Dead Behind Bars (1 x 60’) – In the last five years 41 offenders under 21 have killed themselves while in custody. They weren’t angels but they were young people in the care of the state. This film tells their story people through the testimony of their families and friends, as well as revealing the flaws in the system and the lapses of care which contributed towards some of their deaths.
Producer: Lambent Productions
Source: BBC3 press release