Author(s): Reginald Kray
The Kray twins were Britain's most notorious gangsters. Ruling London's underworld for more than a decade, as gang lords they were among the most powerful and the most feared men in the city. Photographed by David Bailey and even interviewed for television, they became celebrities in their own right and are infamous to this day. Their reign of terror ended on 8th March 1969 when Ronnie and Reg were sentenced to life with the recommendation that they serve at least thirty years. Ronnie ended his days in Broadmoor - his raging insanity only controlled by massive doses of drugs. Reg served almost three decades in some of Britain's toughest jails before being released on compassionate grounds in August 2000. He died of cancer eight months later. Compiled from a series of interviews with Fred Dinenage from behind prison walls, Our Story is the classic account that explodes the myths surrounding the Kray twins. In it, the twins the record straight. In their own words they tell the full story of their brutal careers crime and their years behind bars. With a new introduction from Fred Dinenage, this compelling, disturbing and highly readable book is the definitive story of two legendary criminals.
For decades, Reg and Ron Kray were London's most feared gangsters. They were sentence to life in prison in 1969. Ronnie Kray died in 1995 in Broadmoor Hospital. Reg died in 2000. Fred Dinenage is an award-winning television presenter. He is currently co-presenter of ITV Meridian's nightly news programme in the south of England, a position he has held for the past twenty-five years. He also presented Fred Dinenage's Murder Casebook on Sky's Crime Investigation channel. He was asked by Reg Kray, then in Parkhurst Prison on the Isle of Wight, to write the twins' autobiography. He spent two years interviewing Reg in Parkhurst and other prisons, and Ron at Broadmoor Hospital for the Criminally Insane.