Celia Ireland as Elizabeth "Liz" Birdsworth

Played by Celia Ireland

Inmate number: 072416

Charge: Manslaughter, dangerous driving causing death, driving under the influence

Sentence: 11 years

Served: 9.5 years

Liz is a down to earth woman who married into a wealthy farming family.

Though appearing to have hit life’s jackpot, she always struggled to fit in.

Liz turned to alcohol to ease her insecurities, and a family event ended in tragedy, when she mowed down her mother-in-law with a tractor after consuming a bottle of vodka.

Now Liz is a recovering alcoholic.

Separated for the last nine years from her children, Liz was reunited with her daughter Sophie, when she became an inmate.

Sophie moved onto another prison, and Liz found a new focus in the form of charming Detective Kaplan. 

She was persuaded by Kaplan to help convict Sonia Stevens of murder.

Certain that Sonia would seek revenge on her, Liz tried to poison Sonia, but failed.

Now living in constant fear, Liz knows she needs to act fast if she has any hope of survival.