Britain's Island Fortress

Series 2 - Episode 4 Britain's Island Fortress



Documentary series examining some of the most ingenious prison escapes. Matthew Williams describes his escape from Parkhurst Prison on the Isle of Wight in 1995, where was serving a life sentence for bomb and arson attacks. He and two fellow inmates duplicated a key from memory and built a steel ladder from scrap metal before scaling the 25m jail perimeter.

Cast & Crew

Contributor Matthew Williams
Drama Documentary