Neil Samworth Author

Neil Samworth worked as a prison officer at Forest Bank and then HMP Manchester (aka Strangeways) between 2005 and 2016, when he left the service after being diagnosed with PTSD. His first book, Strangeways, was a top ten bestseller. Strangeways Unlocked is his riveting follow-up, showing the reality of life behind bars from the prisoners’ perspective. In his podcast, Real Porridge Podcast, he delves deeper into his experiences with his usual honesty and humour.