The Queen Returns

The Queen Returns


Title: 공주가 돌아왔다 / The Queen Returns
Chinese title : 公主回来了
Also known as : The Princess Has Returned
Previously known as: 웬수와 함께 춤을 / Dancing With the Enemy
Genre: Romance, melodrama
Episodes: 16
Broadcast Network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 2009-Sept-14 to 2009-Nov-03
Air time: Monday & Tuesday 21:55



Cha Do-kyung was an “it girl” and center of the attention during her school days. Thanks to her looks and affluent family background, she was surrounded by many suitors and admirers. On the other hand, Jang Gong-sim, Do-kyung’s friend, who always lagged far behind Do-kyung in every aspect felt inferior to her while growing up. However, Do-kyung’s accidental one-night stand with Bong-hee, Gong-shim’s then boyfriend, led to an unwanted pregnancy with twins. Do-kyung and Bong-hee’s subsequent marriage made the two women live a very different life. Do-kyung becomes an ordinary homemaker while betrayed Gong-shim who went to overseas to pursue her study becomes a celebrity which could have been Do-kyung’s fate. Their reversed situation makes them at odds with each other and they end up fighting over Hyun-woo who once had a crush on Do-kyung when young. Torn between the two women, will Hyun-woo stick to his first love who became another man’s wife or will he decide to marry Gong-shim, the ugly duckling turned into the beautiful swan? Will Gong-shim’s efforts to win Hyun-woo’s heart be successful?


Hwang Shin Hye as Jang Gong Shim
– Kim Dan Bi (김단비) as Gong Shim (teen)
Oh Yun Soo as Cha Do Kyung
Lee Jae Hwang as Kang Hyun Woo
Tak Jae Hoon as Na Bong Hee (Do Kyung’s husband)

Extended Cast

Park Tam Hee as Chae Joo Hee
Son Eun Seo as Kim Ye Na
Oh Seung Yoon as Na Sun Nam (Do Kyung’s eldest son, Sun Nyu’s twin)
Seo Hye Jin as Na Sun Nyu (Do Kyung’s eldest daughter, Sun Nam’s twin)
Choi Won Hong as Na Sun Woong (Do Kyung’s youngest son)
Oh Young Shil as Na Bong Hee (Do Kyung’s sister-in-law)
Ji Sang Ryul as Dance teacher Park

Production Credits

Director: Park Ki Ho
Screenwriter: Im Hyun Kyung (임현경), Lee Jo Eun (이초은)