In this drama set in 18th century London, Samantha Morton stars as Margaret Wells, a brothel owner and mother to two daughters, Charlotte and Lucy. When Margaret's business is attacked by Lydia Quigley (Lesley Manville), a ruthless rival madam, a war breaks out over the city's most profitable commercial activity -- sex. Margaret is determined to fight back and protect her business, even if it puts everything else at risk, including her family. Creators Moira Buffini and Alison Newman also serve as executive producers.
Harlots was one of the most popular Tv Shows that year. This was Moira Buffini’s 2nd Tv Show. Harlots was one of this most popular pieces. Tv Show`s leading actors are Jessica Brown Findlay, Samantha Morton, and Lesley Manville.
Jessica Brown Findlay was born in Cookham, Berkshire, England on 1989-09-14, and won
2 awards. Screen Actors Guild Awards for the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
Samantha Morton was born in Nottingham, England on 1977-05-13, and won
7 awards. Emmy (Primetime) for the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie.