Janine Nebeski

Portrayed by

Nicola Stapleton

First Appearance

Episode 7.1

Last Appearance

Episode 8.11


5 Years for credit card fraud


In Larkhall at the end of the Series

Sentence Edit

Janine, and her co-worker, Arun Parmar committed credit card fraud in the high street fashion store they worked at.

Whilst in Larkhall Edit

Janine received five years for credit card fraud. She arrived at Larkhall with her friend Arun Parmar (Rebecca Hazlewood), and blamed her for them being in prison. She immediately got on the wrong side of Top Dog Natalie Buxton (Dannielle Brent) who stabbed her in the eye with a pin, she tried to win over Natalie by squealing on Arun, who told her to report Natalie, Janine took Arun to the prison library only for Natalie to grab her and tell Janine to hit her in the ribs with bricks inside a pair of tights. Janine, along with Darlene Cake (Antonia Okonma) became Natalie's cronies, after discovering Arun was a male-to-female transsexual they began bullying her worse and demanded that she be sent to a men's prison. Pat Kerrigan (Liz May Brice) stuck up for Arun, and later outed Natalie as a nonce, Janine and Darlene immediately turned against Natalie. When her father visited her in prison he told her mother had died and that she had broken her mother's heart by being in prison, as she was given release from prison to attend her mother's funeral, Natalie forced her to bring drugs back to the prison, but Janine was caught. She began a relationship with prison officer Donny Kimber (Sid Owen), when she received day release from the prison, she told Donny she couldn't go back and ran away, but he chased after her and handcuffed her for her own good. Janine became pregnant by Donny, which saw his career in jeopardy, however when Darlene threatened to set herself on fire after she had been wrongfully accused of murder, she took Janine hostage, but after Donny calmed her down she eventually let her go, as a result Donny was allowed to keep his job and Janine eventually gave birth to their daughter Beverly-Janine.