On Air The Afternoon Show Alex Brindley | 3:00pm - 5:30pm

Pupils learn about life in prison

Pupils at secondary schools in the Isle of Man are being given a rude awakening to the stark reality of life in prison.

Guards from the Island's jail have launched an initiative called 'Prison Me No Way', which features a dramatisation of what happens when a new inmate begins his sentence.

Mike Speers hopes it will remove some common mis-conceptions of what prison life is really like (audio file attached):

(Picture: The Isle of Man's jail in Victoria Road, Douglas, soon to be replaced by a new purpose built prison at Jurby).

Clip 1

More from Isle of Man News