Na Londres do século 18, Margaret Wells (Samantha Morton) é uma mulher que precisa conciliar os papeis de dona de bordel e mãe solteira. Porém uma casa rival começa a atcar diretamente seu negócio, liderada por Lydia Quigley (Lesley Manville), uma mulher imperiosa e sem escrúpulos. Agora Margaret precisa lutar para manter-se no mercado, contando com a ajuda de sua filha mais velha Charlotte (Jessica Brown Findlay), a cortesã mais cobiçada da cidade, que começa a aprender a usar sua posição na sociedade a seu favor.
Danny SapaniWilliam North
Roy BeckMr. Abbadon
Bronwyn JamesFanny Lambert
Ben LambertLord Fallon
Samantha MortonMargaret Wells
Lesley ManvilleLydia Quigley
Dorothy AtkinsonFlorence Scanwell
Kate FleetwoodNancy Birch
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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?
Margaret Wellsâ€™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?
When Greek Street is attacked by new pimps in town, Charlotte Wells fights back with disastrous consequences. Can Charlotte protect her girls from the men who want to take over her business? Meanwhile, on a whim, Lucy goes into business with two recent arrivals to the London scene. But what does she really know about her new business partners?
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.
An old friendâ€™s return could be a godsend if Margaret can tempt him to invest in her brothel. But when an opportunity arises which could damage Lydiaâ€™s reputation, Margaretâ€™s thirst for revenge puts all her plans at risk.
With Charlotteâ€™s brothel fire-damaged and all of her savings up in smoke, she is determined to retaliate â€“ but the Wells women will need to be clever: The Pinchers are violent men. Lucy offers to help her sister in a way that also benefits her new business. Meanwhile, in Bedlam, Lydia and Kate dream of escape, Lydiaâ€™s sights set on a return to her old home.
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.
Lucy is promised to Lord Repton, but is she prepared for the experience that awaits her? Lydiaâ€™s retaliation against Margaret might prevent her move to Soho, when the Wells are met with a baying mob outside their new home.
All of Soho are gearing up for an illicit boxing party at Lady Fitzâ€™s house â€“ quite a statement for an aristocrat to make. But with Lydia out of Bedlam, Blayne back in England, and the Pinchers determined to seal a lucrative deal, thereâ€™s tension in the air. Just as the evening is taking off, an old friendâ€™s arrival stokes long-held rivalries.
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?
Margaret's debts mount in the face of Lydia's campaigns against her and Florence's religious tirades, while Charlotte helps to introduce Lucy to the highest echelons of society.
The disastrous events of the night before leave the whole town reeling. As more details are uncovered, suspicion starts to spread through Soho.
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.
Lord Fallon shows interest in Lucy - can she finally snare herself a keeper? Charlotteâ€™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?
As Margaret turns her mind to revenge, her family wonder just how far sheâ€™ll go to get justice for those she loves. But with the clock ticking, can North and Lucy protect her from the law?
Trapped inside Golden Square, Charlotte's future looks bleak -- unless she can convince Lydia of her loyalty; Lucy makes a terrible mistake; Margaret must risk everything to save both of her daughters.
When Howard offers to be Lucyâ€™s keeper, Margaret is delighted, but Lucyâ€™s reaction will bring all three Wells women into terrible danger. Lydia is out for revenge, but will she track Emily Lacey down?
After the violent events of the previous day, can Margaret ensure her familyâ€™s safety and also protect Jonasâ€™ interests? And as threats escalate, can Lucy and Elizabeth keep Golden Square within their grasp?
Margaretâ€™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.
The Wells are reeling after Howardâ€™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 itâ€™s too late?
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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?
Emilyâ€™s escape pits Lydia and Cunliffe against one another - which of them can earn the Spartansâ€™ trust? Margaret is in trouble, but to preserve her own life might cost anotherâ€™s death. Sheâ€™s faced with a terrible choice.
Brothel owner, Margaret Wells, struggles to raise her daughters in London during the 18th century.