Wentworth: episode guide

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No Place Like Home

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Episode 1.01
Wed, May 01, 2013 (SoHo, 8:30)
Ratings: 244,000 viewers
Screenplay by Peter McTighe
Story by Lara Radulovich
Directed by Kevin Carlin

Bea Smith begins her life as a remand prisoner in Wentworth after being charged with attempted murder of her husband. She is immediately caught up in a battle between Governor Meg Jackson and rising top dog, Franky Doyle. Siding with Franky unleashes Meg's retribution as she releases the reigning top dog, Jacs Holt, back into the compound to pull Franky back into line. But a confrontation between the two vying crews results in a bloody riot and a fatal stabbing. It is Bea who is left with blood on her hands.

Starring: Danielle Cormack as Bea Smith, Nicole Da Silva as Franky Doyle, Kris McQuade as Jacs Holt, Leeanna Walsman as Erica Davidson, Kate Atkinson as Vera Bennett, Celia Ireland as Liz Birdsworth, Shareena Clanton as Doreen Anderson, Aaron Jeffery as Matthew Fletcher, Robbie Magasiva as Will Jackson, Catherine McClements as Meg Jackson

With: Georgia Flood as Debbie Smith, Katrina Milosevic as Sue "Boomer" Jenkins, Jada Alberts as Toni Goodes, Louise Harris as Ronnie Katsis, Jake Ryan as Harry Smith, Ra Chapman as Kim Chang, Scott Parmeter as Chris Bukula, Hugh Sexton as Craig Norton, Tanika Fry as Kaiya, Dinesh Mathew as Prison Doctor, Clayton Bitaks as Police Officer, David Cormick as Paramedic, Sharna Collier Stewart as Sharni Wallace

Fly Me Away

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Episode 1.02
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Screenplay by Peter McTighe
Story by Lara Radulovich
Directed by Kevin Carlin

In the aftermath of the riot, Officer Will Jackson blackmails Doreen into helping him, threatening the removal of young Kaiya. Struggling without any contact with her daughter, Bea has a visit from her husband Harry, who wants to ensure not only are they sticking with their lie but to warn her off contacting their daughter. As Vera struggles as Acting Governor, prison advocate Erica Davidson shines for General Manager Derek Channing.

Starring: Danielle Cormack as Bea Smith, Nicole Da Silva as Franky Doyle, Kris McQuade as Jacs Holt, Leeanna Walsman as Erica Davidson, Kate Atkinson as Vera Bennett, Celia Ireland as Liz Birdsworth, Shareena Clanton as Doreen Anderson, Aaron Jeffery as Matthew Fletcher, Robbie Magasiva as Will Jackson

With: Martin Sacks as Derek Channing, Georgia Flood as Debbie Smith, Katrina Milosevic as Sue "Boomer" Jenkins, Jacquie Brennan as Linda Miles, Jada Alberts as Toni Goodes, Jake Ryan as Harry Smith, Ra Chapman as Kim Chang, Lawrence Mooney as Steven Phelps, Ben Anderson as Detective Tanner, Tanika Fry as Kaiya, Nick Mitchell as Hospital Doctor, Grace Lee as Nurse, Maurial Spearim as Mika, Daisy Wanganeen as Kaiya's Grandmother, Cassandra Magrath as Hayley Jovanka

The Girl Who Waited

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Episode 1.03
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Screenplay by Peter McTighe
Story by Lara Radulovich
Directed by Catherine Millar

Bea is caught up in the brutal rivalry between Franky and Jacs, while Erica struggles to gain the support of the officers. Franky is confronted with a visit from her father who abandoned her as a young child.

Starring: Danielle Cormack as Bea Smith, Nicole Da Silva as Franky Doyle, Kris McQuade as Jacs Holt, Leeanna Walsman as Erica Davidson, Kate Atkinson as Vera Bennett, Celia Ireland as Liz Birdsworth, Shareena Clanton as Doreen Anderson, Aaron Jeffery as Matthew Fletcher, Robbie Magasiva as Will Jackson

With: Georgia Flood as Debbie Smith, Katrina Milosevic as Sue "Boomer" Jenkins, Jacquie Brennan as Linda Miles, Jada Alberts as Toni Goodes, Reef Ireland as Brayden Holt, Ra Chapman as Kim Chang, Louise Harris as Ronnie Katsis, Richard Sutherland as Alan Doyle, Paul McDermott as Mike Pennisi, Melitta St Just as Megan Summers, Benne Harrison as Rosalind 'Roz' Jago, Rondah Dam as Philipa 'Pip' Turner, Melanie Lockman as Nikki Willis, Jasmine Loizzo as Young Franky, Ranie Daw as Female Producer, Dinesh Mathew as Prison Doctor

The Things We Do

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Episode 1.04
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Screenplay by Peter McTighe
Story by Lara Radulovich
Directed by Catherine Millar

Franky teaches Bea a tough lesson in loyalty leaving her vulnerable to Jacs. When a young girl has a near death experience in Wentworth, Liz is forced to relive long-buried memories from her own past. Jacs discovers her husband is having an affair in a very public way. Franky stirs up new feelings in Erica.

