Episodes
Published 08/07/22
When stalkers aren't stopped, the worst can happen. We hear firsthand accounts of how serious this can become. I talk to the parents of Alice Ruggles - murdered by her ex-boyfriend turned stalker, and Tracey Morgan, who's life has been destroyed by a stalking campaign lasting decades. We hear of the threat to our safety, our lives, and how we, and the police need to change how stalking is approached. LBC presenter Shelagh Fogarty shares her experience of being stalked, when a listener...
Published 08/07/22
"He knows everything about me, he knows where to find me no matter where I go. The police know - yet he's a free man. The walls are closing in. I'm starting to crack - I can't do this much longer." LBC presenter Shelagh Fogarty shares her experience of being stalked, when a listener became obsessed and started to follow her. Stalking pushed her to the edge of coping. It's changed her forever and now she's trying to find a way to carry on. One in five women will be victims of stalking in...
Published 08/02/22
"The nightmares are intensifying, I can't sleep properly anymore. I'm getting pains. I'm struggling to cope. And then the nightmare comes to life. He's here, the only place I have left to be safe - and he's found me. Is this the beginning of something much worse?" LBC presenter Shelagh Fogarty shares her experience of being stalked, when a listener became obsessed and started to follow her. Stalking pushed her to the edge of coping. It's changed her forever and now she's trying to find a way...
Published 07/24/22
"I've accepted I'm being stalked - but I don't know how much danger I'm in. He's following me everywhere, getting closer to my home. And if he finds out where I live, what happens then? He's sitting on the wall outside my work, clutching a bag. What is in that bag?" LBC presenter Shelagh Fogarty shares her experience of being stalked, when a listener became obsessed and started to follow her. Stalking pushed her to the edge of coping. It's changed her forever and now she's trying to find a...
Published 07/10/22
"I keep noticing the same face in the crowd. The same face on the train. Is this a coincidence, or am I being followed? And if this guy is stalking me - what does he plan to do? Am I safe? How can I be sure?" LBC presenter Shelagh Fogarty shares her experience of being stalked, when a listener became obsessed and started to follow her. Stalking pushed her to the edge of coping. It's changed her forever and now she's trying to find a way to carry on. One in five women will be victims of...
Published 07/03/22
Shelagh Fogarty began her LBC career as a guest presenter in 2014, and her balanced and calm presenting style soon earned her a permanent role. Heartbreakingly, it was this calm approach which led to the most harrowing ordeal of Shelagh's life, when a man stalked her for nearly 2 years. In 2017, Shelagh began to notice the same face appearing in crowds, on the tube, outside her work. She dismissed it at first, but then the appearances became more and more frequent and noticeable - he was...
Published 06/26/22
This is not your regularly scheduled content, but instead a new podcast we think you’ll love. From Crowd Network, this is The Secret History of Flight 149. When Flight 149 departed London Heathrow on 1 August 1990, the passengers and crew had no idea of the trauma that lay ahead. A routine stopover in Kuwait turned into a hostage crisis. Hear from the hostages themselves as they recall the horrifying realisation that their holiday had taken a very dark turn. Journalist Stephen Davis delves...
Published 04/05/22
GLOBAL PLAYER EXCLUSIVE: After the success of Hunting Ghislaine, John Sweeney is back with a new podcast, Hunting Ghislaine: The Trial. Each week he’ll be dissecting the key moments and talking points from Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial in New York, navigating his way towards the climax of this grimly fascinating case. This podcast is available exclusively on Global Player. Download it from your app store now or go to www.globalplayer.com and search for Hunting Ghislaine: The Trial
Published 12/07/21
Hi, Hunting Ghislaine listener, We’ve got another brand new podcast we think you’ll enjoy. ‘I’ve Been Thinking’ is a new weekly show hosted by Peter Frankopan. As well as being a best-selling author (Silk Roads), Professor of Global History and Oxford and voted as one of the World’s Top 50 Thinkers, Peter uses this podcast to speak with some incredible guests looking at topics from around the world that help understand and explain the past, present and future. Guests include former...
Published 07/01/21
Hi Hunting Ghislaine fans – we have a new True Crime podcast we think you’ll enjoy called ‘If It Bleeds It Leads’ Could you be a criminal? What separates the way you think, from the criminal mind? Join the world’s leading professor of criminology, Prof. David Wilson and star of Silent Witness Emilia Fox as they discover what’s really going on behind some of the most notorious crimes. What do you do with have-a-go heroes who try to stop you robbing a bank? What's it like inside an...
Published 06/11/21
Conspiracy theories are swirling around like never before – tormenting mistrust, infecting our politics, and even tearing families apart. But Brit Award-winning comedian Jolyon Rubinstein and investigative journalist James Ball are here to save the day. Or at least try.
Published 04/22/21
If you enjoyed Hunting Ghislaine then there’s a new podcast we think you’ll enjoy. It’s called Power: The Maxwells. Everyone’s heard of Ghislaine Maxwell (Jeffery 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 favourite daughter Ghislaine’s theory: her...
Published 01/13/21
The final episode in the series looks at the dark fairy tale that is the life of Ghislaine Maxwell. She started out a rich and beautiful princess. She is now ina rat-infested cell in a New York prison known as The Tombs, awaiting trial on charges she denies. How could the fairy tell end like this, or is this the end?
Published 12/24/20
In 2019 Epstein is arrested and then dies in prison. The authorities say suicide, some suspect that he did not kill himself. And Ghislaine? She vanishes. How is it possible to disappear in the twenty first century? In this episode we hear from a former FBI Special Agent who explains how people can hide and how they can be caught.
Published 12/17/20
Prince Andrew can’t explain why a photo of him exists with his arm around the waist of Virginia Roberts Giuffre, then 17, with Ghislaine looking on inside her mews flat in London. However, he does explain why he stayed in Epstein’s Manhattan mansion in 2010 after the American had been convicted of having sex with an under-age girl. But he’s viewed by many as unconvincing. In this episode we look at what possible favours passed between those allegedly involved?
Published 12/10/20
Ghislaine Maxwell’s address book is packed with the names of the rich, famous and powerful. But how did no one know what was happening behind the scenes? Did Ghislaine’s black book and her friendships with the likes of Donald Trump who said: “I wish her well” and Bill Clinton provide an aura of respectability that prevented proper scrutiny?
Published 12/03/20
Multiple young women say they were sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein. A smaller number say that Ghislaine Maxwell abused them along with Epstein - she denies all allegations. Victims also accuse Ghislaine of running the machine that served Epstein and that she was the real mastermind behind his actions. In episode two of Hunting Ghislaine we look at the relationship with Epstein after her father, Robert Maxwell's death, and the role she is accused of playing in supplying him with young...
Published 11/26/20
Ghislaine Maxwell has been charged with helping rich paedophile Jeffrey Epstein sexually exploit and abuse multiple minor girls – she denies all wrongdoing. This episode looks at the first monster in her life: her father, Robert Maxwell, a liar, a thief and a sadist. He named the yacht he fell from after her: The Lady Ghislaine. Did he form or, perhaps, deform her too? If you or someone you know is a victim of sexual assault, you can contact victim support free on 0808 16 89 111 or visit...
Published 11/19/20
Ghislaine Maxwell is the daughter of a disgraced billionaire and the former partner of a super-rich paedophile who killed himself while awaiting trial for sex trafficking. After hiding for almost a year, she now finds herself facing multiple charges for helping Jeffrey Epstein sexually exploit and abuse under-age women which could lead to her spending the rest of her life in gaol.   In this new podcast series, Hunting Ghislaine, reporter John Sweeney investigates a fairy story which happens...
Published 11/11/20