The BEST Episodes of Harlots
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2021
Brothel owner, Margaret Wells, struggles to raise her daughters in London during the 18th century.
#1 - Episode 8
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 28, 2019
As Blayne tightens his grip on power, Lydia is faced with a terrible choice. And with the Wells-Pincher feud coming to a head and Nancy firmly in Hal’s sights, just how far is he willing to go for revenge?
#2 - Episode 8
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 22, 2018
The women galvanise themselves into taking action against Fallon, leaving Lucy in a difficult position. But will Lydia get away with what she has done, or will justice come knocking?
#3 - Episode 6
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 8, 2018
Trapped inside Golden Square, Charlotte’s future looks bleak – unless she can convince Lydia of her loyalty. Meanwhile Lucy makes a terrible mistake and Margaret must risk everything to save both her daughters.
#4 - Episode 4
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 31, 2019
The disastrous events of the night before leave the whole town reeling. As more details are uncovered, suspicion starts to spread through Soho. Who’s to blame for this tragedy?
#5 - Episode 2
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 17, 2019
With Charlotte's brothel damaged by fire and all of her savings up in smoke, she is determined to retaliate -- but the Wells women need to be clever; the Pinchers are violent men; Lucy offers to help her sister in a way that benefits her business.
#6 - Episode 3
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 24, 2019
People are gearing up for an illicit boxing party at Lady Fitz's house; with Lydia out of Bedlam, Blayne back in England and the Pinchers determined to seal a lucrative deal, there's tension in the air; an old friend's arrival stokes rivalries.
#7 - Episode 5
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 7, 2019
As Margaret turns her mind to revenge, her family wonder just how far she’ll go to get justice for those she loves. But with the clock ticking, can North and Lucy protect her from the law?
#8 - Episode 7
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 15, 2018
Margaret’s family reel as they discover how dire her situation now is. Margaret awaits her fate while Charlotte desperately implores allies and enemies for help, but Lydia is contriving a way to end their feud for good.
#9 - Episode 4
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 25, 2018
With the doors to Golden Square barred by the authorities, Lydia must try every trick in the book to get back on top. Can Margaret and Nancy secure the witnesses they need before she once more gains powerful protectors?
#10 - Episode 6
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 14, 2019
After the violent events of the previous day, can Margaret ensure her family’s safety and also protect Jonas’ interests? And as threats escalate, can Lucy and Elizabeth keep Golden Square within their grasp?
#11 - Episode 2
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 3, 2017
An old friend’s return could be a godsend if Margaret can tempt him to invest in her brothel. But when an opportunity arises which could damage Lydia’s reputation, Margaret’s thirst for revenge puts all her plans at risk.
#12 - Episode 6
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 1, 2017
When Howard offers to be Lucy’s keeper, Margaret is delighted, but Lucy’s reaction will bring all three Wells women into terrible danger. Lydia is out for revenge, but will she track Emily Lacey down?
#13 - Episode 1
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 10, 2019
When Greek Street is attacked by new pimps in town, Charlotte Wells fights back with disastrous consequences; she must protect her girls from the men who want to take over her business; Lucy goes into business with two recent arrivals to the scene.
#14 - Episode 8
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 15, 2017
Emily’s escape pits Lydia and Cunliffe against one another - which of them can earn the Spartans’ trust? Margaret is in trouble, but to preserve her own life might cost another’s death. She’s faced with a terrible choice.
#15 - Episode 5
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 1, 2018
Lydia draws Charlotte deeper into her web, but should Charlotte compromise herself in the hope of catching Lydia red-handed? Lucy finds herself playing a dangerous game with Fallon which could have disastrous consequences.
#16 - Episode 7
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 21, 2019
When Elizabeth's past finally catches up with her, will Lucy end up paying the price? Meanwhile, as Hal's anger with the Well's family grows, can Emily broker peace before the Wells-Pincher feud spirals out of control?
#17 - Episode 5
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 24, 2017
Lord Fallon shows interest in Lucy - can she finally snare herself a keeper? Charlotte’s decision to leave Howard puts her in danger. To escape Lydia, Emily has to risk more than one life - will she take that chance?
#18 - Episode 7
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 8, 2017
The Wells are reeling after Howard’s death, and someone is sure to hang for his murder. Can Margaret keep all her girls safe? Emily is trapped by Lydia and fears for her life - will anyone find her before it’s too late?
#19 - Episode 1
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 11, 2018
When an unyielding new Justice makes a surprise arrest, Margaret and Nancy must race to find witnesses to give evidence against Lydia Quigley. Could this finally be their chance to get Lydia to pay for her crimes?
#20 - Episode 4
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 17, 2017
As Lydia’s campaign against her takes a toll on business, Margaret bets everything on a masquerade – it will make them or ruin them. With Lucy’s failures mounting, can Charlotte help her sister become a celebrated courtesan?
#21 - Episode 3
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 18, 2018
Margaret must focus on business but a visit to the Pleasure Gardens leads to an unexpected confrontation. Charlotte tries to secure a powerful ally and gain Margaret's approval, while Lucy falls under Fallon's spell.
#22 - Episode 2
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 11, 2018
While Charlotte struggles with horribly divided loyalties, the community gathers to share its grief. Tempers flare and the women rally against the injustice of the judiciary, with devastating consequences for Nancy.
#23 - Episode 3
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 10, 2017
Lucy is promised to Lord Repton, but is she prepared for the experience that awaits her? Lydia’s retaliation against Margaret might prevent her move to Soho, when the Wells are met with a baying mob outside their new home.
#24 - Episode 1
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 27, 2017
Margaret Wells’s business comes under attack from a rival madam. As they risk losing everything, how much will Margaret and her daughters have to sacrifice to keep the brothel, and the Wells family afloat?