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
DistributorDCD Rights
Original networkNetwork Ten (season 1)
Paramount+ (season 2)
Picture format576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatStereo
Original release22 April 2020 (2020-04-22) –

The Secrets She Keeps is an Australian psychological thriller drama television series that officially premiered on Network Ten 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 aired
1622 April 2020 (2020-04-22)27 May 2020 (2020-05-27)
2612 July 2022 (2022-07-12)TBA

Season 1 (2020)[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
Australian metro viewers
1Episode 1Catherine MillarSarah Walker22 April 2020 (2020-04-22)359917-1539,000[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)359917-2574,000[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)359917-3388,000[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)359917-4419,000[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)359917-5514,000[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)359917-6550,000[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 1TBATBA12 July 2022 (2022-07-12)TBATBD
82Episode 2TBATBA19 July 2022 (2022-07-19)TBATBD
93Episode 3TBATBA26 July 2022 (2022-07-26)TBATBD
104Episode 4TBATBA2 August 2022 (2022-08-02)TBATBD
115Episode 5TBATBA9 August 2022 (2022-08-09)TBATBD
126Episode 6TBATBA16 August 2022 (2022-08-16)TBATBD

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 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]


  1. ^ a b Knox, David (28 January 2020). "Programmer's Wrap 2020: 10". TV Tonight. Retrieved 28 January 2020.
  2. ^ Knox, David (8 April 2020). "Airdate: The Secrets She Keeps". TV Tonight. TV Tonight. Retrieved 8 April 2020.
  3. ^ Whitehead, Mat (19 May 2019). "TV Adaptation Of Bestselling Mummy Blog Drama 'The Secrets She Keeps' Coming To 10". 10 Daily. Retrieved 8 August 2019.
  4. ^ "10 play Drops 10 Series In 10 days". 10 Play. Network Ten. 23 March 2020. Retrieved 23 April 2020.
  5. ^ Knox, David (5 April 2020). "10 Play: The Secrets She Keeps". TV Tonight. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  6. ^ Knox, David (4 April 2020). "Binge Psychological Thriller The Secrets She Keeps Now On 10 Play". 10 Play. Network Ten. Retrieved 8 April 2020.
  7. ^ a b c Molk, Steve (23 June 2022). "Channel 10 confirms season two of THE SECRET SHE KEEPS will premiere exclusively on Paramount+". TV Blackbox. Retrieved 3 July 2022.
  8. ^ Knox, David (20 May 2018). "Cameras roll on 'The Secrets She Keeps' for Ten". TV Tonight. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
  9. ^ Blackiston, Hannah (23 April 2020). "The Secrets She Keeps premieres on Ten". Mumbrella. Mumbrella. Retrieved 23 April 2020.
  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.
  11. ^ Knox, David (7 May 2020). "10 tops entertainment but Seven wins Wednesday". TV Tonight. TV Tonight. Retrieved 21 May 2020.
  12. ^ Knox, David (14 May 2020). "10, ABC lead entertainment shows on Wednesday". TV Tonight. TV Tonight. Retrieved 21 May 2020.
  13. ^ Knox, David (21 May 2020). "Wednesday 20 May 2020". TV Tonight. TV Tonight. Retrieved 21 May 2020.
  14. ^ Knox, David (28 May 2020). "Wednesday 27 May 2020". TV Tonight. TV Tonight. Retrieved 28 May 2020.
  15. ^ "The Secrets She Keeps – Listings". Next Episode. Retrieved 23 July 2022.
  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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