Programme Index

Discover 9,971,451 listings and 226,493 playable programmes from the BBC

Probation

on BBC Two England

The Lifer
In 1973 Chris was sentenced to life imprisonment for murder and robbery.
In 1983 he came out on parole, supervised in the community by a probation officer.
A year later he was back serving his life sentence, not because he had killed again, but because of a motoring offence. The film follows his probation officer's fight to keep Chris and his girlfriend going as they wait for the Home Secretary to decide whether he will ever again be released.
Assistant producer WAYNE MOCKETT Editor DAVID BARRETT
Executive producer JOHN SHEARER Director camerman RICHARD LEITERMAN
Producer STEVE TIMMINS

Contributors

Producer:
Wayne Mockett
Editor:
David Barrett
Producer:
John Shearer
Producer:
Steve Timmins

BBC Two England

About BBC Two

BBC Two is a lively channel of depth and substance, carrying a range of knowledge-building programming complemented by great drama, comedy and arts.

Appears in

Suggest an Edit

We are trying to reflect the information printed in the Radio Times magazine.

  • Press the 'Suggest an Edit' button
  • Type in any changes to the title, synopsis or contributor information using the Radio Times Style Guide for reference.
  • Click the Submit Edits button.
    Your changes will be sent for verification and if accepted, will appear in due course More