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Shreds: Murder in the dock

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A young woman is murdered in a frenzied knife attack. Outside, a man is crying and covered in blood. What happens next almost defies belief. Yes, this really did happen…

A young woman is murdered in a frenzied knife attack. Outside, a man is crying and covered in blood. What happens next almost defies belief. Yes, this really did happen…
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BBC

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A young woman is murdered in a frenzied knife attack. Outside, a man is crying and covered in blood. What happens next almost defies belief. Yes, this really did happen…

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English


Episodes

Part 13: Tiger Bay’s last fight

5/2/2019
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Back to Butetown and the Cardiff Five, 30 years on. 'Shreds: Murder in the dock’ reveals the untold 30-year story of one of the most notorious miscarriages of justice in British legal history. It is mainly told through the voices of the surviving members of the ‘Cardiff Five’ – the men originally charged and some of whom were later convicted of the murder of 20-year-old Lynette White in Cardiff’s docklands on St Valentine’s Day 1988. We explore the original two trials – at the time the...

Duration:00:40:08

Part 12: Shreds

4/19/2019
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The UK’s biggest-ever police corruption trial. 'Shreds: Murder in the dock’ reveals the untold 30-year story of one of the most notorious miscarriages of justice in British legal history. It is mainly told through the voices of the surviving members of the ‘Cardiff Five’ – the men originally charged and some of whom were later convicted of the murder of 20-year-old Lynette White in Cardiff’s docklands on St Valentine’s Day 1988. We explore the original two trials – at the time the longest in...

Duration:00:39:49

Part 11: 'The police made me do it’

4/18/2019
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The original murder witnesses come clean – it was all lies. 'Shreds: Murder in the dock’ reveals the untold 30-year story of one of the most notorious miscarriages of justice in British legal history. It is mainly told through the voices of the surviving members of the ‘Cardiff Five’ – the men originally charged and some of whom were later convicted of the murder of 20-year-old Lynette White in Cardiff’s docklands on St Valentine’s Day 1988. We explore the original two trials – at the time...

Duration:00:33:26

Part 10: The real murderer

4/11/2019
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"I’m quite looking forward to death to find out if God or the devil exists." 'Shreds: Murder in the dock’ reveals the untold 30-year story of one of the most notorious miscarriages of justice in British legal history. It is mainly told through the voices of the surviving members of the ‘Cardiff Five’ – the men originally charged and some of whom were later convicted of the murder of 20-year-old Lynette White in Cardiff’s docklands on St Valentine’s Day 1988. We explore the original two...

Duration:00:29:56

Part 9: Cold case

4/4/2019
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7 James Street gives up its secrets. 'Shreds: Murder in the dock’ reveals the untold 30-year story of one of the most notorious miscarriages of justice in British legal history. It is mainly told through the voices of the surviving members of the ‘Cardiff Five’ – the men originally charged and some of whom were later convicted of the murder of 20-year-old Lynette White in Cardiff’s docklands on St Valentine’s Day 1988. We explore the original two trials – at the time the longest in British...

Duration:00:36:59

Part 8: The 'confession'

3/28/2019
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‘People will confess to anything to stop something happening.’ How the police broke Stephen Miller. 'Shreds: Murder in the dock’ reveals the untold 30-year story of one of the most notorious miscarriages of justice in British legal history. It is mainly told through the voices of the surviving members of the ‘Cardiff Five’ – the men originally charged and some of whom were later convicted of the murder of 20-year-old Lynette White in Cardiff’s docklands on St Valentine’s Day 1988. We explore...

Duration:00:41:07

Part 7: The tapes

3/28/2019
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Recordings of police interrogation tactics cause shock and outrage in the Appeal Court. 'Shreds: Murder in the dock’ reveals the untold 30-year story of one of the most notorious miscarriages of justice in British legal history. It is mainly told through the voices of the surviving members of the ‘Cardiff Five’ – the men originally charged and some of whom were later convicted of the murder of 20-year-old Lynette White in Cardiff’s docklands on St Valentine’s Day 1988. We explore the...

Duration:00:39:39

Part 6: ‘Free, Free the Cardiff Three’

3/21/2019
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How reliable was the police case? And Brooklyn comes to Butetown to take to the streets. 'Shreds: Murder in the dock’ reveals the untold 30-year story of one of the most notorious miscarriages of justice in British legal history. It is mainly told through the voices of the surviving members of the ‘Cardiff Five’ – the men originally charged and some of whom were later convicted of the murder of 20-year-old Lynette White in Cardiff’s docklands on St Valentine’s Day 1988. We explore the...

Duration:00:30:32

Part 5: A trial like no other

3/14/2019
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‘When it was finally over the head juror simply sat down and wept.’ 'Shreds: Murder in the dock’ reveals the untold 30-year story of one of the most notorious miscarriages of justice in British legal history. It is mainly told through the voices of the surviving members of the ‘Cardiff Five’ – the men originally charged and some of whom were later convicted of the murder of 20-year-old Lynette White in Cardiff’s docklands on St Valentine’s Day 1988. We explore the original two trials – at...

Duration:00:29:57

Part 4: Witness to Murder

3/7/2019
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Detailed and graphic accounts emerge from four people who claimed they were there. ‘Shreds: Murder in the dock’ reveals the untold 30-year story of one of the most notorious miscarriages of justice in British legal history. It is mainly told through the voices of the surviving members of the ‘Cardiff Five’ – the men originally charged and some of whom were later convicted of the murder of 20-year-old Lynette White in Cardiff’s docklands on St Valentine’s Day 1988. We explore the original...

Duration:00:33:28

Part 3: The Cardiff Five

2/28/2019
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'They were looking for this white individual seen with blood on his hands… and with no explanation whatsoever they switch it’. ‘Shreds: Murder in the dock’ reveals the untold 30-year story of one of the most notorious miscarriages of justice in British legal history. It is mainly told through the voices of the surviving members of the ‘Cardiff Five’ – the men originally charged and some of whom were later convicted of the murder of 20-year-old Lynette White in Cardiff’s docklands on St...

Duration:00:34:21

Part 2: Number 7 James Street

2/21/2019
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A young woman is found murdered in an empty, unlit flat on Valentine’s Day. Outside, a man is crying and covered in blood. What happens next almost defies belief. Yes, this really did happen… ‘Shreds: Murder in the dock’ reveals the untold 30-year story of one of the most notorious miscarriages of justice in British legal history. It is mainly told through the voices of the surviving members of the ‘Cardiff Five’ – the men originally charged and some of whom were later convicted of the...

Duration:00:29:15

Part One: Prologue – Under the bridge

2/21/2019
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Prelude to a murder in old Tiger Bay. A young woman is murdered in a frenzied knife attack. Outside, a man is crying and covered in blood. What happens next almost defies belief. Yes, this really did happen… ‘Shreds: Murder in the dock’ reveals the untold 30-year story of one of the most notorious miscarriages of justice in British legal history. The story is mainly told through the voices of the surviving members of the ‘Cardiff Five’ – the men originally charged and some of whom were...

Duration:00:20:49