In the next new episode of Witness, titled Broadmoor: A History Of The Criminal Insane, the series follows leading criminologist Professor David Wilson explores the history of Broadmoor Psychiatric Hospital, which is one of three secure units in the UK incarcerating the highly dangerous and criminally insane. Names such as Kray, Sutcliffe and Bronson lead a cast of sinister characters, all legally deemed insane and who called Broadmoor home. In this episode Professor Wilson uncovers the dark history behind this extraordinary institution and examines how our treatment of the criminally insane has changed since 1863. Combining historical detail and real case studies, Professor Wilson gives a fascinating insight into the world of psychopaths, schizophrenia and sexual sadists.
Crime & Investigation’s Clip For Broadmoor: A History Of The Criminal Insane Follows Below: