Bed of Lies

The Telegraph

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. New episodes on Tuesdays. 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.

Introducing Bed of Lies: Love
Trailer 1 min 38 sec

All Episodes

Every month, more names are added to the list of survivors. But with every year, more names on that list succumb to their illnesses. Will the Inquiry bring them justice before it’s too late? In this final instalment of the series, they lay bare the shattering impact of this bed of lies.Read Cara’s notebook: www.telegraph.co.uk/notebook |For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast |Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 17

49 min 19 sec

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 |For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast |Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 17

35 min 5 sec

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 |For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast |Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 9

46 min 58 sec

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 |For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast |Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 2

45 min 57 sec

Sadness turns to anger; anger to action. The survivors fight back, but for each confrontation, there's a coverup.Read Cara’s notebook: www.telegraph.co.uk/notebook |For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast |Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 25

43 min 41 sec

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 |For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/notebook|Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Oct 18

42 min 34 sec

Two young couples, two shock diagnoses. Our story begins with Clair, Bryan, Frankie and Joe - and four young lives turned upside down.Read Cara’s notebook: www.telegraph.co.uk/notebook |For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/liespodcast |Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Oct 11

40 min 35 sec

It begins in a maximum security prison in Louisiana – and it ends in thousands of deaths. This is the story of people poisoned, families torn apart by grief and a mass cover up. Cara McGoogan investigates one of the biggest medical disasters in history.The second series of the award-winning podcast, Bed of Lies, launches Tuesday 12th October.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 7

1 min 28 sec

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 |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Dec 2020

40 min 21 sec

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 |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Dec 2020

26 min 13 sec

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 |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Dec 2020

41 min 18 sec

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 |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Dec 2020

42 min 11 sec

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 |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Dec 2020

36 min 45 sec

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 |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Nov 2020

33 min 21 sec

The perfect relationships are free of secrets. But these aren’t the perfect relationships. As the years go by, things begin to unravel - starting with the men themselves. 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 |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Nov 2020

28 min 22 sec

It’s one of Britain’s biggest secrets, and it begins with a love story. Young activists united in their fight for justice. But then, cracks start to form. What’s real, what isn’t and where do the lies begin? 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 |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Nov 2020

32 min 31 sec

They thought they had found their soulmates – but they were all in love with a lie. Cara McGoogan tells the story of one of Britain's biggest secrets, with the women who unearthed the truth.Stolen identity, spies and heartbreak – sometimes, reality is stranger than fiction.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Oct 2020

1 min 38 sec