Shreds: Murder in the dock

Shreds: Murder in the dock

By BBC Radio Wales

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…

Episodes

Part 13: Tiger Bay’s last fight

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 longest in British criminal history – right through to the fascinating conclusion of the mystery surrounding the brutal murder of Lynette White which culminated in the UK’s biggest-ever police corruption trial.The back drop is the enduring fall-out on the innocent lives of those involved and the devastating impact on a community once known around the world for its diversity and tolerance, the legendary Tiger Bay.
02/05/19·40m 0s

Part 12: Shreds

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 British criminal history – right through to the fascinating conclusion of the mystery surrounding the brutal murder of Lynette White which culminated in the UK’s biggest-ever police corruption trial.The back drop is the enduring fall-out on the innocent lives of those involved and the devastating impact on a community once known around the world for its diversity and tolerance, the legendary Tiger Bay.
19/04/19·39m 41s

Part 11: 'The police made me do it’

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 the longest in British criminal history – right through to the fascinating conclusion of the mystery surrounding the brutal murder of Lynette White which culminated in the UK’s biggest-ever police corruption trial.The back drop is the enduring fall-out on the innocent lives of those involved and the devastating impact on a community once known around the world for its diversity and tolerance, the legendary Tiger Bay.
18/04/19·33m 18s

Part 10: The real murderer

"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 trials – at the time the longest in British criminal history – right through to the fascinating conclusion of the mystery surrounding the brutal murder of Lynette White which culminated in the UK’s biggest-ever police corruption trial.The back drop is the enduring fall-out on the innocent lives of those involved and the devastating impact on a community once known around the world for its diversity and tolerance, the legendary Tiger Bay.
11/04/19·29m 48s

Part 9: Cold case

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 criminal history – right through to the fascinating conclusion of the mystery surrounding the brutal murder of Lynette White which culminated in the UK’s biggest-ever police corruption trial.The back drop is the enduring fall-out on the innocent lives of those involved and the devastating impact on a community once known around the world for its diversity and tolerance, the legendary Tiger Bay.
04/04/19·36m 51s

Part 7: The tapes

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 original two trials – at the time the longest in British criminal history – right through to the fascinating conclusion of the mystery surrounding the brutal murder of Lynette White which culminated in the UK’s biggest-ever police corruption trial.The back drop is the enduring fall-out on the innocent lives of those involved and the devastating impact on a community once known around the world for its diversity and tolerance, the legendary Tiger Bay.
28/03/19·39m 31s

Part 8: The 'confession'

‘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 the original two trials – at the time the longest in British criminal history – right through to the fascinating conclusion of the mystery surrounding the brutal murder of Lynette White which culminated in the UK’s biggest-ever police corruption trial.The back drop is the enduring fall-out on the innocent lives of those involved and the devastating impact on a community once known around the world for its diversity and tolerance, the legendary Tiger Bay.
28/03/19·40m 59s

Part 6: ‘Free, Free the Cardiff Three’

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 original two trials – at the time the longest in British criminal history – right through to the fascinating conclusion of the mystery surrounding the brutal murder of Lynette White which culminated in the UK’s biggest-ever police corruption trial.The back drop is the enduring fall-out on the innocent lives of those involved and the devastating impact on a community once known around the world for its diversity and tolerance, the legendary Tiger Bay.
21/03/19·30m 24s

Part 5: A trial like no other

‘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 the time the longest in British criminal history – right through to the fascinating conclusion of the mystery surrounding the brutal murder of Lynette White which culminated in the UK’s biggest-ever police corruption trial.The back drop is the enduring fall-out on the innocent lives of those involved and the devastating impact on a community once known around the world for its diversity and tolerance, the legendary Tiger Bay.
14/03/19·29m 49s

Part 4: Witness to Murder

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 two trials – at the time the longest in British criminal history – right through to the fascinating conclusion of the mystery surrounding the brutal murder of Lynette White which culminated in the UK’s biggest-ever police corruption trial.The back drop is the enduring fall-out on the innocent lives of those involved and the devastating impact on a community once known around the world for its diversity and tolerance, the legendary Tiger Bay.
07/03/19·33m 20s

Part 3: The Cardiff Five

'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 Valentine’s Day 1988.We explore the original two trials – at the time the longest in British criminal history – right through to the fascinating conclusion of the mystery surrounding the brutal murder of Lynette White which culminated in the UK’s biggest-ever police corruption trial.The back drop is the enduring fall-out on the innocent lives of those involved and the devastating impact on a community once known around the world for its diversity and tolerance, the legendary Tiger Bay.
28/02/19·34m 13s

Part 2: Number 7 James Street

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 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 criminal history – right through to the fascinating conclusion of the mystery surrounding the brutal murder of Lynette White which culminated in the UK’s biggest-ever police corruption trial. The back drop is the enduring fall-out on the innocent lives of those involved and the devastating impact on a community once known around the world for its diversity and tolerance, the legendary Tiger Bay.
21/02/19·29m 7s

Part One: Prologue – Under the bridge

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 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 criminal history – right through to the fascinating conclusion of the mystery surrounding the brutal murder of Lynette White which culminated in the UK’s biggest-ever police corruption trial. The back drop is the enduring fall-out on the innocent lives of those involved and the devastating impact on a community once known around the world for its diversity and tolerance, the legendary Tiger Bay.
21/02/19·20m 41s
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