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Tim Weaver

MISSING is an award-winning podcast series, selected as one of iTunes' Best Podcasts of 2015. Hosted by best-selling crime writer Tim Weaver, the show investigates the world of missing people – who disappears, why they disappear, the pressures of ...Show More
Episode 11: On the Run - Part 2

32:23 | Aug 3rd, 2016

In this special two-part conclusion to MISSING, Tim Weaver continues his life as one of the disappeared. Four days after he walked out the front door, the tension of life off the grid is mounting. What’s life like without human contact, no technology...Show More
Episode 10: On The Run – Part 1

30:46 | Jul 27th, 2016

In this special two-part conclusion to MISSING, Tim Weaver puts everything he’s learned to the test. He walks out the front door – not telling his family or his friends where he's going – and sees how long he can make it on the road and off the grid....Show More
Episode 09: Lessons Learned

36:46 | Jul 20th, 2016

One year on, Tim Weaver returns to MISSING and discusses how the lessons he learned from the show’s guests influenced his new book, BROKEN HEART. Tim’s joined by broadcaster Michael Carlson and discusses writing about and researching missing people, ...Show More
Episode 08: Disappearing

24:55 | Oct 21st, 2015

In the podcast's final episode, Tim returns to Quinn Norton and Frank M. Ahearn, both of whom have first-hand experience of watching people disappear. What exactly would people need to do in order to vanish? Is it a matter of determination, technical...Show More
Episode 07: Cold Cases

20:15 | Oct 14th, 2015

Only 1% of people that go missing stay disappeared for longer than a year. Who continues looking for them, and how? Tim rejoins the Missing Person Bureau’s Sherri McAra and Dr Karen Shalev Greene from Centre for the Study of Missing Persons, and disc...Show More
Episode 06: History

25:35 | Oct 7th, 2015

Tim takes a unique, behind the scenes tour of the Crime Museum of Scotland Yard, accompanied by Jackie Keily, curator of the Museum of London. From spies to serial killers, the Museum contains the artifacts and stories of those that have disappeared ...Show More
Episode 05: Life On The Run

20:23 | Sep 30th, 2015

What’s life like for someone that actually, successfully disappears? Is it glamorous, a heady cocktail of new identities and new experiences? Or is it a constant, grinding pressure, as you're isolated from your friends, family and - increasingly - th...Show More
Episode 04: You’re Being Watched

19:35 | Sep 23rd, 2015

The UK has one CCTV camera for every 14 people – and that’s just the beginning. Fingerprinting and facial recognition technologies are now found on everyday items, including our phones. This week, Tim investigates how people manage to disappear in a ...Show More
Episode 03: Data Trail

18:04 | Sep 17th, 2015

In a world of credit cards, online banking, mobile phones and social media, we’ve never been easier to trace and to follow. How can people disappear in a world where everything we do leaves digital footprints? Tim meets with Renate Samson, Chief Exec...Show More
Episode 02: Motivation

18:14 | Sep 10th, 2015

250,000 people disappear in the UK every year. 99% are found within the first year. But what about the remaining 1%? How are they still missing – and why did they disappear in the first place? This week, Tim Weaver meets with Dr Nigel Blackwood, fore...Show More
Episode 01: Investigation

19:02 | Sep 3rd, 2015

Crime author Tim Weaver sets out to understand how and why people disappear in the 21st century. As well as setting the challenge – is it really possible to disappear? - this week features conversations with two of the leading experts in missing pers...Show More