17 episodes

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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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 101 Ratings

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.

    Retribution, Part 2

    Retribution, Part 2

    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 |

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    • 49 min
    Retribution, Part 1

    Retribution, Part 1

    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.

    • 34 min
    Violation

    Violation

    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.

    • 46 min
    Fabrication

    Fabrication

    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.

    • 45 min
    Confrontation

    Confrontation

    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.

    • 43 min
    Experimentation

    Experimentation

    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.

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
101 Ratings

101 Ratings

rfgkuy ,

Unbelievable story, fabulous podcast

Congratulations on such a thought provoking and thorough podcast

altyrrell ,

Excellent

This podcast reveals a shocking and heartbreaking story. So well told and researched, highly recommended

prrdu ,

Journalistic excellence at its best

What a wonderful podcast created and presented with journalistic talent. Thank you for a sobering series of stories, packed with facts and genuine testimony. A cut above all others!

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