“The Handmaid’s Tale is vicious, gripping, biting, political drama at its best” – The Times
“High-grade television drama” – The Telegraph
“This show’s plotting continues to strike fearful, zeitgeist bell tolls of gender repression, authoritarianism and popular backlash.” – The Guardian
Channel 4 is officially set to return to Gilead in 2021 with the fourth series of the multi-Emmy®, Golden Globe® and BAFTA Award winning series The Handmaid’s Tale airing later this year. Season 1-3 of the critically acclaimed smash hit will also be available ahead of the launch of season 4 on All 4.
Golden Globe® and Emmy® winner Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men, The West Wing) will reprise her role as June Osborne, who chose to return to the patriarchal regime of Gilead to rescue her daughter Hannah rather than save herself and escape at the end of season three.
Season four will also see the return of Joseph Fiennes (American Horror Story) as Commander Fred Waterford, Yvonne Strahovski (Dexter) as his wife Serena Joy, Alexis Bledel (Gilmore Girls) as Emily Malek, Madeline Brewer (Black Mirror) as Janine Lindo, Amanda Brugel (Snowpiercer) as Rita, Ann Dowd (Hereditary) as Aunt Lydia, O-T Fagbenle (Maxxx) as Luke Bankole, Max Minghella (The Mindy Project) as Nick Blaine, Samira Wiley (Orange Is the New Black) as Moira Strand and Bradley Whitford (Get Out) as Joseph Lawrence and Sam Jaeger (Take Me Home) as Mark Tuello.
The Handmaid’s Tale has won nearly 50 awards globally, including the Emmy® for Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Elisabeth Moss), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Ann Dowd), Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Samira Wiley) and Writing for a Drama Series; as well as the Golden Globe for Best Television Series – Drama, and Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama (Elisabeth Moss); in addition to a BAFTA for Best International Programme.
The Handmaid’s Tale is produced by MGM Television and internationally distributed by MGM. The series was created by showrunner and executive producer Bruce Miller. In addition to Miller, season 4 is executive produced by Warren Littlefield, Elisabeth Moss, Daniel Wilson, Fran Sears, Eric Tuchman, John Weber, Frank Siracusa, Sheila Hockin, Kira Snyder, and Yahlin Chang.
For further information please contact Tom Watts and Alex Dyche