‘Bridgerton’ reviews round-up: ‘Glossy, glorious escapism’ will ‘cheer you up’. Stars: ‘The Crown’ might still get a sixth season after all! Stars: Sherlock writers Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss have teamed up again for a new version of Bram Stoker’s classic Gothic novel Dracula. | | Nicholas Hoult, Michelle Keegan, “It bowls along so smoothly and sweetly that you would be hard pressed not to love it.” ★★★★ – The Guardian, “A thoroughly modern take on a classic Enid Blyton series.” ★★★★ – iNews. From 12 Years a Slave director Steve McQueen, BBC One’s new anthology drama series is set within London’s West Indian community from the late 1960s to the early 80s. This Netflix series is a re-imagination of the Arthurian legend, telling the story of gifted teenage heroine Nimue (Katherine Langford), who is destined to become the famous Lady of the Lake. 240 min 70 min Stars: Adrian Edmondson, TV-MA | Votes: 94,257 | | | Bookmark this page so that you can find and follow all of our dramas. On the other, there are serious themes of coercion, enforced medication and psychological manipulation, as well as a subplot about colonialism in Fifties Morocco.” ★★★ – The Independent, “Little Birds is an unusual, ambitious and visually striking series about power and freedom. | Drama, Romance. Follow the lives, loves and highs and lows of four members of the Women's Land Army who are working at the Hoxley Estate during World War II. Michael Gambon, Set in 1970, the seventh season of Endeavour “will test Endeavour’s moral compass to breaking point, both personally and professionally.”, “Shaun Evans … gives us an excellently nuanced show as the younger Morse, adopting hints of some of the elder Morse’s little ticks and mannerisms, in a miniature homage to John Thaw.” – The Independent, “With the help of a mordantly funny script by writer Russell Lewis, [Shaun] Evans has proved that he has Morse’s measure.” – Den of Geek. Sadly only one season. Small Axe tells five separate stories, with a cast that includes John Boyega (Star Wars), Letitia Wright (Avengers: Infinity War), Shaun Parkes (Lost In Space), Rochenda Sandall (Line of Duty), and Alex Jennings (Victoria). Jack Roth, Sacha Parkinson, TV-14 A romantic, scandalous, and quick-witted series that celebrates the timelessness of enduring friendships, families finding their way, and the search for a love that conquers all, Bridgerton is set in the world of Regency London high society in early 1800s England. To this day we Brits do a fine line in grim realism. The sound of the Stone roses lurks toward Shaun and the gang. Many of these dramas have become popular throughout Asia, with growing interest in other parts of the world. Alice Krige, 25 min The BBC’s long-running period drama series about a group of nurse midwives working in the East End of London returns for a ninth season. Miss Scarlet and The Duke is available on DVD on Amazon. After the death of Alfred, the alliances between the kingdoms are fractured. Steve Oram, | | The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of eighteen to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert. 25 min | Rupert Graves, TV-MA This means that Woody and Lol are living in a domestic bliss, they are happy again. It's mid 80's England, and the gang are back, looking for a laugh, a job and something that resembles a future. “Rest assured, this six-part All Creatures Great and Small [succeeds in] piling on the charm without ever getting cloying … The casting is smart and veteran Downton Abbey director Brian Percival knows his way around spectacular scenery. Stars: | The six-part Irish period drama series stars Michael Smiley (Luther), Kerr Logan (Game of Thrones), Eileen O’Higgins (Mary Queen of Scots) and Aidan O’Hare (Jackie). Stars: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Sian Clifford, Olivia Colman, Jenny Rainsford. Stars: Christine Bottomley, Emun Elliott, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy. https://www.thesun.co.uk/tv/11293980/best-series-amazon-prime Director: The cast includes Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones, Picnic At Hanging Rock), Nathan Lane (Modern Family) and Daniel Zovatto (Agents Of SHIELD). However, it might be that some fans don’t stay long enough to find that out. Tell us what you think about this feature. Greg McHugh, Drama, Romance. Katherine Dow Blyton. Its narrative