The World of the Married Review


The World of the Married (Korean: 부부의 세계; Hanja- 夫婦의 世界; RR: Bubu-ui Segye; lit. Couple's World) is a 2020 South Korean television series starring Kim Hee-ae, Park Hae-joon, and Han So-hee.
Based on BBC One's drama series Doctor Foster written by Mike Bartlett, it tells a story of a married couple whose betrayal of one another leads to a whirlwind of revenge, grief, forgiveness and healing.
It aired on JTBC on Fridays and Saturdays from March 27 to May 16, 2020.
The series is the highest-rated drama in Korean cable television history, overtaking SKY Castle with its final episode reaching a nationwide rating of 28.371%.
It also recorded the highest average rating for a drama on cable television, with an average rating of 18.829%. Although the series was criticized for its portrayal of sex and violence, it received critical acclaim for its screenplay, direction and acting performances, with Mo Wan-il winning Best Director and Kim Hee-ae winning Best Actress at the 56th Baeksang Arts Awards.
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