Riches: Release date, cast, synopsis, teaser, trailer & more

Riches is an upcoming family drama series that follows the wealthy Richards family and how their secrets begin to resurface following the death of their patriarch, Stephen Richards, the owner of a cosmetics company.

Release date

Riches is set to premiere on Amazon Prime Video on 2 December.

Cast and creators

  • Deborah Ayorinde as Nina Richards
  • Hugh Quarshie as Stephen Richards
  • Sarah Niles as Claudia Richards
  • Emmanuel Imani as Simon Richards
  • Nneka Okoye as Wanda Richards
  • Adeyinka Akinrinade as Alesha Richards
  • Ola Orebiyi as Gus Richards

Written and Created by Abby Ajayi


“Riches follows the exploits of the stylish, privileged, super-successful Richards family. When Stephen Richards (Hugh Quarshie) passes suddenly, the family’s world comes crashing down. As his business hangs in the balance, his different sets of children are about to collide as they vie for control.”

Other details

Riches creator, Abby Ajayi, started her screenwriting career by penning episodes for shows like EastEnders, Casualty, and Hollyoaks.

In recent years, she has written for the acclaimed US legal show “How To Get Away With Murder” and the Hulu series “Four Weddings and a Funeral.”


Following Stephen Richards’ unexpected death, his family’s secrets come to light, and the future of his multi-million dollar cosmetics company, Flair & Glory, is placed in jeopardy as the lives of the children from his two marriages start to intertwine.


The Richards family is divided over who will control the cosmetics empire of Flair & Glory following the death of their patriarch, Stephen Richards.

Richards’ children from two marriages gather for the reading of his will and discover that he has left all of his shares to Nina and Simon. The tension rises as each family member believes that they should be in charge of the company.

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