Period Dramas

Period Dramas, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

  • Life

    Belgravia episode 2: did you spot that sneaky Vanity Fair reference?

  • Life

    Belgravia’s scandalous first episode left us with so many questions

  • Life

    Everything you need to know about ITV's Belgravia

Latest Stories

Outlander Halloween outfits
Life

These Outlander costumes win Halloween on the internet

The perfect way to prepare for season five?

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Sanditon’s actress Rose Williams gives exclusive interview about ITV's new Austen drama
People

Exclusive: Sanditon’s Rose Williams talks Jane Austen, Love Island and complex romances

Is Sanditon really Jane Austen’s blueprint for Love Island? Rose Williams – who stars as Charlotte Heywood in the ITV adaptation – reveals all.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Sanditon: Charlotte Heywood (Rose Williams) and Sidney Parker (Theo James) in first-look images from the upcoming ITV series
Life

Sanditon: Everything you need to know about ITV’s Austen drama

A never-before-seen Jane Austen adaptation is about to hit our screens this Bank Holiday, and we couldn’t be more excited.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
Published
Gentleman Jack: Suranne Jones as Anne Lister and Sophie Rundle as Ann Walker
Life

Gentleman Jack recap: the season finale leaves a warm glow

We'll miss seeing Suranne Jones every Sunday

Posted by
Meena Alexander
Published
Posted by
Meena Alexander
Published

Gentleman Jack recap: the outlook is bleaker than ever for Anne and Ann

With just one episode to go, a happy ending seems far off

Gentleman Jack: Suranne Jones as Anne Lister
Life

Gentleman Jack: 5 things we learned in episode 6

This week’s instalment was light on the laughs

Posted by
Meena Alexander
Published
Gentleman Jack: Suranne Jones as Anne Lister
Life

Gentleman Jack: 5 things we learned in episode 5

It was important – if painful – viewing

Posted by
Meena Alexander
Published
Gentleman Jack: Sophie Rundle is a tearful Ann Walker
Life

Gentleman Jack: 5 things we learned in episode 4

Things take a turn for the worse…

Posted by
Meena Alexander
Published
Gentleman Jack: Suranne Jones as Anne Lister
Life

Gentleman Jack recap: five things we learned in episode 3

Drama. Intrigue. Petticoats.

Posted by
Meena Alexander
Published
Gentleman Jack: Anne Lister and Ann Walker
Life

Gentleman Jack: 5 things we learned in episode two

Hold on to your top hats, it’s about to go down

Posted by
Meena Alexander
Published
Lord and Lady Grantham
People

Everything we know about the Downton Abbey film so far

The first full-length trailer has dropped and we couldn't be more excited.

Posted by
Nicola Rachel Colyer
Published
Posted by
Meena Alexander
Published

Gentleman Jack: five things we learned in episode 1

Suranne Jones is back to save Sunday nights

Keira Knightley in 2019 film Colette
People

Colette is a pacey period drama with thoroughly modern themes

Keira Knightley is back at her very best in this brilliant biopic

Posted by
Emily Gargan
Published
Sex-Education-Cast-Netflix
Life

All the best new female-led TV shows to watch in 2019

Party season is over, TV worth staying in for is here

Posted by
Lucy Robson
Published
Ruth Wilson in Mrs Wilson
Life

The best drama box sets to watch on BBC iPlayer

All the best period dramas, crime dramas and historical dramas to stream now

Posted by
Lucy Robson
Published
Vanity Fair TV show
Life

5 interesting things you didn't know about 'Vanity Fair'

Get ready to binge

In partnership with
ITV
Vanity Fair
Life

Four reasons why you should watch Vanity Fair

This period drama has a very modern heroine

Posted by
Stylist Team
Published
People

The feminist reason Keira Knightley always stars in period dramas

The actress says she doesn’t want to be complicit in rape culture.

Posted by
Megan Murray
Published
Posted by
Grace Allen
Published

This is the ultimate feminist guide to Christmas TV

What better time than the holidays to catch up on some quality telly?

Books

A brief history of period drama’s most iconic scenes of sexual tension

Don’t be fooled by those innocent blushes and curt exchanges, period dramas do sexual tension like no one else

Posted by
Charlotte Duck
Published