The Governor

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The Governor

Season 2 (1996)

All six episodes from the second series of the Lynda La Plante thriller, set in a maximum security prison. Janet McTeer plays Helen Hewitt, the youngest ever female warden to be placed in charge of a maximum security prison for men. Hewitt attempts to assert her authority in what, traditionally, has very much been a man's world, while at the same time trying to deal with the many day-to-day problems of running the prison. In this series, Helen has to deal with a hostage situation and the transfer of one of Britain's most dangerous criminals to Barfield Prison, not to mention a security breach that sees some of the prison's high security inmates set loose...

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