Under Cover of Knight

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Publisher:
Apple, Spoke Media

Under Cover of Knight

3.5/5

Critic Rating

In 1996, Sue Knight was found dead in her Athens, TX, home. Her will named a loose acquaintance as the executor of her estate, but after an alleged phone call from the CIA and a dire warning from the local sheriff, the executor stopped asking questions. More than 25 years later, Sue’s memory haunts the town of Athens and the people who knew her. Who was Sue, really? Why did this English expat settle in small-town Texas? And could she still be alive?Under Cover of Knight is an Apple Original podcast, produced by Spoke Media and Castleview Productions. Listen and fo...


Critic Reviews

Score: 3

Miranda Sawyer • The Guardian Aug 26, 2023

"...the first episode does set things up nicely....as much as everyone involved wants this Knight’s tale to be fascinating, all this diligent digging just reveals a life more ordinary."

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Score: 5

Lucy White • Irish Independent Jul 8, 2023

"...it transpires Knight had “a bunch of aliases”, with several different documented surnames before arriving in Athens. All good reasons to binge this 10-part puzzle.​…"

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Score: 5

Hannah Verdier • The Guardian Jun 22, 2023

"This evocative podcast pieces together local stories and although their descriptions of her decomposing body are graphic, they’re also relevant when there are still question marks over the timing of her death – and whether it even really happened."

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Score: 1

The Crime Writers Squad • Crime Writers On Jun 22, 2023

""Under Cover of Knight" lets acquaintances of Sue ramble on about their theories with no host narration...Several episodes in, we have no idea where the story is going or why anyone is giving these theories credence. The producers really needed to be present to explain what the heck is happening here."

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