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21 Hidden Gem Period Dramas on Netflix

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If you're looking for more juicy period dramas after binging Bridgerton and The Crown, look no further! These 21 underrated period dramas on Netflix will hook you from the start.

Call the Midwife

Call the Midwife

Shows

Drama following the lives of a group of midwives working in the poverty-stricken East End of London during the 1950s, based on the best-selling memoirs of Jennifer Worth.

The English Game

The English Game

Shows

Two 19th-century footballers on opposite sides of a class divide navigate professional and personal turmoil to change the game — and England — forever.

Effie Gray

Effie Gray

Movies

A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.

Hollywood

Hollywood

Shows

A group of aspiring actors and filmmakers in post-World War II Hollywood try to make it big — no matter the cost.

Alias Grace

Alias Grace

Shows

Based on the true story of Grace Marks, a housemaid and immigrant from Ireland who was imprisoned in 1843, perhaps wrongly, for the murder of her employer Thomas Kinnear. Grace claims to have no memory of the murder yet the facts are irrefutable. A decade after, Dr. Simon Jordan tries to help Grace recall her past.

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