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Crime Bites is a weekly podcast created and hosted by criminologist Dr Elizabeth Yardley. Crime Bites draws on ideas from criminology to shed new light on crime cases and issues. Each week we either cover a crime case study, talk to a criminologist about their work or discuss a crime television programme.

Crime Bites is a weekly podcast created and hosted by criminologist Dr Elizabeth Yardley. Crime Bites draws on ideas from criminology to shed new light on crime cases and issues. Each week we either cover a crime case study, talk to a criminologist about their work or discuss a crime television programme.
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Crime Bites is a weekly podcast created and hosted by criminologist Dr Elizabeth Yardley. Crime Bites draws on ideas from criminology to shed new light on crime cases and issues. Each week we either cover a crime case study, talk to a criminologist about their work or discuss a crime television programme.

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Episodes

Damien Nettles – Still Missing – Part 3

12/24/2017
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In Part Three of this Crime Bites Christmas Special, I speak to Damien’s mother Valerie Nettles about her experiences in the 21 years since he went missing and the investigation into his disappearance. If you have any information about the disappearance of Damien Nettles – or know someone who does – please call Hampshire Police … Continue reading Damien Nettles – Still Missing – Part 3

Duration:00:49:31

Damien Nettles – Still Missing – Part 1

12/22/2017
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Over the next week, Crime Bites will focus upon the case of Damien Nettles, a 16-year-old boy who went missing from the Isle of Wight in the south of England in 1996. In the 21 years that have passed, no one has seen or heard from Damien. Today’s episode is an introduction to the case. … Continue reading Damien Nettles – Still Missing – Part 1

Duration:00:30:19

Damien Nettles – Still Missing – Part 2

12/21/2017
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In Part Two of this Crime Bites Christmas Special, in which we’re focusing on the case of Damien Nettles, I speak to two of my colleagues, Professor David Wilson and Donal MacIntyre, criminologists from Birmingham City University about their thoughts on the case. If you have any information about the disappearance of Damien Nettles – … Continue reading Damien Nettles – Still Missing – Part 2

Duration:00:32:06

Alias Grace – Criminologists discuss the Netflix series

12/15/2017
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In this episode, Elizabeth joins two criminologists from Birmingham City University – Donal MacIntyre (@donalmacintyre) and Jenna Page (@Page_jen) – to discuss the Netflix crime drama series Alias Grace. To find out more about the Crime Culture and Contemporary Media research group at Birmingham City University, please click here. Music for Crime Bites is by … Continue reading Alias Grace – Criminologists discuss the Netflix series

Duration:00:36:46

The Lost Boys of Sunderland: The forgotten victims of an unseen serial killer

12/8/2017
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In this episode, Elizabeth joins Professor David Wilson (@ProfDavidWilson) and Dr Adam Lynes (@Lynesey89) of Birmingham City University to talk about the murders of Simon Martin, Thomas Kelly, David Hanson and David Grieff. These four boys were killed by one man in the North East of England between 1990 and 1994. Serial murder is rare … Continue reading The Lost Boys of Sunderland: The forgotten victims of an unseen serial killer

Duration:00:52:56

“The Walking Dead” and late capitalism: A criminological take on the zombie apocalypse with Dr Tom Raymen

12/1/2017
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In this episode, Elizabeth joins Dr Tom Raymen of Plymouth University to discuss the drama series The Walking Dead. For more information about The Walking Dead, visit the show’s page. Tom’s paper about the series Living in the end times through popular culture: An ultra-realist analysis of The Walking Dead as popular criminology is published … Continue reading “The Walking Dead” and late capitalism: A criminological take on the zombie apocalypse with Dr Tom Raymen

Duration:00:35:38

Crime Fighting Superheroes – From the comic book to the screen

11/24/2017
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This week, Elizabeth is joined by Dr Adam Lynes (@Lynesey89) and Kevin Hoffin (@KHriminology) from the Centre for Applied Criminology at Birmingham City University to discuss crime comic books and the superheroes who have leapt out from the pages and onto our screens. Why do we need superheroes? What does this suggest about our faith … Continue reading Crime Fighting Superheroes – From the comic book to the screen

Duration:00:48:07

Special Episode – Websleuthing: Citizen detectives in the 21st century

11/17/2017
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On the show this week we’re talking about websleuths, or as we prefer to call them – “citizen detectives”. I join two colleagues from Birmingham City University – Emma Kelly (@crimemma) and Adam Lynes (@Lynesey89) – to discuss the research we carried out into this phenomenon. I also speak to Lance Reenstierna (@LReenstierna) and Tim … Continue reading Special Episode – Websleuthing: Citizen detectives in the 21st century

