In prison, criminals keep right on doing what they do best -- plotting and scheming. And sometimes, their plans go horribly awry. How much do you know about the drama named "Wentworth"?
"Wentworth" is an Australian drama that takes place in a women's prison. It sometimes seems like a darker version of "Orange is the New Black."
Bea's had some pretty serious relationship problems in her life. She's going to prison for the attempted murder of her own husband.
Bea is arrested and charged with attempted murder, and then she's placed in remand -- basically detention before conviction.
Bea's husband is a violent rapist. So yeah, he probably deserved it.
Franky is a high-strung woman who pushes Bea into working as a drug mule. It's a way for Franky to get meth into the jail.
Jacs has been in solitary confinement for misbehavior. Now she's back, and she's immediately ready to start stirring the pot again.
Meg wants the prison drug trade to stop. During a scuffle, she mysteriously winds up dead in a prison hallway.
Will Jackson is a correctional officer at the prison, but then the prison warden, who also happens to be his wife, is murdered. His emotional state goes into a downward spiral.
Doreen is a mother, and her daughter Kaiya often spends time with her at the prison. She's terrified that she may lose custody of her little girl.
After his wife's murder, Will is hellbent on finding the killer. He leverages his authority over Doreen, threatening to take away her daughter if she doesn't help him.
Debbie is Bea's young daughter, and she's very angry with Bea for going to prison. Bea does everything she can to maintain contact with her beloved child.
Vera is the wallflower deputy warden, and she's promoted to the top spot after Meg's death. But she can't handle the responsibility, so she's almost immediately demoted.
To kill the pain, Will starts snorting cocaine. It almost immediately causes him problems at work.
Jacs is a domineering inmate who is constantly clashing with Franky. The two women lead factions that plot against each other.
Franky was a guest on a reality TV cooking show, and she lost her temper. As the cameras were rolling, she threw a pot of boiling oil at the host. There was no defense lawyer getting her out of that mess.
Ronnie twists Amy's arm and tells her to smuggle heroin into the prison. But the heroin packets break open inside Amy's body, and she goes into cardiac arrest.
Franky's father abandoned her when she was just a child. She's never gotten over the feeling of loss and longing.
It's a sad story. Liz accidentally killed her mother-in-law with a tractor, and now she's in the slammer for it.
Jacs is devoid of empathy. When Bea protests the attack, she has Bea assaulted instead. The results are not pretty.
Jacs sends her son on an evil mission. He introduces Debbie to heroin and then kills her with an overdose.
Bea's life is shattered when she learns of Debbie's death. She tries to hang herself, but Liz saves her at the last moment.
Vera finally has intercourse with Matt and then immediately finds out that he was having a relationship with the late Meg ... and that she got pregnant and had an abortion.
Bea is infuriated that Jacs may have had something to do with Debbie's death. She grabs a pen and jabs it into Jacs' neck ... and she dies.
Bea, unfairly convicted to begin with, now has to serve 12 more years after killing Jacs. She has a long, long wait for freedom.
Bea tells Harry to shelve the divorce papers until he helps her kill Jacs' son Brayden. She wants revenge for Debbie's death.
Bea's cold-blooded attempt on Brayden's life fails. And as revenge, he starts a plot to murder Bea as she languishes behind bars.
Vera, tired of the suffering and the burden associated with her mother's illness, gives her an overdose of morphine, and she dies.
Doreen starts an affair with a correctional officer. Then she becomes pregnant and struggles to hide her condition.
As if being imprisoned isn't bad enough, Maxine develops breast cancer, too. She undergoes a double mastectomy to combat the condition.
Allie is a new inmate who starts a relationship with Bea. The two get along fabulously, but their happiness won't last for long.