Just a quick one to say thanks for all your support in 2018 and to update on plans for what comes next...... oh and to announce Maeve's part in a charity Christmas single.... yes you read that right! We don't ask for much at The Tip Off but we'd be overjoyed if you'd spend just 99p to buy The Sounds of Christmas by Podcast Al-lStars. All money raised goes to Samuel's Charity which provides treats to sick children: https://www.samuelscharity.co.uk/ The Sounds of Christmas is available on Amazon, iTunes, Google Play and elsewhere:
Ep.25 The Tip Off LIVE - Tales from West Cork
A court case, a mysterious witness and an envelope at the Post Office... this is the story of how Sam Bungey and Jennifer Ford unravelled a decade old murder case. Recorded in front of a live audience as part of Audible's Spoken Worlds Festival- Maeve hears how Sam and Jennifer made the smash-hit podcast series: West Cork. Read all about it: https://www.amazon.com/West-Cork/dp/B0792BWQWT Hosted and produced: Maeve McClenaghan Music: Dice Muse Audio clips thanks to Audible.
Ep.24 Shining a Light
In The Dark, the US podcast team, finished their acclaimed first series with a request: they wanted to hear what their audience thought they should be investigating next. And there, buried in the hundreds of responses they got was a simple, short email. An email about Curtis Flowers. From dusting off records in abandoned jail cells to reconstructing get-away routes and tracking down mystery men, this is the story of how a team of investigative journalists exposed huge questions around a troubling death-row case. Read all about it: Hosted and produced: Maeve McClenaghan Music: Dice Muse, Blue Dot Sessions, Podington Bear.
Ep.23 Many miles from home
Three continents, 80 interviews and an investigation that took more than a decade. This is the story of how Cam Simpson uncovered one of the great David vs. Goliath stories of our time. In this episode, Cam wrestles with duplicitous sources, flies across the world twice and arranges an undercover embed, all to find out how 12 men came to die far from home, in the Iraqi desert. Read all about it: Hosted and produced: Maeve McClenaghan Music: Dice Muse, the Losers, Blue Dot Sessions. Recordings from Turku and Samuel Corwin. @MaeveMCC @TipOffPodcast
New Yorker writer Alexis Okeowo wants to tell stories differently. Her new book A Moonless Starless Sky , tells the stories of people affected by extremism in Africa. In this episode, Alexis tells us how she came to find two of the main characters of her book: Eunice and Bosco, a couple with a complicated past. Warning: mention of sexual violence. Read all about it: Hosted and produced: Maeve McClenaghan Music: Dice Muse, Podington Bear, Springtide, Blue Dot Sessions. @MaeveMCC @TipOffPodcast