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Inside Broadmoor By Jonathan Levi

Inside Broadmoor by Jonathan Levi

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Summary

Broadmoor is a psychiatric hospital situated in West London which provides assessment and specialist treatment for those who are deemed as high risk of harming themselves and others.
This book, published in 2019, takes readers inside the walls of the hospital and behind the scenes for an inside look into the patients as well as the staff who work there.

Inside Broadmoor Summary

Inside Broadmoor: The Sunday Times Bestseller by Jonathan Levi

Broadmoor has been in operation for over 150 years. During that time, it has contained some of the world’s most notorious criminals such as the Krays, Ian Brady, The Yorkshire Ripper, and even the original Hannibal Lecter.
The book interviews both staff and patients and gives readers an overview of the hospital from when it first opened to the present day, as well as providing comment on how it could develop in the future.
Inside Broadmoor is a Sunday Times Bestseller, and a fantastic insight into the stigma surrounding mental illness and how the system has changed.
You should read this book if…
  • You are interested in what goes on inside one of the UK’s most high-security psychiatric hospitals
  • You want to learn more about the stigma associated with mental illness and how our opinions of it have changed over time
  • You enjoy real-life accounts full of shocking events and drama

About Jonathan Levi

Jonathan Levi (Author) Jonathan Levi is a successful television executive and BAFTA-nominated documentary film maker. Attracted to the extremes in society, he was the first person to ever gain full access to the patients and staff at Broadmoor for a highly-acclaimed primetime ITV series offering startling insights into the minds of some of Britain's most notorious psychiatric patients. When TV star and recording artist Tulisa was entrapped by the Sun on Sunday she turned to Jonathan to author and tell her story for BBC1 in the ratings hit Tulisa: The Price of Fame. Jonathan has made programmes with Andrew Lloyd Webber about his art collection and his musicals, and has hosted fundraisers with The Old Vic. He was Factual Producer on the ITV four-part drama, Hatton Garden, and co-author of a book on the same subject Hatton Garden: The Inside Story. Emma French (Author) Dr Emma French writes about how particular people, places and stories hit the headlines and capture the public imagination. Her books include Selling Shakespeare to Hollywood, and, as Co-Author with Jonathan Levi, Hatton Garden: The Inside Story. She lives in London with Jonathan and their three children.

Additional information

GOR009989455
9781788700948
1788700945
Inside Broadmoor: The Sunday Times Bestseller by Jonathan Levi
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bonnier Books Ltd
2019-08-08
320
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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