Fenner is at Shell’s mercy – and after a very close shave, he’s determined to get Shell out of Larkhall for good. Crystal arrives back in Larkhall, but will it spell the end of her relationship with Josh Mitchell when an obsessive Di Barker gets wind?
Shaz and Denny are influenced by new girl Buki Lester, but Shaz later faces problems of her home when The Peckham Boot Gang arrives at Larkhall – a gang who later cause a riot on the Wing. Helen and Nikki’s relationship deteriorates – and when they both find new romantic relationships, it seems Nikki and Helen could be over for good.
Karen is besotted with Fenner, will she ever take note of Fenner’s crimes? The Julies face trials of their own, when it seems Larkhall has a revolving door for them, while Barbara’s secret causes a rift in G-Wing.
Elsewhere, Sylvia’s maliciousness towards Shell comes back to haunt her, while new officer Gina Rossi sends shockwaves through G-Wing with her sharp, to-the-point attitude and jealousy towards Prison Officer boyfriend Mark Waddle.
Series 3 Episodes
Shell has Fenner locked in her cell - and is desperate for revenge.
Sylvia gets revenge on Shell by putting her on the Psychiatric Wing.
Julie S is released on tag - leaving Julie J feeling alone and vulnerable. Sylvia takes the officers on strike.
Di's behaviour towards her mother proves disturbing. Barbara's secret is revealed to the wing.
Shaz puts Denny's life in danger when new inmate Buki Lester impresses them. Yvonne attends Charlie's trial - will she stick up for him?
Helen puts her Lifers plan into action, and brings Pam Jolly onto the wing - annoying Fenner and Nikki in the process.
A documentary team arrive at Larkhall, and Fenner plans to get Shell out of his life for good.
Shell and Denny get revenge on Sylvia. Simon's job is on the line.
Posh "it" girl Charlotte Myddleton arrives on the Wing, causing a confrontation with Yvonne. Josh is gutted when he finds Crystal on the Wing.
Crystal and Josh celebrate their love - but Di Barker's hot on their trail...
The Peckham Boot Gang arrive at Larkhall - and it's not long until they're causing trouble.
The Julies leave Larkhall - and come back again.
The Julies meet an old "friend" - Virginia O'Kane. Shaz continues to be bullied by the Peckham Boot Gang.
Helen and Yvonne work together to get rid of Fenner for good. Mark tries to make it up to Gina - but a catfight between her and Di ends tragically.
Di's apologetic, but Mark's adamant that she keep away from him. Is Fenner about to get rid of Helen for good?
It's the day of Nikki's appeal - will it be good news? Fenner proposes to Karen, while Virginia O'Kane continues to be ostracised by her fellow inmates.
The third series proved to be a ratings winner for ITV, and also was the longest series so far at 16 episodes.
The series also introduced new opening titles, and a slightly revamped theme tune.
Introduced to the series were Buki Lester, the Peckham Boot Gang (Al McKenzie, Maxi Purvis and Tina Purvis), Gina Rossi (one series), Mark Waddle, Dr Thomas Waugh (one series) and Virginia O’Kane (for four episodes) – and saw the exit of Shell Dockley and Denny Blood (although they returned in Series 4 and 5 respectively), Simon Stubberfield, Dr Malcolm Nicholson (who later returned in Series 5) and the exits of the hugely popular Helen and Nikki.
Series 3 Cast