Foxtel today confirmed Season 4 of Wentworth will begin 8:30pm Tuesday May 10 on SoHo.
The story resumes four months after the season three fire.
Returning cast include Danielle Cormack, Nicole da Silva, Pamela Rabe, Kate Atkinson, Celia Ireland, Shareena Clanton, Katrina Milosevic, Robbie Magasiva, Socratis Otto and Tammy MacIntosh.
Aaron Jeffery is not returning as Matt Fletcher this season.
New cast members this season are Kate Jenkinson as Allie Novak, who appears from episode one, and Bernard Curry as Jake Stewart and Sigrid Thornton as Sonia Stevens, who are introduced later in the season.
Support cast includes Libby Tanner as Bridget Westfall, Jacquie Brennan as Linda Miles, Martin Sacks as Derek Channing, Sally-Anne Upton as Lucy Gambaro, Charlie Tjoe as Tina Mercado and Ra Chapman as Kim Chang.
This season also marks a new and bigger filming location for the series in western Melbourne, which on-screen will appear as a new wing of the prison.
The women of H block are returning to Wentworth Correctional Centre to find a new dynamic is in play which will have immediate ramifications for Bea as Kaz Proctor has established a power base. On the outside, Franky is trying hard to be a productive member of society.
As always, no-one should underestimate “the Freak”.
Notions of love and obsession will underpin the 12 episode season.
Wentworth is a FremantleMedia Australia production for Foxtel and has been sold to more than 90 countries.
Last year Wentworth was honoured as the Most Outstanding Drama Series at the 2015 TV WEEK Logie Awards, Danielle Cormack won the Silver Logie and the ASTRA Award for Most Outstanding Actress, and Pamela Rabe won the AACTA Award for Best Lead Actress in a Television Drama.