Holloway prison, in North London, holds up to 500 female inmates and is the largest women's prison in Europe. Incarcerated behind heavy security is a complete cross section of criminals, from petty villains and drug-addicted prostitutes to swindling fraudsters and high profile murderers. Many are seasoned re-offenders schooled in the ways of prison life. With unprecedented access, this brand new three part series follows the lives of the prisoners, prison officers, from Governor down, and medical staff, who make up this complex, noisy and disturbed community - in order to reveal the truth behind Holloway Prison. The documentary will afford viewers a unique and revealing insight into prison life and female criminality today and demonstrates the practical function Holloway serves in the lives of the inmates – from the fear it holds for the first time offender worried she is enter...

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom ITV (2009 - 2009)
Schedule: Tuesdays (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Crime
Episodes ordered: 3 episodes

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Episode 3

Episode 1x03; Mar 31, 2009

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: Episode 3Mar 31, 2009
1x02: Episode 2Mar 24, 2009
1x01: Episode 1Mar 17, 2009
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