The Handmaid's Tale

Episodes

EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
20071203 BT=1830 (BBC7)A serialised reading of Margaret Atwood's novel of a dystopian world of female oppression. Episode 1 of 10.
20071204 BT=0030 (BBC7)A serialised reading of Margaret Atwood's novel of a dystopian world of female oppression. Episode 1 of 10.
20080804 BT=1830 (BBC7)A serialised reading of Margaret Atwood's novel of a dystopian world of female oppression. Read by Buffy Davis. Episode 1 of 10.
20080805 BT=0030 (BBC7)A serialised reading of Margaret Atwood's novel of a dystopian world of female oppression. Read by Buffy Davis. Episode 1 of 10.
20071207 BT=1845 (BBC7)The cliff-hanging conclusion to Margaret Atwood's tale of a dystopian vision of female subjugation. Episode 10 of 10.
20071208 BT=0045 (BBC7)The cliff-hanging conclusion to Margaret Atwood's tale of a dystopian vision of female subjugation. Episode 10 of 10.
20080808 BT=1845 (BBC7)The cliff-hanging conclusion to Margaret Atwood's tale of a dystopian vision of female subjugation. Read by Buffy Davis. Episode 10 of 10.
20080809 BT=0045 (BBC7)The cliff-hanging conclusion to Margaret Atwood's tale of a dystopian vision of female subjugation. Read by Buffy Davis. Episode 10 of 10.
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0120110228 (BBC7)A chilling vision of a dystopian world of female oppression. Offred looks to her future. Read by Buffy Davis.

A chilling vision of a dystopian world of female oppression. Offred looks to her future.

0120100209 BT=0030 (BBC7)A chilling vision of a dystopian world of female oppression. Offred looks to her future.
0120110301 (BBC7)A chilling vision of a dystopian world of female oppression. Offred looks to her future.
0120090512 BT=0030 (BBC7)Offred is made an offer - should she accept? Read by Buffy Davis.
010120080804 (BBC7)
20080805 (BBC7)
20090511 (BBC7)
20090512 (BBC7)
20100208 (BBC7)
20100209 (BBC7)
20110228 (BBC7)
20110301 (BBC7)

A chilling vision of a dystopian world of female oppression.

Offred looks to her future.

Read by Buffy Davis.

Offred is made an offer - should she accept? Read by Buffy Davis.

Margaret Atwood's chilling vision of future female subjugation. Offred is made an offer - should she accept? Read by Buffy Davis.

A chilling vision of a dystopian world of female oppression. Offred looks to her future.

A chilling vision of a dystopian world of female oppression. Offred looks to her future. Read by Buffy Davis.

A serialised reading of Margaret Atwood's novel of a dystopian world of female oppression. Read by Buffy Davis. Episode 1 of 10.

010120080804 (BBC7)
20080805 (BBC7)
20090511 (BBC7)
20090512 (BBC7)
20100208 (BBC7)
20100209 (BBC7)
20110228 (BBC7)
20110301 (BBC7)

A chilling vision of a dystopian world of female oppression.

Offred looks to her future.

Read by Buffy Davis.

Offred is made an offer - should she accept? Read by Buffy Davis.

Margaret Atwood's chilling vision of future female subjugation. Offred is made an offer - should she accept? Read by Buffy Davis.

A chilling vision of a dystopian world of female oppression. Offred looks to her future.

A chilling vision of a dystopian world of female oppression. Offred looks to her future. Read by Buffy Davis.

A serialised reading of Margaret Atwood's novel of a dystopian world of female oppression. Read by Buffy Davis. Episode 1 of 10.

02
0220090512 (BBC7)
20090513 (BBC7)
Seeing a friend give birth reminds Offred of her feminist mother.

Offred begins life as a child-bearer. Seeing a friend give birth reminds Offred of her feminist mother. Read by Buffy Davis.

0220090513 BT=0030 (BBC7)Seeing a friend give birth reminds Offred of her feminist mother.
0220090512 (BBC7)
20090513 (BBC7)
Seeing a friend give birth reminds Offred of her feminist mother.

Offred begins life as a child-bearer. Seeing a friend give birth reminds Offred of her feminist mother. Read by Buffy Davis.

02The Waiting Room20071203 BT=1845 (BBC7)
20071204 BT=0045 (BBC7)
20080804 BT=1845 (BBC7)
20080805 BT=0045 (BBC7)
20100208 (BBC7)
20100209 BT=0045 (BBC7)
20100209 (BBC7)
20110301 (BBC7)
20110302 (BBC7)
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Offred ponders an offer made by her doctor. Read by Buffy Davis.

