21 episodes

The award-winning true crime podcast looking at the most troubling cold cases in the east of England. Unfinished's latest series explores how a local newspaper journalist exposed an alleged police cover-up of a paedophile ring in Essex. To support us please visit https://www.presspatron.com/unfinishedpodcast.html

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    • True Crime
    • 4.3 • 48 Ratings

The award-winning true crime podcast looking at the most troubling cold cases in the east of England. Unfinished's latest series explores how a local newspaper journalist exposed an alleged police cover-up of a paedophile ring in Essex. To support us please visit https://www.presspatron.com/unfinishedpodcast.html

    Shoebury's Lost Boys - Episode 11

    Shoebury's Lost Boys - Episode 11

    Charles investigates what the new documents tell us about the previous failed police investigations into the ring and how shortcomings allowed two of the perpetrators to carry out more abuse.  To support this podcast, please go to https://www.presspatron.com/unfinishedpodcast.html

    • 36 min
    Shoebury's Lost Boys - Episode 10

    Shoebury's Lost Boys - Episode 10

    Charles and the Archant Investigations Unit score a legal victory against the police, unearthing more than 1,000 pages of previously secret documents about the ringleaders of the Shoebury paedophile ring. To support this podcast, please go to https://www.presspatron.com/unfinishedpodcast.html

    • 36 min
    Shoebury's Lost Boys - Bonus Episode

    Shoebury's Lost Boys - Bonus Episode

    Charles interviews Nick Alston, the Essex police and crime commissioner who ordered the Shoebury paedophile ring case to be re-opened. To support this podcast, please go to https://www.presspatron.com/unfinishedpodcast.html

    • 30 min
    Shoebury's Lost Boys - Episode 8

    Shoebury's Lost Boys - Episode 8

    Just as Charles makes another breakthrough in the Shoebury case, he is told his newspaper is shutting down. Then, as the final episode of this podcast series is being produced, there is a last-minute twist. To support this podcast, please go to https://www.presspatron.com/unfinishedpodcast.html

    • 34 min
    Shoebury's Lost Boys - Episode 7

    Shoebury's Lost Boys - Episode 7

    Charles uncovers disturbing links between the Shoebury paedophile ring and a notorious London gang of child-killers. To support this podcast, please go to https://www.presspatron.com/unfinishedpodcast.html

    • 32 min
    Shoebury's Lost Boys - Episode 6

    Shoebury's Lost Boys - Episode 6

    A fresh police investigation gets underway in 2016, thanks to Charles' findings. It doesn't go as planned, but a new victim emerges just in the nick of time. To support this podcast, please go to https://www.presspatron.com/unfinishedpodcast.html

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
48 Ratings

48 Ratings

3Snowemen ,

Rating 10/10

Amazing investigative reporting!

Mookie864 ,

Hard work that shows

The hard work that went into uncovering the this scandal comes to life in this podcast. Charles Thomson is absolutely phenomenal! Can’t wait to hear more.

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