Friday, 28 February 2014

Mentally Unfit To Be Tried In Criminal Court

28 February 2014 Last updated at 02:59

Broadmoor Hospital: Inside a Victorian 'lunatic asylum'

"It is 150 years since Broadmoor Hospital opened its doors to patients of both sexes who were deemed mentally unfit to be tried in criminal courts. Now a new hospital is being built next door, with plans to redevelop some of the original Victorian buildings.

Take a look back at what life in the Berkshire hospital used to be like - and see what the future holds - with archivist Mark Stevens the author of Broadmoor Revealed, and Broadmoor's clinical director Dr Kevin Murray."

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