What happens when you do something that makes society decide to fence you off completely from the rest of the world? When you live 23 hours a day inside a tiny cell with no human contact? When you have a sentence of death hanging over you every minute of every day? Billy Wardlow, 26 years old, inhabitant of death row tells his story on The Sound Fountain series “Fences”.
Producer: Dheera Sujan
Broadcast: December 10, 2000
Billy Joe Wardlow was executed by lethal injection on July 8, 2020.