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The Governor (1995–1996)

TV Series | 60 min | Crime, Drama

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 greeted with open hostility by inmates and little enthusiasm by prison staff, she is ...See moreHelen Hewitt is first woman put in charge of Barfield, a maximum security prison that had been nearly destroyed by a disastrous riot. Despite being greeted with open hostility by inmates and little enthusiasm by prison staff, she is determined to clean up the place. Written by Dragan Antulov See less
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May 14, 1995 (United Kingdom)

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Derek Martin
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Ron Donachie
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Mal Whyte
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7.5 / 10 | 93 votes