Set in 1763, Harlots follows the lives brothel owners and the numerous women making a living selling sex. Unfortunately women’s only opportunity for economic advancement is to marry well or be a prostitute. The series revolves around brother owners Margaret Wells (Samantha Morton) and Lydia Quigley (Lesley Manville), and their prostitutes.
Mrs Wells is determined to improve her life and fortune, so decides to move her brothel to Greek Street in Soho and serve a better class of people. However the move puts her into conflict with her previous boss Lydia Quigley, who operates a high class brothel in Golden Square, serving rich, highly influential people in the judiciary and police.
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