Bed of Lies

Bed of Lies

By 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.


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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Episodes

Final Report

Over the last three years, Cara McGoogan has kept in touch with the people impacted by the Infected Blood Scandal who she spoke to for Series 2 of Bed of Lies. On Monday 20th May those victims finally heard how Sir Brian Langstaff, Chair of the inquiry, interpreted the evidence he’s heard over the past 5 years. But as the dust settles, and the euphoria of the final report and compensation package dies down, what's next?Get in touch: podcasts@telegraph.co.uk and on Twitter @cjmcgoogan | Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/05/2439m 6s

Introducing Cara McGoogan's New Book: Part 2

Listen to this extract from the host of Bed of Lies Cara McGoogan's new book: The Poison Line (UK) and Blood Farm (US). Developed from the second series of this podcast, Bed of Lies: Blood, The Poison Line gives the full and shocking account of one of the biggest medical disasters in history – and the lengths that big pharma, the NHS and governments worldwide took to cover it up.If you're in the US you can buy Blood Farm here: https://www.amazon.com/Blood-Farm-Explosive-Corporate-Scandal-ebook/dp/B0BTDVSKCW |If you're in the UK you can buy The Poison Line from Telegraph Books: https://books.telegraph.co.uk/Product/Cara-McGoogan/The-Poison-Line--The-shocking-true-story-of-how-a-miracle/27367373 |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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/10/2315m 7s

Introducing Cara McGoogan's New Book: Part 1

Listen to this extract from the host of Bed of Lies Cara McGoogan's new book: The Poison Line (UK) and Blood Farm (US). Developed from the second series of this podcast, Bed of Lies: Blood, The Poison Line gives the full and shocking account of one of the biggest medical disasters in history – and the lengths that big pharma, the NHS and governments worldwide took to cover it up.If you're in the US you can buy Blood Farm here: https://www.amazon.com/Blood-Farm-Explosive-Corporate-Scandal-ebook/dp/B0BTDVSKCW |If you're in the UK you can buy The Poison Line from Telegraph Books: https://books.telegraph.co.uk/Product/Cara-McGoogan/The-Poison-Line--The-shocking-true-story-of-how-a-miracle/27367373 |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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/09/2327m 58s

6 - Retribution, Part 2

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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/11/2149m 19s

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 |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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/11/2135m 5s

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 |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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/11/2146m 58s

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 |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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/11/2146m 4s

3 - Confrontation

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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/10/2143m 41s

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 |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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/10/2142m 34s

1 - Infection

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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/10/2140m 35s

Introducing Bed of Lies: Blood

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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/10/211m 28s

7 - 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 |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/12/2040m 21s

7 - 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 |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/12/2026m 13s

6 - 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 |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/12/2041m 18s

5 - 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 |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/12/2042m 11s

4 - 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 |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/12/2036m 45s

3 - 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 |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/11/2033m 21s

2 - Secrecy

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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/11/2028m 22s

1 - Infatuation

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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/11/2032m 31s

Introducing Bed of Lies: Love

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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/10/201m 38s
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