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Sunday, February 27, 2011

Podcast: Broadmoor Revealed: the Victorian Asylum

Podcast: Broadmoor Revealed: the Victorian Asylum"Broadmoor Hospital opened in 1863 and has always admitted patients who would otherwise have been in the prison system. Mark Stevens discovers some of the patients' stories, and takes a journey behind the walls of Victorian Broadmoor, England's first Criminal Lunatic Asylum. Mark Stevens is a professional archivist at the Berkshire Record Office who has been looking after the Broadmoor Hospital archive since 2004." - UK National Archives

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