Prisoners' Wives is a drama series which sees Gemma’s perfect life coming to an end after armed police raid her house and arrest her husband Steve on suspicion of murder. Gemma finds it hard to to make sense of the bewildering judicial system, but believes in her husband’s innocence. After she visits Steve for the first time, Gemma meets three other women called Francesca, Lou and Harriet. Each have their own story and their own set of secrets.
After Francesca is released from custody, she is upset to find out that her father and daughter want nothing to do with her. She finally ends up realising that being a good mother and a gangster’s wife dont go together but as she is prepared to go straight, her worst nightmares ends up being realised. Mick’s release from prison is not a happy event as Kim is desperate to rebuild their marriage, but he is felling traumatised by his imprisonment and wants nothing to do with her. Harriet is upset after Ian ends their relationship.