Broadmoor

Broadmoor: A History of the Criminally Insane

Mark Stevens | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Mark Stevens

For me, the story of Broadmoor is to be found in ordinary people. I'm quite fond of saying that you won't make sense of Broadmoor if you think only in terms of geniuses or monsters - the way that we often frame our thoughts about the mentally ill - but that rather you must think in terms of the boy or girl next door.

Mentally Ill Student To Be Sentenced For Kicking Blind Well-Loved Local To Death

PA | Posted 28.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

An 18-year-old German student will be sentenced today for killing a man known affectionately as Professor Whitestick. Tim Sommer pleaded guilty to ...

How NHS Mental Health Care Was Failing as Patient Nicola Edgington Killed Again

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

The media coverage over the savage killing of Sally Hodkin by psychiatric patient Nicola Edgington has, yet again, failed to uncover the real collapse in NHS mental health services. The terrible irony at the heart of the Nicola Edgington case is that she was in fact a voluntary patient.

Savile 'Thought He Was Untouchable'

PA | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK

Jimmy Savile thought he was "untouchable" and would regularly walk in on vulnerable Broadmoor patients while they were in the bath, it has been claime...

Jimmy Savile 'Was A Psychopath With A Liking For Children' Say Former Broadmoor Staff

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Staff who worked at the high-security Broadmoor Hospital during the era of Jimmy Savile's frequent visits have described him as a "psychopath" with a ...

Jimmy Savile 'Wanted Me To Wear School Uniform For Sex Sessions'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2012 | UK

A 62-year-old woman has come forward alleging Jimmy Savile repeatedly had sex with her when she was only 15. The woman claims to have met the BBC D...

Savile 'Abused Transgender Man At Broadmoor'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

A transgender man who was a former Broadmoor patient has claimed Jimmy Savile groped him while he was being treated at the secure hospital. Steven ...

A Serial-Killer, Boxer And Jimmy Savile Walk Into Broadmoor...

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

This remarkable (and slightly unsettling) picture shows the moment in 1991 when Jimmy Savile introduced boxing legend, Frank Bruno, to notorious seria...

A Timeline Of Jimmy Savile Abuse Allegations (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

Claims of sexual abuse at the hands of Jimmy Savile continue to surface. The latest is from a man who has told The Sun that Savile sexually abused ...

Beyond Alcatraz: Britain's Most Notorious Prisons (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK

Alcatraz prison, one of America’s most notorious jails is the subject of a new TV series that follows two modern day detectives as they investigate ...

Broadmoor May Recruit Witch After Pleas From Inmates

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK

Broadmoor may soon be recruiting a witch to preach to its pagan-minded inmates, following a spiritual needs survey. The top-security mental hospita...

Psychiatric Patient Loses Historic Appeal For Broadmoor Release

PA | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK

The first psychiatric patient to have an appeal against detention held in public has lost his legal battle to be freed from Broadmoor Hospital. Alb...