Tuesday 29 November 2022
Hit crime drama Miss Scarlet and the Duke is set to return to Alibi in late Spring 2023, whilst filming on a fourth series gets underway in Belgrade, Serbia. The 6x60' series is co-produced by MASTERPIECE and Element 8 Entertainment, in association with 87 Films, Other Mans Shoes and Work in Progress, with pre-investment from UKTV.
The third series of Miss Scarlet and the Duke will continue to follow Kate Phillips (Peaky Blinders, The Crown) as the headstrong Eliza Scarlet, who is the first-ever female detective in Victorian London, and Stuart Martin (Army of Thieves, Jamestown) as her childhood friend, professional colleague and potential love interest, Inspector William 'The Duke' Wellington.
Other cast include Cathy Belton, Evan McCabe, Felix Scott, Paul Bazely, Curtis Kantsa, Simon Ludders and Tim Chipping.
Miss Scarlet and the Duke is created by Rachael New, who writes the series alongside Ben Edwards. Executive producers are Harvey Myman, Susanne Simpson, Jin Ishimoto, Patrick Irwin, Patty Lenahan Ishimoto and Rachael New. The Irish co-producer is Jim Duggan, Serbian co-producer An?elija Vlaisavljevic? and the senior series producer for MASTERPIECE is Erin Delaney.
For more information, please contact:
Kelly Phelps, Senior Publicist, UKTV
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Winner of 83 Primetime Emmys(R) and 18 Peabody Awards, MASTERPIECE has been essential Sunday night viewing for millions of fans since 1971. Susanne Simpson is the executive producer and Rebecca Eaton is the executive producer-at-large for the series. Series funding for MASTERPIECE is provided by Viking Cruises, Raymond James, The MASTERPIECE Trust, and public television viewers. Produced for PBS by GBH Boston, MASTERPIECE is known for hits such as All Creatures Great and Small, Sherlock, Downton Abbey and Victoria, and beloved classics such as Upstairs Downstairs, Prime Suspect, The Forsyte Saga and Poldark.