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My Life Behind Bars by Gordon Culpin – Part 1

Gordon’s life behind bars, as a Prison Officer, was challenging and most of all rewarding. Dealing with assaults, deaths, riots and hostage-taking became part of his daily life.

The Forty-Seven Rōnins by A.B. Mitford (Lord Redesdale)

This bloodthirsty true story by A B Mitford (Lord Redesdale) is taken from Tales of Old Japan. It is set in the 18th century and tells of how the Rōnins – a masterless group of samurai – planned, over a long period of time, to avenge their master’s forced suicide.

An Actor’s Life by Ken Colley

Famed and acclaimed for his starring role as Admiral Firmus Piett in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, Ken Colley, who was born in Manchester, England, in 1937, knew from a very early age that he was already an actor.