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The Downton Abbey and Game of Thrones actress was shooting scenes at the House of Detention in central London which doubled for Newgate Prison – and left her feeling uneasy.
Detail will show high-end interiors and decoration in the majestic Priory Church at the Order of St John, and Platform will showcase talented up and coming designers in the subterranean Victorian prison at The House of Detention.
Bloomberg drops lawsuit after Thompson approved renovations at Brooklyn House of Detention on his last day in office [Brooklyn Paper]
In common with many Leftist students, she opposed the war in Vietnam and after a demonstration was sent to a New York women's house of detention, where she suffered humiliating internal examinations.
The prospect of an investigator's coming in to establish my female bona fides evoked the image of a burly guard out of a 1950s Women's House of Detention movie marching me into the ladies' room and demanding to see the cut of my undergarments.
Through a fortunate coincidence, there are nearly all thinkable destinations: house of detention, closed (high-security) prison, half-open prison, open prison division for drug-addicted offenders and a division for disturbed offenders, with all those possibilities for both men and women.
Mary O'Connor from my regional community has been for years a Catholic chaplain in the Men's House of Detention.
In these stories Oates is at her best as she explores the hearts and minds of a diverse group of women, from Sister Irene, the numb nun who discovers that she lives "in the region of ice," to "the girl" who yearns to escape her dull suburban life-style and ends up in a house of detention.