Episode 35: The Moors Murderers

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Episode 35: The Moors Murderers. This week Joannagh brings us the story of two of the UK's most notorious killers, Ian Brady and Myra Hindley. Over two years the sadistic couple tortured and killed five young victims, one of whom would never be found again, their remains lost to the Saddleworth Moor where they are thought to be buried.
Case research by Joannagh Shanks
Produced by Emma Taylor & Joannagh Shanks
Editing by Shaun O'Neill
Music by Tribe of Noise
If any of our UK listeners have been affected by anything included in today’s episode, you can contact the following organisations:
Rape Crisis Scotland on 08088 01 03 02.
Rape Crisis England & Wales on 08088 029 999
Rape Crisis NI on 0800 0246 991
Sources of research:
Books
Ian Brady: The Untold Story of the Moors Murders by Dr Alan Keightley
Depraved: The Moors Murders by CJC Cook
Evil Relations: The Man Who Bore Witness Against the Moors Murderers by David Smith with Carol Ann Lee
The Monstering of Myra Hindley by Nina Wilde
https://www.biography.com/crime-figure/myra-hindley
https://www.biography.com/crime-figure/ian-brady
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/myra-hindley-ian-brady-documents-papers-moors-murders-diary-a8547366.html
https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1267948/moors-murders-ian-brady-myra-hindley-release-margaret-thatcher-uk-news-spt
https://www.theguardian.com/century/1960-1969/Story/0,,106456,00.html
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/may/16/the-victims-of-ian-brady-and-myra-hindley
https://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/news/history/mayra-hindley-depraved-sadistic-serial-18531468
https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/all-about/myra-hindley
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/topics/c6jz211v777t/ian-brady
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/09/20/myra-hindley-claimed-raped-abused-ian-brady-papers-handed-deathbed/
https://www.thoughtco.com/ian-brady-and-myra-hindley-moors-murders-4046149
https://murderpedia.org/male.B/b/brady-ian-photos.htm
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/twisted-couple-exchanged-gifts-p5mk7zk22
https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/ian-brady-soulmate-myra-hindley-was-as-ruthless-as-i-was_uk_591c2693e4b0a7458fa45fe4?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAAcFlOIgtWY1_IHaljS8yBgPj58dzFe-VeHGrC7a6mSBY-s7IqBh0kYWRVGcKmE9roOjc_tdvCqQAchttDISec03kwLB3UTg-xdxI4FYF9EZyzRkmml1tKON3oyg5C3G_MYzAs0-P_-RQ1zGkaCwj1Um26AIlWfqTrWsNr_w-Xjr
https://www.metro.news/hindley-files-private-papers-reveal-killers-hatred-for-ian-brady/1233940/
https://www.glasgowtimes.co.uk/news/15300204.amp/
https://www.psychologytoday.com/gb/blog/slightly-blighty/201705/inside-the-mind-the-celebrity-serial-killer-ian-brady
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saddleworth_Moor
https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/little-boy-called-keith-bennett-18430938
https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2013/jun/28/only-people-matter-ian-brady
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/may/15/ian-brady-obituary
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/the-northerner/2015/oct/23/moors-murders-search-ian-brady-myra-hindley-1965
https://www.facebook.com/SearchingForKeithBennett/
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7956277/Brother-Ian-Bradys-victim-Keith-Bennett-begs-judge-unlock-Moors-Murderers-case-secrets.html

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