Finally, a true-crime series that offers answers – podcasts of the week

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Sick of true-crime podcasts that tantalise you with a compelling story only to end with a maddening lack of resolution? You might want to subscribe to Case Closed, which provides a novel twist on the genre by focusing on crimes that have already been solved. It begins with the tale of a murder in Joshua Tree national park.

After spending the past nine centuries seeing off sieges and hosting monarchs, Leeds Castle in Kent is moving with the times by launching its own podcast. Narrated by Cold Feet’s Robert Bathurst, the series of short episodes will recount the history of the castle, and promises to cover everything from beheadings to banquets. The first four are available now.

Finally, well worth a read is this interview with Marvyn Harrison, host of new podcast Dope Black Dads, which celebrates black British fathers as well as considering the

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