What’s Your Favourite…?

As the Labour & Co-operative candidate for Sussex police and crime commissioner, I’ve been asked lots of questions about my policies. But as it’s the Bank Holiday Weekend, here’s a Q&A about my favourite things. This is just a bit of fun.

Favourite Movie?

Hard to say Police Academy, Naked Gun, RoboCop, Beverley Hills Cop, Die Hard, perhaps even Hot Fuzz.

Favourite songs?

Police and Thieves by Junior Murvin, Watching the Detectives by Elvis Costello, Caught by the Fuzz by Supergrass,

Favourite television drama?

I always liked The Sweeney, Z-Cars, Juliette Bravo, The Bill, and now — Line of Duty.

Favourite sitcom?

The Thin Blue Line

Favourite novel?

That would have to be Crime and Punishment by Dostoevsky

Favourite food?


Favourite painter?


Favourite band?

Well, I love those late-70s reggae-inspired new wave bands so I would say The Beat. Only joking — of course it’s The Police.

Least favourite movie?

The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum, The Bourne Legacy.

Least favourite band?

Fun Lovin’ Criminals.

Paul Richards is the Labour & Co-operative candidate for Sussex police and crime commissioner.