Nick Ross


The former Crimewatch presenter on the botched investigation into Jill Dando’s murder, “Crime Science”… and abolishing the TV Licence

30th June 2016

Best known for presenting Crimewatch, Nick Ross’s BBC career took in presenting all the major news programmes on Radio 4 and the launch of BBC Breakfast Time. Now a crime consultant and author, he created the term ‘crime science’ and founded the Jill Dando Institute at UCL. In this in-depth interview, he discusses his broadcasting career; reveals why the police were initially reluctant to support Crimewatch; argues that the BBC licence fee should be axed; talks in detail about the murder of Jill Dando; and defends again his controversial comments on rape.