HBO MAX has hundreds of period dramas and costume dramas (fantasy) available on their streaming service, making it challenging to know what to watch or even what’s available.
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As You Like It is a delightful and diverse period drama adaptation of Shakespeare’s famous play. It’s light-hearted, romantic, and perfectly cast.
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Maggie Smith and Ruth Wilson star in this gothic-like period drama about a young journalist whose world changes forever when she meets a mysterious stranger.
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Chernobyl deservedly won 10 Emmys and is one of the most harrowing historical dramas you’ll ever see. It’s a gripping miniseries based on actual events that will leave you feeling both horrified and deeply moved.
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David Tennant of Doctor Who fame and Andy Serkis from Lord of the Rings star in a period drama together! You can’t get much better than that.
This Emmy-winning miniseries stars the brilliant Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth I. It’s a sweeping and intimate portrait of one of the most fascinating women in history.
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The Gathering Storm is a brilliant and underrated Emmy-winning period drama. Finney is excellent as Winston Churchill, and the supporting cast is superb.
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