Category Archives: Crime and Punishment

Joe Orton: a talent remembered

A look at the life and death of the illuminating playwright, Joe Orton, in conjunction with the Malicious Damage exhibition of his defaced library books at the Islington Museum. Continue reading

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Newgate Prison: a vision of hell on earth

Taking a look at the last remaining vestiges of Newgate Prison, the present site for The Central Criminal Courts of The Old Bailey. Continue reading

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