As we get ever closer towards Halloween, Paramount+ is releasing its latest original British drama: spooky series The Burning Girls.


The new show is based on the hit novel of the same name and stars Academy Award nominee Samantha Morton in the central role as a vicar and single mother looking to start fresh, who comes across conspiracies and superstitions in her new village.

As well as Morton, the six-part series also stars Ruby Stokes, Rupert Graves, John MacMillan and more - but when will viewers be able to watch it?

Read on for everything you need to know about The Burning Girls on Paramount+.

When will The Burning Girls be released?

The Burning Girls
The Burning Girls. Paramount+

The Burning Girls will launch on Paramount+ on Thursday 19th October 2023 - meaning there isn't long to wait now.

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The series will be made up of six hour-long episodes.

What is The Burning Girls about?

The Burning Girls
The Burning Girls. Paramount+

The Burning Girls is based on the 2021 novel of the same name by CJ Tudor, which centres on ancient superstitions in a close-knit community.

The official synopsis for The Burning Girls says it is a "brand new psychological thriller series starring Samantha Morton and Ruby Stokes, who play a Vicar and her daughter".

The synopsis continues: "Both arrive in a new village in hope of a fresh start but soon find the strange community has terrible secrets."

The Burning Girls cast - Samantha Morton stars

Samantha Morton in The Burning Girls
Samantha Morton in The Burning Girls. Paramount+

The cast of The Burning Girls is led by Samantha Morton (She Said, The Walking Dead) as Reverend Jack Brooks, while Ruby Stokes (Bridgerton, Lockwood & Co) plays her daughter Flo.

Other main cast members in the series include Conrad Khan (Peaky Blinders), Rupert Graves (Sherlock), John Macmillan (Back) and Safia Oakley-Green (Sherwood).

  • Samantha Morton as Reverend Jack Brooks
  • Ruby Stokes as Flo Brooks
  • Conrad Khan as Lucas Wrigley
  • Rupert Graves as Simon Harper
  • Élodie Grace Orkin as Rosie Harper
  • Janie Dee as Clara Rushton
  • David Dawson as Aaron Marsh
  • Paul Bradley as Reverend Brian Rushton
  • Jane Lapotaire as Joan Hartman
  • Jack Roth as Vagrant
  • Mollie Holder as Merry Lane
  • Safia Oakley-Green as Joy Harris
  • Beth Cordingly as Emma Harper
  • John Macmillan as Mike Sudduth

The Burning Girls trailer

You can watch the full trailer for The Burning Girls right here:

The Burning Girls will debut on Thursday 19th October on Paramount+. Looking for something else to watch? Visit our Drama hub or check out our TV Guide and Streaming Guide.


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