Prison

  • What's it really like when your actual job is to be a tough guy?
    Opinion

    We asked a bouncer, marine & prison officer what it's like to be tough for a living

    How do you navigate playing the alpha male when it’s your actual job?

    Posted by
    Colin Crummy
    Published
  • A former inmate picks his favourite on-screen cellmates
    Opinion

    A former inmate picks his favourite on-screen cellmates

    Which fictional character would you want to share a cell with?

    Posted by
    Shortlist Team
    Published
  • "The place is just a hate factory, a big boiling pot of anger": we spoke to a prison officer about the reality of prison life
    News

    "The place is just a hate factory, a big boiling pot of anger": we spoke to a prison officer

    From riots to drugs to suicides to mental health, it's an unflinching insight

    Posted by
    Tom Usher
    Published
  • 'Maze' is the new Netflix film you need to watch so you don’t feel left out
    Entertainment

    'Maze' is the new Netflix film you need to watch so you don’t feel left out

    It's the true story of the biggest prison escape in British history

    Posted by
    Harvey Day
    Published
  • Opinion

    Drugs, disease and dead bodies: How I survived a Thai prison

    Billy Moore spent three years in two of Thailand’s toughest prisons. This is his story

    Posted by
    Matt Blake
    Published
  • 10 characters you always see in prison movies
    Films

    10 characters you always see in prison movies

    Step forward, 'old timer who winds up dead'

    Posted by
    Joe Ellison
    Published
  • Quizzes

    QUIZ: Do you know why these famous faces went to jail?

    Charges range from DUI to straight up manslaughter

    Posted by
    Emily Badiozzaman
    Published
  • News

    6 things we can learn about El Chapo according to the druglord’s wife

    Other than he might be Houdini reincarnated

    Published
  • News

    Man experiences 'time travel' after spending 44 years locked in prison

    Almost half a century to catch up on

    Posted by
    Dave Fawbert
    Published