• 2 Feb 2017

    They were “horrific” acts of violence. Twenty two young men groomed and ritually beaten over many years, supposedly to purge them of their sins: one even attempted suicide. The alleged perpetrator – eminent QC John Smyth – ran a Christian charity with close ties to the Church of England and the Archbishop of Canterbury himself. Reported by Cathy Newman, produced and directed by Tom Stone, and the Channel 4 News Investigations Unit.