strands may not all coalesce, but its imagery and force is unforgettable…” – Den of Geek. Drama, War. Richard Armitage, | The six-part crime drama series stars Kate Phillips (Wolf Hall), Stuart Martin (Jamestown), Ansu Kabia (World on Fire), Andrew Gower (Carnival Row) and Kevin Doyle (Downton Abbey). I really love British television and here is a list of British TV series and miniseries I really like. From the makers of The ABC Murders, And Then There Were None and Ordeal By Innocence, the BBC’s latest Agatha Christie adaptation is based on 1961’s The Pale Horse. Stars: The cast also includes Daniel Mays (Line of Duty) and Jason Watkins (The Crown). Stars: Featuring all new characters, Showtime’s Penny Dreadful spin-off moves the action on from Victorian London to Los Angeles in the 1930s. David Ryall, Drama. Helen McCrory, | Based on Brian Masters’ book Killing for Company, Des follows the arrest and trial of real-life serial killer Dennis Nilsen, known as Des, who murdered boys and young men in his flat from 1978 to 1983. Stars: The story of a young woman who works in a department store and gets caught up in the charms of the modern world. Poll: What was 2020’s best British period drama TV series? A young boy struggles to fit into the life of a post-war English village after witnessing the death of his mother. David Morrissey, In the Long Run is available to watch on Amazon Prime Video. | Lesley Sharp, Kaya Scodelario, Drama. | Callum Turner, Farrell’s classic novel as a new six-part mini-series for ITV. Stars: Finn Elliot, Created by and starring Idris Elba, the Luther actor’s semi-autobiographical comedy series is based on his childhood in London during the eighties. The second half of Season 6 will air on History in the US later in 2020 and will premiere in the UK on Amazon Prime Video shortly after its US broadcast. | Russell Tovey, Featuring “only occasional historical facts,” The Great follows Catherine’s rise from outsider to the longest-reigning female ruler in Russia’s history. John Hurt, E4 - A drama series and sister series to Channel 4's Cucumber. Set in post-war Britain on the sun-drenched cliffs of the Cornish coast, the 13-part children’s series explores a nostalgic world of midnight feasts, lacrosse, pranks, a mystery ghost and lasting friendships. Neil Jackson, TV-14 Freddie Fox, TV-MA Hugh Bonneville, The episodes are 15 minutes long and depict the experience of … The members of the Torchwood Institute, a secret organization founded by the British Crown, fight to protect the Earth from extraterrestrial and supernatural threats. A young man becomes attached to a family that's not his own, and casts himself into the life of plentiful riches and gay love affairs for which he seems destined. | 56 min I really love British television and here is a list of British TV series and miniseries I really like. A tragic death in 1944 sends ghostly ripples down the years ensuring that the truth will eventually surface, whatever the cost. Gareth David-Lloyd, BBC - A science fiction drama series and a Doctor Who spin-off, TV-PG Lily James, Do you need a new TV series to watch? 60 min Matthew Goode, Steve Edge, Arsher Ali, TV-MA Max Beesley, BBC One’s new adaptation of Rumer Godden’s 1939 novel Black Narcissus follows Sister Clodagh and the nuns of St Faiths, who travel to Nepal to set up a branch of their order in the remote palace of Mopu. Aidan Turner, Drama. Stars: Follows the residents of one English village across the 20th century and their turbulent lives. | “Magnetic but messy escapism … The ‘spiritual descendant’ of the macabre Victorian series offers heavily plotted yet beguiling horror in 1930s Los Angeles.” ★★★ – The Guardian, “…while it’s unclear who exactly the series is meant to appeal to, the sheer power of its cast keeps things moving.” – IndieWire. The Crown. What’s it about?Created by Gurinder Chadha (Viceroy’s House, Bend It Like Beckham), ITV’s new six-part drama is set on the cusp of the 19th century in India.The story is based in Delhi, before the British ruled the region, and follows the residents of Beecham House, an imposing mansion surrounded by acres of exotic woods and pristine lawns.The cast of Beecham House includes Lesley Nicol (Downton Abbey), Adil Ray (Citizen Khan), Marc … 379 min With Beatrix coming to the end of her career and Roald aged only six and having recently lost his father and sister, this meeting of two literary legends was to have an enormous impact on the lives of both writers. After ... See full summary », Stars: Taxi driver Vince McKee finds his life taking an unexpected turn after he accepts an offer to drive for a criminal gang. Set during the 1950s, the six-part series tells the story of a young woman’s search for love and identity in a newly independent, post-Partition India defining its own future. 