Orange is the New Black series 6 on Netflix. When does it start? Who's in it? Where is the new prison?

Orange is the New Black series six finally has a release date! Find out when it starts and everything else we know about the new season so far…

Orange is the New Black has been a Netflix success story ever since it debuted in 2013. The prison comedy-drama has earned rave reviews and gained millions of fans around the world.

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Now onto its sixth series, here are all the juicy details about the upcoming episodes…

When does series six of Orange is the New Black start?

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Netflix has announced its sixth series of Orange is the New Black will be out on Friday July 27.

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Who will be in the cast of OITNB?

We can confirm that the following characters will definitely be returning for the new series of OINTB:

Taylor Schilling – Piper Chapman

Laura Preon – Alex Vause

Kate Mulgrew – Red

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Uzo Aruba – Suzanne/‘Crazy Eyes’

Danielle Brooks – Tasha ‘Taystee’ Jefferson

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Tayn Manning – Tiffany ‘Pennsatucky’ Doggett

Adrienne C Moore – Cindy ‘Back Cindy’ Hayes

Dascha Polanco – Dayanara ‘Daya’ Diaz

Nick Sandow – Joe Caputo

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Yael Stone – Lorna Morello

Natasha Lyonne – Nicky Nichols

Lea DeLaria – Big Boo

What is series six about?

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Netflix has yet to release a synopsis of the upcoming series but as OINTB fans will remember there was a major cliff-hanger at the end of series five. With the prison half-destroyed and the prisoners taking over in a full-blown riot, the series ended with 10 of Litchfield’s most popular inmates – including Piper, Alex and Nicky - being discovered in Frieda’s bunker by the CERT Officers. Meanwhile the remaining prisoners were carted off on buses to a new prison in an undisclosed location.

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The site of the new prison remains unknown, but we can only predict the new mayhem, conflicts and complex new relationships it will spawn.

Is there a trailer for Orange is the New Black series 6?

The trailer has yet to be released, but Netflix has published the following teaser which shows the destroyed Litchfield cafeteria, a prison bus driving off into the unknown and the voiceover declaring ‘This is a whole new world’.

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