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Manhunt: Finding Kevin Parle

A live investigation: Two murders, one fugitive and a hunter tracking down the target.


A Birthday Greeting from Peter
Peter explains why the podcast may be taking a break but his hunt goes on. He also has a birthday message for Kevin Parle…
12:30 24/05/22
#21 Mind Games
An assessment of Kevin Parle’s state of mind after 17 years on the run. And Peter meets another informant who thinks he met the fugitive just a few weeks ago.
31:39 10/05/22
#20 Dubai
There have been reported sightings of Parle in Dubai. Peter decides to go there to try to meet one ex-criminal who has allegedly been harbouring the fugitive, but the trip doesn’t go to plan…
41:52 26/04/22
#19 Dunlough Bay
Peter travels to Ireland to investigate whether the gang Parle could now be working with was involved in a huge attempted drug smuggling operation off the west Cork coast in 2007.
33:16 12/04/22
#18 Father and Son
Danny and Liam Poole went missing in Spain in 2019. Peter has been told that their disappearance is linked to the gang said to be working with Kevin Parle.
43:33 05/04/22
#17 It’s Like They Knew We Were Coming
Trying to piece together the activities of a criminal gang in Spain, Peter wonders whether his phone has been tapped- or the criminals have been tipped off. Warning: This episode contains some strong language
36:45 29/03/22
#16 Spanish Steps
Peter is on the road again - heading to a golf resort where he's been told Parle has been living. Warning: This episode contains some strong language.
44:09 22/03/22
#15: “He’s Dead Mate”
The many deaths of Kevin Parle; Peter sets out to dismantle the persistent - but inconsistent – rumours that the man he’s hunting died on the run….
35:50 15/03/22
#14: Lockdowns and Lock Ups
The pandemic and Parle; Peter may not have been able to travel during the lockdowns but his hunt for the fugitive intensified….
30:01 08/03/22
#13: Catching Up
The hunt so far - a recap on how Peter’s investigation progressed before the lockdowns put a stop to travel. New listeners can start here, but if you want more background and detail please head back to episode #1.
27:51 01/03/22
The hunt continues...
As the world opens up and international travel returns as an option, Peter Bleksley heightens his search for Kevin Parle.
03:01 25/02/22
#12: Small World
Peter finds out how lockdown might affect Parle and takes audience questions on the progress of his investigation: From how the fugitive might be supporting himself to whether "supergrasses" are coming forward to help.
29:16 09/04/20
#11: Mission Possible
Peter assesses the psychological impact on a fugitive who may be in lockdown and two ex-girlfriends paint a disturbing picture of Parle as a manipulator.
31:16 02/04/20
#10: Change of Plan
Peter finds out a lot more about Parle - where he might be and who he's connected with, before the coronavirus forces him to continue his hunt from home.
33:32 26/03/20
#09: The Review
Peter gathers some of his advisors together to look at how his investigation is progressing and to decide the next lines of enquiry.
47:52 19/03/20
#08: Ghost Stories
Peter is still following up suspected sightings of Kevin Parle. He visits a cannabis club where he's told the fugitive is a member, but gets a big breakthrough at a bar in Albir.
34:36 12/03/20
#07: Spain
Peter heads to a campsite that Parle is thought to have stayed at in 2006, but also investigates information the fugitive may have been in that part of Spain a lot more recently.
24:37 05/03/20
#06: The Running Men
Peter ends his search in Old Swan, talks to fugitives about how they survived on the run and decides his next step is abroad.
34:52 27/02/20
#05: Liverpool
Peter explores Liverpool's reputation as a city that stands against injustice, while investigating reports that Parle could still be on Merseyside.
35:41 20/02/20
#04: Kevin
A social misfit who ended up living a life of crime? Or a clever charismatic man whose life took a wrong turn? People who knew Kevin share their views.
26:56 13/02/20
#03: Peter
A drug gang wanted to kill him. A murderer on the run pointed a shotgun into his face. Peter Bleksley reveals why his Met experiences prepare him for this manhunt.
36:01 06/02/20
#02: Lucy
An innocent mother is shot dead in her own front room. Peter Bleksley shares what he knows about the killing which shocked a city - and why he wants Lucy's family to get justice.
30:39 06/02/20
#01: Liam
A teenager is gunned down in Liverpool 15 years ago. Peter pieces together what happened that night, shares what we know about Liam and starts to get information from the public.
37:02 06/02/20
#00 The Preview - Manhunt: Finding Kevin Parle
A live investigation: Two murders, one fugitive and a hunter tracking down the target.
00:40 04/02/20
Beyond Reasonable Doubt: Just one more thing...
A short message from Chris about his new podcast: End Of Days
01:13 07/01/19
Beyond Reasonable Doubt: #18 'The Last Few Steps'
This all action final episode features the first broadcast interview with Michael Peterson’s own sister and has reflections on the final 3 episodes of The Staircase TV series.
47:42 23/07/18
Beyond Reasonable Doubt: #17 'The Peterson Show'
The podcast series returns to review new episodes of the TV hit “The Staircase” and features an interview with the film’s director. (reuploaded with fixed audio levels)
42:20 16/07/18
Beyond Reasonable Doubt: #16 'Where Are They Now?'
The final episode of this series of Beyond Reasonable Doubt tries to tie up some of the loose ends of the case, Chris explains how we've tried to speak to some of the other people involved in the case and find out how the tragic events of 2001 affected them long after. This episode was recorded in front of an audience at the London Podcast Festival and is presented here as performed in front of - and with the help of - a room full of BRD obsessives .....
50:16 19/09/17
Beyond Reasonable Doubt: #15 'According To Michael'
In the penultimate episode of the series, Chris talks to Michael Peterson himself. In a tense and unedited interview, Mr Peterson tells Chris what he thinks is wrong with the series, re-affirms his innocence and answers some of your listener questions. He also explains why - as heard in the last episode - why he bought three blowpokes while his original trial was still going on.
50:00 05/09/17
Beyond Reasonable Doubt: #14 'Judge and Jury'
Chris goes behind the scenes of the original Peterson trial and is given rare interviews with Judge Orlando Hudson, the then D.A Jim Hardin - now also a judge - and juror Kelli Colgan. They talk about the stresses and strains of the long and high profile case and reveal details not heard before including the fact that Michael Peterson bought 3 blowpokes while his trial was still going on. Kelli Colgan tells Chris how every juror- bar none- finished the case in tears. There's also a preview of the next episode - which features an interview with Michael Peterson himself.
46:32 29/08/17