Offred ponders an offer made by her doctor. A chilling vision of a dystopian world of female oppression. Read by Buffy Davis.

Offred is made an offer by her doctor. But should she accept? Episode 2 of 10.

Offred is made an offer by her doctor. But should she accept? Margaret Atwood's novel of a dystopian world of female oppression. Episode 2 of 10.

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02The Waiting Room20100208 (BBC7)
20100209 (BBC7)
20110301 (BBC7)
20110302 (BBC7)
"

Offred ponders an offer made by her doctor.

Read by Buffy Davis.

A chilling vision of a dystopian world of female oppression.

Offred ponders an offer made by her doctor. Read by Buffy Davis.

Offred ponders an offer made by her doctor. A chilling vision of a dystopian world of female oppression. Read by Buffy Davis."

02The Waiting Room20100208 (BBC7)
20100209 (BBC7)
20110301 (BBC7)
20110302 (BBC7)
"

Offred ponders an offer made by her doctor.

Read by Buffy Davis.

A chilling vision of a dystopian world of female oppression.

Offred ponders an offer made by her doctor. Read by Buffy Davis.

Offred ponders an offer made by her doctor. A chilling vision of a dystopian world of female oppression. Read by Buffy Davis.

"

02The Waiting Room20100208 (BBC7)
20100209 (BBC7)
20110301 (BBC7)
20110302 (BBC7)
"

Offred ponders an offer made by her doctor.

Read by Buffy Davis.

A chilling vision of a dystopian world of female oppression.

Offred ponders an offer made by her doctor. Read by Buffy Davis.

Offred ponders an offer made by her doctor. A chilling vision of a dystopian world of female oppression. Read by Buffy Davis.

"

02The Waiting Room20100208 (BBC7)
20100209 (BBC7)
20110301 (BBC7)
20110302 (BBC7)

Offred ponders an offer made by her doctor.

Read by Buffy Davis.

A chilling vision of a dystopian world of female oppression.

Offred ponders an offer made by her doctor. Read by Buffy Davis.

Offred ponders an offer made by her doctor. A chilling vision of a dystopian world of female oppression. Read by Buffy Davis.

03
0320090513 (BBC7)
20090514 (BBC7)
"The Commander gives Offred a bizarre request.

The Commander gives Offred a bizarre request, but she realises that she has kindred spirits. Read by Buffy Davis."

0320090514 BT=0030 (BBC7)The Commander gives Offred a bizarre request.
0320090513 (BBC7)
20090514 (BBC7)
The Commander gives Offred a bizarre request.

The Commander gives Offred a bizarre request, but she realises that she has kindred spirits. Read by Buffy Davis.

03The Ceremony""
03The Ceremony"
03The Ceremony20071204 BT=1830 (BBC7)
20071205 BT=0030 (BBC7)
20080805 BT=1830 (BBC7)
20080806 BT=0030 (BBC7)
20100210 BT=0030 (BBC7)
20110302 (BBC7)
20110303 (BBC7)
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Offred sees how non-conformists are treated and begins her duty as surrogate child-bearer.

Offred sees how non-conformists are treated and begins her duty as surrogate child-bearer. Read by Buffy Davis.

Offred witnesses how non-conformists are treated and begins her duty as surrogate child-bearer. Episode 3 of 10.

Offred witnesses how non-conformists are treated and begins her duty as surrogate child-bearer. Margaret Atwood's novel continues. Episode 3 of 10.

"

04
0420090514 (BBC7)
20090515 (BBC7)
"Serena Joy has a radical solution to help Offred. Read by Buffy Davis.

Serena Joy has a radical solution to help Offred, who finds an old friend in very disturbing surroundings. Read by Buffy Davis."

0420090515 BT=0030 (BBC7)Serena Joy has a radical solution to help Offred. Read by Buffy Davis.
0420090514 (BBC7)
20090515 (BBC7)
Serena Joy has a radical solution to help Offred. Read by Buffy Davis.

Serena Joy has a radical solution to help Offred, who finds an old friend in very disturbing surroundings. Read by Buffy Davis.

04Birth Day20071204 BT=1845 (BBC7)
20071205 BT=0045 (BBC7)
20080805 BT=1845 (BBC7)
20080806 BT=0045 (BBC7)
20100209 (BBC7)
20100210 BT=0045 (BBC7)
20100210 (BBC7)
20110303 (BBC7)
20110304 (BBC7)
"

Offred sees her friend give birth, evoking memories of her feminist mother.