Starring: Danielle Cormack as Bea Smith, Nicole Da Silva as Franky Doyle, Kris McQuade as Jacs Holt, Leeanna Walsman as Erica Davidson, Kate Atkinson as Vera Bennett, Celia Ireland as Liz Birdsworth, Shareena Clanton as Doreen Anderson, Aaron Jeffery as Matthew Fletcher, Robbie Magasiva as Will Jackson, Catherine McClements as Meg Jackson

With: Martin Sacks as Derek Channing, Georgia Flood as Debbie Smith, John Bach as Vinnie Holt, Katrina Milosevic as Sue "Boomer" Jenkins, Jacquie Brennan as Linda Miles, Reef Ireland as Brayden Holt, Ra Chapman as Kim Chang, Louise Harris as Ronnie Katsis, Annie Jones as Rachel Singer, Anne Charleston as Celeste Donovan, Andrew Blackman as Oliver Donaldson, Carla Bonner as Manda Katsis, Melitta St Just as Megan Summers, Rondah Dam as Phillipa 'Pip' Turner, Scott Parmeter as Chris Bakula, Benne Harrison as Rosalind 'Roz' Jago, Steve Gration as Judge Alsopp, Thomas Fisher as Artie Donaldon, Alexandra Cashmere as Sophie Donaldson, Virginia Cashmere as Amy Katsis, Anne McCaffery as Cass Croscisca, Claudia Greenstone as Dayna Thoms

The Velvet Curtain

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Episode 1.05
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Screenplay by Peter McTighe
Story by Lara Radulovich
Directed by Tori Garrett

Unsettled by a dream about Franky, Erica attempts to avoid her, however, they are thrown together when Franky becomes the poster girl for prison reform. Stripped of her peer worker duties, Liz's drinking problem spirals and she alienates the women until a close call gives her much needed perspective. Bea reveals to Liz the truth about her marriage.

Starring: Danielle Cormack as Bea Smith, Nicole Da Silva as Franky Doyle, Kris McQuade as Jacs Holt, Leeanna Walsman as Erica Davidson, Kate Atkinson as Vera Bennett, Celia Ireland as Liz Birdsworth, Shareena Clanton as Doreen Anderson, Aaron Jeffery as Matthew Fletcher, Robbie Magasiva as Will Jackson

With: Martin Sacks as Derek Channing, Katrina Milosevic as Sue "Boomer" Jenkins, Jacquie Brennan as Linda Miles, Ra Chapman as Kim Chang, Damon Gameau as Mark Pearson, Melitta St Just as Megan Summers, Rondah Dam as Phillipa 'Pip' Turner, Cassandra Magrath as Hayley Jovanka, Benne Harrison as Rosiland 'Roz' Jago, Paul Ireland as Tom O'Connor

Captive

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Episode 1.06
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Screenplay by Peter McTighe
Story by Lara Radulovich
Directed by Tori Garrett

Vera's attempt to impress Fletch backfires and her domineering mother reveals a humiliating secret to her peers. Erica betrays Franky in order to keep her own secret and protect her position at Wentworth.

Starring: Danielle Cormack as Bea Smith, Nicole Da Silva as Franky Doyle, Kris McQuade as Jacs Holt, Leeanna Walsman as Erica Davidson, Kate Atkinson as Vera Bennett, Celia Ireland as Liz Birdsworth, Shareena Clanton as Doreen Anderson, Aaron Jeffery as Matthew Fletcher, Robbie Magasiva as Will Jackson

With: Martin Sacks as Derek Channing, Georgia Flood as Debbie Smith, Katrina Milosevic as Sue "Boomer" Jenkins, Jacquie Brennan as Linda Miles, Jada Alberts as Toni Goodes, Jake Ryan as Harry Smith, Ra Chapman as Kim Chang, Lynette Curran as Rita Bennett, Rondah Dam as Phillipa 'Pip' Turner, Benne Harrison as Rosiland 'Roz' Jago, Melissa Hill as Young Vera, Cassandra Magrath as Hayley Jovanka, Gabriel Stephenson as Lucas Clark

Something Dies

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Episode 1.07
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Screenplay by Peter McTighe
Story by Lara Radulovich
Directed by Jet Wilkinson

With Franky in the slot, Jacs is ruling the prison and the women are living in fear. When word gets out that Franky is to be released back into the compound, Jacs plans a brutal attack. Will discovers something about Meg that sends him on a downward spiral, pushing him dangerously close to the edge. Bea pays a high price for crossing Jacs while Franky gets her revenge.

Starring: Danielle Cormack as Bea Smith, Nicole Da Silva as Franky Doyle, Kris McQuade as Jacs Holt, Leeanna Walsman as Erica Davidson, Kate Atkinson as Vera Bennett, Celia Ireland as Liz Birdsworth, Shareena Clanton as Doreen Anderson, Aaron Jeffery as Matthew Fletcher, Robbie Magasiva as Will Jackson, Catherine McClements as Meg Jackson

With: Georgia Flood as Debbie Smith, Katrina Milosevic as Sue "Boomer" Jenkins, Jacquie Brennan as Linda Miles, Reef Ireland as Brayden Holt, Ra Chapman as Kim Chang, Ally Fowler as Simone 'Simmo' Slater, Melitta St Just as Megan Summers, Benne Harrison as Rosiland 'Roz' Jago, Dinesh Mathew as Prison Doctor, Alex Tsitsopoulos as Tim Howard, Elizabeth Stiles as Lucy Gleeson

Mind Games

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Episode 1.08
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Screenplay by Lally Katz & Emma J. Steele
Story by Lara Radulovich
Directed by Jet Wilkinson

The officers and women are on edge, aware of Jacs' downward swing in popularity, while Bea's is on the rise. They are waiting for the next round of reprisals. To Liz's disgust, Franky continues to push Bea to confront Jacs while Jacs scrambles to claw back ground. To gain back control of Wentworth Jacs makes a final play to break Bea.

Starring: Danielle Cormack as Bea Smith, Nicole Da Silva as Franky Doyle, Kris McQuade as Jacs Holt, Leeanna Walsman as Erica Davidson, Kate Atkinson as Vera Bennett, Celia Ireland as Liz Birdsworth, Shareena Clanton as Doreen Anderson, Aaron Jeffery as Matthew Fletcher, Robbie Magasiva as Will Jackson

With: Georgia Flood as Debbie Smith, John Bach as Vinnie Holt, Katrina Milosevic as Sue "Boomer" Jenkins, Jacquie Brennan as Linda Miles, Reef Ireland as Brayden Holt, Ra Chapman as Kim Chang, Ally Fowler as Simone 'Simmo' Slater, Brett Swain as Max Henderson, Gloria Ajenstat as Georgia Henderson, Benne Harrison as Rosiland 'Roz' Jago, Jordan Dunse as Young Brayden

To The Moon

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Episode 1.09
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Screenplay by Guila Sandler
Story by Lara Radulovich
Directed by Kevin Carlin

Bea is grief-stricken over the death of her daughter but just when she starts coming to terms with it, is dealt a further blow by being refused to attend the funeral. In the depths of despair she attempts to end her own life, only to be saved by Liz. The women rally around Bea and organise a memorial where Jacs sees her plan to break Bea has backfired. Vera and Fletch's date comes to a humiliating end.

Starring: Danielle Cormack as Bea Smith, Nicole Da Silva as Franky Doyle, Kris McQuade as Jacs Holt, Leeanna Walsman as Erica Davidson, Kate Atkinson as Vera Bennett, Celia Ireland as Liz Birdsworth, Shareena Clanton as Doreen Anderson, Aaron Jeffery as Matthew Fletcher, Robbie Magasiva as Will Jackson

With: Martin Sacks as Derek Channing, Georgia Flood as Debbie Smith, Katrina Milosevic as Sue "Boomer" Jenkins, Jacquie Brennan as Linda Miles, Jake Ryan as Harry Smith, Ra Chapman as Kim Chang, Ally Fowler as Simone 'Simmo' Slater, Benne Harrison as Rosalind 'Roz' Jago, Dinesh Mathew as Prison Doctor

Checkmate

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Episode 1.10
Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Screenplay by Emma J Steele
Story by Lara Radulovich
Directed by Kevin Carlin

Bea discovers the link between Debbie's secret boyfriend and Jacs. As Fletch and Vera grow closer a secret threatens to tear them apart. Determined to end Franky's manipulation of Bea, Liz turns to the Governor. The truth behind the riot is finally revealed and Bea confronts a killer leading to deadly consequences.

Starring: Danielle Cormack as Bea Smith, Nicole Da Silva as Franky Doyle, Kris McQuade as Jacs Holt, Leeanna Walsman as Erica Davidson, Kate Atkinson as Vera Bennett, Celia Ireland as Liz Birdsworth, Shareena Clanton as Doreen Anderson, Aaron Jeffery as Matthew Fletcher, Robbie Magasiva as Will Jackson, Catherine McClements as Meg Jackson

With: Katrina Milosevic as Sue "Boomer" Jenkins, Jacquie Brennan as Linda Miles, Jake Ryan as Harry Smith, Ra Chapman as Kim Chang, Ally Fowler as Simone 'Simmo' Slater, Ben Anderson as Detective Tanner, Benne Harrison as Rosalind 'Roz' Jago, Rainee Nicholls as Prisoner #1; Martin Sacks as Derek Channing (uncredited)