From Victoria to The Spanish Princess, here are five period dramas to be cracked at on the internet
Larger-than-life sets, extravagant costumes, vintage setup, and ultimate romance is something all period drama is filled with. The grandeur and magnificent feel of these shows is always an eye-catcher and worth gorging on anytime, anywhere. From presenting the monarchical era on your screens to presenting the most powerful woman in history, period dramas have always lived up to the expectation to believe them. Here are five period dramas you can binge on.
The spanish princess
Set in the 16th century in Tudor London, The Spanish Princess dwells on the life of Catherine of Aragon and how European history changed around her. The show is based on two successful global novels (The Constant Princess and The King’s Curse) by Philippa Gregory. Developed by Emma Frost and Matthew Graham, the show features Game of Thrones’ Charlotte Hope with Angus William Jake Imrie.
The show is live SonyLIV.
Directed by Daisy Goodwin and starring well-known artists like Jenna Coleman, Adrian Schiller and Jordan Walle, Victoria traces the Queen’s journey from her youth to her court and eventual marriage to Prince Albert. The show is a beautiful chronicle of the English monarchy combined with vintage sets, elegant costumes and a story about the development of England during the reign of Queen Victoria. Don’t forget to watch seasons 1 and 2 of the show exclusively on SonyLIV.
From personal conflicts, political intrigues to public controversies, this Netflix original captures the life of Queen Elizabeth. Set in 1947, the show’s first season features Elizabeth’s wedding to Prince Philip and Princess Margaret’s engagement to Peter Townsend. As the show progresses, audiences get a glimpse into modern times with the election of Margaret Thatcher. Created by Peter Morgan, the show gives period drama an ultimate modern twist.
Catch The Crown only on Netflix
The town center abbey
This award-winning series covers 12 years of gripping drama centered on a great English estate at the forefront of a dying lifestyle. Almost six years ago America fell in love with Downton abbey‘s Granthams and their family of servants, and has followed them through sweeping changes, scandals, love, ambition, heartache and hope ever since. Directed by Julian Fellowes, the show is filled with wit, warmth and passion.
On Amazon Prime.
The White Queen
Set in 1464, the series depicts the turbulent period in English history. Presenting the struggle for power from the perspective of three powerful women Elizabeth Woodville, Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville; The White Queen is all about love, lust, seduction and betrayal with every woman willing to go the extra mile for the crown.
Watch this ultimate thriller only on SonyLIV.