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Chris Atkins - A Bit of a Stretch: The Diaries of a Prisoner

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Chris Atkins - A Bit of a Stretch: The Diaries of a Prisoner

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Chris Atkins - A Bit of a Stretch: The Diaries of a Prisoner

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Aye Write

Dates and times

Saturday 28 March 2020
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Unfortunately due to the constantly evolving coronavirus situation, Aye Write 2020 has been cancelled, and this event will no longer go ahead. We will contact ticket holders directly as soon as possible.

Like most people, documentary-maker Chris Atkins didn't spend much time thinking about prisons. But after becoming embroiled in a dodgy scheme to fund his latest film, he was sent down for five years. His new home would be HMP Wandsworth, one of the oldest, largest, and most dysfunctional prisons in Europe. Full of horrifying, moving, and darkly funny stories and with a cast of characters ranging from wily drug dealers to corrupt screws, A Bit of a Stretch reveals the true scale of our prison crisis and why it is costing us all.

Venue

The Mitchell Library

North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DN

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