Real Prison Breaks


Episode 2

3.0 94 x
The world's most notorious escapes. A female warder falls in love with a prisoner and helps him escape, and an escaped murderer on the run in the US cons a cop into letting him go.

Episode 1: Court House Killer

3.0 112 x
The world's most notorious escapes. The mass breakout by 38 prisoners from the infamous Maze prison, and the man who was picked up by a helicopter hijacked by his girlfriend.
Episodes 2012

Episode 10

3.0 51 x
John McVicar pulls off one of the most brazen escapes in UK history, in the US an escapee becomes a cop-killer, and in Australia a drugs importer walks out of prison in disguise.

Episode of Thursday 29 November 2012

3.0 34 x
A hi-jacked chopper is used in England's first helicopter escape, in Australia an escapee sends photos of himself to the authorities, and in the US six murderers tunnel to freedom.

Episode of Friday 23 November 2012

3.0 35 x
In the UK, a sociopath bomber uses a hand-made key to open the door to freedom, and in Australia, an escapee is shot dead on a crowded bus while on the run from police.

Episode of Thursday 22 November 2012

3.0 35 x
Seven convicts bust out of their Texas prison and go on a murderous rampage. And in Australia, an inmate loses half his bodyweight to slip through the bars of his cell window.

Episode of Thursday 15 November 2012

3.0 21 x
The criminal who scaled a six-metre-high wall using a rope made from dental floss. And the escape and murders which sealed the fate of the last man to be hanged in Australia.

Episode of Friday 21 September 2012

4.0 46 x
A prisoner escapes from the notorious Alcatraz jail only months before it is due to close, and a modern-day Count of Monte Cristo breaks out of Monaco's 17th-century prison.

Episode of Wednesday 19 September 2012

3.0 57 x
Six felons on death row overpower their guards and break out, and three high profile IRA bosses are plucked from Dublin's Mountjoy prison in the world's first helicopter escape.

Episode of Thursday 13 September 2012

3.0 35 x
Great train robber Ronnie Biggs' daring escape and 10,000 days on the run all over the world, and the prison nurse who shot and killed a guard while springing her lover from jail.
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