Crime and Punishment: new documentary exploring criminality

Crime and Punishment: new documentary Monday, 12 March 2012

A new BBC documentary starts today, exploring criminality over the past 60 years and featuring a number of prisons in England and Wales.

'Crime and Punishment' is presented by Louise Minchin and Gethin Jones and sees them revisiting landmark cases and charting changes in illegal activity, law enforcement and incarceration.

In the first episode of the ten-part series, Louise Minchin heads to West Midlands Police HQ in Birmingham while Gethin Jones visits Bristol Prison. The Category B local prison has changed significantly over the last 60 years and the series portrays the difficult, demanding roles the staff at the prison exercise every day, along with the challenges and realities of prison life.

Watch 'Crime and Punishment,' Monday 12 March, 9.15 - 10am on BBC1.

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