Projecting the Prison: The Shawshank Redemption with Dr Michael Fiddler

In this episode, Elizabeth talks to Dr Michael Fiddler of the University of Greenwich about representations of prison in films like The Shawshank Redemption.

Correction: At 16m 21s Michael said ‘Sophia Loren’ when he actually meant to say ‘Raquel Welch’.

To find out more about Michael’s work, visit his university staff page.

Music for Crime Bites is by Lee Rosevere at Happy Puppy Records.

Sexting – Dr Alyce McGovern

This week, Elizabeth joins Dr Alyce McGovern (@dralycemcgovern) to discuss sexting and young people. To find out more about Alyce’s work, check out her University of New South Wales staff page.

Music for Crime Bites is by Lee Rosevere at Happy Puppy Records (http://www.happypuppyrecords.ca/).

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Pretending to be a Doctor – Criminologists discuss the BBC crime drama “Trust Me”

In this episode, Elizabeth joins two colleagues from Birmingham City University – Emma Kelly, Senior Lecturer in Criminology (@crimemma), and Dr Victoria Silverwood, Lecturer in Criminology (@SilverwoodVS) to discuss the BBC Two crime drama series Trust Me.  

Music for Crime Bites is by Lee Rosevere at Happy Puppy Records (http://www.happypuppyrecords.ca/).

Clips from Trust Me in this episode are used in accordance with the fair dealing exception to copyright for the purposes of criticism and review.  For more information about the series, please click here.

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Veterans in the Criminal Justice System – Dr Emma Murray

This week, Elizabeth joins Dr Emma Murray (@Emma_T_Murray) to discuss veterans in the criminal justice system. To find out more about Emma’s work, check out her Liverpool John Moores University staff page. In particular, have a look at the Reimagine the Veteran Project. This project brings together academics, the arts, policymakers, advocates, veteran communities and pedagogy to look at different ways we might understand the veteran. There are a series of videos Emma has directed where people talk about the challenges faced by veteran communities and describe the work that’s happening to ensure that the voices of veterans are heard and their lived experiences acknowledged and taken seriously.

Music for Crime Bites is by Lee Rosevere at Happy Puppy Records (http://www.happypuppyrecords.ca/).

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The Dating App Predator – The murders of Anthony Walgate, Gabriel Kovari, Daniel Whitworth and Jack Taylor

This week, Elizabeth joins Professor David Wilson (@ProfDavidWilson) and Dr Adam Lynes (@Lynesey89) of Birmingham City University to discuss the murders of Anthony Walgate, Gabriel Kovari, Daniel Whitworth and Jack Taylor. For further information on this case, please click on the links to access the Judge’s sentencing remarks and the article Did Police Homophobia Allow a Serial Killer to Target Gay Men for Over a Year? by Max Daly for Vice.

Music for Crime Bites is by Lee Rosevere at Happy Puppy Records (http://www.happypuppyrecords.ca/).

Please consider supporting Crime Bites via a small monthly donation – visit our Patreon page to find out more.