Strangeways Prison Riot

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Programme Catalogue - Details: Sound Archive19900401

BBC Programme Number: 20SX2092

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SBH:Strangeways Prison Riot - situation at Strangeways after day of rioting by prisoners. Incl. comments by prison chaplain Rev. Noel Procter & others involved. Reporters: Kevin Bouquet & Fergus Walsh. Newsreader: Laurie Macmillan. From R4 2400 Hrs News. CHRONOLOGICAL

PRE:Bouquet: scene at Strangeways. Procter: how riot began. Kaseru: damage to prison. Perimeter secure. Bouquet: prisoners on roof & violence inside jail. (2'34") Evans: "It's a war-zone." Will have to be rebuilt. Sheerman: aghast at situation. Worst prison disturbance this century. Walsh: problems of Strangeways. Tumim: very sad as conditions at Strangeways had been improving. DTF:Documents: script TXN/TDT:R4 01-Apr-1990

Broadcast history

01 Apr 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Laurie Macmillan (rdr)

Fergus Walsh (Speaker)

Kevin Bocquet (Speaker)

Barry Sheerman (Speaker)

Stephen Tumim (Speaker)

David Evans (prison officer (spkr)) (Speaker)

Charles Kesaru (Speaker)

Noel Procter (Speaker)

BBC Programme Number: 20SX2091

Notes: CAIRS 202091

SBH:Strangeways Prison Riot - outbreak of rioting by prisoners at Strangeways Prison, Manchester. Reporter: Kevin Bouquet. Newsreader: Jenny Lane. From R4 1300 Hrs News. CHRONOLOGICAL

PRE:Bouquet: rioting broke out just after I1 o'clock. Prisoners on roof of jail. Unconfirmed reports of thousands of prisoners loose inside prison. DTF:Documents: script TXN/TDT:R4 01-Apr-1990 CON:BOCQUET Kevin (spkr) LANE Jenny (rdr)

Jenny Lane (rdr)

SBH:Strangeways Prison Riot - situation at Strangeways after day of rioting by prisoners. Incl. comments by prison chaplain Rev. Noel Procter and others involved. Reporters: Kevin Bouquet and Fergus Walsh. Newsreader: Laurie Macmillan. From R4 2400 Hrs News. CHRONOLOGICAL

PRE:Bouquet: scene at Strangeways. Procter: how riot began. Kaseru: damage to prison. Perimeter secure. Bouquet: prisoners on roof and violence inside jail. (2'34"") Evans: ""It's a war-zone."" Will have to be rebuilt. Sheerman: aghast at situation. Worst prison disturbance this century. Walsh: problems of Strangeways. Tumim: very sad as conditions at Strangeways had been improving. DTF:Documents: script TXN/TDT:R4 01-Apr-1990

Programme Catalogue - Details: Sound Archive19900402

BBC Programme Number: 20SX2096

Notes: CAIRS 202096

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SBH:Strangeways Prison Riot - report from Strangeways incl. act. of police helicopter, ints. with Jackie O'Brien, mother of prisoner, & fire officer Bob Bonner. Also incl. statement from Home Office spokesman. Reporter: John Thorne. From R4 1800 Hrs News. CHRONOLOGICAL

PRE:Act. police helicopter (0'05"). Thorne: noises used to try & discrientate prisoners. Confusion about identity of prisoners on roof. O'Brien: looking for her son. Bonner: problems they are dealing with fighting fires in the prison, Kesaru: remand wings back under control of prison staff. No bodies found. 120 inmates still inside prison. Thorne: prisoners hurling things from roof. No attempt to retake prison DTF:Documents: script TXN/TDT:R4 02-Apr-1990

Broadcast history

02 Apr 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Thorne (Speaker)

Jackie O'Brien (Speaker)

Bob Bonner (Speaker)

Charles Kesaru (Speaker)

SBH:Strangeways Prison Riot - report from Strangeways incl. act. of police helicopter, ints. with Jackie O'Brien, mother of prisoner, and fire officer Bob Bonner. Also incl. statement from Home Office spokesman. Reporter: John Thorne. From R4 1800 Hrs News. CHRONOLOGICAL

PRE:Act. police helicopter (0'05""). Thorne: noises used to try and discrientate prisoners. Confusion about identity of prisoners on roof. O'Brien: looking for her son. Bonner: problems they are dealing with fighting fires in the prison, Kesaru: remand wings back under control of prison staff. No bodies found. 120 inmates still inside prison. Thorne: prisoners hurling things from roof. No attempt to retake prison DTF:Documents: script TXN/TDT:R4 02-Apr-1990

Programme Catalogue - Details: Sound Archive19900406

BBC Programme Number: 20SX2107

Notes: CAIRS 202107

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SBH:Strangeways Prison Riot - report including act. of riot leader Paul Taylor shouting and being drowned out by police sirens. Also incl. comment from MP Bob Litherland. Reporter: Fergus Walsh. From R4 1300 Hrs News. CHRONOLOGICAL

PRE:Walsh: prisoners on roof listening to pop music and radio. Act. Taylor and police sirens. Litherland: progress of negotiations. TXN/TDT:R4 06-Apr-1990 CON:WALSH Fergus (spkr) TAYLOR Paul; Prisoner (spkr) LITHERLAND Robert (spkr)

Broadcast history

06 Apr 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Fergus Walsh (Speaker)

Paul Taylor (Speaker)

Robert Litherland (Speaker).

SBH:Strangeways Prison Riot - report including act. of riot leader Paul Taylor shouting & being drowned out by police sirens. Also incl. comment from MP Bob Litherland. Reporter: Fergus Walsh. From R4 1300 Hrs News. CHRONOLOGICAL

PRE:Walsh: prisoners on roof listening to pop music & radio. Act. Taylor & police sirens. Litherland: progress of negotiations. TXN/TDT:R4 06-Apr-1990 CON:WALSH Fergus (spkr) TAYLOR Paul; Prisoner (spkr) LITHERLAND Robert (spkr)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Sound Archive19900411

BBC Programme Number: 20SX2114

Notes: CAIRS 202114

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SBH:Strangeways Prison Riot - funeral of prison officer Wally Scott who died as a result of the Strangeways riot. Incl. act. of prison chaplain Noel Procter & hymn 'The Lord's My Shepherd'. Reporter: Kevin Bouquet. From PM. CHRONOLOGICAL

PRE:Act. hymn 'The Lord's My Shepherd' (0'16"). Procter: hurt spiritually by attack of "powers of evil". Must believe that good will come of events of past week. Act. 'Last Post' (0'08"). TXN/TDT:R4 11-Apr-1990 CON:BOCQUET Kevin (spkr) PROCTER Noel (spkr)

Broadcast history

11 Apr 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Kevin Bocquet (Speaker)

Noel Procter (Speaker)

SBH:Strangeways Prison Riot - funeral of prison officer Wally Scott who died as a result of the Strangeways riot. Incl. act. of prison chaplain Noel Procter and hymn 'The Lord's My Shepherd'. Reporter: Kevin Bouquet. From PM. CHRONOLOGICAL

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Radio 4.