Episodes (4)

Episode #1.1
S01E01 · Episode #1.1

Apr 06, 2011

In the violent world of 1874 London Sugar is a spirited prostitute in the brothel of grasping Mrs. Castaway. After her friend Elizabeth dies from injuries inflicted by two drunken clients Sugar starts writing a book to expose Mrs. Castaway's customers. Another would-be writer is William Rackham, an accountant for his father's soap factory and in debt to Dr. Curlew for the care of his unstable wife Agnes. He visits the brothel on the recommendation of friends and is impressed by Sugar's literary erudition as well as her bedside manner. She even encourages him to do ...

Episode #1.2
S01E02 · Episode #1.2

Apr 13, 2011

William moves Sugar into her own apartment where she continues to write and advise him on the running of the factory. Whilst he is in Glasgow on business, she goes alone to Royal Albert Hall, where she meets Agnes and comforts her after one of her fits, arranging to send her home. Agnes calls her 'guardian angel'. Henry visits Mrs. Fox, who is ill with, according to Dr. Curlew, terminal consumption so he carries on her work helping prostitutes. He meets Sugar's friend Caroline, who prefers to stay on the game with all its risks than take a lower paid factory job. ...

Episode #1.3
S01E03 · Episode #1.3

Apr 20, 2011

Sugar becomes Sophie's tutor, immediately giving the little girl a happier and less austere life, whilst continuing to sleep with William, who tells her that Agnes has always refused to acknowledge her daughter. Sugar finds Agnes's diaries, which she has left in her room and starts to read them. When Agnes tries to flee the house Sugar finds her and promises to help. William's attempts to be tender and loving with Agnes backfire and he reluctantly agrees to Curlew putting her in an asylum, convincing himself that she will be cured. The night before Curlew comes for ...

Episode #1.4
S01E04 · Episode #1.4

Apr 27, 2011

Sugar denies any part in helping Agnes escape but soon afterwards a body is discovered which William identifies as having been his wife. Mrs. Fox, now fully recovered, guesses that Sugar is a former prostitute and keeps her secret, telling her that Mrs. Castaway has died. Sugar visits the brothel but her old friends have all left and it is being run by lesbians. Sugar falls pregnant but William tells her that he does not want a child with her and she throws herself downstairs to induce a miscarriage. William grows distant from her, initially obsessed with Agnes but ...


The Crimson Petal and the White Season 1 (2011) is released on Apr 06, 2011. Watch The Crimson Petal and the White online - the English Drama TV series from United Kingdom. The Crimson Petal and the White is directed by Marc Munden and created by Lucinda Coxon with Romola Garai and Chris O'Dowd. The Crimson Petal and the White is available online on AMC Plus Apple TV Channel and AMC+ Amazon Channel.

As know as:

The Crimson Petal and the White, The Crimson Petal and the White(French), Das karmesinrote Blütenblatt, A bíbor szirom és a fehér, Pétalo carmesí, flor blanca


United Kingdom



Production Companies:

Origin Pictures, Cité-Amérique, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Cast & Crew

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