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Bad Girls 

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 ...  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 Claire King ...  Karen Betts 57 episodes, 2000-2005
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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Trivia

Mandana Jones, who played Nikki Wade, planned to appear in the fourth series but producers felt that the characters Nikki and Helen Stewart would have to split up for Nikki to stay in the series, due to the fact that Simone Lahbib (Helen Stewart) had quit the series. As a consequence, Nikki was axed at the end of the third series, along with Helen See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Shell Dockley: Well I'm going back to my cell now; see if I can remember where I hid that nice, sharp razor blade.
Nikki Wade: Dockley, do us all a favour; when you find it, use it on yourself.
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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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1 February 2003 | by VANCELEESee all my reviews

i have ever seen. the characters are so enthralling, you have no choice but to fall in love with them. you see their shortcomings, thats true, but moreso there always seem to be a story behind their faults.

its very very well acted, restores my faith in british television. the only bad thing is that i dread to see the day when i have seen the final third season finale. hope there will be a fourth and forever year.


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1 June 1999 (UK) See more »

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