Wentworth is a dynamic, often confronting, drama series that begins with Bea’s early days in prison. Set in the present day, it’s a modern re-imagination of Prisoner: Cell Block H.
Series Fun Facts
- The writers occasionally reference characters from the previous run in passing: these have included Lexie Patterson and Lou Kelly.
- Bea Smith shares the same inmate number as her namesake predecessor in Prisoner: Cell Block H (AU): 329460.
- As research, the principal cast and production team toured the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre in Deer Park, Victoria, meeting inmates and staff.