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Shows Like Gosford Park: Early 20th Century Dramas

In the words of Virginia Woolf, "on or about December 1910, human character changed" and these shows are set in the era as those changes were unfolding.

Shows Like To the Ends of the Earth: Shows The Sun Never Sets On

Way back when the sun never set on the British Empire, and nowadays the shows about it; for queen, country, and naked capitalist greed!

Best Period Dramas

A list of the highest-rated period dramas spanning across eras and countries, although the UK is particularly well represented.

Period Dramas Outside of England

If you love period dramas, but are a bit bored by wind-swept heaths and manor houses in Surrey, try this list of historical dramas set outside the UK.

Shows like the Durrells in Corfu: British Period Dramas outside England

Not all British period dramas are set in manor estates in Buckinghamshire, and some of the best are set outside of Great Britain altogether.

Female-Led Dramas from the Early 20th Century

These dramas are set in the first half of the Twentieth Century, and center around women, their relationships, and struggles to make it in what was then very much a man's world.

Shows like Call The Midwife: Period Dramas about British Women

These lush period dramas revolve around groups of women--sometimes sisters, sometimes friends, sometimes even both--and their relationships with each other and the world.

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