The Handmaid's Tale

  • Episode 1 - Offred

    One of the few fertile women - known as Handmaids - in the oppressive Republic of Gilead, Offred struggles to survive as a reproductive surrogate for a powerful Commander and his resentful wife

  • Episode 2 - Birth Day

    Offred and the Handmaids assist with the delivery of Janine's baby, prompting Offred to recall her own daughter's birth. Offred draws closer to Ofglen, and dreads a secret meeting with the Commander.

  • Episode 3 - Late

    Offred visits Janine's baby with Serena Joy and remembers the early days of the revolution before Gilead. Ofglen faces a difficult challenge.

  • Episode 4 - Nolite te Bastardes Carborundorum

    Punished by Serena Joy, Offred begins to unravel, reflecting on her time with Moira at the Red Centre. A complication during the Ceremony threatens Offred's survival with the Commander and Serena Joy.

  • Episode 5 - Faithful

    Serena Joy makes Offred a surprising proposition, while Offred remembers the unconventional beginnings of her relationship with her husband

  • Episode 6 - A Woman's Place

    A Mexican ambassador visiting Gilead questions Offred on her life as a Handmaid. Serena Joy reflects on her marriage and the role she played in Gilead's inception.

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    Episode 7 - The Other Side

    As Offred remembers her family's treacherous escape attempt, a shocking revelation from life before Gilead provides a new perspective on her life

    Strong language and violent scenesThis episode is subtitled46 mins
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    Episode 8 - Jezebels

    The Commander surprises Offred with a secret adventure in Gilead. Nick's troubled past leads to his recruitment by the Sons of Jacob.

    Strong language and sexual behaviour with scenes viewers may find distressingThis episode is subtitled48 mins
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    Episode 9 - The Bridge

    Offred embarks on a dangerous mission for the resistance, while Janine moves to a new posting. And Serena Joy suspects the Commander of infidelity.

    Strong language with scenes of sexual behaviour and violence that some viewers may find distressingThis episode is subtitled48 mins
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    Episode 10 - Night

    Serena Joy confronts Offred and the Commander. Offred struggles with a complicated, life-changing revelation. The Handmaids face a brutal decision.

    Very strong language and graphic scenes from the startThis episode is subtitled58 mins