The evidence shows that prison education works and is effective in cutting reoffending. Our prisons should focus on that positive and be geared towards making education more accessible. Books are a key building block of education and vital in efforts to cut reoffending rates.
UPDATE: Frances Crook has issued a further statement which can be viewed below. News that prisoners have been banned from
I am very hopeful that the run of Curious Incident will resume as soon as possible, as the show offers a meaningful depiction of autism and the impact of the condition on families around the world, as explored through the mind of a young boy - Christopher Boone (Jack Loxton, who gives an arresting performance) - in an innovative production that should not be missed.
A new literary award supported by authors such as Philip Pullman to rival the well-established Man Booker is to be called
I caught up with Simon to talk about the upcoming transfer of 'Curious Incident.' We met just down the road from the show's new home at the Apollo Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue - yet despite it being minutes away Simon hadn't gone to look at the marquee which had just gone up. I wondered why?
Award-winning author Mark Haddon - who brought us The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime - has spoken out about