Abe & Ella: A match made in hell

In our continuing series on the genesis of the Hampstead ritual abuse hoax, we’ve looked at who started the hoax, when they started it, and how it was promoted. Ultimately, though, while players like Belinda McKenzie, Sabine McNeill, Neelu Berry, Charlotte Alton Ward, and Angela Power-Disney have all been integral to setting up and publicising…

Who started Hoaxtead, and why?

As a blog, we try to balance our coverage between the day-to-day events and personalities involved in the Hampstead hoax, and the larger picture: what’s this thing really all about? Recently, we’ve turned our attention to the vexing problem of “who started this thing, and what on earth were they thinking?”