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: ...
Revenge will set them free.
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Did You Know?
According to many cast members everyone on the set is like a 'huge family' even having get together's and catch ups. During a Q and A with two of the stars in 2017, they agreed it was one of the best sets to work on, as everyone was happy when they went into work and didn't bad mouth any of the actors. This is because many of the actors/actresses on the show had worked together previously, whether it was in Australian Theatre Productions or on the set of TV movies, many had been friends for a long time. 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
I don't eat sausage, I'm vagitarian.
Referenced in Avlu: 5.Bölüm