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April 10, 2022

"The Poisonous Solicitor" Major Herbert Armstrong with Stephen Bates (Writer and Award-Winning Journalist)


In this episode of British Murders, I welcome British writer and award-winning journalist Stephen Bates to the show to discuss the Major Herbert Armstrong case from 1921.

 

For over 45 years, Stephen has reported as a journalist from more than 40 countries worldwide.

 

He's reported for the BBC, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, and The Guardian for 22 of those 45 years.

 

Stephen is now a freelance writer, a regular broadcaster and the author of nine books, with one more scheduled for publication in 2022.

 

Stephen's latest book 'The Poisonous Solicitor: The True Story of a 1920s Murder Mystery', released on April 7, 2022, is available to purchase here:

https://iconbooks.com/ib-title/the-poisonous-solicitor/

 

You can find and support Stephen Bates here:

http://stephenbateswriter.com/

 

Intro music:

David John Brady - 'Throw Down the Gauntlet'

https://linktr.ee/davidjohnbradymusic

 

My recording equipment:

Shure SM7B Vocal Microphone

Cloud Microphone Cloudlifter CL1

Focusrite Scarlett Solo USB Audio Interface

Rode PSA-1 Professional Studio Boom Arm

 

Recorded using:

Zoom

 

Edited in:

DaVinci Resolve 17

 

Mastered in:

Auphonic

Stephen Bates Profile Photo

Stephen Bates

Writer / Journalist

Stephen is a British writer and award-winning journalist.

Throughout his 45 year career, Stephen has reported from more than 40 countries worldwide.

He has worked for the BBC, The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Mail, and The Guardian for 22 of the 45 years.

Stephen is now a freelance writer, a regular broadcaster and the author of 9 books, with one more scheduled for publication in 2022.