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Should all burglars go to jail?

2 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 12 May 2011

Jeremy discusses the first televised death on British television, prison sentences for burglary, the abduction of Madeleine McCann and health and safety rules.

Music Played

10 items
  • Image for Bruce Springsteen

    Bruce Springsteen Born To Run

    Born To Run, CBS

  • Image for Blondie

    Blondie Mother

    Panic Of Girls, Phasm 8, 1

  • Image for Morrissey

    Morrissey Every Day Is Like Sunday

    Now 12 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for The Temptations

    The Temptations My Girl

    The All Time Greatest Movie Songs, Columbia/Sony Tv

  • Image for Kate Bush

    Kate Bush The Man With The Child In His Eyes

    Always And Forever: The Love Album (Various Artists), Telstar

  • Image for Shocking Blue

    Shocking Blue Venus

    Dance Hits Of The '60's & '70's, Old Gold

  • Image for Carly Simon

    Carly Simon Nobody Does It Better

    The Very Best Of Carly Simon, Global Television

  • Image for Doves

    Doves Kingdom Of Rust

    (CD Single), Heavenly, 1

  • Image for Steve Winwood

    Steve Winwood Higher Love

    Burning Hearts (Various Artists), Telstar

  • Image for Brooke Fraser

    Brooke Fraser Something In The Water

    Flags, Wood & Done, 1

  • The First Televised Death

    The First Televised Death

    For the first time on British television, we watch a man dying and taking his very last breath.

    Some people say it's a step too far.

    We speak to his vicar, who says it will help us all understand the meaning of death.

    Find out more in this Telegraph article
  • Burglary Sentences

    Burglary Sentences

    Should all burglars automatically go to jail, or are there cases that don't warrant prison?

    Should Judges still be able to have some flexibility?

    Find out more on BBC news online
  • Gerry And Kate McCann

    Gerry And Kate McCann

    We speak to Kate and Gerry McCann. How do they cope with the abduction of their child?

    They tell us why they want the authorities in Portugal and Britain to have a fresh look at the case.

    Find out more on BBC news online
  • Station Ticket Office Clerk Sacked

    Station Ticket Office Clerk Sacked

    Lastly, a station ticket office clerk from Lymington in the New Forest, with an exemplary record is sacked for taking a shopping trolley off a live rail and breaking health and safety rules.

    Find out more on BBC news online


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