One of the most admired sub-types of period drama, arguably the most popular – is the British period drama.
Based on popular novels, the British series (both versions) follows the adventures of the young vet, James Herriot, in 1930s Yorkshire.
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Is a BBC adaptation of Agatha Christie’s mystery novel about ten strangers invited to a mysterious island only to start being offed one by one.
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The British TV drama series combines the story of Jules Verne’s famous novel with Nelly Bly’s true adventures in this unique adaptation about Phileas Fogg and his friends traveling around the world in 80 days.
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Tragic events occur when a young girl falsely accuses her older sister’s lover of a crime.
Inspired by a true story, Becoming Jane follows the “possible” love story between Jane Austen and a young Irishman, Tom Lefroy. But circumstances may keep them apart.
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