This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British borstal for young offenders. Luckily the regime has changed since this TV film was made. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or improve the inmates and actively encouraged a power struggle between the 'tough' new inmate and the 'old hands'. Written by
Steve Crook <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
In the Roy Minton
original Play of Scum, he had the Carlin character as a Glaswegian. He had Ray Winstone in both the TV and Cinema release for his way in which he "walked". See more
[In the self-help meeting
Why am I so far away from home Matron?
Because you murdered that kid.
Remade as Bad Boys
Written by Rick Lloyd
Performed by The Amazing Mike Kahn Band See more