25 episodes

A live investigation: Two murders, one fugitive and a hunter tracking down the target.

Manhunt: Finding Kevin Parle BBC

    • Personal Journals

A live investigation: Two murders, one fugitive and a hunter tracking down the target.

    #04: Kevin

    #04: Kevin

    A social misfit who ended up living a life of crime? Or a clever charismatic man whose life took a wrong turn? People who knew Kevin share their views.

    • 26 min
    #03: Peter

    #03: Peter

    A drug gang wanted to kill him. A murderer on the run pointed a shotgun into his face. Peter Bleksley reveals why his Met experiences prepare him for this manhunt.

    • 36 min
    #02: Lucy

    #02: Lucy

    An innocent mother is shot dead in her own front room. Peter Bleksley shares what he knows about the killing which shocked a city - and why he wants Lucy's family to get justice.

    • 30 min
    #01: Liam

    #01: Liam

    A teenager is gunned down in Liverpool 15 years ago. Peter pieces together what happened that night, shares what we know about Liam and starts to get information from the public.

    • 37 min
    #00 The Preview - Manhunt: Finding Kevin Parle

    #00 The Preview - Manhunt: Finding Kevin Parle

    A live investigation: Two murders, one fugitive and a hunter tracking down the target.

    • 40 sec
    Beyond Reasonable Doubt: Just one more thing...

    Beyond Reasonable Doubt: Just one more thing...

    A short message from Chris about his new podcast: End Of Days

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

AnnieJuly1 ,

Informative but biased

Had this podcast started out admitting it aimed to be the foil to (pro-Peterson) The Staircase, I wouldn’t have minded; it’s entitled to take whatever line it likes. However, in good old BBC style, it holds itself out as impartial but assumes impartial account means just giving airtime to people of all persuasions without making much effort to thread an impartial narrative. The presenter relies desperately on having interviewed equal amounts of people from both sides; he gives Peterson himself a episode; none of this means a thing when the sneering tone is only employed against pro-Peterson theories. When Peterson is quite right to highlight that every time a sympathetic contributor spoke, the presenter immediately countered it with a negative comment. When the presenter refers to perjury by an expert witness as a technicality. When there is an entire episode of the live audience podcast dedicated to openly laughing and sneering at the defence case.

Don’t get me wrong - I very much think Peterson probably did it! - but I get irritated beyond measure by a biased podcast holding itself out as serious journalism. On the BBC dime, that is the crime.

gotforit ,

Missing Episodes

Just started to download and Episodes 2&4 are missing from the list. Can't really put a meaningful rating until those are up.

IndelibleMusic ,

Great companion piece to The Staircase

I thoroughly enjoyed The Staircase doc but that was definitely told from supporters of Michael Peterson.

Beyond Reasonable Doubt goes the other way but I think it’s done fairly enough and balances out pretty negative portrayals of certain people (Candace is a prime example).

I think it adds to the story and should be essential listening after watching the French doc.

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