Trial And Error

CRIME & INVESTIGATION – Saturdays from 16 October, 6.30pm

Justice may be blind, but sometimes she is deaf too – deaf to the pleas of those who are serving long sentences for crimes they claim they did not commit. Without access to the outside world, without money to fight their cause, and facing a wall of social scepticism, the wrongly imprisoned often live in a hinterland of hopelessness. Trial and Error have brought hope to the innocent by their ‘whodunit’ re-investigations of major crime, such as those committed by Mark Cleary, Sheila Bowler and Eddie Gilfoyle – reinvestigations that have succeeded in getting substantial numbers of convictions referred back to the courts, many of them followed by the quashing of the convictions..