Australia’s favourite prison drama has arrived on Binge after the series finale aired earlier this week.
The global television smash hit, Wentworth, joins the world’s best shows on BINGE, with all nine seasons of the multi-award winning series now available to stream.
After premiering in 2013, the show that is set behind the bars of Wentworth Correctional Centre, has become one of the most renowned original Australian dramas of all time and has been screened in 173 territories around the world, igniting millions of die-hard fans.
The much-loved series that aired its 100th and final episode last night, shows the brutal pressure cooker environment inside a women’s prison, where the inmates are forced to forge unlikely friendships and allegiances if they want to survive their time behind bars.
A star-studded ensemble of Australian and New Zealand actors feature in the series including Danielle Cormack (Bea Smith), Nicole da Silva (Franky Doyle), Kate Atkinson (Vera Bennett), Celia Ireland (Liz Birdsworth), Katrina Milosevic (Sue ‘Boomer’ Jenkins), Pamela Rabe (Joan ‘The Freak’ Ferguson), Robbie Magasiva (Will Jackson), Shareena Clanton (Doreen Anderson), Leah Purcell (Rita Connors), Susie Porter (Marie Winter), Kate Jenkinson (Allie Novak), Tammy MacIntosh (Kaz Proctor), Bernard Curry (Jake Stewart), Rarriwuy Hick (Ruby Mitchell), Kate Box (Lou Kelly), Jane Hall (Ann Reynolds), Zoe Terakes (Reb Keane), Vivienne Awosoga (Judy Bryant) and Marta Dusseldorp (Sheila Bausch).
Now BINGE customers can delve into all the drama right from the beginning when Bea Smith (Cormack) first entered the compound to every epic fight, power struggle, escape attempt, siege and riot that made the show a household name.
BINGE Executive Director, Alison Hurbert-Burns said:
“Wentworth brings together Australia’s most talented cast and creative teams to create a once-in-a-lifetime series that will be etched into television history.
“Last night’s finale was packed with the surprise twists and turns that the series is renowned for. With every season dropping on BINGE today, more Australians will get to enjoy the heart-wrenching storylines and epic power struggles that have captivated audiences. Wentworth has been watched by millions of people across the world, and we’re thrilled to have it join BINGE’s lineup today.”
Wentworth is a Fremantle production for Foxtel with Executive Producer, Jo Porter and Foxtel’s Senior Drama Consultant, Penny Win also executive producer. Series Producers are Amanda Crittenden season 1-3 and Pino Amenta season 4-8. The directors are Kevin Carlin, Beck Cole, Fiona Banks, Corrie Chen, Roger Hodgman and Mat King. The writers are John Ridley, Kim Wilson, Pete McTighe, Max Conroy and Marcia Gardner, who is both script producer and writer.