Katherine Ryan is all set to venture into the world of sitcoms with her comedy drama series, Netflix’s The Duchess.
The Duchess will be premiering on Netflix on 11th September,2020. Netflix also, recently dropped the official trailer of the sitcom. All the episodes of The Duchess will be debuting at one go on the 11th next month.
Plot of the Show The Duchess
The Duchess is about a fashionably disruptive single mother who wants a second child and her first child, Olive is the love of her life.
While she deals with her boyfriend who wants to take their relationship to the next level, she deals with the thought of whether she should have another child with the estranged and troubled father of her first child.
Katherine Ryans’s Views
According to writer and star of the show The Duchess, Katherine Ryan, as she has never written a show, this makes sit very different. She said it was a challenge and she didn’t know the rules but she is learning. She added that Netflix allows you to break a lot of rules and all they want are authentic voices from all over the world. Ryan pitched the show to Netflix almost a year ago.
She further added that the show The Duchess is authentic and matches her personality. The show is about a disruptive mother who is a bad person but a good mother. The character is fashionable, she loves being a mother and not sad about it all. She said that the character is a heightened version of herself, although a lot of it is fiction.
Ryan further said that she is lucky to work with Netflix. According to her other traditional network would not have given her the same liberty of being herself and writing her story as Netflix does.
Cast of the show the Duchess
The cast of the show includes
Katherine Ryan as Katherine
Rory Keenan, who plays Katherine’s ex
Steen Raskopoulos as Evan, Katherine’s boyfriend
Michelle de Swarte plays Katherine’s friend.
About Katherine Ryan
Katherine Ryan is a Canadian stand-up comedian who is based in the UK. Ryans has appeared on many shows like 8 Out of 10 Cats, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, A league of their Own,Would I Lie To You, Mock the Week, QI, Just A Minute, Safeword and Have I Got News For You . She replaced Steve Jones as the presenter of Hair on BBC Two in the year 2015. She has also appeared on the sitcoms, Campus and Episodes.
Ryan as appeared on BBC’s Live at the Apollo as a stand up comedian. She has also released two live stand up specials on Netflix in 2017 and 2019 respectively.
Ryan has won the Nivea Funny Woman Award for her comedy work. She holds the runner up position in the Amused Moose Laugh-off competition held in the year 2008.
Ryan lives with her daughter, Violet in London. She has faced skin cancer twice.
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