Jacob Hawley - On Drugs [Jacob Hawley:]

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08: Police and Policy2019081420201014 (R1)

Comedian Jacob Hawley concludes his exploration of the UK drugs scene for now by talking to the police.

Jacob hears about policing priorities from Lawrence Gibbons, Head of Drugs Threat for the National Crime Agency, as well as the practicalities of policing from ex Met Detective Paul Sharky and former Special Constable Joseph Kaz, who spoke out about his concerns on live TV earlier this year.

We also discuss the psychology of criminality and disproportionate Stop and Search with Dr Michael Shiner.

Jacob Hawley is a BBC New Comedy Award Finalist, as seen on BBC3 and heard on BBC Radio 4.

If you've been affected by any of the issues discussed in this podcast, you can find help and support here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/1kS7QTDB16PWkywhsXJLzxz/information-and-support-addiction-alcohol-drugs-and-gambling

Jacob Hawley: On Drugs is a BBC Studios production for BBC Sounds.
Art by Made Up
Music by Buddy Peace
Producer: Nick Coupe

Jacob concludes his exploration of the UK drugs scene by talking to the police.

Jacob Hawley explores issues that matter to young people today.

On Drugs: Clubs and Nightlife2019073120201007 (R1)

Comedian Jacob Hawley continues his exploration of the UK drugs scene.

This time, Jacob heads to Fabric nightclub to talk to the general manager Luke Laws about how they keep drugs out and protect their punters. He also meets grime artist and DJ Faze Miyake to hear what it's like to DJ for a drugged-up crowd, and discusses the difficulties of promoting nights in non-traditional spaces with Ryan Walker-Edwards. We also hear from Fiona Measham about award-winning drugs testing facility The Loop.

Jacob Hawley is a BBC New Comedy Award Finalist, as seen on BBC3 and heard on BBC Radio 4.

If you've been affected by any of the issues discussed in this podcast, you can find help and support here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/1kS7QTDB16PWkywhsXJLzxz/information-and-support-addiction-alcohol-drugs-and-gambling

Jacob Hawley: On Drugs is a BBC Studios production for BBC Sounds.
Art by Made Up
Music by Buddy Peace
Producer: Nick Coupe

Jacob heads to nightclubs and explores what role, if any, drugs play.

Jacob Hawley explores issues that matter to young people today.