Category: Episodes

The Curious Case of the Poisoned Rice Pudding – Mary Lefley

In this episode of Behind The Yellow Tape, J.A. Lovelock considers the case of Mary Lefley, a Lincolnshire wife accused of killing her husband by lacing his rice pudding supper with arsenic.


23 May 2022 0

Murder at the Gallows – Jack Hewitt

In this episode of Behind The Yellow Tape, J.A. Lovelock considers, the case of Jack Hewitt, who at the age of 15, was convicted and detained at His Majesty’s Pleasure, for the brutal murder, of a pub landlady. But was he the real killer?


1 May 2022 0

Murder in Paradise – Paula Lennon

Fancy some tropical sunshine, mixed with some rum punch and the odd murder? In this episode of Behind The Yellow Tape, J.A. Lovelock meets Jamaican based crime fiction writer Paula Lennon who tells her about murderous goings-on on this paradise island.


15 April 2022 0

Black ‘n’ Blue – Malachi Smith (Part 3)

In this episode of Behind The Yellow Tape, J.A. Lovelock meets Malachi Smith – who tells her about his time working as a police officer in Jamaica and Florida and what made him lay aside his handcuffs and baton to lay down some award-winning dub. Dub poetry that is! Think ‘Dub Poet Society’.


1 April 2022 0

Black ‘n’ Blue – Ashleigh Nugent (Part 2)

In this episode of Behind The Yellow Tape, J.A. Lovelock is joined by award-winning Ashleigh Nugent who tells her about his ‘bad boy’ days, his incredible experience of the criminal justice system, both in the UK and in Jamaica, and how he used his talent for rapping and the arts to transform his own life,…
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15 March 2022 0

Black ‘n’ Blue – Janet Hills MBE (Part 1)

In this episode of Behind The Yellow Tape, J.A. Lovelock meets Detective Sergeant Janet Hills of the Metropolitan Police Force to hear about her life on the beat and how she rose through the ranks to become the first female Chairperson of the Metropolitan Black Police Association. And President of the National Black Police Association.


1 March 2022 0

It ’s a Family Affair – Grace Duff (Part 2)

In this episode of Behind The Yellow Tape, Lovelock takes the case of Grace Duff to its unexpected conclusion. 


15 February 2022 0

It’s a Family Affair – Grace Duff (Part 1)

In this episode of Behind The Yellow Tape, Lovelock evaluates the case of Grace Duff, who was considered to be the killer of three members of her family. But was she?


1 February 2022 0

The Medical Detective – Sandra Hempel

In this episode of Behind The Yellow Tape, Sandra Hempel tells J.A. Lovelock about an horrendous epidemic that swept the world and killed millions of people. Nobody could understand it, or how it was spreading, and seemingly nobody could stop it…


19 January 2022 0

D-Day in December – Thornley and Hill

In this episode of Behind The Yellow Tape, discover the cases of John James Thornley and Young Hill. Two men, unconnected in their crimes but had one thing in common: both meeting their fate on a cold December day.


4 January 2022 0