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Killing Eve is a British-American spy drama and dark comedy based on the Codename Villanelle novella series by Luke Jennings. The first season debuted on April 8, 2018 on BBC America. The series consists of three seasons and has been renewed for a fourth.


Eve is a bored, whip-smart security services operative whose desk-bound job doesn't fulfill her fantasies of being a spy. Villanelle, is a talented killer who clings to the luxuries her violent job affords her. These two fierce women, equally obsessed with each other, will go head to head in an epic game of cat and mouse, toppling the typical spy-action thriller.


Main article: Episode Guide


Main Cast[]



Notes and trivia[]

  • Luke Jennings came up with the title for Killing Eve as a description of Eve's evolution[1]
  • "Eve" is not just a character's name but also a stand-in for all women according to Executive Producer Sally Woodward Gentle: "it is called Killing Eve but also Eve is all women, so what does that mean?"[2]
  • The series was announced on November 15, 2016.
  • Series Two was announced on April 5, 2018, just a few days before Series One premiered.
  • Series Three was announced on April 8, 2019, just a day after Series eason Two premiered.[3]
  • Phoebe Waller-Bridge was head writer for Series One
  • Emerald Fennell took over as head writer for Series Two [4]
  • Suzanne Heathcote took over as head writer for Series Three[5]


On March 16, 2021, it was announced that the series would be ending with the upcoming fourth Series . At the same time, it was announced that BBC America and AMC were looking into developing spin-offs, though no further details were shared at the time.[6]