September 27, 2011 · 2:25 am
Disappoint Man - Anon
Can music soothe the savage beast inside?
Can art help rehabilitate offenders? I think the answer is yes to both questions Continue reading →
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September 29, 2010 · 11:55 pm
Archbishop of York, John Sentamu
This week the Anglican Archbishop of York John Sentamu spoke out on prison conditions in the UK. The part that made headlines was when he criticised how some offenders are rewarded in jail by being provided with computer games or cable TV. Continue reading →
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June 24, 2010 · 12:03 am
Ivor Jefferson, drama teacher Wandsworth Prison.
I went out looking for drama, and watched a woman’s life hang in the balance just inches from my face. Continue reading →
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