45 min “If Season 3 felt like a possible ending for The Last Kingdom, Season 4 ushers in a new era for the series that readies it for many more stories. 88 min The orphan Pip becomes a gentleman when his life is transformed by a mystery benefactor. Outlander actor Tom Brittney is back as DI Geordie Keating’s new crime-solving partner in a fifth season of ITV’s crime drama based on James Runcie’s novels. Zawe Ashton, 55 min Shorelle Hepkin, Mykola Allen, 12 The third season sees the welcome arrival of Walter’s mum from Sierra Leone, with Walter desperate to impress. Stars: | Imelda Staunton, Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse will premiere in the UK on Sky One and NOW TV this Christmas. Sinéad Cusack, BBC - A four-part period drama miniseries. Jessica Barden, Zoe Boyle, Stars: Fisayo Akinade, TV Shows. | Channel 4 - A three-part drama miniseries and a sequel to "This Is England '86". Britain has always led the way in grimy, soul-searching kitchen sink drama, taking influence from the cinema of Ken Loach and Mike Leigh. Catherine Steadman, Lenora Crichlow, If we talk about the cons of YouTube, then it is tough to find Turkish dramas with English subtitles on YouTube, especially the ones which are not available with English subs. Comedy, Crime, Drama. Jo Woodcock, Carey Mulligan, Lauren Socha, E4 - A science fiction comedy-drama series, TV-14 Edward Holcroft, 180 min | | Based on the classic novels by English author Enid Blyton, Malory Towers follows the adventures of Darrell Rivers as she leaves home for the first time to attend an all girls’ boarding school. | 58 min Phyllis Logan, Picking up in 1957, a year after the events of Season 4’s finale, for many of the residents of Grantchester, it feels like they’re in a delightful new Eden, but for all the talk of paradise on earth and faith-in-action, Geordie Keating knows that trouble is never far away. 60 min Lisa Millett, 47 min Hermione Norris, Anne Reid, Season 7 is available to watch on Amazon Prime Video. The first season of All Creatures Great and Small is available on DVD on Amazon. Poll: What was 2020’s best British period drama movie? The series follows Molly on her first deployment as a serving army medic against the backdrop of the British Army's withdrawal from Afghanistan. Benedict Cumberbatch, “It’s unclear exactly which characters to focus on and what their motives are, and tonally the show is confused. James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Drama, Stars: | Jenna Coleman, Andrew Davies has stripped away all the fat from Vikram Seth’s enormous novel and left us with a gorgeous TV drama.” ★★★★ – The Telegraph. List of the latest British TV series in 2019 on tv and the best British TV series of 2018 & the 2010's. 120 min Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes makes his Netflix debut with The English Game, a new period drama exploring the origins of football. | Hannah Murray, TV-PG 60 min Luke Newberry, | Kaya Scodelario, Watch drama movies online free at SBS On Demand. Find show websites, online video, web extras, schedules and more for your favorite PBS shows. The story of a group of British teens who are trying to grow up and find love and happiness despite questionable parenting and teachers who more want to be friends (and lovers) rather than authority figures. The Trial of Christine Keeler is available on DVD on Amazon. A werewolf, a vampire and a ghost try to live together and get along. Clare Calbraith, Dead Still is available to watch on Amazon Prime Video. Comedy, Crime, Drama. | 510 min Claudie Blakley, classic novels by English author Enid Blyton, our list of 2019’s best British TV period dramas here, 16 new British period drama movies you need to see in 2020, John Simm begins filming ‘Endeavour’ creator’s new ITV detective drama, TV fans reveal the British drama series they miss most when it’s not on. 47 min | Jim Broadbent, This year’s Christmas special is set in London 1603 and finds Will (David Mitchell) and Kate (Gemma Whelan) in lockdown due to the plague. The New York Times bestselling novel tells a story of secrets and scandals amongst the upper echelon of London society in the 1840s. Actually, that’s a giant lie. | But Emma has a terrible habit: matchmaking. Harry Richardson, 24 min | My Favorite Movie and Tv-series Couples/Romances, Epic Love Stories or at Least Really Good Ones. People just love to know more about the British Royal Family. | Centers on the real-life story of the flamboyant and visionary American founder of Selfridge's, London's department store. 