Bad Girls (series 2)

Re-release DVD

Country of origin
United Kingdom

No. of episodes


Original network

Original release
4 April – 4 July 2000

Series chronology

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Series 1
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Series 3

The second series of Bad Girls began on ITV1 on 4 April 2000. The first episode, “Tug of Love”, opened with 9.44 million viewers. The ninth episode of series two, “The Leaving”, was the highest rated episode of the entire run of the series between 1999 and 2006, with 9.49 million viewers. The second series ended on 4 July 2000; it consists of 13 episodes.
The second series picks up several weeks after the last. Helen Stewart is long overdue to return to work after taking leave and Fenner is acting wing governor until her return. Shell and Fenner’s affair reaches a head when he discovers Shell has been writing and phoning his wife and told her of their affair. Helen discovers Nikki is innocent of contacting Fenner wife, as Shell originally had Fenner believing it was Nikki. Fenner attacks Shell for deceiving him, which causes conflict between Helen and Mr. Stubberfield as Helen believers that Fenner did attack Shell, the conflict causes Helen to resign and brings her closer to Nikki, but she later returns to run the lifer’s unit. New officer Karen Betts accepts the role of G-Wing governor. Zandra gives birth to a baby boy but her happiness is short lived as her ex fiancé, Robin applies for custody and things get worse for her as she receives devastating news. Yvonne begins to do deals with Fenner, Denny gets in contact with her estranged mother, Jessie, and Julie Johnston discovers her kids are back in England and gets in touch.


1 Main cast
2 Guest cast
3 Episodes
4 Release
5 References
6 External links

Main cast[edit]


Simone Lahbib
Helen Stewart

Mandana Jones
Nikki Wade

Debra Stephenson
Shell Dockley

Claire King
Karen Betts

Jack Ellis
Jim Fenner

Lara Cazalet
Zandra Plackett

Alicya Eyo
Denny Blood

Joe Shaw
Dominic McAllister

Helen Fraser
Sylvia Hollamby

Sharon Duncan Brewster
Crystal Gordon

Linda Henry
Yvonne Atkins

Victoria Alcock
Julie Saunders

Kika Mirylees
Julie Johnston

Lindsey Fawcett
Shaz Wylie

Isabelle Amyes
Barbara Hunt

Tracey Wilkinson
Di Barker

Guest cast[edit]
Recurring cast:

Nathan Constance as Josh Mitchell
Philip McGough as Dr. Malcolm Nicholson
Roland Oliver as Simon Stubberfield
Kim Taylforth as Marilyn Fenner