|Created by||Freddy Syborn|
by Daniel Cole
|Written by||Freddy Syborn|
|Music by||Moses Boyd|
|Country of origin|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||6|
|Running time||44–46 minutes|
|Original release||November 11, 2021 –|
Ragdoll is an internationally co-produced thriller series based upon the novel of the same name by Daniel Cole. In the United States, it premiered on AMC+ on November 11, 2021, and in the United Kingdom, it premiered on Alibi on December 6, 2021.
The series follows the murder of six people who have been dismembered and sewn into the shape of a grotesque body, "The Ragdoll". As detectives begin to investigate, the killer begins to taunt them.
|No.||Title ||Directed by||Written by||U.S. release date |
|1||"Episode 1"||Toby MacDonald||Freddy Syborn||November 11, 2021|
|2||"Episode 2"||Toby MacDonald||Freddy Syborn||November 18, 2021|
|3||"Episode 3"||Toby MacDonald||Freddy Syborn||November 25, 2021|
|4||"Episode 4"||Niall MacCormick||Story by : Freddy Syborn and Florence Keith-Roach||December 2, 2021|
|5||"Episode 5"||Niall MacCormick||Freddy Syborn and Kara Smith||December 9, 2021|
|6||"Episode 6"||Niall MacCormick||Freddy Syborn||December 16, 2021|
In February 2021, it was announced AMC and Alibi would co-produce a thriller series based upon the novel Ragdoll by Daniel Cole. Freddy Syborn would adapt the series and serve as an executive producer. Production companies involved with the series include Sid Gentle Films and AMC Studios, with BBC Studios distributing worldwide. The series premiered on November 11, 2021, on AMC+ in the United States.
In March 2021, Lucy Hale joined the cast of the series in a starring role. In April 2021, Henry Lloyd-Hughes and Thalissa Teixeira joined the cast of the series in starring roles.
Principal photography began in London in May 2021.
The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reports a 90% approval rating with an average rating of 7.9/10, based on 10 critic reviews. On Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned the series a score of 65 out of 100, based on 8 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".
Daniel Fienberg, of The Hollywood Reporter, called the series a "metaphor" rather than a TV show, saying that "[it] has enough unnerving moments to satisfy impressionable devotees of the genre."