Ghost ships, lost cities, unsolved crimes and mysteries, ancient mythology, dissapeared explorers - if it’s a historical mystery, it’s going under the microscope.
History has always been fascinating, but more fascinating than what we know is what we don’t; in this podcast Ashleigh Stiles looks into famous and obscure episodes of folklore, unexplained circumstances, and unsolved mysteries from around the world and throughout time.
Taking a modern lens to these ancient puzzles, she uses all the evidence and findings to try and piece together what really happened, or as close a picture as we can get, to both entertain the listener, and inspire interest in these lesser-known chapters of the human experience. So sit back and listen along, and join us in pondering the great unsolved questions of history.
EPISODE 31: BEYOND THE FOREST
Of all the classic Hollywood movie monsters - the wolfman, the mummy, the creature from the black lagoon - there’s one that stands head and shoulders above them all.
From edgy teenagers to billowy symbols of romance, to icons of pure horror, they’ve infiltrated pop culture. And behind them all, in a place past the forests, rests the story of a man so sinister, he’s been immortalised as a monster...
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