Drama about the staff and inmates of a women's prison.
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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 ...
 Sylvia Hollamby / ... (91 episodes, 1999-2006)
Jack Ellis ...
 Jim Fenner (88 episodes, 1999-2005)
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 Di Barker / ... (76 episodes, 2000-2005)
Victoria Bush ...
 Tina O'Kane / ... (73 episodes, 2001-2006)
Alicya Eyo ...
 Denny Blood (59 episodes, 1999-2003)
Linda Henry ...
 Yvonne Atkins (58 episodes, 1999-2005)
Claire King ...
 Karen Betts (57 episodes, 2000-2005)
James Gaddas ...
 Neil Grayling / ... (52 episodes, 2002-2006)
Isabelle Amyes ...
 Barbara Hunt (52 episodes, 2000-2003)
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 Crystal Gordon (44 episodes, 1999-2002)
Pauline Campbell ...
 Al McKenzie / ... (42 episodes, 2001-2004)
Amanda Barrie ...
 Beverley Tull (41 episodes, 2003-2006)
...
 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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Trivia

The interior shots (prison) are shot in a studio and the exterior (prison gates) was a real prison. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Jim Fenner: You can't even look me in the eye.
Karen Betts: Why would I want to turn my stomach?
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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 »

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Referenced in Too Much TV: Episode #1.17 (2016) See more »

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great tv series
8 June 2003 | by (manchester england) – See all my reviews

I like bad girls and its been going five years now and I still enjoy it even the fifth series with Stephanie beacham and amanda barrie as con artists are great, anyone who has not seen it yet will be in for a treat great British stuff. I hope they make a sixth series as its getting better everytime a series is made.


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