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Wentworth 

TV-MA | | Crime, Drama | TV Series (2013– )
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Bea Smith is locked up while awaiting trial for the attempted murder of her husband and must learn how life works in prison.
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Series cast summary:
Kate Atkinson ...  Vera Bennett 100 episodes, 2013-2021
Robbie Magasiva ...  Will Jackson 100 episodes, 2013-2021
Katrina Milosevic ...  Sue 'Boomer' Jenkins 100 episodes, 2013-2021
Jacqueline Brennan ...  Linda Miles 99 episodes, 2013-2021
Celia Ireland ...  Liz Birdsworth 80 episodes, 2013-2019
Pamela Rabe ...  Joan Ferguson 70 episodes, 2014-2021
Kate Jenkinson ...  Allie Novak 66 episodes, 2016-2021
Bernard Curry ...  Jake Stewart 62 episodes, 2016-2021
Lauri McLennan Lauri McLennan ...  Prisoner / ... 62 episodes, 2013-2019
Nicole da Silva ...  Franky Doyle 56 episodes, 2013-2019
Shareena Clanton Shareena Clanton ...  Doreen Anderson 53 episodes, 2013-2017
Danielle Cormack ...  Bea Smith 46 episodes, 2013-2016
Tammy Macintosh ...  Kaz Proctor 46 episodes, 2015-2019
Rarriwuy Hick ...  Ruby Mitchell 42 episodes, 2018-2021
Lucia Brancatisano Lucia Brancatisano ...  Officer Peta Webb 42 episodes, 2013-2020
Leah Purcell ...  Rita Connors 41 episodes, 2018-2021
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Fans of the iconic Prisoner Cell Block H series, which pushed boundaries over three decades ago and still boasts a loyal following worldwide today, will remember Bea Smith as gutsy and fearless, ruling Wentworth Correctional Centre with an iron fist. But who was Bea Smith before prison? How did a wife and mother from the suburbs become a top dog without rival? Wentworth Prison is a dynamic, often confronting, drama series that begins with Bea's early days in prison. Set in the present day, it is a modern adaptation of Prisoner Cell Block H that contemporises legendary characters and their stories for today's audience. This series takes the viewer inside to an uncompromising environment that explores the politics of women in a world without men, and how such a threatening experience both challenges and often changes those confined and working behind the razor wire. The audience will be introduced to Bea all over again and meet her allies and enemies in the form of iconic inmates: ... Written by ahmetkozan

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The series first went into production in 2012. It aired its first season in 2013, and will air its final season in 2021 after the series went back into production in late 2019 for filming of its final 20 episodes.. See more »

Goofs

They use the term top dog in the series, in Australian criminal world and inside jail being called a dog is an insult saying you are a rat/narc as in the US. (The term "top dog" is used a lot in both England and Australia and it is not an insult at all) See more »

Quotes

Vera Bennett: I feel like we failed her. We let her down.
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Connections

Referenced in The Yard: 5.Bölüm (2018) See more »

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Best Series Ever
13 August 2019 | by redheadedgoddess83See all my reviews

100% my most favourite TV series ever and I've seen a lot of TV series. It's gripping and gruesome with great storylines and acting. I will be disappointed the day that it ends as I look forward to this show airing each year, the most.


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1 May 2013 (USA) See more »

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia See more »

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