• PBS renewed Miss Scarlet and Duke for season 3, which will air in January 2023.
  • News of the renewal comes ahead of the show’s Season 2 premiere in October 2022.
  • The second season begins a few months after the Season 1 finale and sees Eliza Scarlet continue to establish herself as a private detective in Victorian London.

Criminals, beware. London’s first female private detective, Eliza Scarlet, is still on the case. PBS has renewed its 1880s mystery drama Miss Scarlet and the Duke for Season 3. News of the renewal comes ahead of the show’s Season 2 premiere in October 2022.

Season 3 of ‘Miss Scarlet and The Duke’ is coming to PBS sooner than you think

Fans have been waiting for more than a year for new episodes of Miss Scarlet and the Duke, which premiered in January 2021. The second season of the show will finally begin airing Sunday, October 16 at 8 p.m. on PBS. And viewers won’t have to wait long for new episodes after this season ends on November 20. Season 3 airs Sunday, January 8 at 8 p.m.

What to expect from ‘Miss Scarlet and the Duke’ Season 2

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Miss Scarlet and the Duke Season 2 picks up a few months after the end of Season 1 of the show, when Eliza learned the truth about her father’s death. In the new episodes, Eliza (Peaky Blinders alum Kate Phillips) will continue to investigate cases while coping with the challenges of being a female detective in male-dominated Victorian London. Meanwhile, the voluntary or involuntary relationship between Eliza and her childhood friend, Detective Inspector William “The Duke” Wellington (Stuart Martin) also continues to evolve.

“Eliza is still charting her own path as a private detective and as much as she wants [William] in her life, her work is always front and center,” Phillips told PBS of Season 2. “She’s still proving herself to the world and she won’t let anything stop her. Even the Duke.

Season 2 will have six episodes. In the season premiere, the sister of a missing woman hires Eliza to find her brother. But the case had already been investigated – and closed – by the police, leading to further tension between Eliza and William. Subsequent episodes involve the theft of a valuable sketch of Charles Darwin, a series of burglaries at city morgues (of which Eliza becomes the prime suspect), a case of blackmail in the shady world of Victorian medicine, and a series of murders that mimic scenes in the books of a famous crime novelist.

In addition to Phillips and Martin, cast members for season 2 include Ansu Kabia as Moses and Cathy Belton as Eliza’s governess, Ivy.

How to catch up on season 1 of the PBS mystery series

Kate Philips as Eliza Scarlet in the PBS series ‘Miss Scarlet & The Duke’ | Courtesy of MASTERPIECE

Want to catch up on the first season of Miss Scarlet and the Duke before the season 2 premiere? All six episodes of Season 1 are currently available to stream on PBS Passport and the PBS Masterpiece channel on Prime Video.

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