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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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:

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Shed Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In Series 5, the inmates are seen watching an episode of 'Coronation Street'. This is an ITV Soap Opera which Victoria Alcock (Julie Saunders), Jack Ellis (Jim Fenner), Helen Fraser (Sylvia Hollamby), Debra Stephenson (Shell Dockley), Joanne Froggatt (Rachel Hicks), Denise Black (Jessie Devlin), Claire King (Karen Betts), Wendi Peters (Pam Jolly), James Gaddas (Neil Grayling), Andrew Lancel (Barry Pearce), Maria Charles (Noreen Biggs), Amanda Barrie (Bev Unwin), Stephanie Beacham (Phyl Oswyn), Eva Pope (Frances Myers), Ellie Haddington (Joy Masterton), Andrew Scarborough (Kevin Spiers), Colette O'Neil (Sister Thomas Moore), Annette Badland (Angela Robbins) and Angela Bruce (Mandy Goodhue) have all appeared in. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Yvonne Atkins: I'd rather trust a nonce in a playground than you, Fenner.
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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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great tv series

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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