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)
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 Karen Betts (57 episodes, 2000-2005)
Linda Henry ...
 Yvonne Atkins (58 episodes, 1999-2005)
James Gaddas ...
 Neil Grayling / ... (52 episodes, 2002-2006)
Isabelle Amyes ...
 Barbara Hunt (52 episodes, 2000-2003)
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 Prison Inmate (47 episodes, 2001-2003)
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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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Bribery, corruption, rape... and that's just the screws! See more »

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Trivia

Amanda Barrie (Bev Tull) and Maria Charles (Noreen Biggs) were both married to the same man, actor Robin Hunter. Though Barrie and Charles both appeared in series 5, they did not feature in any episodes together. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Jim Fenner: What is it with you, Stewart? Just gotta look at a murderer and you go moist.
Helen Stewart: You're out of line, Jim.
Jim Fenner: Thanks to you, I had to walk back on this wing with a nutter who tried to stick me, and now you're telling me that Nikki Wade, the cop killer, is innocent too. You make me sick.
Helen Stewart: Well, that is a relief. If you'd approved I'd known I was doing something wrong. Get outta my face.
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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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Featured in Drama Trails: 'Bad Girls' to 'Cold Blood' (2008) 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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