Fans of the iconic Prisoner Cell Block H series, which pushed boundaries over three decades ago and still boasts a loyal following worldwide today, will remember Bea Smith as gutsy and fearless, ruling Wentworth Correctional Centre with an iron fist. But who was Bea Smith before prison? How did a wife and mother from the suburbs become a top dog without rival? Wentworth Prison is a dynamic, often confronting, drama series that begins with Bea's early days in prison. Set in the present day, it is a modern adaptation of Prisoner Cell Block H that contemporises legendary characters and their stories for today's audience. This series takes the viewer inside to an uncompromising environment that explores the politics of women in a world without men, and how such a threatening experience both challenges and often changes those confined and working behind the razor wire. The audience will be introduced to Bea all over again and meet her allies and enemies in the form of iconic inmates: ...
You don't run this prison, I do.
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Did You Know?
When the series was renewed back in December 2018, it was revealed that the final episode was going to be re-shot and put into 2 episodes, but it was revealed later that available cast members were called back into set and filmed 3 minutes of footage to set up for the new season. The re-shot last scene was filmed in total secrecy at 2 in the morning. See more
They use the term top dog in the series, in Australian criminal world and inside jail being called a dog is an insult saying you are a rat/narc as in the US. (The term "top dog" is used a lot in both England and Australia and it is not an insult at all) See more
You know the systems fucked right?
Franky... It let Bea down.
Referenced in Avlu: 2.Bölüm