Outsiders on the Inside: Stories from Prison

Prison Doctor Dr Shahed Yousaf and Prison Chaplain Rev Katy Canty Running from
Last event: Sunday 20 November 2022 at 6.30pm
  • £10 / Non-members: £12 (each ticket is subject to a £1.50 booking fee)
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Part of: Chester Literature Festival 2022

Hosted by Dr Gill Buck
Gill is a Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Chester and Co-director of Prison Health, University of Nottingham. Her research focuses on the lived experience of criminalisation and the ways that the experiences of criminalised people could better inform criminal justice policy, practice and regulation.

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Dr Shahed YousafStitched Up

Dr Shahed Yousaf spends his time running between emergencies – from overdoses to assaults, from cell fires to suicides – with one hand perpetually hovering over the panic button. Being a prison doctor is not for the faint-hearted. An outsider on the inside, in Stitched Up he introduces us to a cast of unforgettable characters, including killers, con men and auto-cannibals.

 

Katy CantyHeartbreak, Hope and Holy Moments- insights from a Prison Chaplain

Who are the people that end up behind bars? What led them to this place and what do they care about in life? Katy Canty unlocks the experiences of prisoners, shedding light on the way a chaplain cares for the convicted.

Recounting the true stories of those she’s served, Katy gives a raw and authentic account of prison-life. Her stories might shock you, surprise you, and open your eyes to an unfamiliar world.

 

Certificate:

14+

Duration

Approx 65 mins

Time details

No interval

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