20 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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Bed of Lies The Telegraph

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 122 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.

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    1 - Infection

    1 - Infection

    Two young couples, two shock diagnoses. Our story begins with Clair, Bryan, Frankie and Joe - and four young lives turned upside down.
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    • 40 min
    2 - Experimentation

    2 - 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 |
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    • 42 min
    3 - Confrontation

    3 - Confrontation

    Sadness turns to anger; anger to action. The survivors fight back, but for each confrontation, there's a coverup.
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    • 43 min
    4 - Fabrication

    4 - 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 |
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    • 46 min
    5 - Violation

    5 - 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 |
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    • 46 min
    6 - Retribution, Part 1

    6 - 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 |
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    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
122 Ratings

122 Ratings

LinKS55 ,

Scandalous

But excellent reporting and telling of these important stories. Well researched and well told.

Beckyjmac ,

Compelling and interesting

I really enjoyed this podcast and what an investigation and excellent journalism.
Inspiring women who really have been through a lot

kiwi.k8y ,

Excellent journalism

So interesting and informative- and incredible to think it happened!

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