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The Trial goes behind the headlines of some of the biggest trials in the world.
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The Trial goes behind the headlines of some of the biggest trials in the world.
We take you into the courtroom, bringing you the detail as the evidence unfolds, examining key moments and carrying out exclusive interviews with detectives, victims, and experts.
Follow us on X @thetrialpodcast
Contact us at thetrial@mailmetromedia.co.uk
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    Constance Marten & Mark Gordon: She Never Stood A Chance - Part 1

    Constance Marten & Mark Gordon: She Never Stood A Chance - Part 1

    Constance Marten & Mark Gordon went on the run in January 2023, along with their daughter Victoria, born just a few days before.
    A huge manhunt resulted in them being found in Brighton, and 2 days after that, Victoria's body was found in a plastic bag on an allotment.
    The pair have been charged with killing her - which they both deny.
    In this opening episode, which we've split into 2 parts, we get the opening statement from prosecutor, Tom Little KC.
    Warning: This podcast references court proceedings which detail the death and alleged abuse of a child in detail.
    Follow the evidence as the jury hears it, in twice-weekly reports from broadcaster and journalist Caroline Cheetham, along with news reporter Jack Hardy.
    They’ll take you into London's Old Bailey, bringing you the detail as the evidence unfolds, examining key moments and carrying out exclusive interviews with detectives, victims, and experts.
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    • 23 min
    Constance Marten and Mark Gordon: Constance Marten's Story - Part 2

    Constance Marten and Mark Gordon: Constance Marten's Story - Part 2

    Constance Marten & Mark Gordon went on the run in January 2023, along with their daughter Victoria, born just a few days before.
    A huge manhunt resulted in them being found in Brighton, and two days after that, Victoria's body was found in a plastic bag on an allotment.
    The pair have been charged with killing her - which they both deny.

    In the second episode, we will give you the second half of the opening statement from prosecutor, Tom Little KC, as well as an address made to the court by John Femi-Ola KC, who is defending Mark Gordon.

    Warning: This podcast references court proceedings which detail the death and alleged abuse of a child in detail.
    Follow the evidence as the jury hears it, in twice-weekly reports from broadcaster and journalist Caroline Cheetham, along with news reporter Jack Hardy.

    They’ll take you into London's Old Bailey, bringing you the detail as the evidence unfolds, examining key moments and carrying out exclusive interviews with detectives, victims, and experts.

    Follow us on X @thetrialpodcast

    Contact us at thetrial@mailmetromedia.co.uk

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    • 27 min
    Constance Marten and Mark Gordon: "Something’s not right"

    Constance Marten and Mark Gordon: "Something’s not right"

    In this episode Caroline and Jack bring you the evidence of a dog walker who told the court he knew "something wasn’t right" when he saw Constance Marten and Mark Gordon sitting on a street in Harwich in the freezing cold. Dale Gosling said he could hear a baby crying and he "couldn’t just walk away”. This episode will also bring you the words of a driver who tried to help them when their car burst into flames on a motorway. He said he now fears baby Victoria might still be alive if he'd stayed with them. 
    Warning: This podcast references court proceedings which detail the death and alleged abuse of a child in detail.
    Follow the evidence as the jury hears it, in twice-weekly reports from broadcaster and journalist Caroline Cheetham, along with news reporter Jack Hardy.
    They’ll take you into London's Old Bailey, bringing you the detail as the evidence unfolds, examining key moments and carrying out exclusive interviews with detectives, victims, and experts.
    Follow us on X @thetrialpodcast
    Contact us at thetrial@mailmetromedia.co.uk
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    • 19 min
    Constance Marten and Mark Gordon: Into the Woods

