Channel 5 orders ‘Inside Holloway’ documentary series

have today (May 15th) announced the commissioning of .

The documentary series will give viewers a unique insight into Europe’s largest women’s prison and its infamous inmates, including brutal serial killer Myra Hindley, the last woman to be hanged in Britain, Ruth Ellis, and society madam, Cynthia Payne.

It will contain exclusive interviews with experts, ex-inmates and members of staff, and draws on newly discovered primary sources as it examines Holloway’s past brutal regimes, its hidden scandals, and the conditions in the prison today.

′s Commissioning Editor for Factual, Simon Raikes, said: “Holloway is an iconic, important and endlessly fascinating institution. With an extraordinary cast of contributors and inmates, and lots of genuinely new information and insight, this timely series unfolds a fascinating history which raises some very significant questions about the present.”

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