True-crime podcasts have exploded in recent years, largely thanks to the success of smash-hit whodunnit ‘Serial’. Occasionally gruesome and always edge-of-the-seat enthralling, the best true-crime podcasts trace murder mysteries, cold cases, scams and miscarriages of justice through twist after twist. In fact, the true-crime podcast genre at its best can be so compelling that it’s easy to burn through a whole series… leaving you hungry for some fresh intrigue.
That’s exactly why we’ve rounded up some of the most gripping murderous and mysterious tales to listen to next. These eight chilling true-crime podcasts – including brand new 2020 podcasts – will leave you shaken, stirred and desperate to know what happens next. We know, because we’re already hooked. Plug in those headphones and get gripped.
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