Bea Smith is locked up while awaiting trial for the attempted murder of her husband and must learn how life works in prison.
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 Vera Bennett (58 episodes, 2013-2017)
Celia Ireland ...
 Liz Birdsworth (58 episodes, 2013-2017)
Shareena Clanton ...
 Doreen Anderson (58 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Will Jackson (58 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Sue 'Boomer' Jenkins (58 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Franky Doyle (52 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Joan Ferguson (48 episodes, 2014-2017)
Jacqueline Brennan ...
 Linda Miles / ... (48 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Bea Smith (46 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Maxine Conway (45 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Matthew Fletcher (34 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Extra: Inmate / ... (32 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Kim Chang (30 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Karen (Kaz) Proctor / ... (29 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Allie Novak (24 episodes, 2016-2017)
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Bea Smith is locked up while awaiting trial for the attempted murder of her husband and must learn how life works in prison.

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One sentence can change your life. See more »

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Crime | Drama

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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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2013 (Australia)  »

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Wentworth Prison  »

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Trivia

The writers occasionally reference characters from the previous run in passing: these have included Lexie Patterson and Lou Kelly. See more »

Goofs

They use the term top dog in the series, in Australian criminal world and inside gaol (jail) being called a dog is an insult saying you are a rat/narc as in the US. See more »

Quotes

Franky Doyle: I don't eat sausage, I'm vagitarian.
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Connections

Referenced in I Be Geniusen Stuff: Wentworth S3 (2016) See more »

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Underrated show
19 February 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A tense, thrilling and grasping TV series. Very much underrated. I love prison based shows so i was a huge fan of this. It got straight to the point and doesn't disappoint. I cannot wait till its back. I also watch Orange is the new black but this concept is different because its more serious. You cannot compare the two even though both is based around womens prison unit. You do not have to like a certain genre to watch this or be super intelligent, you can simply enjoy it. I'm really upset hardly anyone I know doesn't watch it which is why i had to write this review as to why everyone should! Again like any other show there are characters you love and hate which is awesome I get so attached to them. It is not a typical storyline in an everyday prison is what i loved.


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