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25 days in April: Strangeways podcast out now

Thursday, 10 September 2020

Listen to the first part of our two-part podcast produced by National Prison Radio on the Strangeways protests and the past, present and future of prisons. 

"The Disturbance" is the first part of a two-part podcast documenting the Strangeways protests, their causes and aftermath. Produced by National Prison Radio and with support from the Barry Amiel and Norman Melburn Trust, the podcasts situate the protests within the wider context of the state of prisons in the past, present and future. 

Those interviewed for the podcast include Lord Woolf, Charlie Weinberg (Safe Ground), Deb Coles (Inquest), Joe Sim (Liverpool John Moores University), Dr David Scott (Open University), Eric Allison (The Guardian) and Brendan O'Friel (former governer of Strangeways).

Listen to the podcast and subscribe to National Prison Radio's "Secret Life of Prisons" series. 

Watch our Head of Programmes, Helen Mills introduce the first episode.

The second episode will be released on Thursday 17 September.