Genre: Crime & Investigation

Duration: 3x60

Year of Production: 2011

Production Company: Wild Pictures

Broadcaster: ITV

Definition: SD

Britain’s largest high security prison allows an exclusive insight into life for prisoners and staff for a compelling and candid documentary series on ITV1, Strangeways.

Behind the Victorian walls of HMP Manchester, formerly known as strangeways, are some of the country’s most violent men. There are 1200 prisoners, including murderers, rapists, drug dealers and terrorists serving sentences ranging from a few days to life.

Our cameras were given unprecedented access to capture the frenetic and complex lives of some of Britain’s most dangerous men and the staff that preside over them.

Series 1: 3x60 | SD | 2011