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36 period drama box sets to cosy up with this autumn

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Tanya Maniktala in A Suitable Boy on BBC One
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A Suitable Boy fans can’t handle last night’s shock twist

Warning: this article contains spoilers for episode 5 of the BBC’s A Suitable Boy.

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Tanya Maniktala in A Suitable Boy on BBC One
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BBC One’s A Suitable Boy star Tanya Maniktala on the importance of telling her own story

The star of the new Sunday-night period drama on the need for authentic voices.

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Harlots on BBC Two.
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Harlots is the period drama with a twist that’s coming to our screens next month

Here is everything you need to know about it.

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A Suitable Boy: everything you need to know about the BBC’s new period drama

From the screenwriter behind House of Cards and the 1995 version of Pride and Prejudice.

Olivia Colman attends the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 6, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
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The writer of Normal People has teamed up with Olivia Colman for a new movie

We’re 100% going to be watching this.

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Freida Pinto
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Mr Malcolm’s List is the star-studded period revenge drama of our dreams

“It is a truth universally acknowledged that an arrogant bachelor insistent on a wife who meets the strictest of requirements deserves his comeuppance.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Netflix’s Hollywood could get a second season and we couldn’t be more thrilled

Producers hint at a sequel to what was planned as a limited series.

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10 of the loveliest period dramas to escape into now

Let’s return to a simpler time, shall we?

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

We interrupt your regularly scheduled coronavirus content to bring you spoilers for ITV’s Belgravia...

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

We interrupt your regularly scheduled coronavirus content to bring you spoilers for ITV’s Belgravia...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Everything you need to know about ITV's Belgravia

Julian Fellowes' brand new period drama is hitting our screens soon - and we couldn't be more excited.

Outlander Halloween outfits
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These Outlander costumes win Halloween on the internet

The perfect way to prepare for season five?

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Sanditon’s actress Rose Williams gives exclusive interview about ITV's new Austen drama
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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.

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Sanditon: Charlotte Heywood (Rose Williams) and Sidney Parker (Theo James) in first-look images from the upcoming ITV series
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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.

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Aiden Wynn
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Gentleman Jack: Suranne Jones as Anne Lister and Sophie Rundle as Ann Walker
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Gentleman Jack recap: the season finale leaves a warm glow

We'll miss seeing Suranne Jones every Sunday

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Gentleman Jack: Suranne Jones as Anne Lister
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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

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Meena Alexander
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Gentleman Jack: Suranne Jones as Anne Lister
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Gentleman Jack: 5 things we learned in episode 6

This week’s instalment was light on the laughs

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Gentleman Jack: 5 things we learned in episode 5

It was important – if painful – viewing

Gentleman Jack: Sophie Rundle is a tearful Ann Walker
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Gentleman Jack: 5 things we learned in episode 4

Things take a turn for the worse…

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