Catherine Tate's Hard Cell drops on Netflix today

12 April 2022, 09:36

Catherine Tate's Hard Cell is coming to Netflix
Catherine Tate's Hard Cell is coming to Netflix. Picture: Netflix

By Jenny Mensah

The star of The Nan Movie will feature in a new Netflix comedy. Find out what to expect and when it will be released.

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Hard Cell is the latest comedy series to come from Catherine Tate and it's coming to Netflix.

Find out everything we know about Hard Cell, including when it's released, who stars in it and what to expect.

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When is Catherine Tate's Hard Cell released on Netflix?

Hard Cell launches on Netflix on Tuesday 12th April.

What is Hard Cell about?

Hard Cell is a mockumentary is set in a fictional women's prison HMP Woldsley across a six-week period and sees prisoners and staff prepare for an upcoming production.

"Rehearsals draw together an oddball collection of women as they find their voices, grow in confidence, and strengthen their friendships," reads the synopsis. "Funny yet surprisingly moving, Hard Cell leans into the comical truth of prison life."

Executive producer Kristian Smith said: "We cannot wait to show audiences on Netflix the inside of HMP Woldsley, our fictional prison occupied by the fantastic creations of Catherine Tate. This series is funny and touching all at once, revealing what life might be like in a British women's correctional facility".

Catherine Tate plays several characters in Hard Cell
Catherine Tate plays several characters in Hard Cell. Picture: Netflix

Who does Catherine Tate play in Hard Cell?

Hard Cell sees Catherine Tate play a series of characters in the prison mockumentary. They include Laura, the governor of HMP Woldsley, Ros, a popular inmate who is fleecing her pen-pal boyfriend and her brutal ex-con mum Anne Marie, plus a terrifying devoted Kardashian fan called Big Viv, a scared first-timer called Ange and an Essex prison guard named Marco.

Hard Cell launches on Netflix on Tuesday 12th April.

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