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Introducing...The Price of Paradise

22 April - 6 mins
Podcast Series The Gas Man | Tortoise Investigates

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Introducing...The Price of Paradise

When ex-Bunny girl Jayne Gaskin spots the desert island of her dreams for sale online, she decides to risk it all. Trading in their English village home, Jayne and her family relocate to their own private paradise, just off the coast of Nicaragua. And a reality TV crew follows them to film a new show, No Going Back. But soon they all discover that paradise has its secrets. The locals clai...

6 mins

Series Episodes

The Gas Man: Episode 6 - Devil's breath

The Gas Man: Episode 6 - Devil's breath

In the final episode of the series, is the 40-year game of cat-and-mouse nearly over? To find out more about Tortoise: Download the Tortoise app - for a listening experience curated by our journalists Subscribe to Tortoise+ on Apple Podcasts for early access and ad-free content Become a member and get access to all of Tortoise's premium audio offerings and more If you want to get in touch with us directly about a story, or tell us more about the stories you want to hear about contact hello@tortoisemedia.com Reporter: Chloe Hadjimatheou  Producer: Claudia Williams Editor: Jasper Corbett Narrative editor: Gary Marshall Additional production: Imy Harper Sound design: Hannah Varrall Original theme music: Tom Kinsella Original artwork: Jon Hill Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

37 mins

13 June Finished

The Gas Man: Episode 5 - Truth serum

The Gas Man: Episode 5 - Truth serum

In this episode, Chloe looks into what happened to The Gas Man when he arrived back in Germany as a fugitive – and investigates whether his trade with Iran ever really ended To find out more about Tortoise: Download the Tortoise app - for a listening experience curated by our journalists Subscribe to Tortoise+ on Apple Podcasts for early access and ad-free content Become a member and get access to all of Tortoise's premium audio offerings and more If you want to get in touch with us directly about a story, or tell us more about the stories you want to hear about contact hello@tortoisemedia.com Reporter: Chloe Hadjimatheou  Producer: Claudia Williams Editor: Jasper Corbett Narrative editor: Gary Marshall Additional reporting: Marten Hahn Sound design: Hannah Varrall Original theme music: Tom Kinsella Original artwork: Jon Hill Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

39 mins

11 June Finished

The Gas Man: Episode 4 - The other Gas Man

The Gas Man: Episode 4 - The other Gas Man

Chloe makes a startling discovery about another chemical trafficker that has consequences for her investigation. A Kurdish survivor of mustard gas shares her story. To find out more about Tortoise: Download the Tortoise app - for a listening experience curated by our journalists Subscribe to Tortoise+ on Apple Podcasts for early access and ad-free content Become a member and get access to all of Tortoise's premium audio offerings and more If you want to get in touch with us directly about a story, or tell us more about the stories you want to hear about contact hello@tortoisemedia.com Reporter: Chloe Hadjimatheou  Producer: Claudia Williams Editor: Jasper Corbett Narrative editor: Gary Marshall Sound design: Hannah Varrall Original theme music: Tom Kinsella Original artwork: Jon Hill Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

46 mins

6 June Finished

The Gas Man: Episode 3 - The escape

The Gas Man: Episode 3 - The escape

The team persuades The Gas Man to step out from the shadows. He reveals the first big clue in the investigation to how he got away with it – and makes a surprising claim about his role in the case To find out more about Tortoise: Download the Tortoise app - for a listening experience curated by our journalists Subscribe to Tortoise+ on Apple Podcasts for early access and ad-free content Become a member and get access to all of Tortoise's premium audio offerings and more If you want to get in touch with us directly about a story, or tell us more about the stories you want to hear about contact hello@tortoisemedia.com Reporter: Chloe Hadjimatheou  Producer: Claudia Williams Editor: Jasper Corbett Narrative editor: Gary Marshall Sound design: Hannah Varrall Original theme music: Tom Kinsella Original artwork: Jon Hill Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

42 mins

4 June Finished

The Gas Man: Episode 2 - The sting

The Gas Man: Episode 2 - The sting

Special Agent Bass has his target in his sights but he’s on another continent. If he wants him to talk he’ll need a clever plan – and maybe a bit of luck To find out more about Tortoise: Download the Tortoise app - for a listening experience curated by our journalists Subscribe to Tortoise+ on Apple Podcasts for early access and ad-free content Become a member and get access to all of Tortoise's premium audio offerings and more If you want to get in touch with us directly about a story, or tell us more about the stories you want to hear about contact hello@tortoisemedia.com Reporter: Chloe Hadjimatheou  Producer: Claudia Williams Editor: Jasper Corbett Narrative editor: Gary Marshall Sound design: Hannah Varrall Original theme music: Tom Kinsella Original artwork: Jon Hill FX credit: Boeing 737-800 Fly Over 3.wav by soundslikewillem at freesound Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

33 mins

28 May Finished

The Gas Man: Episode 1 - The special agent

The Gas Man: Episode 1 - The special agent

In the 1980s Special Agent Dennis Bass received a tip-off that changed the course of his career. 30 years on reporter Chloe Hadjimatheou sets out to solve the mystery of how an international fugitive got away with his crimes – and why he's still on the run. To find out more about Tortoise: Download the Tortoise app - for a listening experience curated by our journalists Subscribe to Tortoise+ on Apple Podcasts for early access and ad-free content Become a member and get access to all of Tortoise's premium audio offerings and more If you want to get in touch with us directly about a story, or tell us more about the stories you want to hear about contact hello@tortoisemedia.com Reporter: Chloe Hadjimatheou  Producer: Claudia Williams Editor: Jasper Corbett Narrative editor: Gary Marshall Sound design: Hannah Varrall Original theme music: Tom Kinsella Original artwork: Jon Hill FX credit: Telex by YleArkisto at freesound - License: Attribution 4.0 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

33 mins

28 May Finished

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