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
The majority of the cast have since gone on to star in lead roles in UK soap operas. Linda Henry (Yvonne Atkins), Luisa Bradshaw White (Lorna Rose), Kellie Bright (Cassie Tyler) and Annette Badland (Angela Robbins) all joined EastEnders, playing members of the same family; Debra Stephenson (Shell Dockley), Jack Ellis (Jim Fenner) and Helen Fraser (Sylvia Hollamby) went on to have roles in Coronation Street; Alicya Eyo (Denny Blood) went on to star in Emmerdale and Isabelle Amyes (Barbara "Babs" Hunt) had a guest role in several episodes of Doctors. See more »
Julie Johnston's surname varies from Johnson and Johnston throughout the series run. See more »
I started watching this series at the beginning of the airing of series six. By the end of it, i had seen all the other episodes of all the other series. It is one of the best shows I have ever seen. It is addictive and you do get a genuine feel for the story lines - you cannot watch one episode without forming loads of opinions. People claim its unrealistic, it is not - as assured by the producers, everything in the show is possible in a real prison. Agreed, it may not happen to the same people, as in the series but give the show a break - its a TV series! It has to be exciting and it really really is. It is moving and the story lines are real and in most cases relevant to thew outside world as well, in my opinion. It is serious and can be upsetting but it is also one of the best acted and best written shows I've ever seen! I cannot wait for the next series!
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