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Life and Death Row

Synopsis
Life and Death Row is a striking three part series telling the story of capital punishment through the eyes of the young people whose lives have been shaped by it. Going inside prison walls and meeting America’s youngest Death Row inmates, the series discovers what it’s like to live with the threat of the death chamber.

Following their trials, appeals and ultimately their executions, the films in Life and Death Row meets the people the headlines generally ignore: the young siblings, sons and daughters of victims and defendants alike, each forced to confront death on an agonising journey through the capital punishment system
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2014
Notes
Each part is also available to buy separately [£195.00 + VAT, + P&P].
Subjects
Social Studies
Keywords
capital punishment; crime; ethical issues; human rights; murder; USA; social issues

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£585.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
150 minutes
Year
2014

Sections

Title
Execution

Title
Judgement

Title
Crisis Stage

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning - now BBC Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Web
https://www.bbcstudioslearning.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 8433 1009
Address
BBC Studios Limited
Television Centre
101 Wood Lane
London
W12 7FA
UK
Notes
The BBC Active company has now been absorbed within BBC Learning, a division of BBC Studios. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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