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Bad Girls 

British hard-hitting drama about the staff and inmates of a women's prison.
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10 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Kika Mirylees ...  Julie Johnston / ... 96 episodes, 1999-2006
Victoria Alcock ...  Julie Saunders / ... 96 episodes, 1999-2006
Helen Fraser Helen Fraser ...  Sylvia Hollamby / ... 91 episodes, 1999-2006
Jack Ellis ...  Jim Fenner 88 episodes, 1999-2005
Tracey Wilkinson ...  Di Barker / ... 76 episodes, 2000-2005
Victoria Bush Victoria Bush ...  Tina O'Kane / ... 73 episodes, 2001-2006
Alicya Eyo Alicya Eyo ...  Denny Blood 59 episodes, 1999-2003
Claire King Claire King ...  Karen Betts 56 episodes, 2000-2005
Linda Henry ...  Yvonne Atkins 56 episodes, 1999-2005
James Gaddas ...  Neil Grayling 52 episodes, 2002-2006
Isabelle Amyes Isabelle Amyes ...  Barbara Hunt 52 episodes, 2000-2003
Petia Pavlova ...  Prison Inmate 47 episodes, 2001-2003
Sharon Duncan-Brewster ...  Crystal Gordon 44 episodes, 1999-2002
Pauline Campbell Pauline Campbell ...  Al McKenzie / ... 42 episodes, 2001-2004
Amanda Barrie ...  Beverley Tull 41 episodes, 2003-2006
Stephanie Beacham ...  Phyllida Oswyn 39 episodes, 2003-2006
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A thoroughly thought-provoking drama series based on the events in a womens prison. Bad Girls captures the highs and lows in the prison, and questions which side of the bar really is the most intense- its a world where the 'screws' versus the 'cons,' a world where anything and everything can happen, a world where the women really are vulnerable at the hands of the screws... Written by Anonymous

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Bribery, corruption, rape... and that's just the screws! See more »

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Crime | Drama

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Trivia

ITV decided to cancel the series after 8 seasons, 7 years and 107 episodes due to a decline in viewers. See more »

Goofs

Julie Johnston's surname varies from Johnson and Johnston throughout the series run. See more »

Quotes

Christy: Evening everyone, I'm the new Chaplain here at Larkhall.
Natalie Buxton: Stick your prayer book up your muff.
Christy: This?
[Holds up a heavy bible]
Christy: Even with God's help that would be a bit difficult. But he has been said to work miracles.
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Crazy Credits

Series 5, Episode 16 had a different ending theme. Instead of the usual blue and black background for the end credits, a black and gray background with a sad theme used. See more »

Connections

Edited into Bad Girls: Most Wanted (2004) See more »

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helen&nikki
29 April 2020 | by g-82113See all my reviews

Most British dramas are deep and full of dark comedy. Compared with American dramas, British dramas are more subtle, and the emotional development of the plot can be implicit through all season without a kiss. Helen is very charming, Nikii has a little impulse in her personality and looks immature, a loving couple.


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Official Sites:

ITV [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 1999 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Shed Productions See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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