Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Life and Death ON THE RUN; PICK OF THE DAY LOCKED UP Channel 4, 10pm

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Life and Death ON THE RUN; PICK OF THE DAY LOCKED UP Channel 4, 10pm

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Byline: With Sara Wallis

THIS Spanish thriller about women in a high security prison - a bit like Orange Is The New Black - returns for a second tense series.

And everything has gone a bit Shawshank Redemption after Zulema's latest zany escape plot actually succeeded.

"They have escaped through a tunnel like the f***ing movies," blasts formidable detective Castillo.

Macarena (Maggie Civantos) is in total shock as she's now outside the prison walls. But she's a fugitive, and on the run with four other wanted criminals. Not ideal for someone who had always protested her innocence.

There's a quick scramble to ditch their yellow jump suits and find a getaway car. But prepare for a dramatic and violent death in the first five minutes.

Then with the cops hot on their heels, Macarena feels more trapped than ever. And psychopath Zulema (Najwa Nimri) won't let her or the others out of her sight.

"Behave or I'll sprinkle you with gasoline and set you on fire," she tells them. …

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