Harlots Season 2: Trailer, Release Date, Cast, Story

Hulu has ordered a second season of its period prostitution drama Harlots, and we have a release date!

Harlots—the streaming TV series about dueling 18th-century English brothels that stars Samantha Morton, Jessica Brown Findlay, Lesley Manville, and Eloise Smyth on Hulu—flew mostly under the radar, but is a fierce, feminist show, and it is back for a second season!

Here’s our review of the Harlots Season 2 premiere.

Harlots Season 2 Trailer

What’s next in Harlots Season 2? Check out the trailer…


Harlots Season 2 Episode Guide

Click on the blue links below for full epsiode reviews.

Harlots Season 2, Episode 1

Original air date: 7/11/18

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Harlots Season 2, Episode 2

Original air date: 7/11/18

Harlots Season 2, Episode 3

Original air date: 7/18/18

Harlots Season 2, Episode 4

Original air date: 7/25/18

Harlots Season 2, Episode 5

Original air date: 8/1/18

Harlots Season 2, Episode 6

Original air date: 8/8/18

Harlots Season 2, Episode 7

Original air date: 8/15/18

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Harlots Season 2, Episode 8

Original air date: 8/22/18

Harlots Season 2 Release Date

Harlots Season 2 launched on Wednesday, July 11th, with two episodes dropping on the 11th, followed by one episode per week after that.

Harlots Season 2 Cast

Harlots Season 2 stars Margaret (Samantha Morton) as the Wells family matriarch. When her daughter Charlotte (Jessica Brown Findlay) places herself in the home of arch-rival bawd Lydia Quigley (Lesley Manville), their toxic and deep-set rivalry is taken to a dangerous new level. Meanwhile, alluring and wealthy socialite Lady Fitz (Liv Tyler) is drawn by Charlotte into the plot against Lydia.

Harlots Season 2 Story

According to Hulu’s official press release:

This season of Harlots dives deeper into the feuds, betrayals, and carnal connections amongst the characters, highlighting an incredibly relevant story about gender disparity and socio-economic unrest. Oh, and did we mention, Liv Tyler is making a splash this time around!

Moira Buffini, Alison Newman, Alison Owen, Debra Hayward and Alison Carpenter are back as the writing team, with Coky Giedroyc returning as lead director and Grainne Marmion producing.