Banged Up

Banged Up

By Goalhanger Films

Serving time At Her Majesty’s Pleasure What’s it like to be banged up?  How do you avoid the daily grind of violence, drugs and boredom inside Britain’s decaying prisons? And what’s the food really like? In this brilliant new series, ex-inmates Rob and Mike, in conversation with prison lawyer Claire, take us back inside to reveal their experiences of serving time At Her Majesty’s Pleasure. A Left Peg production for Goalhanger Films

Episodes

The Christmas Party

The guys are back together for a special festive episode. They are joined by former prisoner and Rob’s co-defendant Alex. They discuss playing tennis in Rochester, how he managed to get preferential treatment wherever he went and lots of other tales from his journey through the justice system. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
21/12/21·1h 8m

25. The Prison Lawyer - Claire’s Story

This week's special guest is our very own Claire. She explains to us how she became a prison lawyer - exactly what that entails and details the challenges of working in the British justice system. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
31/05/21·1h

24. The Gangster - Michael’s Story

This week's guest is Michael Emmett - who for more than 3 decades lived a life of crime with all the trappings. Listen to his winding tale and how he has converted to a whiter life. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/05/21·1h 4m

23. The Special Adviser - Peter’s Story

The guys get a different perspective on the criminal justice system this week. Peter Cardwell was a special adviser to the Secretary of State for Justice Robert Buckland and gives us the government’s viewpoint. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/05/21·55m 53s

22. The Traveller - Barry’s Story

This weeks guest is another good friend of the lads from their time inside. Barry tells us what prison is like for someone from the traveller community.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/05/21·54m 26s

21. The Victim - Eric’s Story

This week the guys chat to someone from the other side of crime. Eric was the victim of a serious crime two years ago and talks us through in fascinating detail what happened and how it has affected him since. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/05/21·56m 3s

20. The Young Offender - Drew’s Story

This week's guest is Drew who tells us what it’s like to spend time in a young offenders institution and how that compares to adult prison. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/04/21·1h 7m

19. The Teenager - Ed’s Story

This week the team chat to Ed who first went to prison aged 18. He explains how he ended up in High Down with Boats and discusses the issues of returning to real life with a violent conviction. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/04/21·53m 51s

18. The prison officer - Andy's story

Over 20 years in prison...but not as an inmate. Andy has worked as a prison officer in both maximum security and B-Cat prisons and he tells us what it’s really like to work with some of the most dangerous prison service as well as how the system has changed. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/04/21·54m 59s

17. The International Madam - Nives' Story

Self-styled international madam Nives Gadoni who take us through how she found herself running a high-end prostitution ring in New York and her time in the infamous Rikers Island prison. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/04/21·1h 1m

16. 15 years in maximum security - Chris's story

Chris was sentenced for 34 years for a crime he maintains he didn't commit. What is life like in a maximum security prison? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/03/21·1h 8m

15. Women's prison: Laura's story

Rob's friend and co-defendant Laura is the first guest of the new series. She talks about life in a female prison, being neighbours with a serial killer and “gay for the stay”. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/03/21·56m 42s

14. Bonus Pod: Back in the dock!

Mike, Rob and Claire reunite on a Zoom call for this bonus episode to answer listeners’ questions. Twitter: @BangedUpPodcast Instagram: @BangedUpPodcast #BangedUp This podcast contains content which some listeners may find upsetting. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/06/20·50m 43s

13. Reflections

Mike and Rob look back on their experiences and discuss what they have learned. And Claire asks: have they been rehabilitated? Twitter: @BangedUpPodcast Instagram: @BangedUpPodcast #BangedUp This podcast contains content which some listeners may find upsetting. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/06/20·33m 50s

12. Rob's Story

Rob reveals the full details of his conviction and the circumstances that led to his arrest. A Left Peg production for Goalhanger Films Twitter: @BangedUpPodcast Instagram: @BangedUpPodcast #BangedUp This podcast contains content which some listeners may find upsetting. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/05/20·51m 40s

11. Boats's Story

Mike reveals the full details of his convictions and the circumstances that led to his arrests. A Left Peg production for Goalhanger Films Twitter: @BangedUpPodcast Instagram: @BangedUpPodcast #BangedUp This podcast contains content which some listeners may find upsetting. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/05/20·42m 37s

