shocked by what they see. What’s even more shocking is the chef’s defence and what she claims really happened. Who will the jury believe?  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 11/20/19
Melanie’s body is finally released to her family for the funeral but not without more delays. Her mother Susan reveals a hidden grief she and her husband suffered months before the murder and The Storyteller Isla Traquair prepares listeners for the trial with full details of the indictment and details of the grandiose court room.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 11/15/19