The Immaculate Deception

The Immaculate Deception

By Somethin' Else

Fertility doctor Jan Karbaat was renowned for getting amazing results. Women who were desperate for children would visit him at his Rotterdam clinic and leave pregnant. But when the clinic closed, rumours began about the methods Karbaat used to achieve his success. The children conceived at the clinic - the Karbaat Kids - began asking difficult questions about what happened to their mothers.  What happened in Dr Karbaat’s clinic? From Somethin’ Else, The Immaculate Deception is a story about a doctor who was determined to create life - by any means possible. Reported and hosted by Jenny Kleeman. This is a Somethin' Else production.

Episodes

Introducing... Power: The Maxwells

Everyone’s heard of Ghislaine Maxwell (Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged partner in crime). But there’s a shadowy figure who hangs above her who you likely don’t know: her father, media tycoon Robert Maxwell. His rise from nothing to fall… from the deck of his super yacht under mysterious circumstances is straight out of a crime novel. His favorite daughter Ghislaine’s theory: her father was murdered. From Somethin’ Else, makers of ‘The Immaculate Deception’ and ‘The Faultline: Bush, Blair & Iraq’, hosted by Investigative journalist Tara Palmeri, ‘Power: The Maxwells’ is a seven part series on the incredible true story of a media mogul whose legacy is still being felt today.
13/01/218m 7s

Introducing... The Fault Line: Bush, Blair and Iraq

Hi Immaculate Deception fans, we've made a show we think you'll like.... On September 11th 2001, as he faced incalculable losses after the terrorist attacks that day, President George W Bush made a call to his greatest international ally: British Prime Minister Tony Blair. 18 months later, Bush and Blair led a coalition into a war that went horribly wrong. David Dimbleby, one of the BBC’s best known news hosts and reporters, takes us back to those crucial 18 months. Talking to prime ministers, politicians, spies and weapons inspectors he asks how and why we came to invade Iraq. And as we experience an era of lies and mistrust - did the events of 17 years ago set the stage for the world we live in now? This is a Somethin' Else production.
29/09/205m 8s

BONUS : Making The Immaculate Deception

Jenny on making the series. The Immaculate Deception is a story about a doctor who was determined to create life - by any means possible. Reported and hosted by Jenny Kleeman. This is a Somethin' Else production.
13/05/2022m 0s

BONUS: An Update from Anne

Anne is waiting to hear if Karbaat is her biological father. She calls Jenny with an update. The Immaculate Deception is a story about a doctor who was determined to create life - by any means possible. Reported and hosted by Jenny Kleeman. This is a Somethin' Else production.
06/05/2020m 6s

7: The Karbastards

What does the future hold for those affected by Jan Karbaat's deceit? The Immaculate Deception is a story about a doctor who was determined to create life - by any means possible. Reported and hosted by Jenny Kleeman. This is a Somethin' Else production.
29/04/2037m 27s

6: The Nose Hair Trimmer

The fight for justice for Jan Karbaat's victims. And Jenny uncovers a secret recording. The Immaculate Deception is a story about a doctor who was determined to create life - by any means possible. Reported and hosted by Jenny Kleeman. This is a Somethin' Else production.
22/04/2029m 44s

5: The Mother

Jenny finally tracks down a mother who was treated by Karbaat. Lidia found out the truth about her son's paternity in 2019. The Immaculate Deception is a story about a doctor who was determined to create life - by any means possible. Reported and hosted by Jenny Kleeman. This is a Somethin' Else production.
15/04/2035m 27s

4: The American Connection

What happened when Karbaat took his sperm to the US? Jenny investigates the doctor's American connection and finds out about the other fertility doctors who deceived their patients. The Immaculate Deception is a story about a doctor who was determined to create life - by any means possible. Reported and hosted by Jenny Kleeman. This is a Somethin' Else production.
08/04/2034m 19s

3: The Last Interview

Journalist Kamil Baluk made it through the clinic gates for one of the last ever interviews with Jan Karbaat. How did the doctor justify himself? The Immaculate Deception is a story about a doctor who was determined to create life - by any means possible. Reported and hosted by Jenny Kleeman. This is a Somethin' Else production.
01/04/2032m 55s

2: The Super Donor

Joey knocks on Dr Karbaat’s door and Jenny meets sperm donor Louis. What goes through the mind of someone who’s prepared to father dozens of children? The Immaculate Deception is a story about a doctor who was determined to create life - by any means possible. Reported and hosted by Jenny Kleeman. This is a Somethin' Else production.
25/03/2025m 3s

1: The Clinic

Jenny travels to the Netherlands to meet Joey Hoofdman and Marsha Elvers, who discover the shocking truth about the fertility doctor who treated their mothers. The Immaculate Deception is a story about a doctor who was determined to create life - by any means possible. Reported and hosted by Jenny Kleeman. This is a Somethin' Else production.
18/03/2027m 56s

Introducing The Immaculate Deception

Fertility doctor Jan Karbaat was renowned for getting amazing results. Women who were desperate for children would visit him at his Rotterdam clinic and leave pregnant. But when the clinic closed, rumours began about the methods Karbaat used to achieve his success. The children conceived at the clinic - the Karbaat Kids - began asking difficult questions about what happened to their mothers. What happened in Dr Karbaat’s clinic? From Somethin’ Else, The Immaculate Deception is a story about a doctor who was determined to create life - by any means possible. Reported and hosted by Jenny Kleeman. This is a Somethin' Else Production.
02/03/202m 39s
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