Period Dramas

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  • Stephen Graham
    Entertainment

    Mark our words, Stephen Graham’s new Netflix detective thriller will be absolutely major

  • Call The Midwife
    TV

    Call The Midwife fans: we’ve got some major (and important) series 12 plot details

  • BRIDGERTON season 3 teaser
    TV

    Netflix just shared a sneak peek of the cast of Bridgerton filming season 3

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Great Expectations BBC
Entertainment

Great Expectations, indeed: we have our first look at Olivia Colman as Miss Havisham

This could very well be the most anticipated BBC adaptation of the year.

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Amy Beecham
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Rose Williams as Charlotte in Sanditon
TV

Exciting news, Jane Austen fans: Sanditon’s surprise second season is returning to ITV

The new series is available on BritBox, but its return to ITV this July is music to our ears.

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Hollie Richardson
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Bridgerton
TV

We’re getting an unexpected Bridgerton prequel novel all about Queen Charlotte

A spin-off drama is already in the works, but Julia Quinn and Shonda Rhimes are also teaming up for a new novel.

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Christobel Hastings
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Persuasion
Entertainment

Why Jane Austen fans are in uproar about the trailer for Netflix’s Persuasion

Anne Elliot is definitely a woman with modern sensibilities.

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Christobel Hastings
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Morgan Cormack
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Call The Midwife’s Christmas special will be bringing back past characters in a “moving way”

Yes, it’s a long way away but the Christmas special is shaping up to be a wonderful one.

Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret in The Crown, Netflix
TV

We just got a first look at Helena Bonham Carter in ITV's upcoming period drama Nolly

It’s quite the transformation.

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Christobel Hastings
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Gentleman Jack BBC
TV

“The best 70 minutes of television”: viewers react to Gentleman Jack’s emotional season 2 finale

Heartwarming, life-affirming and stellar performances – could you ask for more from a finale?

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Morgan Cormack
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Mr Malcom's List
Entertainment

Bridgerton fans, Mr Malcolm’s List is the new Regency romcom of your dreams

The inclusive period drama is on its way to win your heart.

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Christobel Hastings
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Gentleman Jack
Fashion

Step inside the world of Gentleman Jack with this fabulous (and free) costume exhibition

Bankfield Museum will showcase a collection of iconic costumes from the hit series.

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Christobel Hastings
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The Essex Serpent
TV

Ready for Victorian romance? The Essex Serpent has finally landed on Apple TV+

Faith, love and a legendary sea serpent: this evocative period drama has it all.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Taboo BBC
TV

We’ve waited 5 years but we finally know when Tom Hardy’s gritty BBC drama is returning

It’s confirmed: Taboo is coming back to our screens.

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Morgan Cormack
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Kayleigh Dray
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Morgan Cormack
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A special one-off series has just dropped ahead of Downton Abbey: A New Era’s release

Prepare for a behind-the-scenes look at the anticipated new film.

Gentleman Jack
TV

Gentleman Jack fans, we have an official trailer and release date for season 2

“What’s not to like?”

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Hollie Richardson
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Bridgerton
TV

Bridgerton fans, we now know the whereabouts of Simon in season 2

Does this mean a cameo from the Duke later down the line?

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Morgan Cormack
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Nicola Coughlan in Bridgerton
Make-up

Pat McGrath just announced her second Bridgerton collaboration, featuring a beloved celebrity muse

Introducing a radical celebration of reimagined history and a stroke of make-up genius.

Posted by
Morgan Fargo
Published
The Gilded Age HBO
TV

Get ready for another dose of old school glamour: The Gilded Age season 2 has just been confirmed

The majestic drama – from the creator of Downton Abbey – really has just begun.

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Morgan Cormack
Published
Netflix’s The Power Of The Dog: Benedict Cumberbatch’s cruel performance is worthy of his first Oscar
Entertainment

Netflix’s The Power Of The Dog has now won 21 “Best Picture” awards – will an Oscar be next?

The western period drama has already been scooping up this awards season.

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Amy Beecham
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Anne Hathaway
Entertainment

Anne Hathaway’s new 60s crime drama will be your next big screen obsession

A captivating adaptation of Ottessa Moshfegh’s thriller Eileen is in the works.

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Christobel Hastings
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Amy Beecham
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Fans of The Crown, get ready for Vanessa Kirby’s latest period drama

Kirby replaces Jodie Comer in Ridley Scott’s epic “Kitbag”.

Firebrand: period drama meets psychological thriller as Jude Law takes on the role of a violent Henry VIII
Entertainment

Jude Law is a vulgar, violent Henry VIII in this bloody period thriller

Did we just find our new favourite genre?

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Amy Beecham
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