Fans of the iconic Prisoner Cell Block H series, which pushed boundaries over three decades ago and still today boasts a loyal following worldwide, will remember Bea Smith as gutsy and fearless, ruling Wentworth Correctional Centre with an iron fist. But who was Bea Smith before prison? How did a housewife and mother from the suburbs become "Top Dog" without rival? WENTWORTH PRISON is a dynamic, often confronting, totally compelling drama series that begins with Bea's early days in prison. Set in the present day, it is a modern adaptation of Prisoner Cell Block H which contemporises legendary characters and their stories for today's audience. Set in an uncompromising environment that explores the politics of women in a world without men that both challenges and often changes those confined and working behind the razor wire. It is a series about survival, a character drama featuring women living in a pressure cooker environment. Despite the rivalries and power struggles, this family of misfits and rebels are forced to forge unlikely friendships and allegiances if they want to survive their time inside.