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It's impossible to escape this prison! - Great Escapes With Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman behind bars

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Alcatraz is the impenetrable island fortress which, for nearly 30 years, held the most dangerous criminals in the US. Join renowned actor Morgan Freeman as he takes you through some of the most daring escape attempts in this prison's lifetime. Morgan Freeman is stepping behind bars and bringing to life the most incredible real-life prison breaks in this eight-part series. Great Escapes delivers an in-depth look into eight cases of renowned breakouts from some of history’s toughest prisons. Stories explored include the death-defying escape from Alcatraz; how two neighbouring cell mates escaped the fortress of Dannemora prison as well as characters such as Narco criminal El Chapo and the ‘Pittsburgh Six’ who tunnelled their way to freedom.