Harlots cast: Who does Roadkill star Pippa Bennett Warner play in Harlots?

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The first two seasons of Harlots are streaming on the BBC iPlayer now and fans are eagerly awaiting the arrival of season three. Fans of the brand new political thriller Roadkill on BBC may have recognised Pippa Bennett Warner from her role in Harlots but who did she play? Express.co.uk has everything you need to know.

Who does Pippa Bennett Warner play in Harlots?

Pippa Bennett Warner is an actress from Banbury, United Kingdom.

Bennett Warner can be seen in BBC’s Roadkill as a defence lawyer, Rochelle Madeley.

In the series, she stars alongside Hugh Laurie and Helen McCrory.

Bennett Warner is known across the globe for her role as Harriet Lennox in Harlots.

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Harriet was a former slave who had children with her late children Nathaniel Lennox (played by Con O’Neill).

She was thrown out of the Lennox household by Nathaniel’s racist son, following his father’s passing.

To provide for her two young children, Harriet became a Harlot.

Bennett Warner played the role from 2017 until the show came to an end in 2019.

Sadly, Harlots was cancelled by Hulu after three seasons but with a new home at the BBC, fans are hoping Harlots will be renewed for a fourth series, with Warner reprising her role.

Speaking to Wonderland Magazine about season three of Harlots, Bennett Warner said: “I think there’s something in Harlots for everyone.

“It’s fun, sexy, it looks great but it also has heart and a serious side.

“Season three is going to be fab I think, it’s been nice to catch up with Harriet and see what she’s been up to.”

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Who is Pippa Bennett Warner?

Warner is best known for her stage and television career.

She made her acting debut on the West End stage in 1999 as Nala in The Lion King.

In 2006, she earned a place at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and went onto star n productions of Lynn Nottage’s Ruined, Athol Fugard’s Victory and Crocodile by Frank McGuinness.

She also starred as Cordelia in King Lear, opposite Derek Jacobi.

Her other stage credits include Richard II, The Witness, The Swan and The Beaux’ Stratagem.

Warner has also starred in numerous television shows.

Most recently Tamzin in Maxxx on Channel 4.

Bennett-Warner also portrayed Eileen in Sitting in Limbo and Shannon Dumani in Gangs of London.

She is also well known for her roles as Lauren Elgood in MotherFatherSon and Becca Palmerstone in Sick Note.

Other notable credits include The Smoke, The Secrets, Come Fly With Me and Vera.

Harlots is streaming on the BBC iPlayer now

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