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Journalist and father of 3, Bob Diggles, has spent a year getting to know the drug landscape in the UK. On this podcast Bob meets scientists, criminologists, festival organisers, musicians, politicians, bereaved parents and many more people with fascinating narcotic insight. He then discusses those interviews with his teenage son in an open, honest and definitely not cringingly embarrassing hip-dad way.

Journalist and father of 3, Bob Diggles, has spent a year getting to know the drug landscape in the UK. On this podcast Bob meets scientists, criminologists, festival organisers, musicians, politicians, bereaved parents and many more people with fascinating narcotic insight. He then discusses those interviews with his teenage son in an open, honest and definitely not cringingly embarrassing hip-dad way.
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United Kingdom

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Journalist and father of 3, Bob Diggles, has spent a year getting to know the drug landscape in the UK. On this podcast Bob meets scientists, criminologists, festival organisers, musicians, politicians, bereaved parents and many more people with fascinating narcotic insight. He then discusses those interviews with his teenage son in an open, honest and definitely not cringingly embarrassing hip-dad way.

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English


Episodes

Episode 4: Sound Of The Police

4/17/2019
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In Episode 4 Bob looks at drug policing in the UK in 2019 and how it’s affecting young people. He talks to Detective Superintendent Scott MacKechnie : Head of Serious Organised Crime with Hampshire Constabulary and the force lead for drug-related harm. Twitter : @HantsPolice Then Bob and his own teenage son Credence have a chat […]

Duration:01:21:06

Episode 3: Wheeling & Dealing

4/10/2019
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In Episode 3 Bob looks at drug dealing in the UK in 2019 including county lines operations involving teenagers. He meets Dr Mohammed Qasim a researcher who talks to drug dealers to find out why they do what they do. Then Bob and his teenage son Credence have a chat about dealers, sharing drugs with your […]

Duration:01:06:10

Episode 2: Buying & Testing

4/3/2019
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In Episode 2 Bob buys drugs and gets them tested to see if they were worth the money. He meets Professor Fiona Measham, a nightclub loving criminologist who founded a drug testing charity called The Loop in 2013. The Loop chemists test his drugs and then sit him down to talk to him about harm […]

Duration:01:34:56

Episode 1: Rock & Roll?

3/27/2019
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In Episode 1 Bob begins to explain why he wants to talk to his children about drugs. He meets rock guitarist, songwriter, music producer and dad Jim Cregan to hear how a successful music career is interwoven with drug influences and experiences, and how much he’s told his offspring about his rock n’ roll past.Then […]

Duration:01:26:42

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3/7/2019
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Journalist and father of 3, Bob Diggles, has spent a year getting to know the drug landscape in the UK. On this podcast Bob meets scientists, criminologists, festival organisers, musicians, politicians, bereaved parents and many more people with fascinating narcotic insight. He then discusses those interviews with his teenage son in an open, honest and […]

Duration:00:07:33