Prisoner first aired on Network Ten on 27 February 1979.
In 2019 the NFSA celebrated the 40th anniversary of 'Prisoner' with the show's stars, Val Lehman and Amanda Muggleton, and musician Allan Caswell.
Gerard Maguire (Jim Fletcher), Patsy King (Erica Davidson), George Mallaby (Paul Reid) shooting a scene at the Wentworth Detention Centre gate.
This special edition of Open Air focused on the success of Australian soap operas in the United Kingdom.
Rooftop protest rehearsal with Betty Bobbitt (Judy Bryant) and Val Lehman (Bea Smith). The scene is featured in episode 121.
Sandy Gore (Kay White), Gerard Maguire (Jim Fletcher) and Jane Clifton (Margo Gaffney) during a break.
On screen rivals, off screen friends: Fiona Spence (Vera Bennett) and Elspeth Ballantyne (Meg Morris-Meg Jackson) having a drink.
Celebrating the 400th episode of Prisoner, which aired on 11 November 1983.