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Harlots is a British period drama television series created by Alison Newman and Moira Buffini. The series premiered on March 29, 2017 streamed on Hulu in the US. The series premise focuses on Margaret Wells running a brothel in 18th Century England who struggles raising her daughters in a chaotic household.

SynopsisEdit

Set against the backdrop of 18th century Georgian London, Harlots continues to follow the fortunes of the Wells family. Margaret Wells (Samantha Morton) has been sent to America in chains and Lydia Quigley (Lesley Manville) is vanquished and in Bedlam. It seems that the Wells girls can finally free themselves of their mother’s feud, helped by allies such as Lady Isabella Fitzwilliam (Liv Tyler). But Charlotte Wells (Jessica Brown-Findlay) soon learns that running a lucrative brothel brings enemies as well as friends, including new pimp in town Isaac Pincher (Alfie Allen). Meanwhile Lydia still finds a way to bite, even in her darkest hour. Inspired by the stories of real women, Harlots is a powerful family drama as explored from the female perspective.

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Season 1 Edit

HARLOTS Season 1 TRAILER (2017) Hulu Series

HARLOTS Season 1 TRAILER (2017) Hulu Series

Margaret Wells (Samantha Morton) struggles to reconcile her roles as brothel owner and mother to daughters Charlotte (Jessica Brown-Findlay) and Lucy (Eloise Smyth). When her business comes under attack from Lydia Quigley (Lesley Manville), a rival madam with a ruthless streak, Margaret must fight back even if it means losing her family and possibly her life.

Season 2 Edit

HARLOTS Season 2 Trailer (2018) Hulu Series

HARLOTS Season 2 Trailer (2018) Hulu Series

Harlots follows the Wells family, led by matriarch Margaret Wells. When her daughter Charlotte places herself in the home of arch-rival bawd Lydia Quigley, their toxic and deep-set rivalry is taken to a dangerous new level. 

Season 3 Edit

Harlots Season 3 Trailer (Official) • A Hulu Original

Harlots Season 3 Trailer (Official) • A Hulu Original

Harlots continues to follow the fortunes of the Wells family. Margaret Wells has been sent to America in chains and Lydia Quigley is vanquished and in Bedlam. It seems that the Wells girls can finally free themselves of their mother’s feud, helped by allies such as Lady Fitz (Liv Tyler). But Charlotte soon learns that running a lucrative brothel brings enemies as well as friends, including new pimp in town Isaac Pincher (Alfie Allen). Meanwhile, Lydia still finds a way to bite, even in her darkest hour.

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