Offred sees her friend give birth, evoking memories of her feminist mother. Read by Buffy Davis.

Offred witnesses one of her friends give birth and evokes memories of her feminist mother. Episode 4 of 10.

Offred witnesses one of her friends give birth and evokes memories of her feminist mother. Margaret Atwood's novel is read by Buffy Davis. Episode 4 of 10.

"

04Birth Day20100209 (BBC7)
20100210 (BBC7)
20110303 (BBC7)
20110304 (BBC7)
"

Offred sees her friend give birth, evoking memories of her feminist mother.

Read by Buffy Davis."

04Birth Day20100209 (BBC7)
20100210 (BBC7)
20110303 (BBC7)
20110304 (BBC7)
"

Offred sees her friend give birth, evoking memories of her feminist mother.

Read by Buffy Davis.

"

04Birth Day20100209 (BBC7)
20100210 (BBC7)
20110303 (BBC7)
20110304 (BBC7)
"

Offred sees her friend give birth, evoking memories of her feminist mother.

Read by Buffy Davis.

"

04Birth Day20100209 (BBC7)
20100210 (BBC7)
20110303 (BBC7)
20110304 (BBC7)

Offred sees her friend give birth, evoking memories of her feminist mother.

Read by Buffy Davis.

05The Commander20071205 BT=1830 (BBC7)
20071206 BT=0030 (BBC7)
20080806 BT=1830 (BBC7)
20080807 BT=0030 (BBC7)
20100210 (BBC7)
20100211 BT=0030 (BBC7)
20100211 (BBC7)
20110304 (BBC7)
20110305 (BBC7)
"

Offred responds to a bizarre request from her commander. Read by Buffy Davis.

Offred responds to a bizarre request from her commander. Chilling vision of female oppression. Read by Buffy Davis.

Offred responds to a bizarre request from her commander. Episode 5 of 10.

Offred responds to a bizarre request from her commander. Margaret Atwood's novel of a dystopian world of female oppression. Episode 5 of 10.

"

05The Commander20100210 (BBC7)
20100211 (BBC7)
20110304 (BBC7)
20110305 (BBC7)
"

Offred responds to a bizarre request from her commander.

Read by Buffy Davis.

Chilling vision of female oppression."

05The Commander20100210 (BBC7)
20100211 (BBC7)
20110304 (BBC7)
20110305 (BBC7)
"

Offred responds to a bizarre request from her commander.

Read by Buffy Davis.

Chilling vision of female oppression.

"

05The Commander20100210 (BBC7)
20100211 (BBC7)
20110304 (BBC7)
20110305 (BBC7)
"

Offred responds to a bizarre request from her commander.

Read by Buffy Davis.

Chilling vision of female oppression.

"

05The Commander20100210 (BBC7)
20100211 (BBC7)
20110304 (BBC7)
20110305 (BBC7)

Offred responds to a bizarre request from her commander.

Read by Buffy Davis.

Chilling vision of female oppression.

05 LAST
05 LAST20090515 (BBC7)
20090516 (BBC7)
Offred embarks on Serena Joy's plan and sees the brutality of the new regime.

Offred embarks on Serena Joy's plan and sees the brutality of the new regime in a cliff-hanging conclusion. Read by Buffy Davis.

05 LAST20090516 BT=0030 (BBC7)Offred embarks on Serena Joy's plan and sees the brutality of the new regime.
05 LAST20090515 (BBC7)
20090516 (BBC7)
Offred embarks on Serena Joy's plan and sees the brutality of the new regime.

Offred embarks on Serena Joy's plan and sees the brutality of the new regime in a cliff-hanging conclusion. Read by Buffy Davis.

06Ofglen20071205 BT=1845 (BBC7)
20071206 BT=0045 (BBC7)
20080806 BT=1845 (BBC7)
20080807 BT=0045 (BBC7)
20100210 (BBC7)
20100211 BT=0045 (BBC7)
20100211 (BBC7)
20110307 (BBC7)
20110308 (BBC7)
"

More surprises from the Commander, as Offred reveals how the current situation came about.

More surprises from the Commander, as Offred reveals how the current situation came about. Read by Buffy Davis.

More surprises from the Commander, as Offred reveals how the current situation came about. Read by Buffy Davis.

More surprises from the Commander, and Offred describes how the current state of affairs came about.

More surprises from the Commander, and Offred describes how the current state of affairs came about. Episode 6 of 10.

More surprises from the Commander, as Offred reveals how the current situation came about. Read by Buffy Davis. Episode 6 of 10.

