British hard-hitting 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 Victoria Alcock ...  Julie Saunders / ... 96 episodes, 1999-2006
Helen Fraser Helen Fraser ...  Sylvia Hollamby / ... 91 episodes, 1999-2006
Jack Ellis ...  Jim Fenner 88 episodes, 1999-2005
Tracey Wilkinson ...  Di Barker / ... 76 episodes, 2000-2005
Victoria Bush Victoria Bush ...  Tina O'Kane / ... 73 episodes, 2001-2006
Alicya Eyo Alicya Eyo ...  Denny Blood 59 episodes, 1999-2003
Claire King ...  Karen Betts 57 episodes, 2000-2005
Linda Henry Linda Henry ...  Yvonne Atkins 58 episodes, 1999-2005
James Gaddas ...  Neil Grayling 52 episodes, 2002-2006
Isabelle Amyes Isabelle Amyes ...  Barbara Hunt 52 episodes, 2000-2003
Petia Pavlova ...  Prison Inmate 47 episodes, 2001-2003
Sharon Duncan-Brewster ...  Crystal Gordon 44 episodes, 1999-2002
Pauline Campbell Pauline Campbell ...  Al McKenzie / ... 42 episodes, 2001-2004
Amanda Barrie ...  Beverley Tull 41 episodes, 2003-2006
Stephanie Beacham ...  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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Crime | Drama

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Official Sites:

ITV [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 1999 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Jail Birds See more »

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Shed Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Denise Welch was originally cast as Frances Myers, but she pulled out from the series due to illness. The part was later given to Eva Pope. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Karen Betts: That little incident, giving the hand-job under the table in the visitor's room, didn't help you much.
Julie, J: But...
Julie, J: That was nothing.
Karen Betts: It's out of my hands... No pun intended.
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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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Referenced in The IT Crowd: Bad Boys (2010) See more »

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amazing show
14 May 2007 | by kaching70See all my reviews

i know this an old show, but i just started watching it last week and so far i finished the first 4 seasons and i cant get enough , things in that show can really happen and i think thats the beauty of the show, that its so real and realistic.it makes u sympathize with all the characters including the mean ones lol. the acting was really awesome ...overall the show is awesome and i assure you that you would love it if u try to watch it ...i personally if i could give it more than 10 i would ...and as English is not my first language, this show made me fell in love with the English accent , i used to have hard time to understand the English accent in general , but i guess because i was so into this show, it made me pay so much attention to be able to pick everything the say . Don't miss it, if you didn't watch it yet , go ahead and do :)


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