News & updates
Two extremely rare opportunities have come up to join the Prison Radio Association’s award-winning team behind the walls of HMP Styal, just south of Manchester. That means YOU could be working for the most exciting and innovative broadcaster in the UK!
What happens to people when they go to prison?
The Forensic Psychology Podcast is our brand new series, produced with HMPPS Psychology Services and presented by Sally Tilt and Dr Kerensa Hocken, who work with people in prison who have committed very serious crimes.
In April 1990, Strangeways prison in Manchester was subject to a major disturbance that lasted weeks.
30 years later we’ve done a deep-dive, two-part documentary series about the events of those 25 Days In April, as part of our Secret Life of Prisons podcast.
On Friday 28 August at 2:15pm, we are delighted to be taking over BBC Radio 4 with our brand new drama, The Other Tchaikovsky – the untold story of self-confessed outlaw, villain, activist, fraudster, lesbian club owner and visionary, Chris Tchaikovsky.
33% of people in prison tune in to National Prison Radio every day, and they listen for an average of 10.6 hours per week.
These are the headline figures from our Impact Snapshot 2020, detailing the charity’s work.
‘We’re Thinking About You’ – Radio and TV stars send National Prison Radio listeners messages of support
National Prison Radio has reached out to people from across the radio and music industries and beyond to ask for words of support for people serving prison sentences during lockdown … and received an amazing response.