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Shows like Broadchurch: Best British Crime

The birthplace of Sherlock Holmes has produced some of the greatest crime and detective series in recent years, including Peaky Blinders, Line of Duty, Happy Valley, Luther, Broadchurch and of course Sherlock--don't forget to check out related lists including British Women on the Case, Grizzled British Detectives, Cracking the (Inspector) Morse Code, and Agatha Christie and her Admirers.

Shows like Ripper Street: Bleak Victorian Drama Shows

No flowing gowns and manor houses in these gritty dramas about the 'downstairs' half of Victorian society: mill workers, dirt farmers, and street urchins, all struggling to adapt as the Industrial Revolution remakes British society.

Shows Like Victoria: Revisiting the Victorians

Ah, the Victorian age: a time of comically large hoop-skirts, creative facial hair, and legally enforced sexual repression. Unfortunately, we can't go back to such halcyon days, but we can at least revisit them with the following shows.

Shows like Orphan Black: Best TV Psychological Thrillers

The villains in these shows - and often the protagonists - are not rational actors committing crimes for gain, but are rather driven by their inner demons.

Greatest Modern British Drama TV

The United Kingdom has produced some of the greatest series in television's Golden Age, including Sherlock, Black Mirror, Peaky Blinders, Luther, and of course Downton Abbey, and we've rounded up the best of the lot based on audience ratings, popularity, and critical acclaim.

Shows like Broadchurch: British Psychological Thriller Shows

Despite their polite exteriors and stiff upper lips, the Brits harbor a darker side that manifests itself in these dark series that are driven more by the characters' often tormented psychological states. Bonus includes some Irish and Australian series.

Shows like the L Word: Shows centered on Lesbian Relationships

These shows center around the loves and friendships of lesbian and bisexual women.

Shows like Pose: LGBTQ Drama and Dramedy Series

Dramas and dramadies featuring LGBTQ characters, relationships, and friend groups, including excellent series from Russel Davies and Ryan Murphy.

Shows like the Paradise: Victorian Working Women

Not all Victorian women worked in the home: these dramas tell the stories of pioneers who worked in what was then very much a man's world.

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