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: Doreen Anderson, Liz Birdsworth and Franky Doyle, and there are new faces such as Jacs Holt, the ruthless matriarch of a crime family who now reigns over Wentworth. Favourite offices will also return. Meg Jackson carries a shameful secret; Vera Bennett, the well-meaning officer who discovers everyone has a price; Erica Davidson, the crusading Lawyer and Matthew Fletcher who believes in retribution rather than rehabilitation. And a new face, Meg's husband Will Jackson, whose past still haunts him.Each episode explores an individual character's back story, providing an insight to what makes them tick and the circumstances that led them to Wentworth. In doing so we discover that the difference between an inmate and an officer is sometimes simply geography, because they're all prisoners in surprisingly different ways. Like the original Prisoner Cell Block H, Wentworth Prison is, at its heart, a series about survival, a character drama featuring women living in a pressure cooker environment. Despite the rivalries and power struggles, this family of misfits and rebels are forced to forge unlikely friendships and allegiances if they want to survive their time inside.
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Vera learns the sex of her baby whilst Marie and Kaz try and make amends, with Rita facing an impossible dilemma to keep her identity as a former cop a secret after being told to kill Kaz by the new inmate.
Kaz is sent to isolation for everyone else's safety, while a new prisoner arrives and is a blast from Rita's past, as the prison spirals out of control, Will and Linda both struggle in their new positions to get on top of the drugs problem.
Rita and Kaz form an alliance to bring down Marie, while Jake's jealously toward Vera is apparent as she forms a bond with a new colleague. Whilst a new acting deputy is voted in, it's someone we would least expect it to be.
Blood Wedding 07x01
The prison is on tenterhooks as the war between Marie and Rita goes over the edge, after Rita has spent a very long time in isolation, she's out for revenge and so is Marie. With her hopes of release fading, Rita is forced to take drastic measures to prevent Ray from wasting his life on her.
A shocked Vera finally discovers the identity of her stalker, who has one last ultimatum. Liz has a daunting favour to ask of Kaz.
Indelible Ink 06x11
Allie learns that Marie is getting surveillance photographs smuggled in that show the attack on her son, and Ruby panics.
Marie discovers that Liz may have witnessed the attack on Cherry Li. Realising that Liz is ill and vulnerable, she takes advantage of her condition and convinces her that Boomer was responsible.
Shallow Grave 06x09
Rita is caught in a trap set by Marie and Drago, and must compromise Ray in order to maintain her cover, while Ruby questions Allie's loyalty when she believes her to be spying for Marie.
Lovers and Fighters 06x08
Kaz is released from the slot and the women soon realise she has profoundly changed. Becoming Liz's protector, Kaz also demonstrates a harder, tougher top doggedness.
The Edge 06x07
When Sonia is refused a move into Protection, she sets up a plan to discredit Kaz and invalidate her position as top dog. With Marie onside, the plan is underway - but may have terrible repercussions for Allie.