A Very British Cult TV -
Dozens of people with experience of Lighthouse have spoken to us for this documentary. Many of them were too scared to be filmed. Terrified of extreme harassment as a result. A Very British Cult, investigator, BBC 2023
Lifehouse? It’s life coaching. It’s a pioneering mentoring organisation. ibid. man
I started to feel as though I couldn’t think anything unless my mentor said it’s a healthy thing to think. ibid. woman
You started becoming separated from people. ibid. man
The total I invested was £131,000. ibid.
Every day. Seven days a week. It just didn’t make any sense. ibid. girlfriend of victim
Around 20 Lighthouse team members lived together in shared rental houses in the Midlands. ibid.
The topics were getting more sinister. ibid.
He was sitting there listening all day to quite unpleasant stuff. ibid.
From the very beginning people paid big money to become Lighthouse associates. ibid. investigator
So many long-term members were in terrible debt. ibid.
Basically brain-washing people and destroying families. ibid.
A judge shuts down Lighthouse in the public interest. ibid.