In the present scenario, everyone is opting digital media to gain education and knowledge. Various popular historical movies and TV series are produced to help people gain knowledge about several historical events. Such as Chernobyl TV series and its episodes aware people about the nuclear incidents and its related facts, The Crown follows the rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century.
So, to help people provide knowledge related to history, we prepare a list of best history-drama TV series or shows like Chernobyl.
The Terror (2018-Present)
Director: David Kajganich Rating : 8.1/10
The Terror episodes are set in 1848 real life warships. In this TV series HMS Terror and HMS Erebus, sent on a Royal Naval expedition to find the treacherous Northwest Passage become trapped in ice near the Arctic and face starvation, mutiny, cannibalism, and a demonic polar bear. It is a horror TV series that based on 2007 novel of the same name.
Director: Debbie Horsfield Rating : 8.3/10
This historical drama based on the novel of the same name written by Winston Graham. Poldark TV series episodes are aired on BBC One on 8th March 2015. The story focus on Ross Poldark who returns home after the American Revolutionary War try to rebuild his life with a new business venture, making new enemies and finding a new love where he least expects it.
The Spanish Princess (2019)
Director: Emma Frost Rating : 6.6/10
The Spanish Princess episodes depict the beautiful Spanish princess. Catherina of Argon navigates the royal lineage of England with an eye on the throne. The cast of The Spanish Princess includes Charlotte Hope, Ruairi O’Connor, Laura Carmichael, and many others.
Madiba (2017- Present)
Director: Kevin Hooks Rating : 6.3/10
Madiba is a biography-historical-drama based on Nelson Mandela. It is a landmark six-part miniseries on the life of Nelson Mandela. The cast of Madiba TV series includes several famous personalities such as Laurence Fishburne, Orlando Jones, David Harewood, and others.
Director: David Milch Rating: 7.8/10
Deadwood episodes are set in the late 1800s. The popular TV series revolves around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota. It is a town of deep crime and corruption. The TV show completed a total of 36 episodes with several famous personalities and stars.
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The last Kingdom (2015-Present)
Director: Chrissy Skinns Rating : 8.4/10
It is a historical TV series based on the novel “The Saxon Stories”. The story set in the late 9th century AD when England is divided into seven kingdoms. The last kingdom episode shows Alfred the great defends his kingdom from Norse invaders, Uhtred – born a Saxon but raised by Vikings seeks to claim his ancestral birthright.
The Crown (2016-Present)
Director: Peter Morgan Rating : 8.7/10
It is a perfect historical TV series that follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. The Crown stars are Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Olivia Colman, Tobias Menzies, etc.
The Tudors (2007-2010)
Director: Michael Hirst Rating : 8.1/10
The story set in 16th century England and its most of its part filmed in Ireland. The Tudors episode specifically shows the reign and marriages of King Henry VIII. The cast of the Tudors includes Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Henry Cavill, Anthony Brophy, James Frain, etc.
Call the Midwife (2012-Present)
Director: Heidi Thomas Rating : 8.4/10
The BBC history-drama TV series is based on the memories of Jennifer Worth. It is a chronicles tale about the life of a group of midwives living in East London in the late-1950s to mid-1960s. Call the Midwife cast include various famous personalities and excellent crew members.
Boardwalk Empire (2010-2014)
Director: Terence Winter Rating : 8.6/10
If you are in a mood to watch historical-crime-drama then don’t forget to watch Boardwalk Empire. The story shows An Atlantic City, New Jersey politician plays both sides of the law, conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era.