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Not all spies look like James Bond and Ethan Hunt. Most of them look like ordinary people, which makes them all the more dangerous... So what does it really take to be a spy? Every week, we cover a real-life spy mission: the stakes, the deception, the gadgets, and how it changed the course of history. Each two-part series follows one mission of a historic spy, and if they made it out alive. Espionage is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

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Not all spies look like James Bond and Ethan Hunt. Most of them look like ordinary people, which makes them all the more dangerous... So what does it really take to be a spy? Every week, we cover a real-life spy mission: the stakes, the deception, the gadgets, and how it changed the course of history. Each two-part series follows one mission of a historic spy, and if they made it out alive. Espionage is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

    Marie Chilver Pt. 2

    Marie Chilver Pt. 2

    “Agent Fifi” was a central part of Britain’s SOE training program during the 1940s, with new recruits having to take her test before they were released into the field. And Chilver’s tests were thorough.

    • 46 min
    Marie Chilver Pt. 1

    Marie Chilver Pt. 1

    Known as “Special Agent Fifi,” British agent Marie Chilver was a smart, beautiful woman—and an expert at coaxing secrets out of unsuspecting targets. In the midst of World War II, that was just the kind of person the newly formed Special Operations Executive needed.

    • 44 min
    Introducing SUPERNATURAL WITH ASHLEY FLOWERS, A Parcast Original Series!

    Introducing SUPERNATURAL WITH ASHLEY FLOWERS, A Parcast Original Series!

    Most mysteries can be solved by looking at the facts. But sometimes, the facts don’t lead to a logical explanation, and the truth lies somewhere in the unknown…Join Parcast and Crime Junkie’s Ashley Flowers as they dive deep into the strange and surreal to explain some of the world’s most bizarre true crime occurrences in the new series, Supernatural with Ashley Flowers. Every Wednesday, Ashley digs into a different mystifying crime—where the most fitting theory isn’t always the most conventional.

    Join Ashley in this exclusive clip from the first episode as she takes on the mysterious “Lead Masks Case.” To finish this episode, subscribe to Supernatural with Ashley Flowers free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!

    • 14 min
    Pearl Witherington Cornioley Pt. 2

    Pearl Witherington Cornioley Pt. 2

    In 1944, Pearl Nicholson lead her squad of resistance fighters into the Gitanes Forest in France to attack retreating Nazi units before they could reach Germany. Her successful sabotage missions would secure her place among the legends of British spy history.

    • 40 min
    Pearl Witherington Cornioley Pt. 1

    Pearl Witherington Cornioley Pt. 1

    In 1943, 29-year-old Pearl Nicholson parachuted into France to lead a small band of resistance fighters in sabotaging the Nazi invasion. She was a member of the Special Operations Executive, a British spy network on the continent that operated at the height of World War II. Pearl's career would bring her to the brink of death as the Nazis closed in on the resistance.

    • 41 min
    Harold “Jim” Nicholson Pt. 2

    Harold “Jim” Nicholson Pt. 2

    In July 1997, 46-year-old Jim Nicholson was admitted to the Federal Correctional Institution in Sheridan. Although he was locked up, Jim’s desire to work with the Russians was far from over. Even from behind bars, Jim was looking for ways to reach his contacts in the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service, or SVR, without U.S. interference.

    • 39 min

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