Helen Hewitt is first woman put in charge of Barfield, a maximum security prison that had been nearly destroyed by a disastrous riot. Despite being greeted with open hostility by inmates ... See full summary »
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
1996   1995  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Mad Cows (1999)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A single mother's postnatal state leads her on a race to save her child and her sanity.

Director: Sara Sugarman
Stars: Anna Friel, Joanna Lumley, Anna Massey
Family Affairs (1997–2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

British soap opera focusing on the lives of residents in the fictional London suburb of Charnham.

Stars: Ebony Thomas, Nicola Duffett, David Easter
Drama | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Rosalind, the daughter of Duke Senior (the banished duke), is raised at the court of Duke Frederick (who is younger brother to Duke Senior and took over his dukedom), with her cousin Celia ... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth Branagh
Stars: Takuya Shimada, Brian Blessed, Richard Clifford
Psychoville (2009–2011)
Comedy | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A group of seemingly unrelated strangers all receive a mysterious note stating "I know what you did," which sends their lives into a downward spiral.

Stars: Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton, Daniel Kaluuya
Five Days (TV Series 2007)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A five-part miniseries that revolves around the disappearance of a young mother in a quiet British suburb and the circumstances that leave her children abandoned far from home.

Stars: Suranne Jones, Lee Massey, Michelle Bonnard
Tumbleweeds (1999)
Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A woman constantly runs from town to town with her 12 year old daughter to escape failed relationships. The film opens with one escape and the shift into a new start in San Diego. There Mom... See full summary »

Director: Gavin O'Connor
Stars: Janet McTeer, Kimberly J. Brown, Jay O. Sanders
Silk (TV Series 2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A six-part series about life at the Bar, the dilemmas and problems that modern day barristers have to face, and what it means to become a silk.

Stars: Maxine Peake, Rupert Penry-Jones, Neil Stuke
Pride and Prejudice (TV Mini-Series 1995)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  

Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart.

Stars: Colin Firth, Jennifer Ehle, Susannah Harker
In Defence (TV Series 2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Stars: Marcia Battise, Liz May Brice, Ross Kemp
Bombshell (TV Series 2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Stars: Zöe Lucker, Andrew McKay, Robert Beck
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Helen Hewitt (12 episodes, 1995-1996)
Derek Martin ...
 Gary Marshall (8 episodes, 1995-1996)
...
 Russell Morgan (8 episodes, 1995-1996)
David Nicholls ...
 'Jumbo' Jackson (8 episodes, 1995-1996)
Christine Moore ...
 Mavis O'Connell (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
Jake Abraham ...
 Brian Samora (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
Zacharee Lee ...
 Eric Haddock (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
...
 Moira Levitt (6 episodes, 1995)
...
 Doctor Thomas (6 episodes, 1995)
Mal Whyte ...
 John Bunny / ... (6 episodes, 1995-1996)
...
 Snoopy Oswald (6 episodes, 1995-1996)
Terry O'Neill ...
 Victor Braithwaite / ... (6 episodes, 1995-1996)
...
 James Malahide (5 episodes, 1995)
...
 Walter Brinkley (5 episodes, 1995)
Tony Mathews ...
 Royston Andrews / ... (5 episodes, 1995-1996)
Edit

Storyline

Helen Hewitt is first woman put in charge of Barfield, a maximum security prison that had been nearly destroyed by a disastrous riot. Despite being greeted with open hostility by inmates and little enthusiasm by prison staff, she is determined to clean up the place. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

prison | See All (1) »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 May 1995 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Katkera muuri  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Remade as The Warden (2001) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
COMPLETELY wrong casting slightly hurts an already seriously wounded lame duck
5 October 2015 | by (Canada North) – See all my reviews

It's VERY difficult to believe that this lame duck lasted even 1 season...never mind 2. The lead actress has all the skill of a first year acting school graduate...her scared,surprised,shocked or amazed looks being exactly the same and looking somewhat like a cross between a Deer caught in the headlights and a petulant 5 year old. The plots are seriously amateur with so many ridiculous situations that one has to wonder why ANY of the inmates are still there. Let's start with the first move in the show.....a junior member of an all woman's institute is 'BUMPED' up....promotion wise, to the governor of a LARGE male-only prison...complete with lots of dangerous convicts. If this sounds just a tiny bit unlikely...stay tuned....it gets even more implausible. Some of the situations are so see-through that anyone could predict the most likely next scene with almost no difficulty. Leave this loser on the shelf and join me in wondering how on earth it scored so high.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Rerun? jonhurst-1
Complete Series Release jeanius4u
Discuss The Governor (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?