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Hunting Ghislaine, celebrating middle-aged life, and Clara Amfo discovers a new London

By Charlotte Runcie   March 2021

Clara Amfo presents a podcast about London, meeting cultural figures from the capital to ask them about what the city means to them. Photo: 4th Floor Creative

Hunting Ghislaine, LBC

“This is a fairy story the wrong way around… where a princess becomes something of a monster herself.” That’s how John Sweeney introduces his six-part podcast about Ghislaine Maxwell, tracing her journey from the glamorous daughter of a billionaire to becoming one of the world’s most notorious figures. Sweeney doesn’t shy away from any of the sordid details of her case, but tells a thoroughly compelling story of the scandal, the crimes of Jeffrey Epstein, and how Maxwell’s upbringing may help to explain her later actions.

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