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There is no Next Episode of Wentworth planned.
The story resumes four months after the events seen in the fiery season three finale. The women of H block are returning to Wentworth Correctional Centre to find a new dynamic is in play which will have immediate ramifications for Bea as Kaz Proctor has established a power base. On the outside, Franky is trying hard to be a productive member of society.As always, no-one should underestimate "the Freak".
Feeling betrayed, Vera takes steps to have Bridget dismissed and expose her relationship with Franky, but is forced to backtrack and enlist Bridget's help instead, when Ferguson makes a bid to be released into the general prison population. The three unlikely allies devise a plan in which Bridget attempts to entrap Ferguson into exposing her psychopathy. Kaz stages a protest with the women in the yard in an attempt to force Vera s hand on the conjugal visits program.
Against Vera wishes, Ferguson is released into general population. The women are out for blood but Vera confines Ferguson to her cell for safety reasons. When Ferguson challenges Vera decisions, she's left bewildered and wondering whether Ferguson has a death-wish. As always, Ferguson has a end game but will she live to accomplish it?
While Ferguson gains both Kaz's trust & her gang's protection, Ferguson also continues with her lies by telling Kaz that Will is a woman-beater & that he & Bea are sleeping together (hence, screw lover) this may be believed too since last week Bea & Will were seen leaving the conjugal room together. Meanwhile Maxine gets her mammogram results & Boomer finally gets Daz in that conjugal room so she can try to pregnant!
With Bea in the slot, Ferguson seeks to strengthen her hold over Kaz by manipulating acting Top Dog, Maxine into an act of extreme violence. Bea and Ally's bond grows
Bea is released from the slot and is immediately confronted by Lucy; if Bea doesn't punish Tasha for breaking prison rules, Lucy and her crew will be forced to. Doreen shocks everyone by turning her back on Bea and Liz is assigned to look after a new inmate, Sonia Stevens, on remand for the supposed murder of a young woman.
Ferguson and Vera battle for control of the prison, using Bea and Kaz as their pawns, but Ferguson is rattled when she discovers that Bea will be supporting Jesper's evidence in court. Meanwhile, Bea seems to be losing control of the women so she forces a prison-wide vote to end the debate.
As Bea and Allie take their illicit affair further, Bea finds herself uncharacteristically tentative and vulnerable. Neither is aware that Ferguson is tracking them carefully. Meanwhile, Maxine leaves the prison to undergo a double mastectomy leaving Boomer distraught.
With Ferguson's alliances crumbling, she is left to source assistance from the outside world. Meanwhile, tension continues to rise within the Red Right Hand as Kaz's participation in the plan to murder Bea comes to light. Bea struggles to recover in the wake of her attack. Ferguson returns from the burns unit and is placed in a medical hold under the supervision of Jake. Maxine is back after surgery and finds herself in the crossfire of huge tension between Boomer, Liz and Sonia.
When Bea discovers Allie has fallen back into drug addiction, Bea decides to remove Allie from Kaz's control once and for all. Meanwhile, Franky pursues Shayne in the hope of exposing Ferguson s plan to undermine her trial and secure her release from Wentworth.
With Bea and Allie finally out as a couple, Kaz forms an alliance with Tina's Asian crew to help take Bea down. But when Jake smuggles a new batch of drugs into the prison for Tina, Bea gets wind of the stash and orders Tina to flush the gear. Tina refuses, citing Bea's weakening power-base, and her alliance with the RRH.When Bea commits to ultimate sin of lagging to protect Allie, Kaz Seizes on it to for Bea to step down as Top Dog, and Ferguson strikes again.
Bea awakes blissfully happy after a night with Allie, but it is the eve of Ferguson's trail and the Freak has been relentless in putting the final touches to her scheme for freedom and exoneration. She's pitted Bea and Kaz against each other again and has sparked chaos for Vera and Will with a full blown investigation into the drug trade within the prison. Liz becomes convinced of Sonia's innocence and Don puts a offer to Liz which could change her Life. Maxine Is committed into chemotherapy and her prison family rallies around her. On Trail day Ferguson's passing comment about collateral damage refocuses Bea's attention. Bea calls Franky for help on the outside as the intricate web of Ferguson's strategy is revealed