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/).

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

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.

Apple Tree Yard – Criminologists discuss the BBC crime drama

In this episode, Elizabeth joins two criminologists from Birmingham City University – Emma Kelly (@crimemma) and Dr Victoria Silverwood (@SilverwoodVS) to discuss the BBC crime drama series Apple Tree Yard.

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

Clips from Apple Tree Yard 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 Apple Tree Yard, please visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08cbc9p

Home Invasion Films

In this episode, Elizabeth talks to Dr Michael Fiddler of the University of Greenwich about home invasion films. These films that focus on the home – which should be the safest space in the world – take us on a terrifying journey of what happens when this place of sanctuary is invaded. What can a criminological perspective on these films tell us? 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.

Crime Statistics

In this episode, Elizabeth talks to Dr Adam Lynes (@Lynesey89) and Mohammed Rahman (@crimoeology) of Birmingham City University about crime statistics. Please click on these links to find out more about crime statistics in England and Wales, crime outcomes in England and Wales and FBI crime statistics in the USA.

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

“Breaking Bad” – Criminologists discuss the AMC series

In this episode, Elizabeth joins Dr James Treadwell of Birmingham City University and Dr Steve Wakeman of Liverpool John Moores University to discuss the crime drama series Breaking Bad. For more information about Breaking Bad, visit the show’s page here. To find out more about Steve’s research on the series, check out his website.

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

Corporate Homicide

In this episode, Elizabeth talks to Dr James Treadwell (@James_Treadwell) and Dr Adam Lynes (@Lynesey89) of Birmingham City University about corporate homicide. Please click on these links to find out more about the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 and information disclosed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 regarding charges and prosecutions in the UK.

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