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British hard-hitting drama about the staff and inmates of a women's prison.

Last Updated: 10/30/2022Network:ITV1
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Christmas Special
star
9.07
14 votes

#1 - Christmas Special

Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/1/2006

Julie S is thrilled that Julie J has been allowed to return to Larkhall. But Julie J is still haunted by the memory of Fenner and is convinced that she can see him lurking around the landings and stabs herself in the stomach. New inmate, Miranda Miles, worsens the atmosphere when prison Chaplain, Christy Mackay is convinced she is possessed and pleads with Joy to let her perform an exorcism. Sylvia suffers a panic attack while down in the cellar with Phyl and falls down the steps, blocking the door and leaving Phyl trapped. Natalie manipulates Miranda into murdering Christy.

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Christmas Special 2006
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8.81
16 votes

#2 - Christmas Special 2006

Season 8 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/20/2006

It's been a tough Christmas Eve on G-Wing, but things look to get even worse when Sylvia receives a nightmare visit from her very own ghost of Christmas past - Natalie Buxton.

Directors: Laurence Moody
Writer: Phil Ford
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Episode Sixteen
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8.79
19 votes

#3 - Episode Sixteen

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired 8/21/2003

Babs and Henry get married but Henry's brother leaves when he objects. Buki is looking forward to her release and Denny is transferred to an open prisoner. Yvonne gives into Kris and makes a bid for freedom by slipping into the cavernous depths of the prison, but Fenner is hot on her heels, intent on sorting her out once and for all, and in the most horrific manner imaginable.

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Episode Fifteen
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8.77
13 votes

#4 - Episode Fifteen

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired 8/14/2003

Di fakes a miscarriage. Denny's planned art exhibition suffers a setback as a result of Phyl and Bev's eye on the bigger picture and the money they will squeeze out of their protege. Kris reveals she has an escape plan but Yvonne does not want to be a part of it. Yvonne's plan to fix Fenner goes into effect.

Directors: Julie Edwards
Writer: Di Burrows
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Episode Seven
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8.74
23 votes

#5 - Episode Seven

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/19/2003

Fenner plans to set up Yvonne but Colin puts a stop to it. The presence of the media and a celebrity guest at HMP Larkhall gives the women a perfect opportunity to make a very public protest about the prison's forthcoming privatisation. Phyl and Bev are transferred to an open prison. Di's plans for pregnancy are a success. Snowball and Richie make a pact to die together but only one of them dies.

Directors: A. J. Quinn
Writer: Jaden Clark
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Series 7 - Episode 12
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8.73
15 votes

#6 - Series 7 - Episode 12

Season 7 - Episode 12 - Aired 7/26/2005

Having been charged with Fenner's murder, Di requests to be sent to Larkhall when she cannot afford the be bail settlement and learns the true identity of the killer. Natalie attempts to escape while out for the day but is stopped by a mob, organised by Pat. To get over the heartache of Sheena's release, Pat leads Natalie into a trap that could jeopardise her appeal but Sheena's release is short lived. Julie J begins to crack when she attacks both Joy and Julie S and then starts seeing Fenner...

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Episode Four
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8.71
21 votes

#7 - Episode Four

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/29/2003

Shell goes into labour. After being forced to fend off Colin Hedges' advances, Shell threatens to blow the whistle on Fenner and his pimping scheme, a decision which ultimately brings about disaster. Sylvia becomes the Costa Cons' latest sucker. Di uses "Gnasher" to get at Neil. The privatisation team arrive and upset the prisoners and some officers alike. Snowball makes another attempt to see Richie.

Writer: Guy Picot
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Series 6 - Episode 8
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8.71
14 votes

#8 - Series 6 - Episode 8

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/19/2004

Frances gets deep into trouble when she is suddenly thrown into a violent and illegal plan to get to Tanya from the outside. Could her sex games have at last got her into some very serious trouble? Kris and Natalie grow closer and Colin leaves to clear his head but only Julie S knows why. The Julies celebrate their birthday.

