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: ...
One sentence can change your life. (Season 2)
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Did You Know?
The series has received 24 Logie Award nominations, winning seven in total, in which Danielle Cormack
, Celia Ireland
and Pamela Rabe
have been recipients respectively, while the show has won the award for Most Outstanding Drama Series in 2015, 2018 and 2019 respectively, and for Most Popular Drama Program in 2018. See more
No one would have sent the warden of a prison as an inmate of the same prison that they worked at. See more
Nothing will take you down.
That shit isn't helpful Jenkins.
During the series finale of Season 7, it was expected that the series was ending for good, with an alternate ending filmed. This ending showed three inmates walking into the compound from the series predecessor Prisoner Cell Block H. With another scene with Vera with baby Grace, Franky and Bridget. Both scenes were deleted when the series received its renewal. See more