Scene: The Lawbreakers

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started8th Feb 1973
last rpt9th Feb 1973
1 school year
duration20 mins
subject ⚖️Citizenship
age rangeAge 13-16
languageenIn English
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The Lawbreakers is an episode of the BBC schools TV series Scene from the 1970s, covering citizenship for secondary school pupils.

Documentary about the treatment of young offenders, including punishment at Portland Borstal, a Detention Centre and a Community Home, and alternatives which attempt to reform offenders such as a probation histel and a weekend attendance centre.

==In the archive==

Exists. This programme is preserved in the BBC archives.


  • Spring 1973

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