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Cast

Series cast summary:
Janet McTeer ...  Helen Hewitt 12 episodes, 1995-1996
Derek Martin Derek Martin ...  Gary Marshall 8 episodes, 1995-1996
Ron Donachie ...  Russell Morgan 8 episodes, 1995-1996
David J. Nicholls David J. Nicholls ...  'Jumbo' Jackson 8 episodes, 1995-1996
Christine Moore Christine Moore ...  Mavis O'Connell 7 episodes, 1995-1996
Jake Abraham Jake Abraham ...  Brian Samora 7 episodes, 1995-1996
Zacharee Lee Zacharee Lee ...  Eric Haddock 7 episodes, 1995-1996
Sophie Okonedo ...  Moira Levitt 6 episodes, 1995
Jeremy Sheffield ...  Doctor Thomas 6 episodes, 1995
Mal Whyte Mal Whyte ...  John Bunny / ... 6 episodes, 1995-1996
Eamonn Walker ...  Snoopy Oswald 6 episodes, 1995-1996
Terry O'Neill Terry O'Neill ...  Victor Braithwaite / ... 6 episodes, 1995-1996
Paul Kynman ...  James Malahide 5 episodes, 1995
Adrian Scarborough ...  Walter Brinkley 5 episodes, 1995
Tony Mathews Tony Mathews ...  Royston Andrews / ... 5 episodes, 1995-1996
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Helen Hewitt is first woman put in charge of Barfield, a maximum security prison that had been nearly destroyed by a disastrous riot. Despite being greeted with open hostility by inmates and little enthusiasm by prison staff, she is determined to clean up the place. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Official Sites:

La Plante Productions [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 May 1995 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Katkera muuri See more »

Filming Locations:

Ireland

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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The cast includes young Idris Elba, Eamonn Walker, and Sophie Okonedo. See more »

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Remade as The Warden (2001) See more »

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Well made prison show
18 September 2017 | by katjoeusSee all my reviews

It was a bit of a slow start for me, but as the series went on, I really got into it - well made in a non-American kind of way (i.e., realistic and not over the top). Characters one comes to know and sometimes like, sometimes despise and an impressive portrayal of the dreariness of prison life - and also getting the point across that quite a percentage of inmates probably suffer from mental illness. Not a fun show but worth watching!!


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