10. “Freedom, or is it?”: Life After Prison

What is life like once you pass back through the prison gates into the real world? Rob, Claire and Mike discuss the practicalities of leaving prison, probation, ankle tags and what are the pitfalls of readjusting to normal life. A Left Peg production for Goalhanger Films Twitter: @BangedUpPodcast Instagram: @BangedUpPodcast #BangedUp This podcast contains content which some listeners may find upsetting. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/05/20·49m 14s

9. “I think I actually ran to the gate”: Release

Mike and Rob discuss what goes through your mind when your release date approaches. Claire asks what happens on the day itself and how it feels to walk back through the prison gates. A Left Peg production for Goalhanger Films Twitter: @BangedUpPodcast Instagram: @BangedUpPodcast #BangedUp This podcast contains content which some listeners may find upsetting. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/05/20·48m 27s

8. 'Prison is so **ing boring' - Killing time

How do you kill time when in prison? Reading, exercise, drugs - or worse? The team discuss how to stay mentally strong when inside, and how to cope with missing out on big events in the lives of your family and friends in the outside world. A Left Peg production for Goalhanger Films Twitter: @BangedUpPodcast Instagram: @BangedUpPodcast #BangedUp This podcast contains content which some listeners may find upsetting. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
27/04/20·44m 49s

7. 'Your cell mate is like your brother' - Relationships inside the prison walls

Claire, Mike and Rob discuss what makes a good cell mate, who they hung out with on the wing and what it’s like to make friends with a murderer. A Left Peg production for Goalhanger Films Twitter: @BangedUpPodcast Instagram: @BangedUpPodcast #BangedUp This podcast contains content which some listeners may find upsetting. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/04/20·49m 30s

6. 'Of course I’m not alright': Relationships with those outside the prison walls.

Mike and Rob discuss the strains being in prison puts on your friends and family. Claire asks how those relationships survive when separated by prison bars. A Left Peg production for Goalhanger Films Twitter: @BangedUpPodcast Instagram: @BangedUpPodcast #BangedUp This podcast contains content which some listeners may find upsetting. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/04/20·55m 10s

5. 'Someone got stabbed on my second day there so I was happy to ship out': Prison transfers

Mike and Rob discuss why they got moved around the prison estate, and ended up in a prison they had never heard of, the other side of the country to their family and friends. Claire asks what they think makes for a ‘good’ transfer? A Left Peg production for Goalhanger Films Twitter: @BangedUpPodcast Instagram: @BangedUpPodcast #BangedUp This podcast contains content which some listeners may find upsetting. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/04/20·47m 12s

4. 'We got pretty good at short tennis': Prison perks

How do prisoners get rewarded for good behaviour? The boys run us through what passes as a treat inside - from access to the weights room to a chocolate Yule log at Christmas! A Left Peg production for Goalhanger Films Twitter: @BangedUpPodcast Instagram: @BangedUpPodcast #BangedUp This podcast contains content which some listeners may find upsetting. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30/03/20·38m 23s

3. ‘I still don’t know what spice is’: Drugs and violence

How dangerous and violent is a British prison - and how much do drugs form a part of daily life inside? And what exactly is spice? A Left Peg production for Goalhanger Films Twitter: @BangedUpPodcast Instagram: @BangedUpPodcast #BangedUp This podcast contains content which some listeners may find upsetting. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/03/20·50m 35s

2. ‘What happens now?’: Regime vs routine

You’ve gone through processing, met your cell-mate, and may even have managed a few hours sleep. So what happens now? A Left Peg production for Goalhanger Films Twitter: @BangedUpPodcast Instagram: @BangedUpPodcast #BangedUp This podcast contains content which some listeners may find upsetting. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/03/20·44m 31s

1. ‘Where the fuck am I?!’: First night

The boys recount their experiences of going to prison for the first time. From the courtroom to the strip-search and the bunk beds, what emotions do you go through in your first 24 hours inside? A Left Peg production for Goalhanger Films Twitter: @BangedUpPodcast Instagram: @BangedUpPodcast #BangedUp This podcast contains content which some listeners may find upsetting. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/03/20·47m 3s

Trailer

Banged Up. Serving time At Her Majesty’s Pleasure. What’s it like to be banged up?  How do you avoid the daily grind of violence, drugs and boredom inside Britain’s decaying prisons? And what’s the food really like? In this brilliant new series, ex-inmates Rob and Mike, in conversation with prison lawyer Claire, take us back inside to reveal their experiences of serving time At Her Majesty’s Pleasure. A Left Peg production for Goalhanger Films Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/03/20·2m 54s
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