Red Sleeve Cuff (2021) Drama: Plot, Cast, Trailer, Updates

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  • Other Titles – Red Sleeve
  • Director – Jung Ji In
  • Screenwriter – Jung Hae Ri
  • Genre – Romance, Historical
  • No. Of Episodes – 16
  • Airing Period – Nov 5, 2021 to Dec 25, 2021
  • Duration – 1 hr 20 min
  • Network – MBC, Viki


During the first half of the 1700s, Yi San is a perfection-loving young prince. After his grandfather dies, Yi San takes the throne. He constantly strives to become a benevolent king, but his father’s death has left an emotional trauma in his heart.

At court, he meets a young strong-willed and free-spirited woman named Sung Deok Im & falls in love with her. He tries to convince her to become his official concubine, but that would restrict her freedom.

She understands that becoming a royal court lady to the future king is a prestigious role. So, she starts to understand that forming a union with Yo San could ultimately benefit his troubled realm.


  • Lee Jun Ho as Yi San / King Jung Jo
  • Lee Se Young as Sung Deok Im
  • Kang Hoon as Hong Deok Ro
  • Lee Deok Hwa as King Young Jo
  • Jang Hee Jin as Queen Jung Soon
  • Kang Mal Geum as Hong Hye Bin

Trivia – Adapted from the novel “The Sleeve’s Red Cuff” by Kang Mi Kang.

Teasers & Trailers


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