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)
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 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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Debra Stephenson (Shell Dockley) returned in Series 5. Her stint was planned to be longer than it was, but due to the fact that she had became pregnant, her stint was cut short and storylines were reworked to fit her pregnancy into the series. See more »

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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?
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[looks at Renee, who is smiling at her]
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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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Crazy Credits

For the ending credits of each episode for series 1 & 2, there was a standard scrolling credits used. Listing all characters in order of appearance. See more »

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Definitely worth watching
26 December 2009 | by See all my reviews

I haven't seen all of the series, but from what i've seen, it's a rarely impressive TV drama. All of the characters are carefully created, and the actors are doing a great job; while you're watching, it feels like you're really a part of their crew. You share their awkward moments, fights, their joys and losses; pain and hope are mixed in one here. And yet, tension and stress is not all that this show has to offer, there's a lot of fun moments too. And after all, a lot of love going on. These women have countless flaws, but they are still valuable human beings, and their hearts and souls are not made from stone. I'd definitely watch it again.


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