Unheard: The Fred and Rose West Tapes

Somethin' Else

In 1994, Howard Sounes began investigating a case of serial murder in an English cathedral city. A married couple, Fred and Rose West, had killed at least twelve women and girls, including their own daughter. They cut their victims up and buried the ...Show More

34:36 | Nov 26th, 2019

In October 1996, Fred and Rose West’s house, 25 Cromwell Street is knocked down by Gloucester City Council. In the years since, what happened to the Wests and to the families of the victims caught up ...Show More

33:02 | Nov 19th, 2019

Christmas 1973. Marian Partington’s younger sister, Lucy, was a university student at home for the holidays. She was visiting a friend for the evening and was meant to catch the bus home. But she neve...Show More
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46:06 | Nov 12th, 2019

October 1995. With Fred West dead, Rose West stands accused of ten murders amid huge media attention. Howard speaks with Sasha Wass, part of the legal team defending Rose. Intense media scrutiny threa...Show More

38:21 | Nov 5th, 2019

Derek and Wendy Thomson owned a construction company. One of their employees was Fred West. In February 1994, Derek receives a phone call from Rose. She sounds panicked and wants to speak to Fred urge...Show More

34:40 | Oct 29th, 2019

Spring 1994, the British media’s appetite for the West case is insatiable. Howard meets Caroline Owens, one of the Wests’ victims who managed to escape. She was assaulted by the Wests in the early 70s...Show More
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