    Constance Marten and Mark Gordon: Into the Woods

    In this episode, Caroline and Jack bring you evidence from two sisters who said they made separate sightings of Constance Marten and Mark Gordon while they were allegedly on the run in Sussex.
    Pauline Mason told jurors she walked past Marten carrying an infant in a sling.The baby, she said, was very pale - and she believed it was dead. This episode will also bring you details of the moment the newborn baby, Victoria, was first glimpsed on CCTV, as well as an unexpected discovery made by police close to where the couple fled their burning car in Bolton.
    Warning: This podcast references court proceedings which detail the death and alleged abuse of a child in detail.
    Follow the evidence as the jury hears it, in twice-weekly reports from broadcaster and journalist Caroline Cheetham, along with news reporter Jack Hardy.
    They’ll take you into London's Old Bailey, bringing you the detail as the evidence unfolds, examining key moments and carrying out exclusive interviews with detectives, victims, and experts.
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    • 21 min
    Constance Marten and Mark Gordon: The Arrest

    Constance Marten and Mark Gordon: The Arrest

    In this episode, Caroline and Jack bring you the dramatic bodycam footage of the moment Constance Marten and Mark Gordon are finally arrested after weeks on the run. In the footage both are asked repeatedly where the baby is, but neither give an answer. 
    The episode also outlines the evidence from a woman who says she was awoken on two consecutive nights in her house on the edge of the South Downs by the sound of a baby crying. A few days later, she said that she saw a couple resembling Mark Gordon and Constance Marten on a coastal path near her home, as well as a blue tent nearby. This episode will also feature evidence from a man whose wife gave evidence last week about an alleged sighting of Constance Marten carrying a dead child. He told the court that he and his wife returned to the park where she made the sighting so that they could carry out their own detective work. The jury were also shown CCTV of the moment Constance Marten bought some petrol from a Texaco garage on January 12 2023 - which she later told police that she had intended to use to cremate the remains of Baby Victoria. Both defendants deny the charges against them.
    Warning: This podcast references court proceedings which detail the death and alleged abuse of a child in detail.
    Follow the evidence as the jury hears it, in twice-weekly reports from broadcaster and journalist Caroline Cheetham, along with news reporter Jack Hardy.
    They’ll take you into London's Old Bailey, bringing you the detail as the evidence unfolds, examining key moments and carrying out exclusive interviews with detectives, victims, and experts.
    Follow us on X @thetrialpodcast
    Contact us at thetrial@mailmetromedia.co.uk
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    • 27 min
    Constance Marten and Mark Gordon: Where’s the baby?

    Constance Marten and Mark Gordon: Where’s the baby?

    In this episode, Caroline and Jack bring you the latest from the Old Bailey, where the trial of Constance Marten and Mark Gordon was dramatically halted last week after an explosion under the court. The episode will also feature evidence about the final days the couple spent on the run, when they appeared to scavenge in bins for food, as well as the eyewitness account of the man who set in motion their arrest after growing suspicious of the couple outside a corner shop in Brighton. The jury also heard from the police officers who were first on the scene to arrest the couple - one of whom saw something strange stuffed inside the jacket of Constance Marten. Both defendants deny the charges against them.
    Warning: This podcast references court proceedings which detail the death and alleged abuse of a child in detail.
    Follow the evidence as the jury hears it, in twice-weekly reports from broadcaster and journalist Caroline Cheetham, along with news reporter Jack Hardy.
    They’ll take you into London's Old Bailey, bringing you the detail as the evidence unfolds, examining key moments and carrying out exclusive interviews with detectives, victims, and experts.
    Follow us on X @thetrialpodcast
    Contact us at thetrial@mailmetromedia.co.uk
    Leave a comment on Spotify or even send us a voice note on WhatsApp - +447796657512 (start your message with 'Trial')

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    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
1.1K Ratings

1.1K Ratings

GuatamalanWorryPerson ,

Good coverage

Good review of the court proceedings. Very easy to follow thanks to the two presenters. Above all, it is the poor baby I feel sorry for.

Axzunhdsgur ,

Followed this and believe the conviction is unsafe

I’ve followed this case with an open mind and now believe the conviction is unsafe. There has not been enough evidence or conclusive proof of any guilt. She has consistently maintained her innocence and I feel this conviction was not beyond reasonable doubt. Unsafe conviction.

Gallerygal123 ,

Superb summary

Even though I am also watching the case in the gallery, this is a superb summing up of the day’s events. I wish you could do more podcasts of other cases in parallel to fill in the voids whilst the court is delayed or the jury is out. I really look forward to your new broadcasts.

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