15 episodes

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

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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

    14. Bonus Pod: Back in the dock!

    14. Bonus Pod: Back in the dock!

    Mike, Rob and Claire reunite on a Zoom call for this bonus episode to answer listeners’ questions.


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    • 46 min
    13. Reflections

    13. Reflections

    Mike and Rob look back on their experiences and discuss what they have learned. And Claire asks: have they been rehabilitated?


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    • 29 min
    12. Rob's Story

    12. Rob's Story

    Rob reveals the full details of his conviction and the circumstances that led to his arrest.
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    • 47 min
    11. Boats's Story

    11. Boats's Story

    Mike reveals the full details of his convictions and the circumstances that led to his arrests.


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

    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.


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

    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.


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    • 43 min

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Awesome podcast

Brilliant podcast - really good to listen to your real stories!

The advert placement is also pretty hilarious - after Boat’s story talking about Sky Sports an advert came on for a discount of a Sky Sports subscription 🤣

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