• Air date: 15 Sep '23 4 episodes
      Crime journalist Paul Connolly goes behind the bars of some of the world’s most notorious and toughest prisons. Immersing himself in maximum security facilities around the world to live as a prisoner, he encounters the inmates locked up for their crimes and meets the men and women on the right side of law tasked with keeping the criminals behind bars.
  • List of Episodes (4)
    • 1. Moldova: The Lifers Prison

      15 Sep '23
      Traveling to Moldova, Raphael Rowe locks himself within Penitentiary 17, a maximum-security prison housing more than a hundred life-sentence inmates.
    • 2. Cyprus: The Utopian Prison

      15 Sep '23
      The Central Jail of Nicosia in Cyprus has undergone radical transformation over the years. But are these changes for the better?
    • 3. Bosnia: The Mafia Prison

      15 Sep '23
      At Zenica prison in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Raphael Rowe finds himself trapped with inmates ranging from organized crime bosses to ruthless killers.
    • 4. Greece: The People Smugglers Prison

      15 Sep '23
      Raphael Rowe investigates one of Greece’s most overcrowded maximum-security prisons, overflowing with some of the country’s most dangerous offenders.