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Episode 5

Book of the Week, The Gaol Episode 5 of 5

Kelly Grovier's history of Newgate, London's most notorious prison, abridged in 5 parts by Libby Spurrier.

By the 19th century, the gaol had acquired such an appalling reputation that it caught the attention of philanthropist Elizabeth Fry, and inspired her life-long commitment to prison reform.

Read by Jasper Britton.

15 minutes

Last on

Sat 19 Jul 2008 00:30

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