Act V

This is a radio documentary featuring a group of inmates producing Shakespeare's play, Hamlet. The documentary highlights the rehabilitation process that participant had gone through during this project.

From the This American Life webpage:

The entire episode is devoted to one story: Over the course of six months, reporter and This American Life contributor Jack Hitt followed a group of inmates at a high-security prison as they rehearsed and staged a production of the last act—Act V—of Hamlet. Listen to episode.