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Harlots

Inspired by the stories of real men and women of 18th century Georgian London, this series centres on the formidable Margaret Wells and her daughters as she struggles to reconcile the role of mother with brothel owner.

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Episodes Season 1

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    Inspired by the stories of real men and women of 18th century Georgian London, this series centres on the formidable Margaret Wells and her daughters as she struggles to reconcile the role of mother with brothel owner.

  • 1. Episode 1

    Margaret Wells’ business comes under attack from a rival madam. As they risk losing everything, how much will Margaret and her daughters have to sacrifice to keep the brothel?

  • 2. Episode 2

    An old friend’s return could be a godsend, if Margaret can tempt him to invest in her brothel. But Margaret’s thirst for revenge puts all her plans at risk.

  • 3. Episode 3

    Lucy is promised to Lord Repton. Lydia’s retaliation against Margaret might prevent her move to Soho, when the Wells are met with a baying mob outside their new home.

  • 4. Episode 4

    As Lydia’s campaign against her takes a toll on business, Margaret bets everything on a masquerade. With Lucy’s failures mounting, can Charlotte help her sister become a celebrated courtesan?

  • 5. Episode 5

    Lord Fallon shows interest in Lucy - can she finally snare herself a keeper? Charlotte’s decision to leave Howard puts her in danger. To escape Lydia, Emily has to risk more than one life.

  • 6. Episode 6

    When Howard offers to be Lucy’s keeper, Margaret is delighted, but Lucy’s reaction will bring all three Wells women into terrible danger. Lydia is out for revenge, but will she track Emily Lacey down?

  • 7. Episode 7

    The Wells are reeling after Howard’s death, and someone is sure to hang for his murder. Emily is trapped by Lydia and fears for her life - will anyone find her before it’s too late?

  • 8. Episode 8

    Emily’s escape pits Lydia and Cunliffe against one another - which of them can earn the Spartans’ trust? Margaret is in trouble, but to preserve her own life might cost another’s death.

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