Bad Girls (1999–2006)

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Drama about the staff and inmates of a women's prison.

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Series cast summary:
Victoria Alcock ...
 Julie Saunders (96 episodes, 1999-2006)
Kika Mirylees ...
 Julie Johnston (96 episodes, 1999-2006)
Helen Fraser ...
 Sylvia Hollamby / ... (92 episodes, 1999-2006)
Jack Ellis ...
 Jim Fenner (88 episodes, 1999-2005)
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 Di Barker / ... (75 episodes, 2000-2005)
Victoria Bush ...
 Tina Purvis / ... (73 episodes, 2001-2006)
Alicia Eyo ...
 Denny Blood (59 episodes, 1999-2003)
Linda Henry ...
 Yvonne Atkins (59 episodes, 1999-2005)
Claire King ...
 Karen Betts (57 episodes, 2000-2005)
James Gaddas ...
 Neil Grayling (52 episodes, 2002-2006)
Isabelle Amyes ...
 Barbara Hunt (51 episodes, 2000-2003)
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 Crystal Gordon (44 episodes, 1999-2002)
Pauline Campbell ...
 Al Mackenzie (42 episodes, 2001-2004)
Amanda Barrie ...
 Beverley Tull (41 episodes, 2003-2006)
Jeanie Gold ...
 Prisoner (41 episodes, 2003-2006)
...
 Phyllida Oswyn (40 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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The love scene between Helen and Nikki in the Series 2 finale was edited and deleted from the broadcast version. In the original version, when Helen and Nikki start kissing and Helen unbuttons Nikki's nurse uniform, revealing her bra (As in the broadcast version). Niki opens up Helen's hoodie, revealing a blue bra, Helen and Nikki make out on the sofa, Nikki puts her hands on Helen's breasts and they continue kissing and the scene ends. The deleted version was in the deleted scenes in the special features on the "Complete Collection" DVD box-set, released on November 10th 2010. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Crystal Gordon: [a woman of African decent] Any of you seen my hair oil?
Denny Blood: No.
Crystal Gordon: Where is it then
[looks at Renee, who is smiling at her]
Crystal Gordon: What are you grinning at? Did you take my hair oil?
Renee Williams: After you used it? Are you joking!
Crystal Gordon: Well someone did! £2.50 that cost me!
[to Renee]
Crystal Gordon: I hope you know what the bible says about a knife through a knife!
Renee Williams: 'Ere
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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 EastEnders: Episode dated 12 June 2009 (2009) See more »

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amazing show
14 May 2007 | by See all my reviews

i know this an old show, but i just started watching it last week and so far i finished the first 4 seasons and i cant get enough , things in that show can really happen and i think thats the beauty of the show, that its so real and realistic.it makes u sympathize with all the characters including the mean ones lol. the acting was really awesome ...overall the show is awesome and i assure you that you would love it if u try to watch it ...i personally if i could give it more than 10 i would ...and as English is not my first language, this show made me fell in love with the English accent , i used to have hard time to understand the English accent in general , but i guess because i was so into this show, it made me pay so much attention to be able to pick everything the say . Don't miss it, if you didn't watch it yet , go ahead and do :)


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