Broadcasting – More Interviews

Here are some more of my interviews in the Howard League’s Ideas for Justice series:

Ava Vidal Interview

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“I used to cry outside the gates before I went in. I absolutely hated it”:

Comedian and ex-prison Officer Ava Vidal.

I asked Ava, is there justice in prison?

 

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Andy Aresti Interview

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‘Doing time after time’:

Convict criminologist Andy Aresti on the injustice and punishment of the ‘ex-con’ label

 

 

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Art as Rehabilitation Interview

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“Acting has given me a purpose, something to work towards”: the power of art to rehabilitate.

Former world-class ballet dancer Deborah Bull and Michael share their understanding of justice and creative ways to reduce crime.

 

 

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Margaret and Barry Mizen Interview

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“Anger won’t bring Jimmy back”: parents of a murdered teenager on forgiveness.

For Ideas for Justice, I spoke to Margaret and Barry Mizen whose 16 year old son Jimmy was killed while shopping. This is their remarkable response to grief.

 

 

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Professor Mary Beard Interview

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“In 500 years time people are going to think we were absolutely crazy. It’s the complete wastefulness of our prison system. What is the bloody point?”: TV classicist Mary Beard

Modern day prisons and punishment bear no relation to ancient Roman times, as I heard from Professor Mary Beard.

 

 

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