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The Poisoners' Cabinet

English, Legal, 4 seasons, 216 episodes, 1 day, 7 hours, 31 minutes
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Join hosts Nick and Sinead every Friday as they investigate history's most famous poisoners and macabre murderers, and create a curious cocktail inspired by the tales that they tell. Expect vicious Victorians, dark humour and risky libations. And remember, your loved ones ARE trying to kill you... Join the chilling chat on Instagram & Facebook @thepoisonerscabinet, on Twitter @thepoisonerscab and find us on Patreon (patreon.com/thepoisonerscabinet) for even more episodes. Written, produced and presented by Sinead Hanna and Nick Gordon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy (https://acast.com/privacy) for more information.
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Expert Witness: Tonya Mitchell & The Arsenic Eater's Wife

How do you turn true crime into compelling fiction?In this installment of Expert Witness Sinead speaks to Tonya Mitchell, author of The Arsenic Eaters Wife, a new gothic crime novel inspired by the famous story of Florence Maybrick. In Liverpool in 1889, Constance Sullivan stands accused of poisoning her husband, but William was no innocent victim and a web of deception envelopes their home and the people closest to them. Gloriously gothic and alarmingly good! The Arsenic Eater's Wife is available now in bookshops and online: https://amzn.to/3IE6xvV And join the Poisoners Cabinet Belladonna Bookclub here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/belladonnabookclub Expert Witness are bonus episodes we interview different experts from a variety of backgrounds about cases on our show and about the world of true crime, Victorians, and poison.Get cocktails and historic true crime tales every week with The Poisoners' CabinetJoin us Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thepoisonerscabinetFind us on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thepoisonerscabinetFollow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepoisonerscabinet/Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ThePoisonersCabinet Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
3/18/202436 minutes, 22 seconds
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Ep 194 - The Two Lives of William Brodie

Ep 194 is loose! And we're off to fair Scotland to tell the tale of Deacon Brodie, an upstanding member of Edinburgh society with a lot of secrets.Who was this man of cabinets? What did he do after dark? And are shoemakers the best gang members?The secret ingredient is...taxes! Get cocktails, poisoning stories and historic true crime tales every week with The Poisoners' Cabinet. Listen to the Podcast on iTunes, Spotify and find us on Acast: https://shows.acast.com/thepoisonerscabinet Join us Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thepoisonerscabinet Find us on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thepoisonerscabinet Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepoisonerscabinet/ Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ThePoisonersCabinet Sources this week include www.edinburghexpert.com/blog/edinburghs-infamous-deacon-brodie-the-original-split-personalityen.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Brodiewww.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofScotland/Deacon-William-Brodie/headstuff.org/culture/history/william-brodie-the-man-with-two-lives/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
3/8/202457 minutes, 40 seconds
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Festive Frights: The Raven

To help you stay spooky for Christmas, enjoy this reading of Edgar Allan Poe's classic creepy poem - it was set in December after all!Best listened to on headphones, by the fire, with a huge cocktail. This story was originally recorded in 2022 for our Cyanide Connoisseurs on Patreon, and we are happy to release it to all who love a creepy tale at this time of year!The music featured is from the excellent fesliyanstudios.com, and we made a donation for its use. The short soundscape at the end was designed by Sinead. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/24/202310 minutes, 21 seconds
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Ep 147 - Oum-El-Hassen & The Voices in the Wall

Ep 147 is loose! And it's a brutal tale of a deadly woman who went from the sublime to the horrifying. Was was Oum-El-Hassen? How did she fall so suddenly from favour? And how much make up would it take to disguise an entire regiment of soldiers?The secret ingredient is...a nightingale!Join us on Patreon to get extra historic true crime episodes every week, and come and follow us on TikTok, Instagram Twitter and FacebookSources this week include Lady Killers by Tori Telfer, Unknown Misandry, Police Magazine and The American Weekly Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
2/24/202354 minutes, 56 seconds
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Special Episode - Who Put Bella In The Wych Elm?

Who put Bella in the Wych Elm? Will we ever know?This is a special bonus release of one of our Patreon episodes, as Ep 142 was delayed on 13/01/23 due to illness. We will be back as usual next week! We hope you enjoy this taster of what's on our Patreon channel, feel free to check it out at www.patreon.com/thepoisonerscabinet Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
1/13/202339 minutes, 28 seconds
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October Patreon Preview - Spooky Ships

Our monthly taster of what we've been up to on Patreon recently, and what's in store for October! This is a snippet from our recent episode exploring deadly goings on...at sea....Join us on Patreon for either $5/£4 or $15/£11.50 a month for the rest of the story, extra weekly and monthly content and lots of shenaniganshttps://www.patreon.com/thepoisonerscabinet Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/13/20229 minutes, 41 seconds
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Patreon Preview - Hereward The Wake

For those who don't know about it, here is a little taster of what we've been up to on Patreon recently; a sensational historic tale from one of our guests, Tim Cloke covering the outrageous story of Hereward the Wake. Expect medieval murder and farting witches....Join us on Patreon for either $5/£4 or $15/£11.50 a month for the rest of the story, extra weekly and monthly content and lots of shenaniganshttps://www.patreon.com/thepoisonerscabinetTim is running the London Marathon in October in aid of Bone Cancer Research Trust, if you like his story please consider donating for this very worthy charity: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/tim-cloke?fbclid=IwAR2ndJw22tpHf7Lo5mflw6rZlIQCKA06N-juyMjy8Ibd5ElUjq6I4T15k4g  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
9/5/202214 minutes, 21 seconds
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Bonus Episode - Expert Witness: Carla Valentine

A special bonus episode for you featuring the delectable Carla Valentine, a bona fide qualified Anatomical Pathology Technician, author and founder of Morticulture.Join us as we chat about detecting poisons in corpses, the life of a mortician, deadly plants and even deadlier cocktails.  Find out about Carla's work at https://www.carlavalentine.co.uk/ and follow her on Instagram @carlavalentineuk and on Twitter @pastmortems Buy all the lovely things from https://www.carlavalentine.co.uk/morticulture and follow @morticult.Listen to Mortem on BBC Sounds https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p082bzcp  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
8/26/202036 minutes, 53 seconds
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Trailer - The Poisoners' Cabinet

Fascinated by poisoners and poisons? Love a fancy cocktail? Do you feel like your loved ones are trying to kill you?Then this is the show for youThe official trailer for devilishly delicious podcast Follow us @thepoisonerscabinet. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
4/16/202055 seconds