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Crime journalist Paul Connolly goes behind the bars of some of the world’s most notorious and toughest prisons. Immersing himself in maximum security facilities around the world to live as a prisoner, he encounters the inmates locked up for their crimes and meets the men and women on the right side of law tasked with keeping the criminals behind bars.

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  1. Paul Connolly

    Paul Connolly


    19 Episodes

  2. Raphael Rowe

    Raphael Rowe


    19 Episodes

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Inside the World's Toughest Prisons

Season 5

2021 | 3 Episodes

Season 5 of Inside the World's Toughest Prisons premiered on January 8, 2021.

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Inside the World's Toughest Prisons
Inside the World's Toughest Prisons


Status Returning Series


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Type Documentary

Original Language English


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