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Bad Girls 

British hard-hitting drama about the staff and inmates of a women's prison.
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Cast

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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Storyline

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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Behind bars, anything can happen! 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:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The love scene between Helen and Nikki in the Series 2 finale was edited and deleted from the broadcast version. In the original version, when Helen and Nikki start kissing and Helen unbuttons Nikki's nurse uniform, revealing her bra (As in the broadcast version). Niki opens up Helen's hoodie, revealing a blue bra, Helen and Nikki make out on the sofa, Nikki puts her hands on Helen's breasts and they continue kissing and the scene ends. The deleted version was in the deleted scenes in the special features on the "Complete Collection" DVD box-set, released on November 10th 2010. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Arun Parmar: [throwing her clothes at Janine] Why don't you give her these as well? Take everything! And, if that's not enough, then come back and take my life because I would rather be dead than beaten up.
Arun Parmar: Look, all Natalie wants is for you to stop being a grass. So just learn your lesson.
Arun Parmar: [raises her top to reveal her badly bruised body] Look what you did to me, Janine.
Janine Nebeski: Look, I didn't want to, did I? I had to... otherwise it is me that's gonna end up friggin' dead.
Arun Parmar: I don't know how you can live with ...
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in EastEnders: Episode dated 12 June 2009 (2009) 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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