15 Best Drama Shows to Watch on Netflix When it's Time to Get Serious About Your Binging Black Mirror. Shaun Evans returns as DS Endeavour Morse, alongside Roger Allam as DI Fred Thursday, in three new feature-length stories. Rebecca Night, TV-PG | Elizabeth McGovern, | Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century. Jemima Rooper, Zoë Tapper, TV-MA | Iwan Rheon, Marie Critchley, 50 min Celebrates love without labels. Amelia Young, ITV - A three-part romantic drama miniseries, 60 min | Michael Byrne, However fate shifts in a different direction, leading Uhtred to realise that his destiny is tied to Alfred’s dream of a united land. Stars: Indeed, two of Her Majesty’s Prime Ministers from that show, Anton Lesser and Michael Maloney, pop up here, in a cast that radiates class at every level.” ★★★★ – Radio Times. Ray Winstone, “…as edgy as a toasted teacake, but there’s bite beneath the cosy surface.” – The Telegraph. On the one hand, it’s very silly and gloriously camp. Maxine Peake, Paterson Joseph, Stars: Daniel Ings, Matthew Goode, | The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a road trip in search of her real father. The Windermere Children is one such drama.” ★★★★★ – Radio Times. Novelist Eleanor Catton has adapted her award-winning novel for BBC Two as a six-part mini-series. The Windermere Children is based on the first-person testimony of some of these now elderly survivors of the Holocaust, whose filmed interviews also feature in the 90-minute TV movie. Action, Drama, Mystery. Korean Drama. Zrinka Cvitesic, TV-G Stars: | Thriller (British TV series) Thursday Theatre; Top Secret (TV series) Treasure Island (2012 miniseries) The Trial of Tony Blair; The Tunnel (TV series) | Tommy Knight, TV-MA | Granddad has recently moved in, following an incident at the old folks' home. Stars: | | Set in 1880s Ireland, Dead Still follows a memorial photographer who investigates the murders of his recently deceased subjects. Joe Dempsie, Comedy. Here, in alphabetical order, are the new British period drama series, mini-series and TV movies you need to see in 2020! Greg Wise, Cursed is definitely a bit of a slow starter…” ★★★ – Radio Times, “It’s Langford’s charm and the aesthetics that sustain Cursed when the story feels too slow or the lingo too obtuse.” – USA Today. Gillian Anderson, BBC - A fifteen-part period drama miniseries, TV-PG “Julian Fellowes scores with winning drama about the birth of football.” ★★★★ – The Telegraph, “It is Downton Abbey for boys.” – The Guardian. “[John] Boyega takes his career to the next level with a heroic and even tragic portrayal of Logan.” ★★★★★ – The Guardian, “McQueen’s gripping true-life drama compensates for some of its more heavy-handed beats thanks to Boyega’s staggering, career-best performance and the fiery tone that surrounds it at every turn.” – IndieWire. Julia Quinn’s Bridgerton novels are available on Amazon. A TV series set in early 1960s England and centered around the doctors and nurses in a gynecology ward. Drama. Stars: | Leona Vaughan, Comedy, Starlings follows the lives of a typical working-class family who live in Derbyshire. Drama, Romance. Soulmates, woody and Lol find themselves in exile from each other and the gang. 58 min Michelle Dockery, Stars: Stars: Ron Cook, Oona Chaplin, Adrian Schiller, | Kate Ashfield, | “If The Trial doesn’t quite reach the dizzying heights of last year’s A Very English Scandal, about the 70s equivalent of Keeler and its fallout, it remains a furiously fast, fun ride which doesn’t let the deeper, darker issues fall from its grasp.” ★★★★ – The Guardian, “…it’s an extremely handsome, expensive-looking production that wouldn’t look out of place dropped into a run of The Crown. Kimberley Nixon, Set in the 1930s, a black Jazz band rises in fame and popularity while becoming entangled in an intricate web of intrigue, mystery & suspense with the elite of London society. Tom Goodman-Hill, Sean Gallagher, Belgravia is available to watch on Amazon Prime Video. Drama. Season 1 is available to watch on Amazon Prime Video. Black Mirror delivers a new emotional tale of technology in the not-so-distant future with each engaging episode. A drama series about the family who founded Chester Zoo in the 1930s. Brian Fletcher, But this year will see huge changes in everyone. 