Writer: Phil Ford
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Series 8 - Episode 8
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8.71
17 votes

#9 - Series 8 - Episode 8

Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/31/2006

Tina is returned to Larkhall and almost kills herself when she self harms. Vicky becomes a Music teacher at Larkhall. Pat and the Julies are sweating over what to do with Natalie's dead body. They know they have to move it - a hot laundry is no place to hide a festering corpse.

Directors: Jim Loach
Writer: Phil Ford
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Series 7 - Episode 1
star
8.67
15 votes

#10 - Series 7 - Episode 1

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/10/2005

Fenner discovers that life behind bars is no picnic for a former PO when he finds himself on the receiving end of some very rough justice from his fellow inmates. Natalie takes over as Top Dog and starts a protection racket with the help of Darlene. New arrivals, Janine Nebeski and Arun Parmar, arrive on G-Wing and suffer at the hands on Natalie. The Julies give Bev a makeover. Sylvia falls victim of voodoo.

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Series 8 - Episode 1
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8.65
17 votes

#11 - Series 8 - Episode 1

Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/13/2006

New Deputy Governor Lou Stoke has her work cut out on her first day at Larkhall when a sudden illness starts striking down the inmates. As rumours of a chemical attack start to spread, panic sets in, and all fingers point to new inmate Emira Al Jahani who is sent to Larkhall on suspicion of terrorism. Plus, Neil is found dead in his office following the sudden outbreak of Legionnaires' disease. Natalie's new right arm woman, Ashley Wilcox, is also found dead after contracting Legionnaires' disease. Phyl is shot in a bid for freedom with Bev.

Writer: Liz Lake
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Episode Nine
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8.63
19 votes

#12 - Episode Nine

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/3/2003

Julie S struggles to come to terms with the reality of her masectomy and the prospect of a debilitating course of chemotherapy. Colin tells Karen about Fenner setting up Yvonne. Yvonne and Colin grow closer. Neil is adamant on kicking Di out, despite her being pregnant.

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Series 6 - Episode 1
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8.59
17 votes

#13 - Series 6 - Episode 1

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/14/2004

Selena has secretly cut keys so Kris can follow Yvonne's route out of the prison. It's not long before Kris is inching down the dark corridors - but what will she discover? Two new inmates arrive both hiding a secret, one deadlier than the other.

Directors: Nigel Douglas
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Episode Twelve
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8.57
21 votes

#14 - Episode Twelve

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 7/24/2003

Karen and Neil come to a compromise. Di and Neil reveal their split, in which Neil outs himself, and plans for surrogacy. A familiar face is welcomed back to Larkhall as old-timer Noreen Biggs arrives back on G-Wing. Unfortunately, she won't be enjoying Her Majesty's for long as she hasn't got long to live. Noreen tries to talk Tina round that Fenner is using her but Yvonne makes her see the light.

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Series 7 - Episode 8
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8.56
16 votes

#15 - Series 7 - Episode 8

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/28/2005

Arun's transfer is cancelled following Pat and Natalie's fight. Tina discovers Phyl and Bev's deceit. Di's marriage is in meltdown. Fenner can't believe that his wife has taken baby Dylan from his mother, especially as she doesn't even know the first thing about looking after a baby.

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Series 6 - Episode 5
star
8.50
16 votes

#16 - Series 6 - Episode 5

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/10/2004

An unrepentant Natalie Buxton returns to Larkhall and is not a popular prisoner. Having been convicted of child prostitution, she has a lot to prove if she is going to survive on G-Wing. Frances and Colin grow closer but Colin wants more than just sex, although Frances has other plans. When Natalie confesses to being a sex trafficker, Frances slaps her in her office.

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Curtain Call
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8.48
23 votes

#17 - Curtain Call

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired 6/13/2002

G-Wing's open day goes ahead - but not according to plan. Shaz and Denny have their interprison visit and Shaz has brought some mushrooms with her. Yvonne gets a male escort to visit her during the open day and finds out about Snowball's escape plan. Neil and the inmates' lives hang in the balance when Snowball's escape plan finally detonates.

