The Duchess (TV series)
|Created by||Katherine Ryan|
|Written by||Katherine Ryan|
|Directed by||Toby MacDonald|
|Music by||Oli Julian|
|Opening theme||"Woman" by Diana Gordon[a]|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||1|
|No. of episodes||6|
|Running time||19–28 minutes|
|Original release||11 September 2020 –|
Cast and characters
- Katherine Ryan as Katherine, a ceramics artist and Olive's mother
- Rory Keenan as Shep, Katherine's ex-partner, Olive's father and a former boy band member
- Katy Byrne as Olive, Katherine and Shep's nine-year-old daughter
- Steen Raskopoulos as Evan, Katherine's boyfriend and an orthodontist
- Michelle de Swarte as Bev, Katherine's best friend and business partner
- Sophie Fletcher as Jane, Millie's mother
- Doon Mackichan as Cheryl, Shep's fiancée
- Beau Gadsdon as Millie, Olive's friend
- Tony Jayawardena as Mr. Michaels, Olive and Millie's headmaster
- Anwar Lynch as Tom, Bev's husband and Shep's former bandmate
- Geoff Norcott as Brian, Jane's husband
- Naz Osmanoglu as Leo, a hygienist at Evan's practice
- Maya Jama as Sandra, a dental nurse at Evan's practice
- Ajay Chhabra as Dr. Frederik, Katherine's fertility doctor
- Jacqueline King as Evan's mother
- Luis Soto as Evan's father
- Lorna Gayle as Seleena, from the adoption agency
- Natasha Radski as midwife
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original release date|
|1||"Episode 1"||Toby MacDonald||Katherine Ryan||11 September 2020|
|2||"Episode 2"||Toby MacDonald||Katherine Ryan||11 September 2020|
|3||"Episode 3"||Toby MacDonald||Katherine Ryan||11 September 2020|
|4||"Episode 4"||Toby MacDonald||Katherine Ryan||11 September 2020|
|5||"Episode 5"||Toby MacDonald||Katherine Ryan||11 September 2020|
|6||"Episode 6"||Toby MacDonald||Katherine Ryan||11 September 2020|
On Rotten Tomatoes, the series holds an approval rating of 50% based on 10 reviews, with an average rating of 6/10. On Metacritic, the series has a weighted average score of 34 out of 100, based on 6 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".
- First episode only.
- "The Duchess season 1 review – Katherine Ryan is on fire in her own Netflix series". Ready Steady Cut. Retrieved 11 September 2020.
- "'The Duchess' Is a Tasteless Misfire by Netflix: TV Review". Variety. Retrieved 11 September 2020.
- "The Duchess: Season 1 (2020)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 17 September 2020.
- "The Duchess – Season 1 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 17 September 2020.