Glowing testimonial from Ben Pickering

Film director, prison reform campaigner and award-winning author Ben Pickering has praised Palamedes PR for its work promoting his personal profile and debut novel. The Consultancy was appointed by Pickering, an ambassador for prison charity Storybook Dads, to help set the record straight about his conviction and imprisonment for historic mortgage fraud. We were also tasked with…

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Radio interviews for prison reform campaigner Ben Pickering

Prison reform campaigner Ben Pickering has been speaking with radio stations across the UK about his plan to make prisoners sit GCSEs before being eligible for early release. The ambassador for prison charity Storybook Dads, who served three years of a six-year sentence for mortgage fraud, discussed his proposal with stations including BBC Tees and UCB 1 this…

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Novel by Jericho Lane Publishing garners five-star review

There has been high praise for the debut novel by film director and prison reform campaigner Ben Pickering. Popular topical news and culture website The London Economic has described Freiheit, which was released this week through Jericho Lane Publishing, as a “taut and suspenseful beach read” and a “sweeping novel that covers different continents and timelines”.…

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Where is the justice in UK prisons?

Film director, author and prison reform campaigner Ben Pickering has written exclusively for The European about the failings of the British penal system. Pickering, who served three years of a six-year sentence for mortgage fraud, says in the article that the prison system as it stands is “broken”, with prisons being little more than “warehouses…

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