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The Governor's Pleasure

Episode 3.01 (23)
Tue, April 07, 2015 (SoHo)
Written by Stuart Page
Directed by Kevin Carlin

Having returned to Wentworth Correctional Centre after being sentenced to life without parole for the killing of Brayden Holt, Bea has assumed the mantle of Top Dog, hailed by all — including Franky Doyle herself — as a worthy successor. Franky may no longer be Top Dog but she's not about to forget how Liz lagged on her, and Boomer is set make Liz pay.

Ferguson slots Bea and releases Liz from protection, exposing Liz to a brutal bashing from Boomer. But Ferguson has underestimated Bea, who starts a riot amongst the prisoners.

With the prison in lock-down Ferguson has to turn to Bea to quell the riot. Wentworth isn't Ferguson's prison — it's Bea's. Battle lines are drawn.

Meanwhile, Doreen's baby bump is growing and Ferguson is watching her closely. While Vera's instincts are more attuned to Ferguson's scheming, Will is none the wiser despite Fletch's apparent hit-and-run accident.


  • Danielle Cormack as Bea Smith
  • Nicole Da Silva as Franky Doyle
  • Kate Atkinson as Vera Bennett
  • Celia Ireland as Liz Birdsworth
  • Shareena Clanton as Doreen Anderson
  • Aaron Jeffery as Matthew Fletcher
  • Robbie J. Magasiva as Will Jackson
  • Katrina Milosevic as Sue "Boomer" Jenkins
  • Pamela Rabe as Joan Ferguson


  • Libby Tanner as Bridget Westfall
  • Jacquie Brennan as Linda Miles
  • Socratis Otto as Maxine Conway
  • Pia Miranda as Jodie Spiteri
  • Georgia Chara as Jess Warner
  • Maggie Naouri as Rose Atkins
  • Martin Sacks as Derek Channing
  • Kasia Kaczmarek as Lindsay Coulter
  • Cassandra Magrath as Hayley Jovanka
  • Scott Parmeter as Chris Bakula
  • Sally-Anne Upton as Lucy Gambaro
  • Tammy MacIntosh as Karen (Kaz) Proctor
  • Neil Melville as Brendan Maddock
  • Miles Paras as Cindy Lou
  • Charli Tjoe as Tina Mercado
  • Bessie Holland as Stella Radic
  • Rowan Howard as Reporter #1
  • Chris Vernon as Reporter #2
  • Chris Chalmers as Corrections Officer #1
  • Marky Lee Campbell as Corrections Officer #2
  • Sharelle Starr as Capsicum Spray Inmate
  • Sarah Howett as Billie