Miss Scarlet & The Duke

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  • TV-14
  • 2020
  • 4 Seasons
  • 7.7  (11,186)

Miss Scarlet & The Duke is a period mystery drama that is set in Victorian London in the year 1882. The show follows the story of Eliza Scarlet (Kate Phillips), who is the daughter of a detective and inherits his private detective business after his death. Despite her father's connections, Eliza finds it difficult to find clients as a female detective in a male-dominated profession.

However, she forms an unlikely alliance with a rough-around-the-edges, but charming Scotland Yard detective, William Wellington (Stuart Martin), known as 'The Duke' due to his wealth and title. The two of them team up to solve crimes in a partnership that is both professional and personal.

Throughout the show, Eliza and The Duke tackle a series of intriguing cases, ranging from murder and mystery to blackmail and betrayal. Alongside them, the series also boasts a talented and diverse supporting cast that add depth and intrigue to the already thrilling stories.

In addition to the murder mysteries, the show also takes a deeper look at the social and cultural norms of the time, exploring issues such as sexism, racism, and economic inequality, and how they affect Eliza's ability to do her job and live her life.

As the series progresses, the relationship between Eliza and The Duke becomes increasingly more complicated, blurring the line between professional and personal. Eliza often challenges him on his outdated attitudes and it becomes clear that their partnership is stronger because of their differences.

Kate Phillips delivers an outstanding performance as Eliza Scarlet, a strong and independent woman fighting against the social norms of her time. She brings a vulnerability to the character, which is relatable, and makes her journey all the more enjoyable to watch.

Stuart Martin's portrayal of William Wellington is enigmatic, he brings the character to life with his charming personality and rough, blue-collar exterior. The two have an undeniable chemistry, and their back-and-forth banter is one of the many highlights of the show.

Cathy Belton, who plays the role of Miss Scarlet's housekeeper Mrs. Parker, is also a standout performer in the show. Her own story arc, involving the balance between her loyalty to Eliza and the limitations imposed on her by her social and economic status, is both heartbreaking and thought-provoking.

The show's attention to detail in its production design is remarkable, bringing Victorian London to life with stunning sets and costumes. The use of lighting and cinematography also captures the era's atmosphere perfectly.

Overall, Miss Scarlet & The Duke is an entertaining period mystery drama, with a strong female character at its core. It's a refreshing take on the classic detective genre, with thought-provoking themes, and engaging characters that audiences will love. The show leaves viewers eagerly anticipating the next thrilling case Eliza and The Duke will have to solve together.

Miss Scarlet & The Duke is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (24 episodes). The series first aired on March 31, 2020.

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The Fugitive
6. The Fugitive
January 7, 2024
Eliza is on the trail of a fugitive who is charged with murder. She must find him before the police do or risk losing everything.
The Calling
5. The Calling
January 7, 2024
Eliza and Nash are still struggling to work together when an explosive case takes them into a cutthroat industry where people will kill to keep their secrets.
The Diamond Feather
4. The Diamond Feather
January 7, 2024
Things are going well for Eliza until a familiar face shows up to question her role at Nash & Sons. Meanwhile, Duke receives an offer that brings their relationship to a crisis point.
Origins
3. Origins
January 7, 2024
The story of how it all began. It's twelve years earlier and Duke and Eliza meet for the very first time.
Six Feet Under
2. Six Feet Under
January 7, 2024
When a close friend of Mr. Potts is murdered, Eliza finds herself investigating the dark and macabre world of Victorian undertakers.
Elysium
1. Elysium
January 7, 2024
Season 4 opens with Eliza having taken over the business of Nash & Sons (not that he has any sons) and things are not going entirely smoothly, although help comes from some familiar sources. Outside of work, her relationship with William (The Duke) builds towards a looming decision that will shape both their lives.
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Where to Watch Miss Scarlet & The Duke
Miss Scarlet & The Duke is available for streaming on the Alibi website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Miss Scarlet & The Duke on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Apple TV and PBS.
  • Premiere Date
    March 31, 2020
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (11,186)