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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 Downton Abbey: Early 20th Century British Drama

The Twentieth Century brought sweeping changes to Great Britain, and the Brits--whether they lived in manor houses, tenements, or tiny villages--faced modernity with a combination of nostalgia and excitement.

Best Drama TV

Since the Sorpranos ushered in the Golden Age of television in 1999, networks and streaming services have launched thousands of English language drama series--this list rounds up the crème of the crop that stand out in terms of audience ratings, popularity, and critical acclaim.

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.

Best Period Dramas

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

Shows like Downton Abbey: To the Manor Born

These period dramas, set in British manor houses, depict the lives of aristocrats and their staff. From Upstairs, Downstairs to Downton Abbey, these shows take you inside the lives of the British upper class.

Shows like a Place to Call Home: Period Family Dramas

These period dramas revolve around a family--sometimes aristocratic, sometimes not--as they navigate changing times and evolving relationships.

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