With a prestigious cast and timely political message, “The Handmaid’s Tale” has become the most popular television series to date.

A Hulu representative said in a statement to New York Times that the new episodes would be available for UK viewers by the end of May. “The Handmaid’s Tale” premiered on April 26, 2017, and generated rave reviews in intentional publications. However, British fans feel frustrated as there is no way for them to watch the sitcom.

Unlike Netflix, Hulu is only available in the United States. According to New York Times, Hulu has plans to expand its network.

In addition to “The Handmaid’s Tale,” “The Path,” and “Casual” will be available for UK fans by this weekend.

‘The Handmaid's Tale’ – a television series

“The Handmaid’s Tale” is a famous American sitcom developed by Bruce Miller, based on a book of the same name by Margaret Atwood. Hulu ordered the first ten episodes of the show back in 2016.

Its three episodes premiered this April, with subsequent episodes added every week. Earlier this month, it was reported that “The Handmaid’s Tale” is renewed for the second and third seasons, which are scheduled for 2018 and 2019. The story revolves around a police officer, Offred, who is sent to Afghanistan to bring the war to an end.

Joseph Fiennes, Elizabeth Moss, Alexis Bledel, Yvonne Strahovski, O.

T Fagbenle, Ann Dowd, Samira Wiley, and Max Minghella play the leading characters. Amanda Brugel, Kristen Gutoskie, Jordana Blake, and Tattiawna Jones are in the supporting roles. "Offred," "Birth Day," "Late," "Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum," and "Faithful" are the most famous episodes of the show.


The series has received acclaim from critics and audiences.

On Metacritic, it scored 87 out of 100 based on 102 reviews. On Rotten Tomatoes, the first season has an average score of 9 out of 10 based on 64 critics. Daniel Fienberg from Vulture said that “The Handmaid's Tale” is an engrossing adaptation of Margaret’s book. Jen Chaney from The Hollywood Reporter called it the best show of the year.

He admired show’s visuals and storyline.

“The Handmaid's Tale” is one of the most popular books by Margaret. It explores the lifestyle of working women and how they struggle for survival. The first chapter, The Canterbury Tales, comprises of several small stories (The Parson’s Tale, The Merchant's Tale).

The author received one Nebula Award and two Prometheus Awards for his incredible work. The American Library Association lists “The Handmaid's Tale” as number 32 on the "Most Famous Books of All Time.”