Kate Phillips, best known for playing Jane Seymour in the acclaimed miniseries Wolf Hall and Arthur Shelby's wife Linda in Peaky Blinders as well as appearing in The Crown and the Downton Abbey movie, takes the lead role as Eliza Scarlet in our new and exclusive crime drama.
When Eliza's father dies, he leaves her penniless in a time where marriage is the only option for financial security. But the headstrong Eliza has an ace up her bonnet - her father's business, a detective agency. But it's Victorian London and, to operate in this man's world, she needs a partner.
Step forward consummate rogue Detective Inspector William Wellington of Scotland Yard, aka "The Duke" played by Stuart Martin (Babylon, Jamestown, Medici: Masters of Florence).
Eliza and Duke strike up a fiery relationship as they team up to solve puzzling crimes in the murkiest depths of 1880s London.
The cast includes Kevin Doyle (Downton Abbey), who portrays Scarlet's late father Henry, Andrew Gower (Carnival Row) who plays Rupert Parker, Scarlet's business partner and friend who invests in the agency and is one of her few supporters, and Ansu Kabia (Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw) who plays Moses, a well-known crook from Jamaica who Scarlet hires for his skills and knowledge of the world, much to the Duke's objections.