Series 1, Episode 1
Wrongly convicted to 12 years' imprisonment for the murder of her boss, Helen Stephens arrives at Broadmarsh Prison, convinced that it's only a matter of time before her innocence is shown - only to find that there are plenty of fellow prisoners to take an instant dislike to her.
This first episode sees Helen struggling with the challenges of her new life in Broadmarsh Prison. From Margaret, the governor, who sees prisoners as an irritation and Christine, Helen's arsonist cellmate who just wants a hug, to Top Dog, the big cheese among the inmates who takes an instant dislike to Helen.
- Thursday 14th June 2012
- BBC Three
- 30 minutes
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Having settled into life at Broadmarsh Prison, Helen has a meeting with Margaret to discuss her appeal.
Featuring: Sharon Horgan (Helen Stephens), Jennifer Saunders (Governor Margaret).
Helen and Christine head to the canteen for another carbonara. The only problem is there is nowhere to sit...
Featuring: Sharon Horgan (Helen Stephens), Bryony Hannah (Christine).
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