The BEST Episodes of Secret Diary of a Call Girl

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 19, 2020

Network: ITV2

The real-life anonymous blog and book of a high-class London call girl known to the world only as "Belle de Jour" becomes this original series starring Billie Piper as Hannah, an ambitious young woman leading an exciting but dangerous double life as an expensive escort named "Belle" that not even her best friend suspects. Cherie Lunghi and Iddo Goldberg costar in this hit British-produced series.

Episode 7

#1 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 8, 2007

Belle has a couple as clients who want a foursome, so Belle has to find a man to help out. Belle's problem: she doesn't have that many friends she could ask for such a favor.

star 7.74
687 votes
Directors: Susan Tully
Writers: Julie Gearey
Episode 5

#2 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 2, 2008

So it's decided. Today is the day that Belle will finally come clean and tell Alex what she does for a living. She can't face lying to the man she loves any longer. The results are explosive.

star 7.68
690 votes
Directors: Peter Lydon
Writers: Nicole Taylor
Episode 6

#3 - Episode 6

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 25, 2010

The first meeting of Duncan and Ben does not go well, leaving Belle facing a dilemma: which man should she choose to keep in her life?

star 7.66
651 votes
Directors: China Moo-Young
Writers: Richard Hurst
Episode 6

#4 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 1, 2007

For once Belle might end up with a nice guy instead of a client. But will it work when Belle meets a guy and not Hannah?

star 7.63
720 votes
Directors: Susan Tully
Writers: Katie Douglas
Episode 8

#5 - Episode 8

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 11, 2010

In the Season 3 finale, the secret tryst between Duncan and Bambi is revealed at the latter's wedding, leaving Belle heartbroken but providing fodder for her new book's final chapter. Ben reveals his true feelings at the eleventh hour.

star 7.59
712 votes
Directors: China Moo-Young
Writers: Julie Gearey
Episode 4

#6 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 18, 2007

When a client, who is also her accountant, asks her to experiment with S&M, even Belle's eyes are opened! Hannah's best friend, Ben, suddenly springs on her the fact that he is getting married.

star 7.58
672 votes
Directors: Yann Demange
Writers: Lucy Prebble
Episode 8

#7 - Episode 8

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 22, 2011

Belle finds herself in turmoil after Ben asks her to give up her job. She finds her life further complicated with Harry being around and one of her clients who looks familiar.

star 7.58
732 votes
Writers: Nancy Harris
Episode 1

#8 - Episode 1

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 28, 2010

In the Season 3 premiere, Belle's book is a success but she worries about having enough material for a follow-up tome. Belle's sister Jackie shows up on her doorstep needing a place to stay after leaving her unfaithful husband.

star 7.55
819 votes
Directors: Owen Harris
Writers: Chloe Moss
Episode 2

#9 - Episode 2

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 8, 2011

Belle struggles after the reality of being a girlfriend, a chaperon and a high-class escort hit home, and when she meets Ben's mother there is an even bigger shock in store for her.

star 7.53
759 votes
Writers: Richard Hurst
Episode 8

#10 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 15, 2007

Belle is offered a once in a lifetime opportunity to become more than just a regular prostitute. However what effect will her career change have on her life?

star 7.48
617 votes
Directors: Susan Tully
Writers: Lucy Prebble
Episode 2

#11 - Episode 2

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 28, 2010

Belle tries to broaden Jackie's sexual horizons by taking her to a fetish club, with surprising results. Blocked in trying to write another book, Belle seeks support from her editor, Duncan.

star 7.48
725 votes
Directors: Owen Harris
Writers: Tim Price
Episode 5

#12 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 25, 2007

Belle works for her favorite client together with another girl. When he dumps her for the new girl she's upset and calls Ben. He is still struggling from finding out about her secret identity.

star 7.48
660 votes
Directors: Susan Tully
Writers: Nicole Taylor
Episode 7

#13 - Episode 7

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 4, 2010

Belle investigates the other side of the bed by hiring a male escort and experiencing the client point of view, but feels guilty about "cheating" on Duncan - whom she does not realize employed Bambi's services earlier in the evening.

star 7.47
707 votes
Directors: China Moo-Young
Writers: Chloe Moss, Tim Price
Episode 6

#14 - Episode 6

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 8, 2011

Belle arrives home from New York to a nasty shock that leaves her in a fighting mood, so she unleashes the closet wrestler in a client and confronts dominatrix Charlotte. Relations with Ben hit a new low.

star 7.44
602 votes
Directors: Samuel Donovan
Writers: James Graham
Episode 1

#15 - Episode 1

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 1, 2011

Belle deals with a new business proposition, an uninvited house guest, a challenging client and the all-important question hanging over her head: should she commit to best friend Ben?

star 7.44
820 votes
Writers: Julie Gearey
Episode 3

#16 - Episode 3

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 15, 2011

Belle's ability to separate work from pleasure is tested when she meets an alluring and dangerous new client. Meanwhile, Poppy's curiosity gets the better of her.

star 7.43
903 votes
Writers: Simeon Goulden
Episode 1

#17 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 11, 2008

A journalist tries to blackmail Belle after he spots her with a client who turns out to be a politician. She also finds trouble in the form of Bambi, a girl with aspirations of becoming a high-class escort.

star 7.42
901 votes
Writers: Lucy Prebble
Episode 8

#18 - Episode 8

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 23, 2008

In the series finale, Bells is contacted by her old Madame for one last job. The client is adamant to have Belle and is willing to pay a high sum for her services. Meanwhile, Hannah has no luck in finding a job, and Ben tries to convince her to write about her experience.

star 7.42
567 votes
Directors: Peter Lydon
Writers: Julie Gearey
Episode 5

#19 - Episode 5

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 18, 2010

Belle resists the notion of a serious relationship with Duncan until Bambi announces that she and former client Byron have become engaged.

star 7.40
656 votes
Directors: China Moo-Young
Writers: Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Episode 3

#20 - Episode 3

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 4, 2010

The sexual attraction between Belle and Duncan heats up over a late-night chat session, while Jackie wants her sister to accept that she and Ben are now a couple, and Bambi ignores Belle's warnings and falls for a handsome client.

star 7.39
685 votes
Directors: Owen Harris
Writers: Richard Hurst
Episode 2

#21 - Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 11, 2008

Bambi runs into some trouble at work and Belle is considering her future, but first she agrees to go on a date with Alex.

star 7.36
816 votes
Writers: Lucy Prebble
Episode 4

#22 - Episode 4

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 11, 2010

Belle provides sage counsel to Ben regarding his failing relationship with Jackie, and to Bambi over her romance with her client, Byron - but she promptly ignores her own rules with Duncan.

star 7.32
573 votes
Directors: Owen Harris
Writers: Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Episode 3

#23 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 11, 2007

One of Belle's favourite clients has booked her for the entire night. However she feels bored when her client falls asleep and searches for a new adventure.

star 7.31
726 votes
Directors: Yann Demange
Writers: Julie Gearey
Episode 7

#24 - Episode 7

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 15, 2011

Belle throws herself into a vampire role play, but the appointment comes to a sticky end. Belle and Ben are still frosty with each other, while the predatory Harry and minx-like Poppy are still on the scene.

star 7.30
902 votes
Directors: Samuel Donovan
Writers: Dan Sefton
Episode 3

#25 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 18, 2008

Belle struggles with having a relationship. If that wouldn't be enough already, she runs into trouble at work as well when the wife of a client shows up.

star 7.29
868 votes
Writers: Julie Gearey