Bed of Lies

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Rating
4.9
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289 reviews
This podcast has
18 episodes
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Explicit
No
Date created
2020/10/27
Last published
2021/10/11
Average duration
37 min.
Release period
30 days

Description

It was meant to be a miracle treatment, but it became a deadly poison. Cara McGoogan investigates the story they didn't want you to know - and one of the biggest medical disasters in history. The award-winning first series of Bed of Lies is also available to listen to on this feed: They have the perfect relationship, until one day he vanishes. Her hunt leads to other women just like her - and a web of state-spun lies. This is the untold story of one of Britain's biggest secrets.

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Infection
2021/10/11
Two young couples, two shock diagnoses. Our story begins with Clair, Bryan, Frankie and Joe - and four young lives turned upside down. Read Cara’s notebook: www.telegraph.co.uk/notebook | For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast | Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan | See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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Experimentation
2021/10/18
Medicine is a game of risk, and few have seen the cost of getting it wrong as clearly as one group of boys. Whispers, a terrifying newspaper headline and then a stark message: a deadly virus is in their school.  Read Cara’s notebook: www.telegraph.co.uk/bedoflies | For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/notebook| Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan | See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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Confrontation
2021/10/25
Sadness turns to anger; anger to action. The survivors fight back, but for each confrontation, there's a coverup. Read Cara’s notebook: www.telegraph.co.uk/notebook | For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast | Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan | See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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Fabrication
2021/11/02
If you knock on enough doors, eventually one will open. Tireless investigators trace the infected blood from the arms of people with haemophilia back to the room where it all began – in that American prison. Read Cara’s notebook: www.telegraph.co.uk/notebook | For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast | Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan | See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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Violation
2021/11/09
Plasma is a life saver - and a lucrative industry. One that made fortunes and cost lives. But what was really going on behind closed doors? A whistleblower reveals all. Read Cara’s notebook: www.telegraph.co.uk/notebook | For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast | Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan | See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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Retribution, Part 1
2021/11/17
A letter leads to a lawsuit – and a big development in our story. After years of feeling silenced, British survivors are making their voices heard. But will those accountable finally listen? Read Cara’s notebook: www.telegraph.co.uk/notebook | For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast | Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan | See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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Retribution, Part 2
2021/11/17
Every month, more names are added to the list of survivors. But with every year, more names on that list succumb to their illnesses. Will the Inquiry bring them justice before it’s too late? In this final instalment of the series, they lay bare the shattering impact of this bed of lies. Read Cara’s notebook: www.telegraph.co.uk/notebook | For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast | Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan | See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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Introducing Bed of Lies: Blood
2021/10/07
It begins in a maximum security prison in Louisiana – and it ends in thousands of deaths. This is the story of people poisoned, families torn apart by grief and a mass cover up. Cara McGoogan investigates one of the biggest medical disasters in history. The second series of the award-winning podcast, Bed of Lies, launches Tuesday 12th October. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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Introducing: Call Bethel
2022/06/20
Brave whistleblowers. A trail of data. A secret system for dealing with allegations of child abuse. Bed of Lies' Cara McGoogan introduces a new podcast from the Telegraph, Call Bethel. Follow the Telegraph's Investigations team on their year-long hunt into the Jehovah's Witnesses. For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/bethelpodcast | If you have any information that could help the investigation, you can email the team on callbethel@telegraph.co.uk | See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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Infatuation
2020/11/09
It’s one of Britain’s biggest secrets, and it begins with a love story. Young activists united in their fight for justice. But then, cracks start to form. What’s real, what isn’t and where do the lies begin?   Read Cara’s notebook: www.telegraph.co.uk/bedoflies | For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast | Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan | See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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Secrecy
2020/11/17
The perfect relationships are free of secrets. But these aren’t the perfect relationships. As the years go by, things begin to unravel - starting with the men themselves.  Read Cara’s notebook: www.telegraph.co.uk/bedoflies | For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast | Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan | See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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Breakdown
2020/11/24
One by one, the men vanish. As the search begins, the girlfriends start to question what they’re really looking for - and who they’re actually in love with. Read Cara’s notebook: www.telegraph.co.uk/bedoflies | For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast | Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan | See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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4.9 out of 5
289 reviews
I. Don't want a nickname 2022/05/07
Good
A compelling story, both season 1 and 2.
littlepieceofsass 2022/05/07
Jaw-dropping reporting
Thank you for informing people about the bizarre cases of undercover police who lead double lives. I originally heard about this issue from the Britis...
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CedarPine 2022/05/05
Great reporting, great storytelling
Great deep dive into a fascinating story. I found this via the British Scandal podcast, which also covered this story wonderfully but in slightly less...
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Darbybow 2022/04/11
AMAZING!!!
Just finished season 1…I’m in America so I had NO IDEA about this story! It’s UNREAL! Cannot wait to listen to season 2,starting it now!!!
paigesandpaiges 2022/03/28
Amazing!!❤️
Great story telling about such an important issue!!
Nniurd 2022/03/23
Must-listen!!!!
Right up there with the best I've heard!!!!
K•C• Carter 2022/03/03
Extremely well done!
I started Season 1 episode 1 and within minutes was hooked. The stories in both seasons absolutely needed to be told and widely shared. I’m in the US ...
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pinkerbismarck 2022/01/13
Personal is political
These stories are both so beautifully and humanely researched. I so appreciate the way McGoogan starts with a human story and uses it to unravel a dee...
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Nate88888888888 2021/12/01
Extremely compelling
Great second season and great host, highly recommend
BSharpe77 2021/12/04
Semi-Interesting
This would be great lishentling if it wasn't so poorly organized--to the point where I just lost interest by episode 2. Really choppy. Why all the que...
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