- Original Title: Harlots
- Country: United States
- Channel: Hulu
- Release Date: March 29, 2017
- Genres: Drama
- Created by: Moira Buffini, Alison Newman
- Cast: Alexa Davies as Betsey Fletcher, Rory Fleck Byrne as Daniel Marney, Poppy Corby-Tuech as Marie-Louise D'Aubigne, Rosalind Eleazar as Violet Cross, Kate Fleetwood as Nancy Burroughs, Richard McCabe as Justice Cunliffe, Jordan A. Nash as Jacob Wells North
- Language: English
- Runtime: 60 mins
Streaming media service Hulu and the U.K.’s ITV have teamed on commission of drama series Harlots, that will follow a brothel. The eight-part drama will star Samantha Morton, Lesley Manville and Jessica Brown Findlay.
The series revolves in Georgian London of 18th century and explores the most profitable commercial activity of the city: sex. Based on the stories of real women, the series follows Margaret Wells (Morton) and her daughters. She struggles to balance between her roles as mother and brothel owner. Her business is at stake due to a ruthless rival named Lydia Quigley (Manville). Margaret decided to strike back, even if it means putting her family at risk. Findlay will star as Charlotte, Margaret’s eldest daughter and the city’s most desirable courtesan who begins to struggle for her position in both society and her family.