Duration:01:09:58

Legitimised Violence in Professional Ice Hockey – Dr Victoria Silverwood

11/10/2017
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This week, Elizabeth joins Dr Victoria Silverwood (@SilverwoodVS) to discuss her research about legitimised violence in ice hockey. To find out more about Victoria’s work, check out her Birmingham City University staff page. 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 … Continue reading Legitimised Violence in Professional Ice Hockey – Dr Victoria Silverwood

Duration:00:38:34

Mindhunter – Criminologists discuss the Netflix series

11/3/2017
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This week, Elizabeth is joined by Dr Adam Lynes (@Lynesey89) and Kevin Hoffin (@KHriminology) from the Centre for Applied Criminology at Birmingham City University to discuss the Netflix series Mindhunter. Find out more about Elizabeth, Adam and Kevin’s work around crime, culture and contemporary media here. Please consider supporting Crime Bites via a small monthly … Continue reading Mindhunter – Criminologists discuss the Netflix series

Duration:00:50:35

Killer Clowns – Halloween Special

10/27/2017
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In this episode, Elizabeth joins two criminologists from Birmingham City University – Dr Adam Lynes, Senior Lecturer in Criminology (@Lynesey89) and Dr Victoria Silverwood, Lecturer in Criminology (@SilverwoodVS) to discuss the phenomenon of “killer clowns”. Read Adam’s blog on killer clowns, “The Circus of Horrors”. Please consider supporting Crime Bites via a small monthly … Continue reading Killer Clowns – Halloween Special

Duration:00:32:23

Kerrie Droban on “The Last Chicago Boss: My life with the Chicago Outlaws Motorcycle Club”

10/21/2017
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This week, Elizabeth joins award-winning true crime author Kerrie Droban (@kerriedroban) to talk about her new book with Peter ‘Big Pete’ James, The Last Chicago Boss: My life with the Chicago Outlaws Motorcycle Club. To find out more about Kerrie’s work, check out her website. Image: Cover art The Last Chicago Boss: My life with … Continue reading Kerrie Droban on “The Last Chicago Boss: My life with the Chicago Outlaws Motorcycle Club”

Duration:00:54:09

Social Media Homicide Confessions: Stories of killers and their victims

10/14/2017
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In this episode, Elizabeth joins Professor David Wilson (@ProfDavidWilson) and Liam Brolan (@LJBrolan) of Birmingham City University to talk about Elizabeth’s new book, Social Media Homicide Confessions: Stories of killers and their victims – on her research about people who kill and post about it social media. Elizabeth’s summary blog about the research is available … Continue reading Social Media Homicide Confessions: Stories of killers and their victims

Duration:00:33:08

Doctor Foster – Criminologists discuss the BBC drama

10/7/2017
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In this episode, Elizabeth joins two criminologists from Birmingham City University – Melindy Brown (Research Assistant in Criminology – @crimelindy) and Saabirah Osman (Visiting Lecturer in Criminology – @osman_saabirah) to discuss the BBC drama series Doctor Foster. You can read our article for the Radio Times on Doctor Foster here. Listen to Elizabeth’s interview with … Continue reading Doctor Foster – Criminologists discuss the BBC drama

Duration:00:34:43

Projecting the Prison: The Shawshank Redemption with Dr Michael Fiddler

9/30/2017
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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 … Continue reading Projecting the Prison: The Shawshank Redemption with Dr Michael Fiddler

Duration:00:30:38

Sexting – Dr Alyce McGovern

9/23/2017
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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/). Please consider supporting Crime Bites via a small monthly donation – … Continue reading Sexting – Dr Alyce McGovern

Duration:00:25:02

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

9/16/2017
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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 … Continue reading Pretending to be a Doctor – Criminologists discuss the BBC crime drama “Trust Me”

Duration:00:36:18

Veterans in the Criminal Justice System – Dr Emma Murray

9/9/2017
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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 … Continue reading Veterans in the Criminal Justice System – Dr Emma Murray

Duration:00:52:38

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

9/2/2017
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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 … Continue reading The Dating App Predator – The murders of Anthony Walgate, Gabriel Kovari, Daniel Whitworth and Jack Taylor

Duration:00:37:01

Apple Tree Yard – Criminologists discuss the BBC crime drama

8/26/2017
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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 … Continue reading Apple Tree Yard – Criminologists discuss the BBC crime drama

Duration:00:38:02