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ERICA'S OUT TRAY
This is not where you will find idle gossip about various members of the
cast. I know nothing whatsoever on that particular subject....
It is just a pile of documents that either Wendy or Sally will have
to file away (probably in the wrong place) when they finish typing up the
rotas. Until they do, you can ...
Test your Prisoner spotting skills once again with the ALL
NEW Casting Directory Challenge (or with the previous
version, if you've not tried it yet)
Get to grips with the shape of the whole series and its high and low points
with Robert Lindsay's definitive overview
Visit Reutlitz prison in Grundy's German language remake of Prisoner Hinter Gittern - der Frauenknast
Find out who the real longtermers are in the Observer's guide to the Lesser Spotted Mute Extra
Investigate The Strange Case of "A Cry in
Spot the Prisoner regulars in this guide to selected episodes of Special Squad
Amaze your friends by reciting from memory all the characters who appeared
in the opening mugshot sequences, all the top
dogs and all the end of year cliffhangers.
See if you can spot any more of the mistakes in
Terry Bourke's notoriously inaccurate book about Prisoner. Hilary Kingsley's
is more accurate but still has a few errors.
Two documents have now been filed away and can be found in the
The essay on Prisoner by Australian academics John Docker and Ann Curthoys:
"In Praise of Prisoner".
Nancy Banks Smith's TV reviews in the Guardian mentioning Prisoner.
Updated ~ 01 October 1998