15 The Life and Death of Philip Knight (1993)

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Young offender Philip Knight was found hanged in his cell at Swansea adult prison on Friday 13th July,1990. He was 15 years old. Brought up by middle class adoptive parents, he was thought "university material" by his teachers. But Philip drifted into a career of petty crime. This dramatised documentary tells his story and looks at the factors that contributed to his death.

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