"

06Ofglen20100210 (BBC7)
20100211 (BBC7)
20110307 (BBC7)
20110308 (BBC7)
"

More surprises from the Commander, as Offred reveals how the current situation came about.

Read by Buffy Davis.

More surprises from the Commander, as Offred reveals how the current situation came about. Read by Buffy Davis."

06Ofglen20100210 (BBC7)
20100211 (BBC7)
20110307 (BBC7)
20110308 (BBC7)
"

More surprises from the Commander, as Offred reveals how the current situation came about.

Read by Buffy Davis.

More surprises from the Commander, as Offred reveals how the current situation came about. Read by Buffy Davis.

"

06Ofglen20100210 (BBC7)
20100211 (BBC7)
20110307 (BBC7)
20110308 (BBC7)
"

More surprises from the Commander, as Offred reveals how the current situation came about.

Read by Buffy Davis.

More surprises from the Commander, as Offred reveals how the current situation came about. Read by Buffy Davis.

"

06Ofglen20100210 (BBC7)
20100211 (BBC7)
20110307 (BBC7)
20110308 (BBC7)

More surprises from the Commander, as Offred reveals how the current situation came about.

Read by Buffy Davis.

More surprises from the Commander, as Offred reveals how the current situation came about. Read by Buffy Davis.

07The Wife's Proposal20071206 BT=1830 (BBC7)
20071207 BT=0030 (BBC7)
20080807 BT=1830 (BBC7)
20080808 BT=0030 (BBC7)
20100211 (BBC7)
20100212 BT=0030 (BBC7)
20100212 (BBC7)
20110308 (BBC7)
20110309 (BBC7)
"

Serena Joy reveals a radical solution to help Offred's attempt to bear her a child.

Serena Joy reveals a radical solution to help Offred's attempt to bear her a child. Read by Buffy Davis.

Serena Joy reveals a radical solution to help Offred's attempt to bear her a child. Read by Buffy Davis.

Serena Joy proposes a radical solution to help Offred's attempt to bear her a child. Episode 7 of 10.

Serena Joy reveals a radical solution to help Offred's attempt to bear her a child. Margaret Atwood's novel read by Buffy Davis. Episode 7 of 10.

"

07The Wife's Proposal20100211 (BBC7)
20100212 (BBC7)
20110308 (BBC7)
20110309 (BBC7)
"

Serena Joy reveals a radical solution to help Offred's attempt to bear her a child.

Read by Buffy Davis.

Serena Joy reveals a radical solution to help Offred's attempt to bear her a child. Read by Buffy Davis."

07The Wife's Proposal20100211 (BBC7)
20100212 (BBC7)
20110308 (BBC7)
20110309 (BBC7)
"

Serena Joy reveals a radical solution to help Offred's attempt to bear her a child.

Read by Buffy Davis.

Serena Joy reveals a radical solution to help Offred's attempt to bear her a child. Read by Buffy Davis.

"

07The Wife's Proposal20100211 (BBC7)
20100212 (BBC7)
20110308 (BBC7)
20110309 (BBC7)
"

Serena Joy reveals a radical solution to help Offred's attempt to bear her a child.

Read by Buffy Davis.

Serena Joy reveals a radical solution to help Offred's attempt to bear her a child. Read by Buffy Davis.

"

07The Wife's Proposal20100211 (BBC7)
20100212 (BBC7)
20110308 (BBC7)
20110309 (BBC7)

Serena Joy reveals a radical solution to help Offred's attempt to bear her a child.

Read by Buffy Davis.

Serena Joy reveals a radical solution to help Offred's attempt to bear her a child. Read by Buffy Davis.

08Jezebels20071206 BT=1845 (BBC7)
20071207 BT=0045 (BBC7)
20080807 BT=1845 (BBC7)
20080808 BT=0045 (BBC7)
20100211 (BBC7)
20100212 BT=0045 (BBC7)
20100212 (BBC7)
20110309 (BBC7)
20110310 (BBC7)
"

Offred comes across her old friend, in very disturbing surroundings.

Offred comes across her old friend in very disturbing surroundings. Chilling vision of female oppression. Read by Buffy Davis.

Offred comes across her old friend in very disturbing surroundings. Chilling vision of female oppression. Read by Buffy Davis.

Offred comes across her old friend, in very disturbing surroundings. Episode 8 of 10.

Offred comes across her old friend, in very disturbing surroundings. Margaret Atwood's novel continues, read by Buffy Davis. Episode 8 of 10.

"

08Jezebels20100211 (BBC7)
20100212 (BBC7)
20110309 (BBC7)
20110310 (BBC7)
"

Offred comes across her old friend in very disturbing surroundings.

