9 episodes

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. Cara McGoogan investigates one of Britain's biggest secrets.

Bed of Lies The Telegraph

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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. Cara McGoogan investigates one of Britain's biggest secrets.

    Inquiry, Part 2

    Inquiry, Part 2

    The spycops' relationships were built on a bed of lies – including their marriages. In this final episode of the series, we hear about the shattering impact of the undercover policing scandal. And the truth catches up with the men. 




    Read Cara’s notebook: www.telegraph.co.uk/bedoflies |

    For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast |

    Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan |

    • 40 min
    Inquiry, Part 1

    Inquiry, Part 1

    Police spies have infiltrated homes – and hearts. Now, they face a public inquiry. But why did they dupe women into relationships in the first place? Who sanctioned it? And will all the women and children involved finally receive an apology?




    Read Cara’s notebook: www.telegraph.co.uk/bedoflies |

    For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast |

    Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan |

    • 26 min
    Fightback

    Fightback

    Each woman has a fragment of the truth. When they put the pieces together, the true scale of the deception starts to emerge. But as they edge closer to the full story, there's an obstacle in the way: the police.




    Read Cara’s notebook: www.telegraph.co.uk/bedoflies |

    For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast |

    Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan |

    • 41 min
    Tradecraft

    Tradecraft

    It’s a thin line between spying and meddling. And it’s one that's only faintly drawn in the manual once given to new undercover police officers - written by a familiar name.




    Read Cara’s notebook: www.telegraph.co.uk/bedoflies |

    For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast |

    Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan |

    • 42 min
    Uncovered

    Uncovered

    The mask slips, the relationships unravel, and as lies are uncovered, so too are the men behind them. Plus, for the very first time, our stories collide.

     

    Read Cara’s notebook: www.telegraph.co.uk/bedoflies |

    For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast |

    Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan |

    • 36 min
    Breakdown

    Breakdown

    One by one, the men vanish. As the search begins, the girlfriends start to question what they’re really looking for - and who they’re actually in love with.




    Read Cara’s notebook: www.telegraph.co.uk/bedoflies |

    For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast |

    Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan |

    • 33 min

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Can’t stop listening

This podcast is so gripping and I am currently binging all the episodes. It’s well researched and thoughtfully presented, and I can’t believe I had never heard about this story. A must-listen!

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