The Governor

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A British prison melodrama following Deputy Governor Helen Hewitt as she takes control of Garfield Prison. Written by Lynda La Plante; based on true incidents.

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Episode 6 Season 2, Episode 6 Apr 27, 1996 $1.99

With Annette indisposed, Helen takes over direction of the musical and hires members of a local dramatic society to help. But Barfield's most violent top-security inmates plan an escape using the performance as a cover-up.

Episode 5 Season 2, Episode 5 Apr 20, 1996 $1.99

Helen takes a risk in moving Braithwaite back to an ordinary cell. Officer Morgan is summoned to an inquiry into the hostage situation. Snoopy agrees to be an informer in exchange for transfer out of the protected prisoners wing.

Episode 4 Season 2, Episode 4 Apr 13, 1996 $1.99

The officers debate Helen’s new regulation recommendations, including taking away inmates’ phone card privileges. Rehearsals for the musical continue, but Annette worries her pianist is growing too attached to one of the prisoners.

Episode 3 Season 2, Episode 3 Apr 6, 1996 $1.99

Now reinstated as governor of Barfield, Helen tries to comfort the prison psychologist, Annette. Snoopy’s sentence is extended, although he doesn’t remember what he did in a drug-fueled rage. Brathwaite receives a visit from his father.

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The Governor - Series 2
Ex-Governor Helen Hewitt is now an expert in hostage procedure and returns to Barfield Prison to deal with a desperate situation.
The Governor - Series 1
Helen Hewitt is first woman put in charge of Barfield, a maximum security prison that had been nearly destroyed by a disastrous riot. Despite being gr (more…)
The Governor
With the untimely death of the governor, a new one emerges. Fate thrust her into power, and left her standing alone. As Nigeria's first female governo (more…)
The Governor
With the untimely death of the governor, a new one emerges. Fate thrust her into power, and left her standing alone. As Nigeria's first female governo (more…)

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  • Premise: A British prison melodrama following Deputy Governor Helen Hewitt as she takes control of Garfield Prison. Written by Lynda La Plante; based on true incidents. (more)

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