Prisoner’s Wives series 2 episode 1 – Info & picture gallery

Prisoners’ Wives series 2 begins on BBC One on 14 March at 9pm.

In Series Two of Prisoners’ Wives you can look forward to the return of glamorous gangster’s wife Francesca and long-suffering prisoner’s Mum, Harriet. They are joined by two new characters Kim the respectable wife of a man falsely accused of the most heinous crime, and Aisling, the gutsy teenage daughter of a repeat offender.

As each of the women struggle with the fall-out from their loved one’s imprisonment, viewers can expect crime and jeopardy, joy and laughter, sex and secrets. This series, Francesca is forced to confront the ugly reality of her husband’s world. As the line blurs between criminal and criminal’s wife, she and her family face devastating consequences. For Harriet, there’s a chance at happiness in her relationship with prison Chaplain Ian – but how will her son Gavin react to a new man in her life? Meanwhile Aisling is desperate for her father to behave in prison and get out in time for her wedding, and Kim’s past comes back to haunt her in her fight to clear her husband’s name.

Gangster’s wife Francesca is at the heart of an escalating gangland turf-war. When her home is set alight with her family inside, Francesca wants to run away – but is persuaded by her husband Paul that he will keep her safe. But as Francesca finds herself duped by Paul, under scrutiny from the police, at odds with her terrified family and living as a prisoner in a high-security apartment, things seem far from ‘safe’.

Meanwhile, Kim’s perfect world is turned upside-down when her loving husband and the father of her three young boys is accused of the most heinous of crimes. Kim is convinced that the allegation is malicious, but as her husband is sent to prison on remand, no one will listen to her.

Harriet is delighted that her son Gavin has found friendship with a group of Muslim inmates and wants to convert to Islam. Harriet is on her own spiritual journey with Jesus… or should that be the prison chaplain? As Harriet pursues her own happiness, Gavin’s protective friends are revealed to be not what they seem.

And Aisling is exasperated that her repeat offender dad is back inside. Brendan promises his only daughter that he’ll keep his head down and make sure he’s released in time for her wedding, but can Brendan keep his promise?

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