Anyone who’s listened to the last couple of episodes of Use Of Force will know why Hatherley was stunned to be nominated for Spotify Rising Star Award. Without co-producer, David Curry, and his passion for podcasts, Sarah and Brigid would never have ventured into the world of podcasting. And they are so glad they did. PTSD, trauma, intimidation, silencing - there’s no greater antidote than having the freedom to tell your story. Announced today, Sarah Hatherley joins a cast of stellar
Our binge-worthy feast of corruption, misogyny and high-risk offenders has caught the eye of industry heavyweight, ‘Mr. Television’. And Brigid doesn’t know whether to laugh or cry. Having relocated to Sydney early 2021, Sarah had hoped to get together in person with Brigid for another debrief. But a four-month COVID-19 lockdown kept them apart. It didn’t stop the epic phone calls, as exciting news on the Use Of Force TV series unfolded. It's not green-lit yet. But with industry heavyweight, Mark
It’s been a couple of months since the series final dropped, and plenty has happened with Use Of Force since then. So Sarah has Brigid on the line for a debrief. --- Australian support services mentioned in this episode are available by calling 1800 RESPECT OR 1800 737 732. It's Australia's National Sexual Assault, Family & Domestic Violence Counselling 24/7 phone line. --- In New Zealand, check out Safe To Talk or call 0800 044 344 --- In the US, check out Victims
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Never having flirted with being a rock star, the dream of having a hit record racing up the charts is not something that has entered my consciousness. So feeling very rock star today as Use Of Force continues to sits in the @ApplePodcasts Australian True Crime Top 10. And in the Top 30 charts across all categories of Australian podcasts. That’s ahead of some big name producers with big marketing budgets. We have also crossed the ditch into the NZ
We are delighted to have caught the attention of Apple Podcast's New & Noteworthy team. Having Use Of Force selected to display in such a prominent position in Australian browsers has certainly propelled our story into the spotlight. We are incredibly grateful for the growing legion of fans who are posting heartfelt reviews and messages of support for the brave woman at the heart of Use Of Force. Thanks all round.
In the final episode of Use of Force, Brigid discovers the dark secret threatening to cast a shadow over the Sydney Olympic Games. Revealing the shocking true extent of the force’s failures towards teenage sexual assault victims, while reflecting on her shattered career, corruption and her father’s legacy.
Going deeper into the web of corruption at the heart of the New South Wales police force, Brigid reveals the unexpected dangers awaiting her at her first station, and we unpack the trauma of her epic struggle with the brotherhood. Subscribe now to be ready for our weekly drops of the rest of the series.
Meet Brigid White, ex NSW police investigator and 16 year veteran of the force as she starts us on a journey to discover how an idealistic young woman, fighting to do the right thing, ended up mentally and physically wrecked, in a live-in police PTSD ward, trying to piece together her shattered life. Subscribe now to keep up with our weekly drops of the rest of the series.
While the podcast launch date draws near, La Vérité Films is also currently developing Use of Force as a 6 part television crime drama which is already creating strong marketplace interest. For a sneak peek of the confronting story behind both the TV series and the podcast, check out TELEVISION via the main menu or Click here .
Find out more about the extraordinarily revealing Use Of Force podcast series, with behind the scenes revelations and intimate sneak peek audio. As we count down the days till the first episode drops, follow us on Instagram and subscribe to the podcast to hear a little of what's to come. There's a 5 minute intro ready to go. We'll be posting snippets from the series as well as extra material that sets the scene for what is a shockingly candid insight
Just a little bit excited to be releasing this baby out into the world. Subscribe now to Use Of Force Podcast, there’s a 5 minute introduction to the 6 episode series which will be dropping soon. Recruited into the police brotherhood, this is one woman’s story of violence, intimidation and lawlessness - and that’s just in the office. Available on Apple, Google, Spotify and more. Co-produced by David Curry. Use of Force is a La Vérité Films production.
La Vérité Films will launch the exciting new podcast Use of Force in September. It's the story of one woman's fight for survival against the police brotherhood. Filmmaker turned narrator, Sarah Hatherley introduces us to an ex NSW police investigator who recounts her story of being an idealistic teenager recruited into the brotherhood at the start of the 1990's Royal Commission into Police Corruption, discovering a world of violence, intimidation and lawlessness. And that was just in the office. Together