Chilling vision of female oppression.

Read by Buffy Davis.

Offred comes across her old friend in very disturbing surroundings. Chilling vision of female oppression. Read by Buffy Davis."

08Jezebels20100211 (BBC7)
20100212 (BBC7)
20110309 (BBC7)
20110310 (BBC7)
"

Offred comes across her old friend in very disturbing surroundings.

Chilling vision of female oppression.

Read by Buffy Davis.

Offred comes across her old friend in very disturbing surroundings. Chilling vision of female oppression. Read by Buffy Davis.

"

08Jezebels20100211 (BBC7)
20100212 (BBC7)
20110309 (BBC7)
20110310 (BBC7)
"

Offred comes across her old friend in very disturbing surroundings.

Chilling vision of female oppression.

Read by Buffy Davis.

Offred comes across her old friend in very disturbing surroundings. Chilling vision of female oppression. Read by Buffy Davis.

"

08Jezebels20100211 (BBC7)
20100212 (BBC7)
20110309 (BBC7)
20110310 (BBC7)

Offred comes across her old friend in very disturbing surroundings.

Chilling vision of female oppression.

Read by Buffy Davis.

Offred comes across her old friend in very disturbing surroundings. Chilling vision of female oppression. Read by Buffy Davis.

09Nick20071207 BT=1830 (BBC7)
20071208 BT=0030 (BBC7)
20080808 BT=1830 (BBC7)
20080809 BT=0030 (BBC7)
20100213 BT=0030 (BBC7)
20110310 (BBC7)
20110311 (BBC7)
"

Offred embarks on Serena Joy's plan and witnesses the brutality of the new regime.

Offred embarks on Serena Joy's plan and witnesses the brutality of the new regime. Read by Buffy Davis.

Offred embarks on Serena Joy's plan and witnesses the brutality of the new regime. Episode 9 of 10.

"

09Nick20110310 (BBC7)
20110311 (BBC7)
"

Offred embarks on Serena Joy's plan and witnesses the brutality of the new regime.

Read by Buffy Davis.

"

09Nick20110310 (BBC7)
20110311 (BBC7)
"

Offred embarks on Serena Joy's plan and witnesses the brutality of the new regime.

Read by Buffy Davis.

"

09Nick20110310 (BBC7)
20110311 (BBC7)

Offred embarks on Serena Joy's plan and witnesses the brutality of the new regime.

Read by Buffy Davis.

09Nick20110310 (BBC7)
20110311 (BBC7)

Offred embarks on Serena Joy's plan and witnesses the brutality of the new regime.

Read by Buffy Davis.

10""
10 LAST
10 LAST20080808 (BBC7)
20080809 (BBC7)
20100212 (BBC7)
20100213 (BBC7)
20110311 (BBC7)
20110312 (BBC7)
"

Serena Joy confronts Offred in the climax to the dystopian vision of female subjugation.

Serena Joy confronts Offred in the climax to the chilling, dystopian vision of female subjugation.

Concluded by Buffy Davis.

Serena Joy confronts Offred.

Conclusion to the chilling vision of a dystopian vision of female subjugation.

Read by Buffy Davis.

Conclusion of the chilling vision of female subjugation.

The cliff-hanging conclusion to Margaret Atwood's tale of a dystopian vision of female subjugation."

10 LAST20110311 (BBC7)"Serena Joy confronts Offred in the climax to the chilling, dystopian vision of female subjugation. Concluded by Buffy Davis.

Serena Joy confronts Offred in the climax to the dystopian vision of female subjugation."

10 LAST
10 LAST20110312 (BBC7)Serena Joy confronts Offred in the climax to the dystopian vision of female subjugation.
10 LAST20100213 BT=0045 (BBC7)Serena Joy confronts Offred. Conclusion of the chilling vision of female subjugation.
10 LAST20080808 (BBC7)
20080809 (BBC7)
20100212 (BBC7)
20100213 (BBC7)
20110311 (BBC7)
20110312 (BBC7)

Serena Joy confronts Offred in the climax to the dystopian vision of female subjugation.

Serena Joy confronts Offred in the climax to the chilling, dystopian vision of female subjugation.

Concluded by Buffy Davis.

Serena Joy confronts Offred.

Conclusion to the chilling vision of a dystopian vision of female subjugation.

Read by Buffy Davis.

Conclusion of the chilling vision of female subjugation.

The cliff-hanging conclusion to Margaret Atwood's tale of a dystopian vision of female subjugation.