Crime Files with David Wilson

Watch Crime Files with David Wilson

  • 2019
  • 1 Season

In this series, eminent criminologist Professor David Wilson hosts a new and innovative discussion show exploring Scottish crimes covering a range of themes, from the evolution of investigative techniques to criminal psychology. Featuring revealing interviews with the professionals who combat crime, its victims, and even reformed criminals, this is a true crime series you don't want to miss.

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Prisons
10. Prisons
September 22, 2019
Criminologist David Wilson discusses with his guests the past and present of the Scottish prison system, looking at a range of subjects from escapes to riots. It went from being a route to rehabilitation to a system in need of reformation.
Crimes of Passion
9. Crimes of Passion
September 15, 2019
Criminologist David Wilson and his guests discuss the 'crime of passion' and 'the madness of murder': the phenomenon that murder is committed when someone loses control or is consumed by a mental disorder, and often take the life of someone they know or even love.
Double Life
8. Double Life
September 8, 2019
Criminologist David Wilson and his guests delve into the psychology of criminals who lead a secret or double life, hiding behind a respectable or constructed front in order to cover up their illegal activities, and how the idea of the 'dual nature' and 'duality' is imbedded in the Scottish psyche.
Forensics
7. Forensics
September 1, 2019
Criminologist David Wilson and his guests discuss the use of forensic science in crime detection, looking at its 19th century origins and more recent use in unresolved murder cases that are decades old.
Disposal of the Body
6. Disposal of the Body
August 25, 2019
Criminologist David Wilson explores how if a killer wants to get away with murder, they must get rid of the evidence. In other words: dispose of their victim. Their attempts to do just that can often be what gets them caught.
Miscarriages of Justice
5. Miscarriages of Justice
August 18, 2019
Criminologist David Wilson investigates the reasons why blatant miscarriages of justice occur, examining cases from past and present.
Gangs
4. Gangs
August 11, 2019
Criminologist David Wilson and his guests look at Glasgow gang culture, arguing that the 'No Mean City' motto is still very much applicable.
Crime and Poverty
3. Crime and Poverty
August 4, 2019
Criminologist David Wilson discusses the government's findings that it's difficult to prove a link between austerity-era poverty and the rise in antisocial behavior.
Heists
2. Heists
July 28, 2019
David Wilson discusses how virtually our every move is covered by CCTV and if we commit a crime in public we're almost certain to be caught on camera doing it. Fiona Walker joins David in the studio and they discuss the evolution of the police TV appeal to the advent of Crimewatch, which has led to the conviction of over a hundred murderers and rapists.
Serial Killers
1. Serial Killers
July 21, 2019
Criminologist David Wilson examines our obsession with serial killers and offers fresh analysis and insight into the minds of two of Scotland's most infamous; Peter Manual and Peter Tobin. David also interviews Donald Findlay QC, the criminal lawyer who defended Peter Tobin. They discuss how he obsessively followed the trial of Peter Manuel and how this influenced him to become a lawyer.
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In this series, eminent criminologist Professor David Wilson hosts a new and innovative discussion show exploring Scottish crimes covering a range of themes, from the evolution of investigative techniques to criminal psychology. Featuring revealing interviews with the professionals who combat crime, its victims, and even reformed criminals, this is a true crime series you don't want to miss.

Crime Files with David Wilson is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on July 21, 2019.

Where to Watch Crime Files with David Wilson

Crime Files with David Wilson is available for streaming on the MagellanTV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Crime Files with David Wilson on demand at Amazon and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    July 21, 2019