Jail Mates

A comedy of correspondence


Meet recently divorced Jenny and recently imprisoned Gerry.

Bored of her new single life and in a search for excitement, Jenny has registered with a website called Jailmates.com and begun corresponding with prison inmate Gerry, a fellow Glaswegian from the other side of town.

Through a series of hilarious letters, they discover a common ground and compatibility, but will a relationship develop?

Written by and starring Julia Sutherland and Gary Little. Produced by Richard Melvin for BBC Radio Scotland.

Jail Mates completed a successful run as a live production at the Edinburgh Fringe 2016.

“Sardonic and very funny. Brutally honest.” – The Scotsman

“Runs rings round his comedy peers.” – The Herald

“Literally the most exciting thing to happen to me in years. A letter from behind bars.”'Jenny', Episode 1
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