Pig Iron

By Tortoise Media

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Christopher Allen was trying to make it as a war reporter when, aged just 26, he was shot and killed on the frontline in South Sudan. But as news of his death began to spread, suspicion grew. Some claimed he was really there as a mercenary, a fighter. Others said he was a reckless freelancer, in over his head. And there was another question: was he killed on purpose, or was this another accident of war? From Tortoise and the team behind Sweet Bobby, Pig Iron is a dark adventure in war and journalism – and into what really happened to Christopher Allen. 

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Episode Date
Introducing...Dangerous Memories
Jul 09, 2024
Introducing...The Gas Man
May 28, 2024
Introducing...Walter's War
Nov 24, 2023
Introducing... Three Doors Down
Jul 20, 2023
Episode seven: Out there
Nov 29, 2022
Episode six: The rope
Nov 14, 2022
Episode five: Kaya
Nov 13, 2022
Episode four: The kaleidoscope
Oct 31, 2022
Episode three: The lonely impulse
Oct 27, 2022
Episode two: Spring break
Oct 25, 2022
Episode one: White rebel
Oct 18, 2022
Introducing: Pig Iron
Oct 04, 2022