Within These Walls COMPLETE S 1-5

Within These Walls COMPLETE S 1-5


Drama inside a women’s prison.

The series offered an authentic portrayal of day-to-day life for the inmates and staff, reflecting the shift from a Victorian ethos of punishment to one of rehabilitation and focussing on the challenges facing successive female governors not least the conflict between adherence to rules and sensitivity to individual needs. Setting the template for numerous later series, this groundbreaking drama is still fondly remembered more than 30 years after its riginal screening.



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