MAG 185 - Locked In

Case ########-25

Please note: This episode is preceded by an extended introduction.

An examination on the nature of Justice.

Recorded by the Archivist in situ.

Content warnings:

While this episode is not directly about race or racial violence nor includes character death, it does explore general themes of wrongful imprisonment & abuses of power. Transcripts can be found here 



  • Prison (inc SFX)
  • Dehumanisation
  • Wrongful imprisonment & victimisation
  • Police brutality
  • Uncertain memory & distorted time
  • Abuse of power
  • Physical violence
  • Bullying
  • Isolation
  • Pleading
  • Explicit language

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Edited this week by Maddy Searle, Elizabeth Moffatt, Brock Winstead & Alexander J Newall

Written by Jonathan Sims and directed by Alexander J Newall

Produced by Lowri Ann Davies


- "Martin Blackwood" - Alexander J. Newall

- "The Archivist" - Jonathan Sims

- "The Inspector" - Richard Davies

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