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Miss Scarlet & the Duke

Created by British screenwriter Rachael New and directed by the UK’s Declan O’Dwyer, this captivating and progressive series explores the theme of defying gender norms in the Victorian era. Talented British actors Kate Phillips, Danny Midwinter and Scotland’s Stuart Martin bring the action to life, exploring the darker facets of Victorian life. Co-produced by UKTV and 87 Films.




​​Set in Victorian London, Eliza Scarlet (Kate Phillips) decides to take on the challenge of running her recently deceased father’s detective agency after he leaves her penniless. Without a husband and operating in a male-dominated world, she acknowledges she needs a partner, which is where unconventional Detective Inspector William Wellington (Stuart Martin) of Scotland Yard, known as "The Duke” steps in.