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Wentworth 

TV-MA | | Crime, Drama | TV Series (2013– )
Bea Smith is locked up while awaiting trial for the attempted murder of her husband and must learn how life works in prison.
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 Doreen Anderson 53 episodes, 2013-2017
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 Matthew Fletcher 34 episodes, 2013-2015
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Bea Smith is locked up while awaiting trial for the attempted murder of her husband and must learn how life works in prison.

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You don't run this prison, I do. See more »

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As research, the principal cast and production team toured the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre in Deer Park, Victoria, meeting inmates and staff. See more »

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They use the term top dog in the series, in Australian criminal world and inside gaol (jail) being called a dog is an insult saying you are a rat/narc as in the US. See more »

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Franky Doyle: I don't eat sausage, I'm vagitarian.
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Gripping
28 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

The last thing I ever expected to appear in the TV listings was a new series based on the excellent Prisoner Cell Block H! Being a big fan of the original series I had to see what it was like.

The acting is good and it has the same mix of tragedy and tension as the original. I think it's a good move that they didn't try to exactly copy the characters and stories of the original, instead opting for some familiar names and a whole new story with some reminders of Prisoner for the fans.

You have to hand it to Australia, there are some genres of TV they do better than the rest of the world, namely soap opera and prison drama. Great stuff, I will definitely be tuning in next week. Well done to Channel 5 for buying in something worth seeing for a change.


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