Colonel Clay - Ep 6 - The Scottish Retreat
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2y ago
The cleverest detective in England is on the track of the wily Clay. An arrest is imminent. But who, actually, is likely to be collared? You can also listen to it here - https://thecrimehub.com/colonel-clay-the-scottish-retreat ..read more
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Colonel Clay - Ep 5 - The German Professor
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2y ago
London’s scientific experts play host to a bizarre German who has, apparently, found a way to manufacture diamonds. The gems seem genuine. But what about the professor?  Also view it here - https://thecrimehub.com/colonel-clay-the-german-professor ..read more
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Ep 19 - The Soham Murders - Interview with Thomas Grant QC
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2y ago
Many people will remember the murders of Holly Chapman and Jessica Wells in Cambridge for the heart breaking photograph of the two eleven year old friends in Manchester United football shirts. Involving over 700 police officers, the investigation was one of the biggest manhunts in history. The case had such an impact that it changed the law forever. True crime author, Thomas Grant QC talks to Olly Jarvis about the police investigation, subsequent trial of Huntley for murder, Maxine Carr on a lesser charge, and the ways in which the case resulted in legal reforms.   ..read more
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Ep 18 - Colonel Clay - Episode 4 - The Arrest of the Colonel
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by The Crime Hub
2y ago
Narrated by Martin Jarvis The cleverest detective in England is on the track of the wily Clay. An arrest is imminent. But who, actually, is likely to be collared? You can find the original recording here - https://thecrimehub.com/colonel-clay-the-arrest-of-the-colonel ..read more
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Ep 17 - Famous Murder Trials from the Old Bailey with Thomas Grant QC
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2y ago
In 1955, Ruth Ellis was the last woman to be hanged in England following her conviction for the murder of her lover. True crime author, Thomas Grant QC talks to Olly Jarvis about the case, extraordinary events during the trial, whether she was truly guilty of murder and the facts the jury were never told. *** Over the past century, Court Number One at the Old Bailey in London has played host to numerous cause celebres and gruesome murders, occasionally defining society’s changing values and the evolution of the criminal law. In this series of podcasts, true crime author, Th ..read more
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Ep 16 - Are you working with a psychopath?
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2y ago
Author and psychologist Leona Deakin talks to Olly Jarvis about her riveting debut crime thriller, Gone and her contention that psychopaths are living and working amongst us. Find out about the inspiration for her novel and what are the classic psychopathic traits ..read more
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Ep 15 - Causing Death By Dangerous Driving
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2y ago
Could it be You? Causing Death By Dangerous Driving.  A few seconds of bad judgement when behind the wheel often has tragic consequences and can lead to a prison sentence. What is the law on death by dangerous and what happens at Court? *** Former solicitor and now a criminal barrister with a particular specialism in prosecuting and defending people charged with fatal road traffic offences, Adrian Farrow talks to Olly Jarvis about cases involving causing death by dangerous or careless driving. Hear about the people that get charged, the law and the prison sentences that are ..read more
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Ep 14 - The Camden Town Murder of 1907 with Thomas Grant QC
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2y ago
Represented by the ‘Great Defender’, Edward Marshall Hall, Robert Wood was tried for the murder of Emily Dimmock, whose naked, near-decapitated body was discovered in her bed. Over the decades, the trial has inspired great works of art and fiction. True crime author, Thomas Grant QC talks to Olly Jarvis about the case and his own views on Wood’s guilt or innocence ..read more
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Ep 13 - Justice - Written by Olly Jarvis & Narrated by Tim Pigott-Smith
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2y ago
Justice – by Olly Jarvis  Narrated by the late, great, Tim Pigott-Smith  This highly acclaimed short story was originally aired on BBC Radio. A twisting tale which explores the thought processes of ageing barrister, Harry Fox while cross-examining the alleged victim of a marital rape. Things are never what they seem ..read more
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Ep 12 - Extinction Rebellion - Do or Die?
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2y ago
Extinction Rebellion – Do or Die? The direct action movement, Extinction Rebellion is growing and protesters have been stopping traffic and bringing parts of the UK to a standstill. Are they just a nuisance or will history teach us that we should have listened? In this podcast, documentary maker, Eric Lamptey goes to a protest in Trafalgar Square and then interviews Mike, an XR co-ordinator at his unusual riverside home. Why are people getting themselves arrested, what’s the law and why does it matter ..read more
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