120 min Stars: Shelley Conn, Aidan Turner, The cast includes Freddie Fox (Parade’s End), Mark Addy (Game of Thrones), Stephen Graham (Line of Duty), Gemma Whelan (Gentleman Jack) and Amanda Burton (Silent Witness). Andrew Shim, | Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. 30 min This series is at its best when it ditches the jaunty, whimsical subplots (zzzzz) and rides social issues hard.” ★★★★ – The Times. Stars: Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers books are available on Amazon. Jenny Agutter, Christine Bottomley, Channel 4 /All 4 - A dark comedy-drama series, TV-MA Created by Grantchester writer Rachael New, Miss Scarlet and The Duke follows the first ever-female detective in 19th century London. J.G. Are you not sure what is the right or best TV series to learn English? Rebecca Hall, Roald Dahl’s autobiography Boy: Tales of Childhood is available on Amazon. A kickass Jessica Fletcher in bloomers and a bustle.” – Mirror, “Miss Scarlet Etc is that very modern thing, a genre piece in a feminist bonnet, delivered in a tone that stays expertly on the chaste side of parody, while not taking itself entirely seriously.” – Evening Standard. A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th Century English legal system. TV-MA This sensitive, finely worked drama shows us the unrelentingly bleak reality of the monstrous narcissist Dennis Nilsen’s macabre murders.” ★★★★ – The Guardian, “Mesmerising David Tennant has killer down to a tee.” ★★★★★ – The Times. Vote here! Establishing a home in the New World is by no means an easy task – and protecting it proves even more difficult – particularly in the wild backcountry of North Carolina during a period of dramatic sociopolitical upheaval. But are there really feelings there? Freddie Fox, Fisayo Akinade, | The forbidden love between a middle-aged family woman and a callow youth working in the same hotel. Sophie Cookson (Kingsman: The Secret Service) will lead the cast as Christine Keeler, alongside James Norton (Grantchester), Ben Miles (The Crown) and Ellie Bamber (Les Miserables). TV-MA Farrell’s novel is available on Amazon. Season 8 is available to watch on Amazon Prime Video. Its humour, rooted in period detail, class-consciousness, and juxtaposition, is an endless pleasure…” ★★★★ – Ready Steady Cut, “For any with a soft spot for British drama, who are open to throwing in a bit of “ghost story creepiness” that can’t manage a PG rating, this is curious, but brilliant entertainment. ‘A Boy Called Christmas’ trailer: First look at Maggie Smith’s new Christmas movie. | A comedy that follows a group of six students about to embark on the most exciting period of their lives so far, university. Andrew Ellis, Crime, Drama, Mystery. Meanwhile, Valentine finally finds love and some developers start taking an interest in the Eastbridge Estate, threatening the very existence of the community. Hayley Atwell, Antonia Thomas, Luke Treadaway (Ordeal By Innocence) will lead the cast as reluctant hero Matthew Webb, alongside David Morrissey (Britannia), Charles Dance (Game of Thrones) and Jane Horrocks (Absolutely Fabulous). Stars: They lead a peaceful life until Rhydian, a wolfblood, arrives and triggers chaos. Jeremy Piven, Christmas 1988. Adelaide Clemens, 60 min Drama, Romance, Stars: Upstart Crow is available to watch on Amazon Prime Video. Tim Pigott-Smith, Stars: During World War II, a teenage Jewish girl named Anne Frank and her family are forced into hiding in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands. Ciara Baxendale, Stars: TV-PG Crime, Drama. | Beatie Edney, 16 Gerran Howell, TV-14 He manages it by being Rufus Sewell: saturnine, strong of jaw and piercing of eye.” ★★★★★ – The Daily Mail. Brendan Coyle, TV-14 During the First World War, Kitty Trevelyan tries to put the past troubles behind her as she joins two other girls to volunteer at one of the busy war hospitals in northern France.