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My Favorite Period Dramas Shows & Movies

5 Shows & Movies | by Maria TabooRose

Madame Bovary

Madame Bovary

Movies

The classic story of Emma Bovary, the beautiful wife of a small-town doctor in 19th century France, who engages in extra marital affairs in an attempt to advance her social status.

Bright Star

Bright Star

Movies

In 1818, high-spirited young Fanny Brawne finds herself increasingly intrigued by the handsome but aloof poet John Keats, who lives next door to her family friends the Dilkes. After reading a book of his poetry, she finds herself even more drawn to the taciturn Keats. Although he agrees to teach her about poetry, Keats cannot act on his reciprocated feelings for Fanny, since as a struggling poet he has no money to support a wife.

The Tudors

The Tudors

Shows

The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.

Harlots

Harlots

Shows

Brothel owner, Margaret Wells, struggles to raise her daughters in London during the 18th century.

Peaky Blinders

Peaky Blinders

Shows

A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.

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