The Poisoners' Cabinet

Ep 72 - Burke & Hare and the Inevitability of Death

July 23, 2021 The Poisoners' Cabinet Season 2 Episode 72
The Poisoners' Cabinet
Ep 72 - Burke & Hare and the Inevitability of Death
Show Notes

Having a dead body on your hands could prove lucrative in 19th century Edinburgh, if you knew the right people...and infamous duo Burke and Hare certainly did.
Why were people paying so much for corpses back in the day? Do the ends ever justify the means in murder? And what method would YOU use to protect a grave if you had to? 
The secret ingredient is...bark!
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