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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 Skins: British Teen Drama

These series, which lean towards drama over comedy, follow the trials of sometimes delinquent, but mostly just misunderstood British teenagers; there's s much more than just 'Skins'!

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.

Shows like Rectify: Heavy drama TV

Imagine a spectrum where feel-good, comfort shows like Friends are on one extreme, these shows are at the other--emotionally draining, bleak, raw, and depressing, these shows are also compelling and emotionally honest.

Shows Like This is England: When Brits Get Nostalgic Shows

For whatever reason, the Brits are obsessed with period shows and movies, most around the 70s and 80s; ironically, all these shows and movies ever do is show how bleak it was (particularly under Thatcher)!

Shows like the Virtues: Shane Meadows TV

Raw, gut-wrenching TV dramas set in a bleak English world populated by broken people--Downton Abbey it ain't: Includes a show or two in the spirit of Shane Meadows.

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