Miss Scarlet and the Duke


A+E Network‘s MISS SCARLET AND THE DUKE 19th century drama has new pictures from the sets featuring lead stars Stuart

As far as I’ve heard the series will also hit PBS sometime next year

Martin and Kate Philips as 19th century London’s first female private detective! The six episode series will also star Ansu Kabia, Andrew Gower, Matthew Malone, Simon Ludders. You can also check out the first trailer

Stuart Martin and Kate Philips in lead roles

featuring a scene in which she hits a policeman in a disgusting example of violence against men which is, I’m guessing, supposed to be funny. It is not. It is a despicable and vile example of hypocrisy and double standards.


London’s First Female Detective
When Eliza’s (Kate Philips) father dies, he leaves her penniless in a time where marriage is her only option for financial security. But the headstrong Eliza is determined to find another way. Luckily, she has an ace up

Stuart Martin returns to period set drama after Medici and Jamestown

her bonnet – her father’s business – a private detective agency. Eliza knows all the tricks of the trade but as a genteel 19th century lady she’s never been allowed to put them into practice. To operate in this man’s world, she needs a partner. Step forward Detective Inspector William Wellington (Stuart

The first season will consist of just six episodes

Martin) of Scotland Yard, who is also known as “The Duke;” drinker, gambler and womaniser. Eliza and The Duke strike up a mismatched, fiery relationship that will crackle and smoulder with sexual tension as they team up to solve crime in the murkiest depths of 1880’s London.

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