Multi-Emmy-winning US drama series set in a dystopian society that treats women as property of the state, forcing many into sexual servitude to repopulate a devastated world
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
Based on the best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, this drama series is the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly part of the United States
Next on TV: Sun 8 Aug, 9pm
Offred: In the brutal Republic of Gilead, Offred struggles to survive as a reproductive surrogate
Series 1 Episode 1
Birth Day: Offred assists with the delivery of Janine's baby and recalls her own daughter's birth
Series 1 Episode 2
Late: Offred visits Janine's baby with Serena Joy and remembers the early days of the revolution
Series 1 Episode 3
Nolite te Bastardes Carborundorum: Punished by Serena Joy, Offred begins to unravel, reflecting on her time at the Red Centre
Series 1 Episode 4
Faithful: Serena Joy makes Offred a proposition. Offred recalls her relationship with her husband.
Series 1 Episode 5
A Woman's Place: An ambassador questions Offred on life as a Handmaid. Serena Joy reflects on her marriage.
Series 1 Episode 6
The Other Side: A shocking revelation from life before Gilead provides a new perspective on Offred's life
Series 1 Episode 7
Jezebels: The Commander surprises Offred with an adventure. Nick is recruited by the Sons of Jacob.
Series 1 Episode 8
The Bridge: Offred embarks on a risky mission for the resistance, while Janine moves to a new posting
Series 1 Episode 9
Night: Serena Joy confronts Offred and the Commander. The Handmaids face a brutal decision.
Series 1 Episode 10