Bird Podcast | Stories from prison

6 EpisodesProduced by Bird Podcast

Bird Podcast investigates what it really means to do time in the UK prison system. One topic, two chicks, three points of view. Explores themes around mental health, substance misuse, women in prison, UK gangs, life sentences & rehabilitation.

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Rehabilitation in Prison | A Call for Connections

May 6th, 2019

29:19

Two chicks investigate whether rehabilitation is possible in our UK prisons and The Criminal Justice System. Uncovering that meaningful work, …

Women in Prison | A New Perspective

November 24th, 2018

35:38

Two chicks investigate women in prison by uncovering the truth behind female incarceration and the impact it has on their families. They speak to CEO of 'Women in Prison,' Kate Paradine, Lady Unchained, Brenda and …

Life Sentences | From Teenagers to Triathletes

September 5th, 2018

31:40

Two chicks investigate life sentences in the UK as they discover what happens to lifers behind bars and beyond. They follow the journeys of John …

UK Street Gangs | A Look Inside

July 18th, 2018

30:22

Two chicks investigate the inextricable links between UK street gangs, offending and prison as they chat with two former gang members and a prison gang worker to find out what it really means to do time.

Substance Misuse in Prison | The True Cost

April 9th, 2018

39:46

Two chicks investigate the impact of substance misuse in our UK prisons as they chat with an ex-con, a police officer and a recovery service team …

Mental Health Behind Bars | Will Lessons Be Learnt?

February 24th, 2018

27:32

Two chicks investigate the rise of self harm and suicide in our UK prisons as they chat with ex-cons, prison staff & mental health professionals to find out what it really means to do time.

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