Reading Prison Opens For First Time

HM Prison Reading opens for the first time to the public as artists, writers and performers respond to its most notorious inmate, Oscar Wilde.

The jail is opening its doors for an special exhibition.

Critics have called it a "powerful tribute" to its most famous inmate - Oscar Wilde... with Hollywood Stars, Ralph Fiennes and Ben Whishaw among the artists involved.

Co-Director, Michael Morris says it's a truly unique venue

At this resonant site, the penal regime Wilde suffered is explored through archive material and the installation of new works by artists such as Nan Goldin, Marlene Dumas, and Steve McQueen.

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