Directors: Jim O'Hanlon
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Battle Lines
star
8.48
21 votes

#18 - Battle Lines

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/9/2002

Fenner is back in uniform and Neil is in dire need of a new governor. Karen turns down the job which means that there is only one candidate left - Sylvia. Emotions flare following Baxter's funeral. Shaz and Al plan to fight but Maxi wants to finish Shaz. The fight goes ahead with brutal, ultimately, tragic consequences.

Directors: David Holroyd
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Episode Thirteen
star
8.47
19 votes

#19 - Episode Thirteen

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 7/31/2003

Julie S returns to Larkhall. Phyl and Bev are transferred back to Larkhall. Denny shows off her talent for art. Legal proceedings begin for Al, who is up for life for murdering Virginia. Henry quits and plans to marry Babs. Fenner breaks into Karen's flat and sees all of the evidence she's amassed against him. Deciding he must take action, he sneaks out with her car keys, coat and a bottle of alcohol. Karen is arrested the following morning.

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Series 8 - Episode 6
star
8.47
15 votes

#20 - Series 8 - Episode 6

Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/17/2006

Lou and Vicky fall out following Vicky's suicide bid. It's the day of David and Fidelity's wedding and Pat's plan to get rid of Natalie backfires dramatically. As a massive fight ensues, it quickly becomes clear that there's a bitter and bloody end in store for one of them. Joy takes leave when she starts abusing alcohol. Janine slaps Darlene when she begins stealing her love letters to Donny.

Directors: Laurence Moody
Writer: Paul Mousley
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Episode Fourteen
star
8.44
16 votes

#21 - Episode Fourteen

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 8/7/2003

Di becomes Wing Governor. Yvonne plans to get rid of Fenner for good. Bev and Phyl forge some of Denny's artwork. Buki finally meets her son, Lennox, with the help of Christopher Biggins. Di and Fenner go on a date and get intimate. New inmate, lifer Kris Yates arrives at Larkhall and makes a big impression on everyone, so much so that new officer Selena Geeson requests that she be Kris' personal officer.

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Series 8 - Episode 3
star
8.44
16 votes

#22 - Series 8 - Episode 3

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/27/2006

New arrival Angela Robbins has been sent down for arson and attempted murder. She looks like she wouldn't say boo to a goose, but she is hiding a disturbing secret that is about to be revealed. Rowan and Lou grow closer and end up having sex. Also, Emira is freed from Larkhall after it is revealed that her husband, Hassan, was the real terrorist.

Directors: Lance Kneeshaw
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Series 7 - Episode 2
star
8.42
19 votes

#23 - Series 7 - Episode 2

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/17/2005

Fenner returns to Larkhall as the new Governor of G-Wing. Sylvia receives some unexpected and fortuitous news that soon has her jumping for joy. On overhearing the rumours of her windfall, greedy Dr. Malcolm Nicholson suddenly finds her irresistible. The Julies are sacked from the servary and replaced by Phyl and Bev.

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Series 6 - Episode 4
star
8.42
12 votes

#24 - Series 6 - Episode 4

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/5/2004

A Muslim woman convicted of murdering a relative maintains that she is innocent and climbs up on the roof of G-Wing to continue her protest, along with the Julies, Tina and Darlene. But tragedy strikes when one of them fall from the roof top. Fenner returns to Larkhall to settle the score with Kris, and he is sectioned. Plus, Phyl throws a glass of water over Sylvia in anger.

Directors: Ian Knox
Writer: Di Burrows
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Series 8 - Episode 2
star
8.41
17 votes

#25 - Series 8 - Episode 2

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/20/2006

Donny Kimber and Lou escort Janine to her mother's funeral, unaware that Natalie has blackmailed their grieving charge into smuggling drugs back into Larkhall. New SMO Rowan Dunlop, records all his work with his patients and falls for Lou. Phyl and Bev blackmail Rowan into transferring her to an open hospital. Pat exacts revenge on Natalie, forcing drugs down her throat.

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