First Air Date: May 01, 2013
Episode Runtime: 45m
Show Status: Returning Series
Next Air Date: April 07, 2017 (Season 5, Episode 1)
5 Seasons / 47 Episodes
Wentworth is an Australian television drama series. It was first broadcast on SoHo on 1 May 2013. The series serves as a contemporary reimagining of Prisoner, which ran on Network Ten from 1979 to 1986. Lara Radulovich and David Hannam developed Wentworth from Reg Watson's original concept. The series is set in the modern day and centres on Bea Smith's early days in prison. Wentworth is filmed on a purpose built set in the suburb of Clayton. It has received a mostly positive reception from critics and the first episode became the most watched Australian drama series premiere in Foxtel history. The series was picked up by several countries, including New Zealand and the UK, where it has been retitled Wentworth Prison. The series 3rd season started 7 April 2015.
Created by Lara Radulovich, David Hannam, Reg Watson, Pete McTighe, Sarah Walker
Season 5 (2017) - 1 Episodes
Bea awakes blissfully happy after a night with Allie but it is the eve of Ferguson's trial and the Freak has been relentless in putting the final touches to her scheme for freedom and exoneration. Liz becomes convinced of Sonia's innocence and then Don puts an offer to Liz which could change her life. Maxine is committed to the chemotherapy and her prison family rallies around her.
Season 4 (2016) - 12 Episodes
Season 3 (2015) - 12 Episodes
As the story resumes four months have passed since Bea Smith's bold escape and ruthless murder of Brayden Holt. Having returned to Wentworth Correctional Centre, Bea has assumed the mantle of Top Dog, hailed by all – including Franky Doyle herself – as a worthy successor. Franky may no longer be Top Dog but she's not about to forget how Liz lagged on her, and Boomer is set to make Liz pay. Doreen's baby bump is growing and Ferguson is watching her closely. While Vera's instincts are more attuned to Ferguson's scheming, Will is none the wiser despite Fletch's apparent hit and run accident
Season 2 (2014) - 12 Episodes
The second season picks up three months after Bea Smith murdered Jacs Holt. While Bea was suffering in the slot, Franky Doyle rose to the position of top dog unopposed. However, the introduction of a new governor, Joan Ferguson is about to shake everything up.By season's end, Bea Smith commits her third murder.
Season 1 (2013) - 10 Episodes
The first season of Wentworth, an upcoming Australian television drama series, will premiere on August 28, 2013 on the SoHo. The season consists of 10 episodes and will be produced by Jo Porter. It is a re-imaging of Prisoner Cell Block H.
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