Shall We Try Again?

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198B01I Should Have Worn My Overalls...19980408

Four programmes in which Roisin McAuley experiences a typical day inside Salford Magistrates' Court.

1: `I Should Have Worn My Overalls...'.

Wayne hopes the magistrates will not send him to prison for handling stolen towels.

The duty probation officer seeks accommodation for a homeless arsonist.

Julie and Larry, who hope to become magistrates, face cross-examination themselves.

198B02We Are Of The People...19980415

Four programmes in which Roisin McAuley experiences a typical day inside Salford Magistrates' Court.

2: `We Are of the People...' Magistrates Val, Norbert and Pat are in the Fine Defaulters' Court.

John is fined for stealing two shirts.

Paul owes over 1,800 pounds in unpaid fines.

198B03There19980422

Four programmes in which Roisin McAuley experiences a typical day inside Salford Magistrates' Court.

3: `There's a Lot of Poverty in Salford...' Experienced magistrate and retired head teacher May is mentoring a trainee magistrate.

Andrew pleads guilty to stealing two stew and dumpling puddings and two watches.

Helen fears custody for being drunk and disorderly, while Carol, who is agoraphobic, waits in the cafe.

198B04The Same Faces Week After Week...19980429

The last of four programmes in which Roisin McAuley experiences a typical day inside Salford Magistrates' Court.

`The Same Faces Week after Week...' Ken monitors security on the front door.

Mark pleads guilty to driving his mother's car without permission.

Gavin is charged with handling stolen goods.

Magistrates Zena, Margaret and Peter toss a coin to decide who will chair the court.