The Secrets She Keeps

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The Secrets She Keeps
Created byMichael Robotham
Based onThe Secrets She Keeps
by Michael Robotham
Written by
Directed by
  • Catherine Millar
  • Jennifer Leacey
Creative directorJason Stephens
Theme music composerCathy Dennis and Rob Davis
Opening themeCan't Get You Out of My Head by Juice Webster
ComposerAmanda Brown
Country of originAustralia
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes12
Executive producers
  • Jason Stephens
  • Rick Maier
  • Paul Watters
  • Helen Bowden
Production locationsBlue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time43 minutes
Production companyLingo Pictures
Original networkNetwork 10 (season 1)
Paramount+ (season 2)
Original release22 April 2020 (2020-04-22) –
16 August 2022 (2022-08-16)

The Secrets She Keeps is an Australian psychological thriller drama television series that officially premiered on Network 10 on 22 April 2020 at 8:45 pm.[2] The series is written by Sarah Walker and Jonathan Gavin, based on the psychological thriller novel by Michael Robotham.[3]

The first season was given a special release on 10 Play on 4 April 2020 as a part of the streaming website's "10 shows in 10 days" promotion[4] during the COVID-19 pandemic.[5][6] A second season premiered on streaming service Paramount+ on 12 July 2022.[7]


The series is set in Sydney and is about two women from vastly different backgrounds with explosive secrets that could destroy everything they hold dear.[1][8]



Series overview[edit]

SeriesEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast airedNetwork
1622 April 2020 (2020-04-22)27 May 2020 (2020-05-27)Network 10
2612 July 2022 (2022-07-12)16 August 2022 (2022-08-16)Paramount+

Season 1 (2020)[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
Australian metro viewers
1Episode 1Catherine MillarSarah Walker22 April 2020 (2020-04-22)359917-10.54[9]
Heavily pregnant supermarket shelf-stacker Agatha is obsessed with Meghan Shaughnessy's seemingly perfect life. But is there more to her covetous gaze than simply admiration?
2Episode 2Catherine MillarSarah Walker29 April 2020 (2020-04-29)359917-20.57[10]
Meghan's explosive secret comes to light. With Meghan's due date brought forward, Agatha must step up her plans.
3Episode 3Jen LeaceyJonathan Gavin6 May 2020 (2020-05-06)359917-30.39[11]
A scarring trauma in Agatha's past is revealed. Meghan heads to the hospital to have her baby, unaware that she might be in danger.
4Episode 4Jen LeaceyJonathan Gavin13 May 2020 (2020-05-13)359917-40.42[12]
Agatha has created her perfect family with her baby and Hayden. But an old flame of Agatha's threatens to thwart her plans.
5Episode 5Catherine MillarJonathan Gavin20 May 2020 (2020-05-20)359917-50.51[13]
Meghan and Agatha come face to face. Agatha panics over baby Rory's deteriorating health.
6Episode 6Catherine MillarSarah Walker27 May 2020 (2020-05-27)359917-60.55[14]
Agatha is on the run with baby Rory. Will Meghan get her baby boy back?

Season 2 (2022)[edit]

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date [15]Prod.
Australian metro viewers
71Episode 1UnknownUnknown12 July 2022 (2022-07-12)TBAN/A
Two years after Agatha kidnapped Meghan’s baby Ben, it is time for Agatha to be tried in court. Meghan, Jack and their entire family have attempted to move on as best they could, but their lives have remained deeply affected by the trauma. A young investigative journalist, hungry to report on Agatha’s side of the story, hounds Meghan for information.
82Episode 2UnknownUnknown19 July 2022 (2022-07-19)TBAN/A
Old secrets threaten to re-emerge and ruin lives once again, as Jack’s former affair with Rhea comes back to haunt him, while Grace’s and Simon’s blossoming relationship makes Meghan uncomfortable in more ways than one. Agatha orchestrates subterfuge while in prison, playing dangerous power games with guards, fellow inmates and the prison’s authorities.
93Episode 3UnknownUnknown26 July 2022 (2022-07-26)TBAN/A
As Lorelei’s podcast about Agatha’s story becomes a success, Meghan continues to shun the ambitious young journalist. But Lorelei persists with her investigations and eventually comes face to face with Agatha. Meanwhile, Agatha fights to hold on to her baby as the authorities attempt to identify the prison officer who fathered it. Grace and Simon decide to make their relationship known to Grace’s sister Meghan, but Meghan’s past with Simon has a potentially destructive secret at its core.
104Episode 4UnknownUnknown2 August 2022 (2022-08-02)TBAN/A
Tensions erupt, with Meghan and Jack's marriage in tatters. Meanwhile, Lorelei finds she's gone a step too far, but will a visit from the police be enough to deter her? Everyone is all out to salvage what they value most from the wreckage.
115Episode 5UnknownUnknown9 August 2022 (2022-08-09)TBAN/A
Meghan finds herself in jail with the last person she would have wanted to encounter. Meanwhile, Lorelei is out of control, and it’s those who are closest to her who are able to spot the early signs.
126Episode 6UnknownUnknown16 August 2022 (2022-08-16)TBAN/A
Agatha and Meghan face their hardest trials yet, but neither can predict what's coming.

International broadcast[edit]

In Ireland, the series was broadcast on RTÉ One from 9 June 2020 and made available to stream on RTÉ Player.[16] Season 2 was broadcast from 2 August 2022 on RTÉ One and RTÉ Player.[17]

In the United Kingdom, the series is broadcast through the BBC. The first season was allocated a primetime slot on BBC One in July 2020, and all episodes were concurrently available on BBC iPlayer.[18]

The show screens on streaming service Sundance Now in the United States.[7]


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  2. ^ Knox, David (8 April 2020). "Airdate: The Secrets She Keeps". TV Tonight. TV Tonight. Retrieved 8 April 2020.
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  10. ^ Blackiston, Hannah (30 April 2020). "Masterchef's 1.014m metro audience helps Ten to a Wednesday night win". Mumbrella. Mumbrella. Retrieved 30 April 2020.
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  12. ^ Knox, David (14 May 2020). "10, ABC lead entertainment shows on Wednesday". TV Tonight. TV Tonight. Retrieved 21 May 2020.
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  16. ^ "This show is replacing Normal People on RTE and it sounds like another winner". Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  17. ^ "EPISODESThe Secrets She Keeps Season 2 Premiere Tuesday 2 August on RTE One". memorabletv. Retrieved 2 August 2022.
  18. ^ "The Secrets She Keeps – BBC One". 6 July 2020. Retrieved 6 July 2020.

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